samedi 24 mars 2007

Java DB - The Java Open Source DB

What's Java DB?
Java DB is Sun's supported distribution of the open source Apache Derby 100% Java technology database. It is fully transactional, secure, easy-to-use, standards-based -- SQL, JDBC API, and Java EE -- yet small, only 2MB. The Apache Derby project has a strong and growing community that includes developers from large companies such as Sun Microsystems and IBM as well as individual contributors.

dimanche 4 mars 2007

Cell companies coalesce around open code for high-availability middleware

In January, Motorola announced the formation of the LiMo foundation, the not-quite open source project that will collaborate on a Linux-based ecosystem for mobile applications development. Now, with the launch of the new OpenSAF project, Motorola and friends are moving up to middleware, and moving closer to true open source in the process.

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Google Apps APIs available now

Google Apps and its APIs open up a wide variety of new opportunities to integrate and extend Google's communication and collaboration services. Domain adminstrators can use the APIs to migrate from and integrate with existing IT infrastructure. Application developers can use the APIs to extend Google's growing offering of services.

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Dedicated server hosting using centOS

More and more Hosting company are installing centOS. Linux Servers in general offer you the freedom to manage your business. entOS has numerous advantages over some of the other clone projects including: an active and growing user community, quickly rebuilt, tested, and QA'ed errata packages.

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CentOS 4.3 is Released for i386, x86_64, and ia64

CentOS, the community-supported rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, has announced version 4.3 of its distro. This consists of mostly bugfixes and security patches from the original 4.0 release, along with a new update system.

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FSF: The road to hardware free from restrictions

"By making the recommended changes in any or all of these five areas (free software drivers, proprietary BIOS locks, free BIOS support, the “Microsoft Tax,” Digital Restrictions Management) hardware vendors will help establish a mutually beneficial relationship with the free software community."

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