- September 25, 2007
As Linux makes its way into enterprise shops, IT organizations need to get a grip on the open source software that they have and which licenses the software requires -- pronto.
- September 24, 2007
Like Quest, Centeris and Centrify before it, Symark Software is the latest vendor to tap Microsoft Active Directory to authenticate Linux servers.
- September 19, 2007
JeOS, Canonical's stripped-down version of Ubuntu, is an alternative to established Linux distributions as the basis of hot -- but unproven -- virtual appliances.
- September 11, 2007
IBM's low-cost Linux strategy strives to bring IBM's mainframe to large data centers, improving workload management along the way. But beware the migration caveats.
- September 10, 2007
Red Hat's RHEL 5.1 update will modify the Xen paravirtualization capabilities added to the OS, but don't expect Microsoft Windows guests until the end of the year.
- September 05, 2007
As Linux and open source make meteoric gains in the enterprise, a new report says that a pending "licensing explosion" could bring the technologies back down to earth.
- August 31, 2007
Canonical Ltd. is ready to expand its pre-installed laptop and desktop program with Dell -- or another hardware vendor -- to encompass servers in the near future.
- August 27, 2007
Once Solaris Containers for Linux Applications is released next month, existing Sun Solaris 10 users can run small batches of Linux applications.
- August 21, 2007
For Linux system administrators striving to harden a system on a server-by-server basis, Trusted Computer Solutions' Security Blanket may be the way to go.
- August 16, 2007
Rather than port legacy Sun Solaris applications, IT shops are using binary translation software from Transitive to simplify their migration to Linux on x86.
- August 14, 2007
Stagnant Unix growth and increased customer demand for SQL Server may signal an Oracle-driven surge of Linux deployments and migrations later this year.
- August 10, 2007
KVM vs. Xen, Microsoft's proposed Xen-friendly drivers and server consolidation trends highlight Bernard Golden's report on LinuxWorld 2007's virtualization news.
- August 08, 2007
At LinuxWorld, Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian lauded the success of Linux but cautioned that complacency and fragmentation are still real threats.
- August 07, 2007
Today, Sun introduced UltraSparc T2, its next generation of Niagara processors. The chip will be part of Sun Fire systems, expected out later this year.
- August 07, 2007
At LinuxWorld this week, Dell announced that it will now offer laptops and desktops with pre-installed Ubuntu to customers in Europe.