MySQL prepares for IPO

Open source database vendor MySQL AB is preparing itself for an initial public offering, and could even be ready to go public before the end of the year, according to its CEO Marten Mickos.

Novell Launches New Training to Ease Red Hat-to-SUSE Linux Migration

Novell has developed a new training course to help systems administrators migrate from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 from Novell. The course is available both as a…

IBM, Oracle Co-Market Linux on Mainframes

Linux on IBM mainframes is getting a vote of confidence from Oracle and research firm IDC.

IBM and Oracle recently inked a deal that to garner broader support for Oracle applications…

MS to debut at Linux Asia 2007

If you can’t beat them why not join them. This could well be Microsoft’s new mantra. For the first time ever Redmond Giant Microsoft will be rubbing shoulders with its arch rival, the Penguin (…

Making money with open source: Stanford Law School paper

I guess you have enough family dinner conversations about open source, someone in the family is bound to write a paper on the topic at some point. And so my brother has. Clark is finishing up his…

Human touch key to open source success

Despite being distributed across the globe, and communications being largely conducted online, open source projects can benefit immensely from direct human contact, says one of the fathers of…

Linux Kernel hackers offering hardware companies free driver development

That's right, the Linux kernel community is offering all companies free Linux driver development. No longer do you have to suffer through all of the different examples in the Linux Device Driver…

SageTV Announces Support for AMD LIVE! Home Cinema And Home Media Server

SageTV, LLC, a leading developer of PVR, Media Center and Placeshifting software solutions, today announced support for AMD's recently announced AMD LIVE! Home Cinema and Home Media Server…

Union Bank of California to Standardize on Red Hat

Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Union Bank of California, one of the 25 largest banks in the United States, will standardize its IT…

Beryl desktop backgrounds with transparency

The Beryl team has been working on a great new project to allow different wallpapers on different sides of the cube and to allow transparent desktop backgrounds. Look for this in the upcoming 0.2.…