[News] [Linux] Australia Accommodates Linux Through Hypervisors

[News] [Linux] Australia Accommodates Linux Through Hypervisors

Post by Roy Schest » Wed, 23 May 2007 23:59:56

SW Education graduates to virtualization

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| The NSW Department of Education and Training (DET) has completed an
| 18-month project to enable virtualization across its x86
| infrastructure resulting in over 100 virtual servers in production.


Also today:

Red Hat Selects Groundwork Open Source As Pioneer On Red Hat Exchange

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| GroundWork Open Source, a service provider in the field of open
| source IT Management, announced that GroundWork's systems and
| network management software has been selected by Red Hat as a
| pioneering open source application to be offered on Red Hat Exchange.



Linux FlyBuys into financial transactions

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| Linux may be an operating system synonymous with a flightless
| bird, but Loyalty Pacific, the company behind popular retail
| loyalty and rewards program FlyBuys, has announced it will
| jet its infrastructure to open source software.


NSW education strengthens ID management

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| The NSW Department of Education and Training (DET) has rolled out
| a department-wide ID management system to increase the speed and
| transparency of its user authentication system portals.
| [...]
| DET conducted a pilot run of the Linux-based management system
| before implementing it over the 2005 Summer leave.


Aussie CIOs get clearer vista on open source

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| Wotif.com's Paul Young told ZDNet Australia that he decided to
| base the company's infrastructure on Red Hat Linux five years
| ago and since that time, his developers have contributed codeb
| ack into the open source community.


School turns to open source to cut cost, foster student thinking

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| The school's workstations operate on the Mandriva 2006 Operating System,
| and run free and open source software options including: Open Office
| for office applications; Mozilla Firefox for Web browsing; GIMP for
| image editing; and Evolution mail for sending and receiving e-mail.
| At the core of the network is a simple HP ProLiant ML 110 server
| running Mandrake 10.1, NIS and NFS, and that connects to the Internet
| via a 1.5Mbps broadband connection.


Sydney school tames twofold IT shop

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| SCEGGS has about 830 students, 100 staff, 500 desktops, 200
| laptops, 13 servers, and an IT team of eight.
| The school's mail is delivered with the Postfix MTA on Linux and
| gets distributed to GroupWise.
| "We have moved the Linux servers to a clustered file system with
| OCFS2 which is supported natively in SUSE 10 and the data is stored
| in an Apple raid array with 1.8TB of storage,' Ralph said.
| Also in use are a number of MySQL-based applications for learning
| management systems. The school is now moving off one open source
| application, AUC, which it has used since 1999, to Moodle, a modern
| learning and content management system.


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Southern California Linux Expo!

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| To be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 8-10, 2008 at the Westin Los
| Angeles Airport.


New team takes over at Linux Australia

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| The annual event is unique in that it is the only Linux conference that still
| retains a broad technical focus; the US conference has become more of a
| tradeshow while the Ottawa conference concentrates on the kernel.



Photos: Linux.conf.au 2008

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| This year's linux.conf.au conference, held at Melbourne University, was an
| all out Linux free-for-all. Highlights include images of the new XO Linux
| laptop and an interviews with Linus Torvalds.

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