Open Source Insider:

December, 2014


December 21, 2014  1:51 PM

Santa for sysadmins: I/O, shake it all about

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Emulex

Question: What does every IT network administrator or sysadmin want for Christmas apart from a nasal hair trimmer and a local pizza shop gift card? cartoon-santa.jpg

December 19, 2014  10:49 AM

MongoDB puts a wild (wired) tiger in its tank

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

The open source cross-platform document-oriented database company MongoDB has acquired WiredTiger for its database storage engine technology. Available for free under the GNU Affero General Public License, MongoDB is claimed to be among the world's fastest growing databases.


December 17, 2014  9:50 AM

Spiceworks free Network Monitor system health check

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Spiceworks

Spiceworks is offering its "free" (no, it actually is) Network Monitor software as 'now available' for download. 5667 5t45g.jpg 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


December 16, 2014  12:58 PM

National Geographic takes Raspberry Pi to Botswana

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source

Newswires this week suggest that a team National Geographic explorers have taken open source technology into the Okavango Delta in Botswana, Africa. afric.png


December 15, 2014  9:12 AM

Microsoft plays more open games

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Microsoft, Open source

The all-new "we love Linux" Microsoft company has continued its sluggish crusade into openness by talking up plans to open source Project Orleans. Halo_4_box_artwork.png


December 11, 2014  6:48 PM

VMware is nuts for clusters (and containers)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Docker, VMware

VMware has announced a batch of integrations with a number of technology entities as it strives to create a common platform for building and operating applications at scale.


December 11, 2014  10:08 AM

How do you solve a web-scale deployment problem with MariaDB?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Database, MariaDB, transactional

MariaDB Corporation (the artist formerly known as SkySQL) is polishing up its open source database products this month. A new version of MariaDB Enterprise has arrived, but so what? 1 maria.png


December 5, 2014  9:29 AM

Pydio: open source alternative to Dropbox & Box

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source

Pydio (pron: 'pi-dee-yo') has released version 6.0 of its open source file sharing platform. The firm's development team promise "the most workable solution to date" for corporate IT departments and developers seeking a controlled, open source alternative to consumer cloud services such as...


December 5, 2014  9:12 AM

Samsung’s strategic commitment to upstream open source development

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, samsung

Samsung's open source team and developer technology proposition has grown. Started two years back by one solitary Linux and FOSS advocate in the shape of Ibrahim Haddad, the Samsung Open Source Innovation Group now boasts 40 employees. samsung_s9110_watchphone-250x273.jpg


December 4, 2014  9:53 AM

DataStax bids to be THE Internet of Things database

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

The Cassandra Summit Europe 2014 held this week in London has seen DataStax announce the general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.6 (DSE 4.6). 1 vasas.png


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