23rd October 2010 Archive

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Microsoft backs NASA's open source cloud kit

Microsoft has embraced the OpenStack project – a much-ballyhooed open source platform for building your own "infrastructure clouds" – vowing to provide the project with code that allows these Amazon EC2-like clouds to run atop its own Hyper-V hypervisor.
Cade Metz, 23 2010
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Wikileaks outs 400,000 classified Iraq War docs

Wikileaks has released nearly 400,000 classified US military documents involving the Iraq War, defying warnings from the US government that disclosing the documents would put lives at risk.
Cade Metz, 23 2010

Reg Hardware Reviews Digest

In the past seven days, Reg Hardware has looked at many products from the worlds of consumer electronics, gaming and computing.

Oracle loses another open storage star

Oracle's VP for Open Storage, MIke Shapiro, is resigning and will leave a significant hole to be filled.