The Open Source community united

The Open Source community united

I really like this picture that I stumbled upon last week. I can see Tux, Beastie, Duke, Mozilla, OpenBSD, R. Stallman, GTK, Java, OpenOffice.org, GNU, Java, Apache. I don’t recognise the person between GNU and R. Stallman, neither am I sure what the camel is...
PC-BSD 1.5 Edison –   available for pre-order

PC-BSD 1.5 Edison – available for pre-order

PC-BSD 1.5 Edison can now be pre-ordered from freebsdmall.com. PC-BSD 1.5 Edison Edition is a fully functional open source desktop operating system based on FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE. FreeBSD is one of the most used UNIX-like operating systems in the world and is widely...

I’m faster than you! No I am!

All FreeBSD interested people will remember the document that Kris Kennaway released (Introducing FreeBSD). In this paper he explains how dramatic improvements have been achieved in FreeBSD 7.0; especially with regards to SMP and SQL database querying (MySQL and...

Faster performance, fewer machines for FreeBSD?

The need for speed in operating systems is never-ending.In the newly released FreeBSD 7.0, speed is a key improvement with gains of up to 1,500 percent at high load utilization over its predecessors in the FreeBSD 6.x branch.While performance improvements are a key...

BSDA (Associate) Training

Puget Sound Technologies is holding a training class for BSDA (as in BSD Associate) certification Details: Teacher: Jeremy C. Reed Date: Tuesday 22 April – Thursday 25 April 2008 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: Fort Worth, Texas, near Dallas-Fort Worth...

Review of FreeBSD 7

This article is slightly dated – I presume it was written about 3-4 months ago, as it’s referring to the pending release of FreeBSD 7.0 in December, but it was put on freesoftwaremagazine.org only yesterday (05/03). Still an interesting read. The article...