DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/4
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Red Hat is rolling out the newest edition to its virtualization portfolio. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers includes Enterprise Virtualisation Hypervison and Enterprise Virtualisation Manager for Servers. Virtualisation Hypervison is a light weight hypervisor for hosting Windows and Linux virtual machines, and the Virtualisation Manager for Servers is a browser based management system that creates, configures, and moves virtual machines.
A third update for K Desktop Environment (KDE) 4.3 is now available. KWin window effects, JuK audio player, and the KDE PIM have all gotten upgrades in this latest edition. The software also includes numerous bug fixes and translation updates. For more details on the release, you can visit KDE's website.
Think iPhone app development will make you rich? A new study says it's not very likely. Pinch Media's app store stats show that half of all paid apps have under 1000 downloads. Most of the app revenue is concentrated in the hands of a few developers, according to the study. Only the top ten percent of apps get a heavy amount of downloads and make decent money.
For the second day in a row, Marco Peereboom's "OpenSSL is written by monkeys" is the top link on DZone. If you haven't checked it out this adventure in OpenSSL already, you should give it a read. It's a nice mix of humor and hard analysis.