Monthly Archives: December 2011

Message Broker v8 with MySQL

Now that you know that you can use Message Broker v8 on Ubuntu for development, you may be wondering if you can use some of the databases that are more common on Linux, such as MySQL. You can! IBM WebSphere … Continue reading

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WebSphere Message Broker on Ubuntu

WebSphere Message Broker v8 now supports Ubuntu for development systems (i.e. not production use) –¬†http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27023600#Ubuntu I have been running MQ and Message Broker on Ubuntu and Debian since shortly after I joined IBM in 2005, and it seems there are … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL

I have been flicking through the following FAQ on the GNU GPL: Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL – GNU Project – Free Software Foundation (FSF). I am trying to understand the risks that we are told about regularly … Continue reading

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Kindle-ing a desire to read

This post was originally drafted in May when I actually bought my kindle – I finally got round to actually publishing it… Earlier this year I finally gave in. I felt a moment of regret about buying into an enormous … Continue reading

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Upgrading cyanogenmod

I previously wrote about rooting a HTC Desire and installing CyanogenMod 7. A month or so ago, a new CyanogenMod rom was released, and I finally found the time to upgrade it. Of course I first did a full backup, … Continue reading

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