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LinuxWorld Expo 2005 Report

I recently attended the LinuxWorld Expo 2005 here in London, UK on the 5th October. This was the first dedicated Linux show I’ve been to, and I have to say I was impressed. It was a lot smaller than I expected – about 60 stands – and some of the l…

MySQL Storage Engines

One of the key reasons why MySQL is so flexible is because of the support for different storage engines. Rather than supporting a single method for storing information you can choose the optimal method for your database and application. But how do…

Solaris 10 Review

I have a new review up on LinuxToday about my experiences of using Solaris 10 over the last few months. As the article says at the start, I’ve been using Solaris since the original SunOS was redeveloped and rebranded as Solaris in the early 90s, a…