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2012-07-18 23:00:23

The long-awaited first release of BetterLinux was announced today at HostingCon in Boston, MA. This highly-customizable, feature-packed suite of dynamic, user-level controls for Linux servers is free until 2013. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Better Linux, Inc. founder and CEO, Matt Heaton, announced today the release of BetterLinux. This suite of technologies gives hosting providers, data centers, Saas, and cloud environments total system control at the level of individual users and...

Red Hat Unveils New Business Model, Pricing For OpenShift PaaS
2012-06-28 10:30:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Red Hat announced a new business model and pricing plan for its OpenShift platform as a service (PaaS) offering on Tuesday during the company´s joint JBoss World 2012 and Red Hat Summit conference in Boston. OpenShift, which has been available as a free service since May 2011, gives developers a cloud application platform with a selection of programming languages, frameworks and application lifecycle tools to build...

Oracle-Google Trial: Former Sun Executives Square Off Over Java License
2012-04-27 04:24:33

Two former Sun Microsystems executives squared off in court on Thursday over whether Google needed a license when it used Sun's Java programming language to develop its Android software for mobile phones. The trial stems from a lawsuit Oracle filed against Google in 2010, in which it accused the Internet search giant of stealing Java intellectual property to develop Android.  Oracle claims Java copyrights and patents are infringed by Android, and that it is owed $1 billion in damages....

2012-03-22 23:01:47

Packt brings to you Microsoft Silverlight 5 and Windows Azure Enterprise Integration, a new book and e-book for developers which shows how to build and run Silverlight Enterprise Applications on Windows Azure. Written by a senior .Net consultant, David Burela, this book contains various tips and tricks required to create scalable enterprise Silverlight applications that run on the Windows Azure platform (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 Packt brings to you Microsoft Silverlight 5 and Windows Azure...


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Java
2013-03-16 00:00:00

Java, a programming language originally developed by James Gosling, was developed at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Much of its syntax is derived from C and C++ but with a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. The applications are normally compiled to bytecode that can run on any Java Virtual Machine regardless of computer architecture. Java, designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, is a concurrent, class-based, object oriented language. It is...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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