March, 2007

  • MySQL on Windows: Configuration & Install

    by jcannon on March 16, 2007 05:02pm This week, the lab looks at configuring and installing MySQL - an open source relational database management system which is typically used for web applications. This paper will provide an overview of configuring...
  • Systems Manageability - Part 1: Why Manageability Matters

    by kishi on March 21, 2007 06:09pm Impetus: This is the 19th year I have spent in the Information Technology business, out of which more than 15 were spent designing and implementing IT environments of various scopes, platforms and sizes. Among several...
  • Cross-Platform Access to Codeplex Compliments of our Friends at Teamprise

    by MichaelF on March 20, 2007 08:40pm 1/Podcast_3A00_-Accessing-VS-Team-Foundation-Server-from-Mac_2C00_-UNIX-or-Linux-through-Eclipse.aspx" target=_blank mce_href="http://port25.technet.com/archive/2006/07/21/Podcast_3A00_-Accessing-VS-Team-Foundation...
  • Are you inspired by Open?

    by Bryan Kirschner on March 23, 2007 06:02pm I’ve been running silent for awhile—ironically, because I had too much to blog about.  Sam Ramji and I attended (and sponsored) Olliance Group & DLA Piper’s  2007 Open Source Think Tank earlier...
  • Basketball Blogging and other thoughts...

    by billhilf on March 05, 2007 06:48pm Four random bits… 1. Multicore. I think we as an industry over complicate the value of multicore and programming in this environment (although I enjoy Clay’s blog about this subject). I think this...
  • Who really needs to gather crash information and what do they need to do with it?

    by anandeep on March 07, 2007 01:06am I just got back from Cambridge (in the United Kingdom,  not the one by the Charles river) from the Microsoft Research / Technische Universitat Darmstadt  “Reliability Analysis of System Failure Data” conference...
  • Technical Analysis: Linux VPN & How-To

    by jcannon on March 09, 2007 04:08pm In our continuing series of papers describing both the research undertaken by the Open Source Software Lab, and technical tips, here is the latest networking configuration technical analysis. Abstract: This document...
  • Decoding Liberation: An interview with Samir Chopra

    by anandeep on March 30, 2007 09:32pm Samir Chopra is an Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science at the City University of New York (CUNY), Brooklyn. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Science and a Doctorate in Philosophy...
  • MySQL Conference 2007

    by jcannon on March 08, 2007 03:38am Folks may be aware of our technical collaborations with open source companies like Zend, JBoss and SugarCRM, but to-date, our work with MySQL hasn't gained as much attention. Some background. Over the summer of 2006...
  • New Codeplex Projects….

    by MichaelF on March 29, 2007 07:26pm Project Name Description License DSL TreeGrid Editor PowerToy This project aims to provide a new capability that will allow you to very easily provide a custom ‘tool window’ specifically for your DSL language that...
  • Tales from the road, Vegas, and the Microsoft Technology Summit…

    by billhilf on March 28, 2007 12:45am I recently spent time in South East Asia. As always these trips are enlightening, but as I wrote before one of the most important missions of these visits is to understand the health, growth and diversity of...
  • Influencing the Microsoft culture one open source presentation at a time

    by jcannon on March 14, 2007 03:38pm Today, a lighter post and link to Sara Ford's blog which talks about her recent presentation to Microsoft employees entitled, " Embracing Open Source on Codeplex ." Sara, a developer/evangelist with Microsoft...
  • Inside Port 25

    by MichaelF on March 02, 2007 06:04pm For those who weren't aware there is a series of blogs penned by Todd Osagawara and Matt Asay on O'Reilly's OnLAMP site called:  Inside Port 25 . Todd and Matt have been writing about content on Port 25 as well...