February, 2009

  • Microsoft, Red Hat to Offer Joint Technical Support

    by Peter Galli on February 16, 2009 10:30am Microsoft and Red Hat announced this morning that they have recently signed agreements to test and validate their server operating systems running on one another's hypervisors. This is deeply significant as...
  • Moonlight 1.0 Hits the Street

    by Peter Galli on February 11, 2009 01:42pm Moonlight 1.0 is now available. Moonlight is an open source project that gives Linux users access to Microsoft Silverlight content, and is available for all major Linux distributions, including openSUSE, SUSE...
  • Welcome Snakebite, the Newest Open Network in Town!

    by Peter Galli on February 10, 2009 07:38am There's a new Open Network in town, known as Snakebite, which is the brainchild of Trent Nelson , a committer to Python. Snakebite is a network of some 37 servers of different shapes and sizes, spread over three...
  • Press Alert: Open Source at Microsoft

    by Peter Galli on February 25, 2009 06:53pm Open Source at Microsoft has gotten a lot of press attention recently. Influential blogger Matt Asay reported today that Bob Muglia, president of Microsoft's Server and Tools business, was at the Stanford Accel...
  • The Saper Law Open Source Symposium

    by Brian Gorbett on February 19, 2009 01:12pm Hi, this is Brian Gorbett and I am an Architect in Microsoft's Developer & Platform Evangelism group. This week I had the privilege to speak on a panel at the Saper Law Open Source Symposium in Chicago...
  • OASIS Members Approve Nine Web Services Standards

    by Peter Galli on February 04, 2009 07:13pm Members of OASIS, the international open standards consortium, have approved nine Web services specifications as OASIS Standards. The WS Reliable Exchange (WS-RX), WS Transactions (WS-TX), and WS Secure Exchange...
  • OSBC 2009 and Microsoft

    by Peter Galli on February 27, 2009 12:57pm Microsoft is once again a Platinum Level sponsor of the annual Open Source Business Conference , which is being held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. As part of this sponsorship, Robert Youngjohns , the...