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Well, the school holidays are over now here in the UK and we’re back from two and a half weeks break over in Holland, so it’s time to update this website again. I have stayed up to date with (Free)BSD … Continue reading
When a decision has been taken, it doesn’t mean you can’t change your mind…… Stay tuned. I’ll keep you posted.
As some of my regular readers will have noticed, over the past few months I have not updated this website as often as previously. It’s not that I’m not committed any more, or that I’ve lost interest, but other things … Continue reading
Paul Bagwell has a simple but very clear graph on his site showing the main differences between the most popular open source licences. I don’t think it can’t be done any simpler. Thanks, Paul.
Tom Wickline has written an introduction on the upcoming Bordeaux 3.0: “The upcoming Bordeaux for Linux and BSD 2011.03 release will see a major shift in how the program is written and the new features that will be available to current … Continue reading
Phoronix has completed another test that involved PC-BSD. This time multi-core performance was compared between PC-BSD, OpenIndiana, CentOS and Fedora: "In this article we are looking at how Linux, OpenSolaris, and FreeBSD scale across multiple cores. Benchmarked are CentOS 5.5, … Continue reading
FreeBSD has expanded support for ZFS in FreeBSD 8.2 and supports ZFS version 15. Matt Olander (CTO at iXsystems) and Josh Paetzel (IT director at iXsystems) were interviewed by datamation.com. "FreeBSD 8 is autotuning in a lot of areas, and … Continue reading
Jon Buys has a blog post on ostatic.com about FreeBSD Jails. He goes into the different approaches of Linux and FreeBSD and how this becomes clear in virtualistion. He also goes into operating virtualisation vs application virtualisation. In a traditional … Continue reading