Thursday, May 14, 2009

Rackable = SGI

We already know about the deal between Rackable and SGI from 1 month ago: Rackable purchased SGI for 42.5 million. SGI was very close to a banckrupt and Rackable get SGI for a GOOD price. Now Rackable will use SGI name for their products: high-performance products for medium- and large-scale data centers and high-performance computing.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Windows for Free

From today, 5 may 2009, Windows 7 Release Candidate , the new test stable version, will be free until June 2010. This version will be a full one without any limitation. You can get your copy from and also you can get the serial for this version. One of the most expected features of windows 7 will the "XP mode" :) :) :). XP mode will help you to install XP application under Windows 7 (still a crap).

Hardware requirements:
CPU: 1Ghz
RAM: 1G/32bit 2G/64bit
HDD: 16G for 32bit vresion and 20Gb for 64 bit version.
GPU: Compatible DirectX 9 cu driver WDDM 1.0

Let's don't forget, this days Ubuntu 9.04 and Mandriva 2009.1 was released. :D

Monday, May 4, 2009

The best statistic ever

The best statistic ever on a linux symposium ... We need to write some sports programs :)

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Apache Derby released

The Apache Derby project announce a new GA feature release of Derby, Derby is a pure Java relational database engine which conforms to the ISO/ANSI SQL and
JDBC standards. Derby aims to be easy for developers and end-users to work with and not for enterprise applications.

Features of the new version:

SQL Roles - as described in SQL 2003 and errata
Generated Columns
Standard ALTER COLUMN syntax
LOB Improvements
Replication of encrypted databases
OFFSET/FETCH FIRST - SQL 2008 has added new syntax
In-Memory back end