[OSGeo Africa] Junior GIS Developer needed

Gavin Fleming gavin at afrispatial.co.za
Thu Mar 1 05:01:21 EST 2012

FOSS makes computing as accessible as this new $25 PC:

Imagine every school kid and varsity student with one of those with a FOSS
GIS stack on it!

On 1 March 2012 09:22, S Coetzer <geotech.sarel at gmail.com> wrote:

> The entire FNB home loans branch is using PostgreSQL database (OSS), this
> is a banking institute, how do you say riskier?
> Infact FNB is using Linux on their INTRANET system. Linux is probably the
> safest environment you can develop in today internet society and that
> includes the servers (redhat, ubuntu).
> Oracle has embraced redhat and mysql which actually is owned by oracle.
> http://www.oracle.com/us/technologies/linux/index.html
> OSS is not just GIS software.
> My point is, don't loose faith the community is huge and their is no
> security issues.
> Instead of paying R5000 for a course, get online and teach your self, do
> more reading.
> Sarel Coetzer
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