Monthly Archives: August 2009

Intuit Partner Platform team blog: Startups and the Cloud – Video 1 (of 5): Welcome

Intuit Partner Platform team blog: Startups and the Cloud – Video 1 (of 5): Welcome – Intuit’s conference on the cloud for developer’s Advertisements

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Indicee: Ask Questions Get Answers

Indicee: Ask Questions Get Answers A very interesting approach to business intelligence. Coming from the original development team of crystal reports, this is worth looking at. One thing they don’t show in the videos is how they associate data in … Continue reading

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CiviCRM and QuickBooks | CiviCRM Community Site

CiviCRM and QuickBooks | CiviCRM Community Site Current status of Quickbooks integration with CiviCRM.

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SAAS 2.0 – Open source in the cloud

Here are some announcements from some of the largest and most established commercial open source vendors offering their systems in the cloud: http://www.talend.com/press/RightScale-Joins-Forces-with-Jaspersoft-Talend-and-Vertica-to-Deliver-Complete-Business-Intelligence-on-the-Cloud.php http://blog.compiere.com/2009/03/compiere-announces-cloud-edition.html http://www.sugarcrm.com/crm/about/press-releases/20081208-cloud-connectors.html For a low monthly fee, you don’t have to worry about bare metal (physical) servers … Continue reading

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Other alternatives for custom reports with mysql and postgres databases

I came across another alternative for custom reporting with mysql or postgres databases. You can use Open Office, Base module. You can use either ODBC, or the native Mysql, and Postgress database connectors. The native drivers are not installed by … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Plain and Simple

Another good video on cloud computing. Looks like this is the next generation of SAAS, or SAAS 2.0. It also works well with open source technology, since you don’t have to worry about licensing, but can also work with proprietary … Continue reading

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BitNami: Open Source. Simplified

BitNami: Open Source. Simplified Here is another company (Bitrock) that provides packaged installations, virtual images, and cloud images which can deployed to any machine or the Amazon EC2 cloud service. They provide common open source platforms and applications, so that … Continue reading

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What is the Cloud and Why Do I Care? | www.brighttalk.com

Very good summary of cloud computing and why you should care. more about “What is the Cloud and Why Do I Care? …“, posted with vodpod

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Turnkey Linux Software Appliances | Installable Live CDs

Turnkey Linux Software Appliances | Installable Live CDs Virtual images – A very good way to test and evaluate different open source systems on different platforms. Also, as the video demonstrates, they can also be easily be deployed in the … Continue reading

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xTuple Unveils Powerful New ERP Features in xTuple 3.3

xTuple Unveils Powerful New ERP Features in xTuple 3.3 New version of xtuple postbooks open source accounting program has been released.

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