Unix servers News
June 28, 2010
Several stalwart Sun shops are moving off their beloved Sparc hardware to non-Oracle alternatives.
April 12, 2010
First Red Hat dropped support for Intel's Itanium chip, and now Microsoft has done the same. But does the second shoe to drop really matter?
February 25, 2010
With AIX 6, IBM--the granddaddy of virtualization -- has taken cues from VMware and added live migration to its logical partitions virtualization offering. Will the move keep workloads on the platform?
January 21, 2010
Many Sun Microsystems hardware customers breathed a sigh of relief that the buyout ordeal is over. But concerns over Oracle support plans continue.
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