Stories by Paul Krill

  • WS-I to vote on Sun's fate

    A consequential joust for power in Web services standards development will unfold this week with Sun Microsystems making a bid for one of two board seats being added to The Web Services Interoperability Organisation.

  • Are developers programmers or engineers?

    Software project management suffers from confusion over project goals, developers working without supervision, and even from developers being miscast as engineers, said panelists during a keynote session at the VSLive show.

  • HP touts Compaq integration efforts

    The merger of Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer has enabled the combined company to leverage the strengths of the respective pre-merger companies, HP CEO Carly Fiorina said.

  • Sun joins Web Services Interoperability Organisation

    Sun Microsystems, which had been shut out of the Web Services Interoperability Organisation (WS-I) board and thus had refused to join the organisation, is joining WS-I as a contributing member and intends to run for the group's policy-making board in March 2003.

  • Macromedia to extend Flash to app servers

    Macromedia is set to extend Macromedia Flash Remoting MX to .Net and Java application servers, enabling Internet application development for these platforms based on Macromedia's technology.

  • Intel to boost Xeon processors

    Intel plans to introduce 2.6GHz and 2.8GHz versions of its Xeon server chip, for dual and single-processor applications such as Web hosting, security and streaming media, the chip maker announced at the Intel Development Forum this week.

  • Borland details work on .Net tool

    Borland Software in early 2003 plans to offer a development environment specifically tailored to the Microsoft .Net programming model, a Borland official said on Tuesday.

  • MS readies compliance kit for Web services

    Looking to drive industry adoption of its Web services standards proposals, Microsoft on Monday plans to announce availability of a software development kit featuring its own specifications.

  • Oracle to release cluster file system for Linux

    Hoping to tap into the Linux market and gain more sales for its bread-and-butter database, Oracle at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo this week plans to detail a clustered file system for the Linux OS along with a Linux installer wizard and other tools, as well as make source code for these products available to users.