Monthly disclaimer

The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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Daily links for 07/29/2010

Amanda McPherson’s Linux Foundation blog · New Benefits for Linux Foundation Members “So if you care about the protection of Linux, please consider joining as an individual member or feel free to email me with your thoughts and ideas for the program.” tags: linux Posted from Diigo. The rest of…

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Sailing: Not wet yet

I’ve been doing a lot of running around for business trips over the last few weeks, so haven’t had much of a chance to post updates here. I did pick up the used 1988 Catalina 22 sailboat that I mentioned last week. My son and I had planned to drive…

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Daily links for 07/27/2010

Ubuntu’s two big advantages over Windows and Mac | ZDNet “I’ve been using the latest version (10.04) of Ubuntu Linux since April and there’s a lot to like about it. I announced earlier this year that I was giving desktop Linux another look, and I went with Ubuntu because it…

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Daily links for 07/23/2010

Government Computers to Get Linux-Based Operating System | Business | The Moscow Times “The government is hoping to launch the first version of a “national operating system” for its computers as early as next year, a senior Communications and Press Ministry official said Thursday. The operating system, for use on…

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Daily links for 07/22/2010

Ubuntu Linux brings IBM DB2 to the cloud – Computerworld Blogs “Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, has always had many user and developer fans. Enterprise business fans? Not so much. Canonical hopes to change that with today’s, July 21, launch of a virtual appliance of IBM’s DB2 Express-C software running…

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Daily links for 07/21/2010

Canonical bundles Linux, IBM database for the cloud | Cloud Computing – InfoWorld “Canonical is offering enterprises a chance to try cloud computing via a virtual appliance that bundles Ubuntu Linux with the IBM DB2 Express-C database running on the Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) public cloud platform.” tags: linux…

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Sailing

One the things about having a blog is being to write about the various hobbies and recreations I pick up. I started blogging in August of 2004, so you all missed my starting fly fishing, which I still do but less frequently, and golf, which I never do anymore. With…

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Daily links for 07/20/2010

Java’s team of rivals: Conflicts and alliances in the Oracle era “Oracle may be Java’s new proprietor, but SpringSource, Apache, and Eclipse are driving the development agenda too” tags: java oracle eclipse apache Social Media Draws a Crowd – WSJ.com “Analysts and ad executives say the space won’t be dominated…

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Daily links for 07/19/2010

Mozilla Ups Security Bounty from $500 to $3,000 | News & Opinion | PCMag.com “Fancy a bug? Mozilla has upped the cash bounty it’s awarding industrious users that find security-threatening bugs in its Firefox, Thunderbird, or Firefox mobile products. As well, users will be eligible for the $3,000 award—kicked up…

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