Daily Archives: July 22, 2011

Judge Slaps Oracle, Scolds Google

Oracle went to court arguing that Google owed them $6billion or more for damages. The judge noticed that the maths did not compute and suggested a starting point of $100million… “Please be forewarned: the next bite will be for keeps. … Continue reading

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OpenStack is Ready for Prime Time

RackSpace has been using it’s own cloud software system but will migrate to the collaboratively developed OpenStack system now that it’s ready. That’s cool. I’m glad we’ve moved to RackSpace because they are not only using FLOSS internally but giving … Continue reading

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Software Wars

This image shows some of the interesting activities in software. The central position of M$ is due to anti-competitive acts, not leadership or dominance. The graphic does not show that M$ is declining in many areas: desktop – share has … Continue reading

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