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Backup to the cloud by using duplicati

I decided to give Duplicati a try to backup some of my stuff to the cloud. Duplicati is free/libre/open-source software (FLOSS). Duplicati works with Amazon S3, Windows Live SkyDrive, Google Drive (Google Docs), Rackspace Cloud Files or WebDAV, SSH, FTP…

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Oracle Details Its Plans For MySQL, Java, Virtualization, NetBeans, Glassfish, OpenOffice And Open Source

Oracle has updated the Sun Acquisition FAQ. The FAQ now has Oracle’s plans for MySQL, Java, Virtualization, NetBeans, Glassfish, OpenOffice, Open Source and other things.

Below are the relevant pieces from that document.

What are Oracle’s plans fo…

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Simple advice for choosing an ESB

I thought I would share a recent question that was raised on LinkedIn, which asked:

Starting the Holy Wars on ESB? Who brings the best package deal to the table i.e IBM, MSFT…… Look at this way ” A mid sized cash crunched has to implement ESB w…

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OpenOffice 3.0 is now available

OpenOffice.org 3.0 is now available, but because of extreme demand you will see this message Apologies – our website is struggling to cope with the unprecedented demand for the new release 3.0 of OpenOffice.org. The technical teams are trying to come up with a solution. Thank you for your patience. So what is new? I […]

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Mono 2.0 Has Been Released

Mono 2.0 Has Been Released Mono 2.0 is a portable and open source implementation of the .NET framework for Unix, Windows, MacOS and other operating systems. Some Details: Microsoft Compatible APIs ADO.NET 2.0 API for accessing databases. ASP.NET 2.0 API for developing Web-based applications. Windows.Forms 2.0 API to create desktop applications. System.XML 2.0: An API […]

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