- Tsung -- GPLed multi-protocol (HTTP, PostgreSQL, MySQL, WebDAV, SOAP, XMPP) load tester written in Erlang.
- Myth of China's Manufacturing Prowess -- The latest data shows [...] that the United States is still the largest manufacturer in the world. In 2008, U.S. manufacturing output was $1.8 trillion, compared to $1.4 trillion in China (UN data. China’s data do not separate manufacturing from mining and utilities. So the actual Chinese manufacturing number should be much smaller). Also contains pointers to an interesting discussion of lack of opportunities for college grads in China.
- OpenSSO and the Value of Open Source -- …
IBM picks Ubuntu for virtual desktop. Nokia acquires Symbian and prepares for open source. SourceForge gets a new CEO. Microsoft finds some old TCO numbers down the back of the couch. And more.
IBM and Business Partners Introduce a Linux-Based, Virtual Desktop IBM
A compilation of today's news of interest:
Marco had a small expedition tracking a bug in GlassFish v2 interacting with Syslogd. He found a solution and has Posted his Story and Patches. Still working on how the fix will migrate back to the main repository.
OpenSSO now has a set of RESTful Web Services to access its functionality to do things like authenticate, authorize, validate, etc.
And, on the same topic, the JCP just formally announced that JAX-RS …
I just picked up on Matt Asay's post about some windows machine
that crashed during the Beijing Olympics. At the pivotal moment
when the torch carrier descended down from top of the stadium,
someone caught a picture of the blue screen of
Here is the "perfect picture" of the event:
What makes this picture even funnier for me is that I was in Beijing for a long time prior to the Olympics and noticed how frantically they …
The MySQL acquisition is quickly changing the perception of Sun's commitment to Open Source.
• The University of Tokyo and Sun start Research on HPC and Web-based Languages
• Sun and Chinese …