Episode 78 - Year in Review

1) Introduction

So what happened this year?

2) News

Windows 8 requiring Secure Boot will hurt linux... Or Not
Linux Fragmentation
Google bought Motorola
Rasphberry Pi
NVDIA Joins the Linux Foundation but their drivers still suck acording to Linus
XWindows is 25
Java give Linux it’s first real malware exploit
We learned that redundancy is hard and even with more than a weeks notice to get your stuff out of the way of a hurricane.

3) Conclusion

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Brian Wagner

Brian started working with *nix in while a student at Kent State University in the early 90's. In 1995, as an E-Mail Administrator for Caliber Technology (now part of Fedex) he was tasked with administering Sendmail on both Slackware Linux and Solaris Systems. His first home install of Linux was MkLinux DR1 in 1996 on his 60 Mhz PowerMac. Since then Brian has been working and consulting on Linux and it's uses in the Enterprise to support everything from E-Mail, Firewalls, Web and File serving to custom cluster solutions and grid solutions. Brian has had the opportunity to work in both Fortune 500 companies and small 2 person organizations. This has given him the unique insight into the differences every size business faces.