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Microsoft picks up Yahoo operations exec

Dayne Sampson, a high-ranking Yahoo operations guru who's worked at other Net powers, is heading to Microsoft's Global Foundation Services group.

By March 30, 2009


Google Docs goes down, user data does not [Updated]

The search giant's online productivity application suite experiences some feature downtime for about 45 minutes, but the outage does not take documents down with it.

By July 8, 2008


Google spotlights data center inner workings

The search company grew a little less secretive at its Google I/O show, describing some particulars of its mammoth infrastructure of software and hardware.

By May 30, 2008


5 things you probably didn't know you could do in Google Docs & Spreadsheets

Josh Lowensohn spends the afternoon at Google's headquarters and discovers some new tips and tricks for users of the Web-based office suite.

By June 20, 2007


Linux gets built-in Cell processor support

Updated kernel includes Oracle software for clustered databases, improves how OS runs on multiprocessor systems.

By March 21, 2006


Oracle gives nod to Red Hat file system

Database giant certifies the software company's Global File System, which up to 300 servers can share, for its database products.

By September 20, 2005


Red Hat releases newest Fedora

Among other features, the free Linux package comes with the Xen virtualization software and version 4 of GCC.

By June 13, 2005


Red Hat unveils storage software

New software for creating communal storage is part of strategy to expand beyond core operating system business.

By June 25, 2004


File system start-up names marketing exec

Sistina, a Minneapolis start-up that sells software to let computers store files across a host of computers instead of on a single machine, has named Joaquin Ruiz vice president of marketing and product development, the company said Tuesday. Ruiz previously worked for storage networking start-up Nishan Systems, where he was an early employee and director of product marketing. Ruiz is replacing David Sass, who left Sistina several months ago. Sistina also announced last week that its file system works with Oracle's 9i RAC database software, which uses several smaller servers instead of one larger one and therefore benefits from a file system such as Sistina's GFS. GFS competes with products from Veritas Software, IBM and others.

By June 18, 2002