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Windows Server 2008 R2 Available on Amazon EC2

Today Amazon adding new options for our customers running Windows and SQL Server environments on Amazon EC2. In addition to running Windows Server 2003 and 2008, you can now run now run Windows Server 2008 R2. Sharing the kernel with Windows 7, this release of Windows includes additional Active Directory features, support for version 7.5 of IIS,(…)

Amazon Linux AMI (2011.02) Released

Amazon released an updated version of the Amazon Linux AMI earlier this week. It is available in all AWS Regions for all instance types. Here’s what’s new: Default compiler upgraded from GCC 4.1 to GCC 4.4. The AMI kernel is now based on release. An HVM AMI was released to support the Cluster Compute (cc1.4xlarge) and Cluster GPU(…)

Mozilla Firefox 4 Release Candidate for Android and Maemo Now Available

Mozilla Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo is now available as a release candidate in more than 10 languages from the Android Market and for download on your Maemo device. This release offers faster scrolling, better responsiveness with Firefox Sync and improves the overall user experience of Firefox. Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo brings(…)

Soon Domain ‘.xxx’ for Web porn sites

A red Light area in the internet Domain ? Yes soon there will be a Domain ‘.xxx’ for pron sites like .com, .org websites. On Friday, the board of directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which oversees the Internet’s naming system, approved the creation of a red-light district online for pornographic(…)

CUBRID Quizland Begins! – Challenge yourself with database related quizzes

CUBRID have launched a new contest for developers: CUBRID Quizland. CUBRID offer the following prizes: #1 place: 16GB iPad #2 place: 8 GB iPod Touch #3 and #4 place: Sony DSC 14.1 MP camera #5 to #11 place: 50$ Amazon gift card The virtual space where you can challenge yourself with database related quizzes, improve your knowledge of the(…)

HP Introduces World’s First 42-inch High-speed Digital Color Press

HP today introduced the graphic arts industry’s largest, most productive commercial digital color press, bringing the concept of mass customization to printing by combining the personalization features of digital printing with the efficiencies of high-volume production. With its unmatched width and its 600-foot/minute (183-meter/minute) speed, the HP T400 Color Inkjet Web Press prints up to 5,200(…)

Oracle Achieves World Record Result with SPECjEnterprise2010 Benchmark

Oracle WebLogic Server 11g with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 achieved 17,301.86 SPECjEnterprise2010 EjOPS. Oracle WebLogic Server was running on two Cisco Unified Computing System B440 M1 Blade Servers, each with four, eight-core Intel Xeon x7560 2.26 GHz processors. Both Application Server and Database Server were running Oracle Linux.SPECjEnterprise2010 is a Java Platform, Enterprise Edition(…)

Microsoft’s Kinect sets record as fastest-selling tech gadget

Microsoft’s Kinect has been named the fastest-selling tech gadget of all time after racking up sales of 10 million units since its launch in November. The unit is the first mass-produced device that allows for motion and voice control of a video game console without the need to hold any controller. Microsoft said the device’s(…)