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With New Alfresco App, Enterprise Content Management Takes the OSS Road

Alfresco Software announced Thursday the availability of Alfresco Labs version 3, an open source alternative to Microsoft's enterprise content management software SharePoint. Formerly called "Alfresco Community," Alfresco Labs 3 offers users the first open source fully compatible SharePoint reposito...

BOOK REVIEW

‘The Practice of Cloud System Administration’ Brings Network Management Down to Earth

The Practice of Cloud System Administration, Volume 2 is a look into IT gone bad in some companies, and how doing it right can salvage enterprise use of cloud computing. The authors make 11 statements about computers and their networks on the first page of the book's preface. They ask which...

Mobile Database Management’s Coming of Age

The push is on for mobile database management tools built from the ground up to run directly inside phones, tablets and wearables. These mobile database solutions are being designed to do what heavyweight open source solutions like SQLite, Cord Data, MySQL and PostgreSQL were not designed to do. Som...

LINUX PICKS AND PANS

Music Management Takes Flight With Songbird

Asking a seasoned Linux user what music player you should use is akin to bringing up questions about religion or politics with your drinking buddies. A much safer strategy is, don't ask and don't tell. But if you insist, let me throw a suggestion into the fray. Uncage Songbird. You might be pleasant...

LINUX BLOG SAFARI

Are Contentious Debates Derailing FOSS?

Well, the Mono debate has been raging in the Linux blogosphere for some time now, and it shows no sign of abating. Ever since RMS himself stepped into the fray to proclaim his own opinion, the fires have been burning higher than ever -- as we noted last week. Close to 150 fresh comments appeared on...

Connexions Takes Open Source Approach to Education Content

The Rice University open publishing project Connexions scored an on-demand printing deal with Qoop, a content delivery company, aimed at making the educational site's materials more accessible and printable for educators and students. Inspired by the open source software movement, where software cod...

Lame U/P Combos Make WordPress Irresistible to Hackers

An attack of unprecedented proportions has been hitting sites using WordPress, a free and open source blogging tool and content management system that powers more than 60 million websites worldwide. Attacks have been launched from more than 90,000 IP addresses, according to HostGator. CloudFlare sai...

CASE STUDY

Giving a Clunky Old CMS the WordPress Treatment

eMusic's old, custom-built content management system was slowing the team down. We're a digital media company, and our team has to be able to react quickly and share content on hot topics. When reviewing the different content management systems out there, we found that WordPress was an ideal solut...

LINUX BLOG SAFARI

FOSS Goes to Washington, and Nvidia Keeps Its Driver Code to Itself

You know it's going to be a good week when it kicks off with news that the Obama administration has officially embraced the open source content management system Drupal. Just a few days later, the Department of Defense issued an almost glowingly positive memo on open source software. "The government...

Drupal Takes Up Residency in the White House

Free and open source software just got a major boost: The Obama administration announced that it has adopted open source content management system Drupal for the Whitehouse.gov Web site. Though it may look much the same to visitors, the newly revamped Web site went live on Saturday with the goal of ...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Alfresco CEO John Powell on the Value of Free

Is it possible to make money by giving something away for free? John Powell, CEO of Alfresco Software, believes that the open source software market is worth $60 billion. The value doesn't accrue from the revenue that it generates. Rather, that value is rooted in the cost savings for his customers. ...

Report: Open Source Adopters Testing on Windows

Trick question: When taking a look at an open source content management application, companies chose to test that application using which operating system? If you guessed Microsoft Windows, you're right. That's according to the findings of a recent survey conducted by Alfresco Software. The company,...

B0r0nt0K Ransomware Threatens Linux Servers

A new cryptovirus called "B0r0nt0K" has been putting Linux and possibly Windows Web servers at risk of encrypting all of the infected domain's files. The new ransomware threat and the ransom of 20 bitcoins -- about $75,000 -- first came to light last week in a forum post. A client's website had all ...

Google Adds Kubernetes to Rebranded Cloud Marketplace

Google has announced the rebranding and expansion of its Cloud Launcher platform. Going forward, it will be known as the "Google Cloud Platform Marketplace," or "GCP Marketplace." It will offer production-ready commercial Kubernetes apps, promising simplified deployment, billing and third-party lice...

Zealot Loads Cryptocurrency Miner on Linux, Windows Machines

A new Apache Struts campaign that researchers named "Zealot" has come to light in recent weeks. Zealot loads Windows or Linux-based machines by installing a miner for Monero, which has become one of the hottest cryptocurrencies used in recent malware attacks. Zealot uses NSA-linked EternalBlue and E...

Decryption Tool Foils Linux Server Ransomware Attacks

Bitdefender on Monday released a free decryption tool designed to wrest data from the grip of a rare type of ransomware that's been plaguing Linux servers. Details for performing the decryption are available on the company's website. Essentially, the solution takes advantage of a flaw in the ransomw...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

MongoDB’s Eliot Horowitz: The Database Renaissance Has Begun

NoSQL technologies are giving the database landscape a new look as they steadily push a shift from the relational database model. Young entrants to the alternative technology, such as MongoDB, have been gaining traction despite an admitted need to mature with more needed features. "For MongoDB as a ...

Google Soups Up Apache With New Speed Module

Google on Wednesday released mod_pagespeed, a module for the Apache HTTP Server that will automatically perform various website speed optimization tasks. This includes 15 or so on-the-fly optimizations. Google claims mod_pagespeed reduces average page load times by up to 50 percent. However, mod_pag...

Study: Big Biz Falls in Love With FOSS, but Not Just ‘Cause It’s a Cheap Date

Open source software is poised for rapid growth in enterprises over the next 12 months, but cost is no longer the primary driver behind open source adoption. That's according to a new study from global consultancy Accenture, which based its findings on interviews with 300 executives at organizations...

White House Gives Back: Drupal Gets New Custom Code

Taking its relationship with Drupal to the next level, the Obama administration announced on Wednesday that it has released to the public some of the custom code it's developed for the Whitehouse.gov website. "This code is available for anyone to review, use, or modify," wrote Dave Cole, senior advi...

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