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  • Open Container Initiative Gains Momentum As AT&T, Oracle, Twitter And Others Join

    Open Container Initiative Gains Momentum As AT&T, Oracle, Twitter And Others Join

    A month ago, Docker and the Linux Foundation announced the Open Container Project at Docker’s developer conference. Now called the Open Container Initiative, the project is seeing rapid growth, as the Linux Foundation’s executive director Jim Zemlin announced at OSCON this morning. Not only have 14 new companies signed up for the project, but as Zemlin announced today, the OCI now… Read More

  • Crunchdeal: Save $500 on a Toshiba R600 with OpenSolaris

    So here’s a deal, but it’s a bit odd. The Toshiba R600 is advertised as being Toshiba’s ultimate notebook, and for the price it better be. You can buy it from Toshiba’s website for $2,099 for the base model which includes a 160GB hard drive, 3GB of RAM, and a 12.1″ screen, and comes standard with Windows 7. But that’s not the deal. Read More

  • Laptop Horror Stories Entry #1: Flame-On!


    The first entry in our Laptop Horror Stories contest. I had an RDI laptop for doing enterprise software demos at customer sites. The laptop was a SPARC Solaris workstation (only slightly smaller) that ran on 4 rechargeable D-cell batteries taped together (lasted 20 minutes on a charge if it was new). The system was the size of today’s big media-center laptops, so not fun to travel with. Read More