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Linux hosting? Still thinking?

What Makes Linux the Preferred Web Hosting Choice?

This article explores the reasons why Linux-based Web hosting solutions are enjoying a larger market share globally, and why they are being hailed as more scalable, flexible and cost effective when compared to…

The Dvorak keyboard

FOSS is __FUN__: The Dvorak Keyboard

The “what” and the “why” of the Dvorak keyboard, when compared to the older “standard”, the QWERTY keyboard. The standard keyboard has the QWERTY layout, which has remained unchanged for the last 100…

Goodbye, and thanks for all the fish!

Unix-to-Linux Migration Has Come of Age

If you’ve often wondered whether you ought to migrate your Unix system to Linux, this article will answer your question! The driving force behind every migration is the promise of a better tomorrow….

Where's Java headed?

Oracle Charts Out Java’s Future

The US software maker provides a glimpse into the world of Java, Oracle software and hardware, and the future of these technologies. May 10-11, Oracle JavaOne and Oracle Develop 2011, Hyderabad, India: Before…

What's up with the DEs!

Exploring Software: Unity, GNOME Shell and the Notification Area

Do the new desktops succeed in creating intuitive, simple-to-use and distraction-free desktop environments? It is hard to be passionate about something that everyone does! I was reminded of this by a blog about…

An angry bird or a free bird?

FreedomYUG: The Mockery of Freedom — Angry Birds v/s Free Birds in a Cloud

They are taking away freedom from our consciousness. All we’re left with is a clenched fist holding on to our mobile devices. That, and the poisoned idea that there are only two kinds…

The old way

FOSS is __FUN__: A Testing Time

The other day, I had an opportunity to see how software development takes place in the “industry” — in other words, the proprietary world. I did not know whether to laugh or cry!…

The Checklist

When Should I Consider an Open Source Database?

This article gives you facts, figures, and useful advice on when choosing an open source database makes good business sense. Read on! 2010 was a very good year for open source databases, with…

Tracking the DNA of Your Android Code

Tracking the DNA of Your Android Code

In my previous article, we explored a process that developer teams can follow to manage the source code for software-related product development, using the Black Duck Suite. In this article, we will explore…

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