[News] IBM and Red Hat Work to Expand GNU/Linux

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IBM announces test and development cloud

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| The company has surprised some commentators 
| with the decision to base the system on 
| virtualisation software from enterprise 
| open source vendor Red Hat, rather than the 
| more commonly used Xen open source 
| hypervisor.


Red Hat KVM underpins IBM test-and-dev cloud

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| Red Hat's implementation of KVM is the 
| virtualization underpinning of the new 
| software test and development service for 
| the IBM Cloud. Red Hat hopes that vote of 
| confidence will persuade enterprises to try 
| KVM in their own IT shops.


Red Hat announces EMEA partner summit details 

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| Open source solutions outfit Red Hat will 
| host its third annual EMEA partner summit 
| in Valencia, Spain from May 2nd to 5th 
| 2010. This year’s event will focus on open 
| source middleware, cloud computing and 
| virtualisation, while highlighting the 
| strength of the Red Hat partner ecosystems 
| and its potential for growth in the EMEA 
| market.
| "The technology landscape is constantly 
| evolving. With the introduction of cloud 
| computing and virtualisation coupled with a
| full portfolio of open source middleware, we 
| want to ensure that our partners are 
| equipped with the latest training and 
| information on these offerings to help them 
| deliver better solutions and higher value 
| to their customers," said Petra Heinrich, 
| senior director, partners and alliances 
| EMEA region at Red Hat. "The Red Hat and 
| JBoss EMEA partner summit will address 
| these current market trends."


Red Hat CEO: Open-source economics key to innovation

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| At the inaugural Open Source Business 
| Conference in 2004, the discussion centered 
| on how to fund open source's survival. Just 
| six years later, the OSBC conversation has 
| taken a 180-degree shift to focus on 
| whether proprietary software's shelf life 
| is nearing its end as open-source software 
| economics increasingly drive technology 
| innovation.



Red Hat and JBoss to host third annual EMEA Partner Summit in Spain

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| Red Hat, Inc., one of the world's leading
| provider of open source solutions, announced
| today that it will host its third annual Red
| Hat and JBoss EMEA Partner Summit in
| Valencia, Spain from May 2-5, 2010. This
| year's EMEA Partner Summit will focus on open
| source middleware, cloud computing, and
| virtualization while highlighting the larger
| Red Hat partner ecosystem and its opportunity
| for growth in the EMEA region.

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A newbie
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Red Hat is BACK! ,----[ Quote ] | There is more, no doubt. The biggest contribution they have made is to step up | and answer the FUD about GNU/Linux not being ready and able to supply mission- | critical needs in business. `---- http://pogson.6k.ca/2009/09/07/red-hat-is-back/ Recent: Red Hat: Quiet winner amid Sun's server apocalypse? ,----[ Quote ] | Oracle has thrown down the hardware gauntlet against IBM to stem the bleeding at | soon-to-be-acquired Sun Microsystems—assuming the EU plays along—but Red Hat may | be among the big winners amid the server wars. `---- http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=24203 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkqun60ACgkQU4xAY3RXLo7i6ACgi4j3PdV7nii26HHLsRHW0TY6 MsEAoKnDI390XlOFUXYw/OVXIXvdHdPc =ftoh -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- ...

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Hackers resurrect NCSA Mosaic ,----[ Quote ] | Linux users capable of compiling programs | from source are free to download the package | and learn just what the early days of the | web looked like circa 1993. | | According to Webmonkey, the package runs | surprisingly well on modern Linux systems, | and the few niggles that exist - such as | poor support for PNG format graphics - are | busily being patched out by GitHub community | members. `---- http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2010/03/09/hackers-resurrect-ncsa-mosaic/1 Everybody loves donkeys ,----[ Quote ] | I'm glad I did, as Dan Ellis gave a storming | demonstration of the OpenShot video editor. | This is exactly what I've been looking for: | a simple iMoviesque interface without the | learning-curve+complexity of an editor like | Cinelerra. | | The demo was excellent, showing all the key | features of OpenShot (polished interface, | easily applied effects & transitions, SVG | titles which can be edited in Inkscape | etc.). For the record OpenShot is written | using Python on top of the MLT framework. | There was even footage of a donkey, and as | we all know, everybody loves donkeys. `---- http://community.zdnet.co.uk/blog/0,1000000567,10015292o-2000332346b,00.htm Atol Delivers Flawless File Management With No Frills ,----[ Quote ] | Some system utilities do a variety of things | well. They come with tools to give users | lots of...

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