Category Archives: Technology

Oracle Technology Network Blog (aka TechBlog)

This year, Oracle OpenWorld will be held Sept 19-23rd in San Francisco. Also this year, JavaOne and Oracle Develop will be held Sep 19-23d in San Francisco. How can...

Rock it - What's new in Fedora 13 - The H Open Source: News and Features

Like previous versions of Fedora as well as version 10.04 of Ubuntu, Fedora 13 primarily uses graphics drivers with kernel-based mode setting (KMS). In some respects, Goddard once again...

RYW Read-Your-Writes consistency explained | DBMS2 -- DataBase Management System Services

The core ideas of RYW consistency, as implemented in various NoSQL systems, are: Let N = the number of copies of each record distributed across nodes of a parallel...

Scala vs. F#: Comparing Functional Programming Features — Developer.com

Immutability Fosters Concurrent Programming Sharing Is Cheap If you’re certain that an object will never change, then sharing this object becomes a simple matter of providing a reference to...

How to make your software tamperproof

Definition 7.1 (Tampering and Tamperproofing). Let Id (P, E) and Ia (P, E) be predicates over a program P and the environment E in which it executes. P is...

Warren Buffett's son preaches values as wealth - Yahoo! News

“Entitlement is the worst thing ever and I see entitlement coming in many guises,” he said. “Anybody who acts like they deserve something ‘just because,’, is a disaster.” After...

To think big is to think from small

All IT companies could grow as a technological giant like Google.  But with growing size of information many new companies are introduced while the old successful businesses  are gearing...

All Whole Complete History GNU Linux

In response to this trend, Stallman, who believed in the principle that software has to be free always, founded the Free Software Foundation and in 1985, published the GNU...

Older Developers: Habits Are Going To Kill Your Career | Lessons of Failure

Any object in motion will tend to stay in motion; any object at rest, will tend to remain at rest, unless acted upon by an outside force....

House Clears Path for Final Health Vote-NYTimes.com When MIT Plansto mitigate Cyber Attacks

“Health care is not only a civil right, it’s a moral issue,” said Representative Patrick J. Kennedy, Democrat of Rhode Island, who invoked the memory of his father, Senator...