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2007 is over. It was a very successful year for open source software and another 12 interesting months have passed for FreeBSD. In this post I want to look back at 2007 and see how FreeBSD faired, what happened in … Continue reading
Last May I started Last May I started this blog as a sort of experiment to see if there was a ’market’ for a FreeBSD related blog. Feedback, emails and visitor stats have been showing that there’s indeed a great … Continue reading
After the distribution agreement with Fry’s Electronics, iXsystems has announced (10/12/2007) an agreement with Micro Center: “iXsystems announced today a distribution agreement with Micro Center, a leading edge provider of computer products, whereby all Micro Center stores nationwide will carry … Continue reading
Google has made two interesting updates to the Docs Suite. Google Docs is now available on mobile phones Google Spreadsheets supports now conditional formatting I’ve been missing this last feature and it’s an important one to make Spreadsheets even more … Continue reading
Google is increasing the amount of storage it provides as part of its Gmail service. Rob Siemborski, an engineer on Google’s webmail service, made the announcement on the company’s official Gmail blog. Google originally started increasing Gmail’s storage in April … Continue reading
Google Sponsors Improvements to FreeBSD’s Performance Measurement Toolkit Recently, Google sponsored the development of an oft requested enhancement to FreeBSD’s PmcTools: that of capturing the call chains leading to “hot” locations in the code. Call chains provide additional insight into … Continue reading
A few weeks ago the Google Summer of Code finished. This is the update from FreeBSD with regards to the FBSD projects: “The FreeBSD Project is proud to have taken part in the Google Summer of Code 2007. We received … Continue reading
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