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Linux on servers: News, tips and advice

This collection of news, expert advice and user stories show how and why Linux plays well with blades, 64-bit servers and more heavy metal.

Spotlight: Linux and server report

The advent of low-cost commodity servers was a boon to Linux, which offered a low-cost operating system for that platform. The capabilities of relatively low-priced servers have increased, and Linux has kept pace. This collection of news, expert advice and user stories shows how and why Linux plays well with blades, 64-bit servers and more heavy metal. If you think we missed something, email us!


Linux, virtualization help bank tackle downtime issues
A healthy dose of Linux and VMware virtualization was all Stonebridge Bank needed to eliminate the downtime issues that plagued its older Windows-only architecture.
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Case studies: Tips: Expert advice:
  • Determining process locations on a compromised server
    Clusters and servers expert Don Becker recommends looking at the /proc entries for a server that servers that have possibly been compromised.

  • Reliable network booting
    Clusters and servers expert Don Becker describes different workaround such as minimizing image sizes sent over the TFTP and avoiding multi-casts.

  • Reprovisioning blade servers with Red Hat Kickstart
    Linux cluster and server expert Don Becker explains how to reprovision blade servers with Red Hat Kickstart.

  • What to look for when upgrading a server system
    Linux cluster and server expert Don Becker explains how to go about choosing the right servers, consolidating server resources and moving applications to them.

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