Oracle again increased the software prices after one year at least by 20% to maximum 40 % for certain products. The administrative tools used for monitoring and compliance witnessed big jump in prices compared to databases and application server product. Full article »
Google Wave is a real time communication and collaboration tool which will be available by the later part of 2009. The announcement came couple of days back. It integrates email, instant messaging, wikis, web chat, social networking, and project management to build a browser based communication client. This model helps people communicate and work together in unique ways.
Platform virtualization is performed on a given hardware platform by host software (a control program), which creates a simulated computer environment, a virtual machine, for its guest software. Currently, virtualization technology is at every walk of our market. It is sometimes confusing to pick up right product and do the architecture for them. I reviewed a few virtualization software for installation at our workplace. Here, I cover up some of them as follows: Full article »
RSS feed is an efficient way to read news and weblog. There are several RSS readers available in the market. You may have to do a lot of investigations to find a smart reader that suits your need to search or organize the news. I found that the following RSS Readers very interesting and I would like to share my view with you. Full article »
When the economy slows down, market swings into the negative direction. You should be smart enough to manage your business in this tough time. During this time, an entrepreneur should think of reduction of business expenses by means of proper resource allocation and consolidation of businesses. At the same time, you should not compromise with your product or service quality to stay competitive in the market. From my standpoint, I think if a company follow the following procedures, the business is going to be benefited in terms of expenditure. Full article »
Bill Gates has nurtured Microsoft from obscurity to a giant corporation. The last few years haven’t been especially good ones for Microsoft, despite the fact that it made billion dollar from consumers since it released its last successful operating system Windows XP.
Mule Enterprise 2.2 is an open source ESB that can be plugged into any vendor applications. It comes with support like HTTP, JMS, SOAP, SMTP. This a novel architecture that supports seamless integration of different business applications.You can get professional support for Mule from Mulesource.
JTrac 2.1.0 is an open source issue tracking web application software, written in Java and it is bundled with Jetty Web Application Server. JTrac is distributed as a WAR file. You can easily install it by dropping the software at your servlet engine. The JTrac web-application checks the environment on startup and if a configured database is not detected, HSQLDB is used by default. If you have Java 5 installed you can run the application after downloading and extracting JTrac - by simply using start and stop scripts. The tool uses Acegi Security framework for Spring. You can get the software from here and there is a documentation at this place.
Zeppelin is a Cittio project that enhances cloud Computing capabilities. The software provides detailed asset, performance, auditing, benchmarking and usage metering information for cloud infrastructure. It will provide the reporting, analysis and operations support for both internal and remote cloud infrastructures.