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April 2, 2013
We have talked recently about the significance of integrating the Node.js language with the powerful M database, particularly in the space of healthcare applications.The efficiency of Node.js combined with the high performance of M, provides an unparalleled fresh approach for building healthcare applications.Here is how you can try this today:
Join us as we delve into this fledgling fad and ask whether such low-cost hardware can persuade you to put down your Kindle, Nook or Kobo and give them a shot.
Although security issues are familiar to most PC users, the potential for hacking and malware in embedded devices like ATMs, medical devices, and smart cars is less understood. In this guest column, VDC Research VP Chris Rommel presents evidence that consumers are starting to fret about the security risks posted by their increasingly interconnected lifestyles. [...]
When I was in college, there was a rich kid down the hall who had acomputer with 16MB of RAM. Before you scoff, you need to think back to1993.
One of the less popular ways to use Ubuntu Linux has been through the "Wubi" Windows-based installer that places Ubuntu within a Windows installation just as you would any other application. However, Canonical is planning to remove Wubi from Ubuntu 13.04...
In April of 2011, the GNOME Foundation released GNOME 3, ushering in the new era for the Linux desktop with the GNOME Shell. The GNOME Shell represented a new user experience that some people really like and others really loathe. Dislike of GNOME 3 and GNOME Shell led in part to the MATE project, which is a fork of GNOME, providing a more traditional GNOME desktop. The Cinnamon desktop effort is another such effort aiming to provide a classic GNOME alternative (albeit with a GNOME 3.x base).
Scott Garman, an engineer with Intel’s Open Source Technology Center, has created a 30-minute video tutorial that introduces the Yocto Project and explains how to build embedded Linux system images using it. The tutorial includes a couple of demonstrations, and requires no prior Yocto knowledge or experience.
Hadoop implements the ability for pluggable schedulers that assign resources to jobs. However, as we know from traditional scheduling, not all algorithms are the same, and efficiency is workload and cluster dependent. Get to know Hadoop scheduling, and explore two of the algorithms available today: fair scheduling and capacity scheduling. Also, learn how these algorithms are tuned and in what scenarios they're relevant.
When it comes to OpenStack vs VMware, a lot of misinformation is floating around the web. Read the headlines, and you might think OpenStack (the open source cloud platform) competes head-on against VMware's vSphere hypervisor. But that isn't exactly the case. Here's the reality check, including recent thoughts from VMware Executive VP Raghu Raghuram.
DVEO will debut a 40 channel real-time video transcoder, scaler, and streamer device for OTT and IPTV applications at NAB 2013 in Las Vegas next week. The Linux-powered “MPEG Magnus MF” is designed to deliver a broad range of multimedia formats to smartphones, tablets, laptops, and IP-enabled TVs and set-top boxes.
Previously, only the model B of the famous mirco computer was available in the US for $35. But now, the model A , a cheaper version of the device is available to purchase in the US as well and is priced at $10 less than the older model.
April 1, 2013
[b]Some will blame[/b] the fragmentation of the Linuxsphere. Some will say that too many choices have diluted the product and confused the customer. I'm not going to disagree with that theory. Friend and colleague Dietrich Schmitz argues that point strongly. So if we are to embrace that particular theory, what is to be done? Let's fragment it some more.
The Xen project announces a revolutionary advance in Open Source as the Linux kernel source tree is merged into Xen.
KDE 4.10 delivers a long list of application upgrades for this release which cannot be overlooked. There are some new applications available and loads of fun features, meaning more fun for KDE lovers everywhere. Here is a closer look at all the latest excitement that you have all been waiting for.