Open-source software may not make major inroads into industry-specific enterprise applications, according to an IBM open-source guru. The next 10 years will be "do or die" for this type of application, said Bob Sutor, vice president of open source and standards at IBM, in a LinuxWorld keynote address Wednesday.Read more »
An open-source competitor to Microsoft Project and discussion of the GPL3 are among the expected highlights of LinuxWorld, which kicks off today in San Francisco.Read more »
It's that time of the year again. Here's next week's news, so you won't miss anything:
- Ron Hovsepian will talk up the benefits of Novell's Microsoft deal.
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In an unusual move, Dell is asking its users what they want Dell CTO Kevin Kettler to talk about at next week's LinuxWorld trade show at San Francisco's Moscone Center.Read more »
Microsoft's Windows Embedded team is offering "the biggest selection of [free] apps outside of Moscone Center," in connection with next week's LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco. The "apps," in this case, are appetizers, plus free beer and wine.Read more »
New filesystem technology for Linux includes high capacity, snapshots, copy-on-write, and on-the-fly corruption detection.
[...] The most interesting new contender, perhaps, is btrfs, which was announced by Chris Mason on June 12.