CEO of bankrupt Linux company says employee lawsuits put it out of business
As we previously reported, after 17-years of duking it out with Microsoft Windows with some success, French company Mandriva just shuttered its doors and liquidated its assets.
Mandriva offered a Linux operating system for PCs that was doing well in some developing nations.
We reached out to the former CEO of Mandriva Jean-Manuel Croset, who joined Mandriva in 2011, to ask what happened.
Also: Mandriva 1998-2015
The Ubuntu 15.04 Lemur Laptop from System76 Is Now on Sale at a Special Price
System76, a hardware company, which is being known for building powerful computers with Ubuntu preloaded, has just announced that they have a special sale only for this weekend.
Why your next database will be open source
While open source databases have long been popular for niche use cases, over the past decade they've steadily grown in maturity and importance.
In fact, as Feinberg and Adrian note, "open-source RDBMS products have matured in the availability of DBA skills, availability of DBA tools and near-equality of RDBMS functionality. OSDBMS is being used successfully in mission-critical applications in a large percentage of organizations."
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Uses Linux Kernel 4.0.4
The openSUSE Tumbleweed distro has received another set of updates this week, and the distribution is now using Linux kernel 4.0.4, which is the most advanced version available right now.