Thursday, July 07, 2005

Kimberly L. Tripp on developing for SQL Server

Check it out here

A bold statement: "Open source could damage the market"

Bob Hayward, senior vice president and chief research officer, Gartner Research Asia-Pacific, said that software developers could be discouraged from creating new software because of the multitude of open source software available for free. This is further driven by major vendors that are making their software available as open source.

Check out the complete article here

Software Patents... No no no

The EU has voted against "Software Patents".
Of the 732 people 648 voted no, a clear vote imho.

I suppose this will not be the end of the whole story...

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

New computer - update

Yes yes yes :)
It has arrived... only the CPU was out of stock so I have to wait a little bit :'( If all goes well it should arrive tomorrow.

I also decided to buy another case :-)

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

SAN Phase II

We got to talk with the people responsible for the SAN.
Seems our plans are quite useless, the layout of the disks has changed :-( Anyway, we decided on a new plan. Currently +200 disks are assigned to our development servers. We're waiting for the draft as proposed by them (considering our remarks of course).