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Administrators Urged To Defend Systems Passwords

A recent vulnerability found in the popular open-source database MySQL revealed a persistent problem for IT managers: password management among administrators. Most talk about password security traditionally centers around end users and the use of weak, easy-to-guess passwords. In companies where ad...

Navigating Open-Source Licenses Can Be Tough Task

In a matter of just a few years, open-source software has gone from the back room and skunk works to serious contender for corporate budget dollars. No longer is open source just an academic and hobbyist pursuit. Major technology vendors have taken note of its evolution and want to ensure they have ...

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The US Copyright Office’s Rob Kasunic on Internet Law

Efforts to harmonize international copyright laws have been in progress since the late 19th century, but the rise of the digital medium has thrust the movement back into the limelight recently. More than any other medium, the Internet has taken the copyright and intellectual property environment and...

Sun Releases Solaris Code Under CDDL License

Sun Microsystems officially started down the path to an open-source version of Solaris on Tuesday with a partial release of source code which ultimately will be OpenSolaris. Being released under the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL), which was reviewed and approved by the Open Sourc...

Pervasive Software Builds on Open Source with Postgres

Pervasive Software has recently joined a burgeoning field of database vendors looking to capitalize on the open-source boom by way of commercial solutions. Best known as a seasoned veteran of database infrastructure management solutions, Pervasive is now looking to take advantage of PostgreSQL's sol...

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Webmin Helping To Spread Use of Linux

The Webmin enterprise has been helping to promote the corporate use of Linux, and cottage industries are emerging to assist in the use of open source through risk management tools and indemnification insurance, research shows. Yankee Group senior analyst Laura DiDio confirmed research shows Linux is...

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Beyond Proprietary Databases: Helen Borrie on the Future of Firebird

Firebird, an open-source relational database, emerged from the InterBase source code, release by Inprise Corporation -- now known as Borland -- in 2000. Firebird, which runs on Linux, Windows and a variety of Unix platforms, offers concurrency, high performance and powerful language support for stor...

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