64-bit Windows Installations Skyrocket
As more people make the shift to Windows 7, it seems that many are willing to take another 'future-proofing' leap and move to the 64-bit version instead of the aging 32-bit. In a Windows team blog, Microsoft shared some statistics that showed nearly a 50/50 split between 64-bit and 32-bit installations for Windows 7 systems. The split was 46%/54% in favor of 32-bit, but that's a huge change compared to Vista (a 11%/89% split in favor of 32-bit) and Windows XP, which has less than 1% of the user base with a 64-bit version.
Apache Stonehenge Adds Platforms
This weekend, the second release of the Apache incubator project, Stonehenge, brought support for more platforms. Stonehenge is a set of example SOA applications spanning many languages and platforms, demonstrating best practices and interoperability. The M2 incubating release this weekend added support for Sun Metro, WS-Trust, and federated identity.
Guacamole Goes Good with HTML5
3 Indispensable MySQL Tools
What MySQL tools could you not live without? Thanks to Tony Sun for the link.