This Month in BSD.
Sam Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Another “this month in BSD” - The first to be an O’Reilly blog (Hi!). Previous roundups are
available. It’s been a relatively quiet month in BSD land; except for OpenBSDville which has had one of its busiest periods in the last year.
- “On (Design) Bullshit”
- Why smart people defend bad ideas
- Does your business use BSD?
- Three little words: “Tell your friends”
- Location and Geography at Where 2.0
- Explaining RAID using water coolers.
(lots this month)
- The big infrastructure behind kernel.org
If you could teach the world just one th
Deconstructing Maui X-Stream - “The Liars And Frauds Be
- BSDcertfication.com opens its first beta exam
- Massive Data Aggregation with Perl (article)
“Build what you want using BBC content” (formal launch at Open Tech 2005)
- Feeds and APIs list
- What others have built.
- nat on How To Roll Out An Open API
- “Remix the Beeb”
Books from O’Reilly
(an expensive month)
- The Art of Project Management
- Classic Shell Scripting
- SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide, Second Edition
Dell - “Software Support or Extortion”
Unwanted, mandatory support &
; “reporting” software
To uninstall the support softwar
e, pay $50. Their instructions lie.
- EuroBSDCon 2005 - Nov 25-27, Switzerland. CFP now out.
Open Tech 2005 - July 23rd, London. “An informal, low cost, one-day conference about
technologies that anyone can have a go at”.
Tiger - a month on
The image Apple uses for their DopplerView widget: A storm ov
er Microsoft HQ
- Meet Automator
Summary of the OpenBSD Hackathon
(by Jeremy at Kerneltrap)
- A new song
- The project funds development and releases by selling CDs and T-shirts
- Interview with OpenBSD Developers
- Happy Birthday Theo
(Very cool; fully fledged OpenBSD, built natively)
OpenBSD Hackathon - more details
“saving the world through disruptive proactivity”
- Announcement and downloading
- Release notes
- Lifetime of FreeBSD Branches (explanation and discussion)
HyperThreading Considered Harmful
- GCC3 and 4 news
tying together monolithic kernels vs. microkernels and h
ow they relate to DragonFly
- Hyper-Threading Dangers
- Kernel interfacing library layer
Please feel free to add important stuff I missed below: