Kolab Now Really Beta (DevOps Edition)

This week, I accidentally made Kolab Now Beta really beta — though pre-alpha more than beta, strictly speaking — completely intentionally; Oops, I #devops'ed https://t.co/zp9ncO0w1k — Kolab Operations (@kolabops) September 5, 2017 I can now proudly announce it runs off of otherwise public GIT source repositories directly, and the developers working on the projects involved… Continue reading Kolab Now Really Beta (DevOps Edition)

Performance Testing w/ Fedora Help(*2)

In the next couple of weeks or so, we’ll be executing performance testing of Kolab on OpenPower in one of the world’s largest testing facilities. How do we do this? With help of Fedora(^2). Part I: The Data Set A good performance test requires a good data set. In the particular set of tests, we… Continue reading Performance Testing w/ Fedora Help(*2)

Kolab for Open Power

Among a variety of deliberations concerning the security and transparency of a little Kolab thing running anywhere — at home, rented space or hybrid cloud — this post is about the transparency of the hardware layer, and our ongoing efforts to make that so. We have said what, why and how on LWN, at events… Continue reading Kolab for Open Power

The 3rd Pillar to Save Your Ass

A controversial topic, to say the least, is what happens when you double-click a message in a Roundcube messages listing, while also having enabled the preview pane. Two things to consider: A regular way to use Roundcube is with a preview pane, A regular way to give reading a message more vertical real estate is… Continue reading The 3rd Pillar to Save Your Ass

Re: Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Dear Melissa Perri, I’ve read your article entitled “Product Manager vs. Product Owner” with interest,  and I recommend my readers also browse Melissa’s blog for other interesting articles. However, I would like to take this opportunity to respectfully disagree with some of your article’s implied rhetoric to be entertained and conclusions, and challenge others. In my… Continue reading Re: Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Purposefully Not the Center of Attention

While it’s been argued before, over and over again, that the concepts behind a crypto-currency like BitCoin or Ethereum or Ripple or LiteCoin might mean the upheaval of the traditional economy, it’s also been argued that it is actually the underlying blockchain technology that implies the change of pace. I disagree. One can arguably not… Continue reading Purposefully Not the Center of Attention

Kolab 16.1 for Jessie: Way Ahead of Schedule

I reported before that I was a little ahead of schedule in making Kolab 16.1 available for Debian Jessie, and as it turns out I was wrong — I’m way ahead. In fact, installing and configuring Kolab 16.1 on Jessie passes without any major head-aches. I think the one little tidbit I have left relates… Continue reading Kolab 16.1 for Jessie: Way Ahead of Schedule