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Cloud.com Unveils Open IaaS Platform

A newly rechristened Cloud.com on Tuesday unveiled its CloudStack Platform, an integrated software solution that lets enterprises and service providers quickly and easily build, manage and deploy Infrastructure as a Service cloud computing solutions. Formerly known as "VMOps," Cloud.com focuses on h...

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New Year, New Adventures in Software Application Development

In 2010, application developers will continue to be asked to do more with less. During the global financial meltdown of the past year, the amount of work didn't change while resources were dramatically pared back. The result was that new projects suffered. Talking with application development lead...

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College Police Target Linux User; Bloggers Up in Arms

Mention "Linux" and "police" in the same sentence, and you're pretty sure to get bloggers' attention. Mention them in such a way as to suggest that Linux was a motivating factor behind a police investigation, and you're likely to have a virtual riot on your hands. Sure enough, that's exactly what ha...

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Putting Your Trust in the Cloud

Regardless of all its hype, security in cloud computing is not a revolution; rather it's an evolution of the age-old business model of outsourcing. The concept of cloud computing has evolved from the concepts of grid, utility, and SaaS, and these models evolved from the application service provider ...

Red Hat Tests On-Demand Waters With Amazon Deal

Open source computing company Red Hat is testing the waters for delivering its Enterprise Linux operating system on a pay-as-you-go online basis through Amazon's Web services system. The deal, in private beta testing, means companies can use Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the Amazon Elastic Compute Clo...

Open Source: Changing Models, Changing Mindsets, Part 1

Open source software -- think Linux, Firefox, Wikipedia, Apache, Ajax and a host of other projects -- has introduced a radically different development model -- and mindset -- to the stream of high-tech innovation. It is one that is having repercussions in the corporate world that go beyond how softw...

Business Explorers Warned to Steer Clear of Second Life

Companies that want to take advantage of virtual worlds should think twice about Linden Lab's Second Life and consider better-controlled online worlds, said tech consultancy Gartner. "Media hype and enthusiasm for virtual worlds must be tempered with a realistic assessment of the security and risk-m...

IBM Turns a Brighter Shade of Green With Linux Mainframe Switch

As part of its ongoing Project Big Green initiative, IBM announced Wednesday that it is replacing 3,900 computer servers in its datacenters with 30 System z mainframes running Linux, for an expected energy reduction of 80 percent over the next five years. The move represents one of the most signific...

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn Leaps to Desktops and Servers

Canonical, the London-based commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, released on Thursday version 7.04 of its OS family, known as "Feisty Fawn." The latest releases contain upgrades for both the Ubuntu Server Edition and the desktop version. These versions use the standard Linux Gnome de...

VCs’ Open Source Attraction

The open source market is decidely hot right now, from software to support and services. Recently, venture capital firms have upped the ante, investing millions in open source-focused companies with the hopes of cashing in like JBoss did, when Red Hat scooped it up for a tidy US$350 million in June....

IT Insiders Consider the Cost of Linux

Major vendors, like HP and IBM, are embracing Linux. Does that mean that Linux is no longer, practically speaking, free? Some technology experts -- even those keen on Linux -- have widely differing opinions. In an interview with the Australian IT press, Steve Vamos, the managing director for Microso...

New Database Tracks Open-Source Security Threats

Two years in the making, the Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB) this week debuted online, providing the public with a constantly updated catalog of the Internet's ever-changing security vulnerabilities. The project is sponsored by Digital Defense and Winterforce and is available at osvdb.org...

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