Open Source Solutions


Open Source Java ESB Moves into the Cloud

Web-based middleware maker MuleSoft yesterday unveiled a new version of its enterprise service bus (ESB), Mule ESB 3.0 Community.

BigMemory Ehcache Addon Dumps Java Garbage Collection

Terracotta has released to beta a new Java addon for the Enterprise version of its Ehcache distributed Java caching software designed to free Java applications from the memory and performance constraints of Garbage Collection (GC).

New Community Founded To Help Schools Exploit Open Source

Jasig, a consortium that sponsors open source projects for higher education, has started a new community of practice explicitly focused on helping institutions understand how to exploit open source software.

Gartner: Microsoft 'Dominates' E-Mail Market

Microsoft received a "strong positive" rating in a study of e-mail system vendors by Gartner, which was released in mid-August.

Citrix To Acquire VMLogix

In a move aimed at extending its Open Cloud infrastructure, Citrix Systems Inc. has agreed to acquire VMLogix Inc.



Josh Baron

The Ed Tech Journey and a Future Driven by Disruptive Change

Teaching and learning in higher ed have advanced incrementally alongside rapid changes in technology. Is it time for some radical shifts?

Java-COBOL Integrator Updated

Java-COBOL integration tools provider Veryan has upgraded its flagship isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (isCOBOL APS).

U New England in Australia Adds Moodle to LMS Lineup

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia will be adding another open source learning management system to two other systems already in use on campus, Blackboard and Sakai.

North Carolina State Uses Data Analytics To Identify Prospects for Research Investments

North Carolina State University has begun using data analytics software from IBM to identify potential investors for its technologies and scientific advancements.

Cultural Shift at a Community College: E-Portfolios Go Campuswide

Tunxis Community College in Connecticut grew an assessment experiment into a schoolwide implementation of electronic portfolios.