- May 01, 2020
While it may be overshadowed by OpenShift and Kubernetes, Red Hat Summit attendees were reminded that Red Hat Enterprise Linux still has a strategic role to play.
- April 16, 2020
Two new low-end IBM z15 mainframes and security software aim to help users better prevent internal attacks, as well as monitor workloads across on-premises and multi-cloud environments.
- August 08, 2019
Red Hat released RHEL version 7.7 with features that make it easier to marry its legacy systems with the latest cloud-native applications, while urging users to move to RHEL 8.
- May 07, 2019
Red Hat rolled out its long-awaited Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, designed to work across corporate data centers and multiple clouds and anchor its container and AI strategies.
- March 28, 2019
Six months after IBM revealed plans to acquire Red Hat, some IT industry experts have reason to believe approvals will take longer than the companies have suggested.
- November 02, 2018
After its acquisition by IBM, Red Hat wasted little time unveiling the next version of its flagship product, RHEL 7.6, which supports hybrid clouds and updated security.
- June 29, 2016
With RHEL hitting platform maturity, Red Hat's future includes Microsoft integration, expanded management and a smaller footprint.
- May 20, 2016
The most common data center operating system gets its final 6.x updates with the addition of a local backup archiving tool before transitioning to just security and stability updates.
- December 30, 2015
Data center teams modernized and adapted throughout 2015, with help -- and hindrance -- from major changes in the IT industry, which ranged from new job demands to transitions among providers.
- August 18, 2015
IBM opens the doors of its proprietary mainframes, delivering two Linux-only boxes and significant code contributions to the open source world.
- July 30, 2015
New security features and predictive analysis of performance issues are two of the new features users will find in RHEL 6.7.
- July 14, 2015
Good vendor support must be predictive, agile, interactive and dynamic. Red Hat claims its support is all of that, but not everyone agrees.
- June 29, 2015
RHEL on ARM servers has developers envisioning new apps, but the hardware and software ecosystem for 64-bit ARM is still just a vision.
- March 16, 2015
Linux talent is in high demand, with organizations willing to pay big bucks for those with the right qualifications. Do you have what it takes?
- June 07, 2013
Many improvements are coming to RHEL, including changes to installations, file systems and the user interface.
- April 20, 2012
Hewlett-Packard to package Ubuntu on ProLiant servers. Linus Torvalds up for a prestigious technology prize. Red Hat embraces Microsoft Open Technologies.
- August 08, 2011
Canonical grows it personal cloud service to a million users, Android ranks last in open source analysis and other news in brief.
- March 29, 2011
Unix admins have many processor technology options for their environments. An expert compares offerings from AMD and Intel to help you make the best decision for your data center.
- May 27, 2009
Lower the cost of disaster recovery replication with open source DR tools like Rsync and distributed replicated block device, or DRBD.
- May 13, 2009
All x86 servers are not equal. What are the criteria for buying x86 servers? Consider application characteristics, memory, power usage and other factors when selecting a commodity server vendor.
- July 15, 2008
A Linux security expert outlines best practices, from granting admins the least system access possible to the importance of system audits and when to turn on listening daemons.
- May 05, 2008
To reduce costs and improve trade times, the New York Stock Exchange migrated from mainframes to Linux and AIX servers. But the shift to new scripting languages posed hurdles.
- October 17, 2007
With the release of Ubuntu 7.10 and its new features, ISVs and enterprise customers are finally taking notice and using the OS in significant server deployments.
- May 03, 2007
In the column that follows, author and SELinux expert Frank Mayer will walk you through five of the ways that this venerable Linux security technology may surprise you.
- May 01, 2007
After months of speculation, Dell Inc. officially announced it will sell pre-installed, 100% certified Ubuntu Linux on its laptop and desktop computers.
- April 23, 2007
Sun is selling select Sun Fire and UltraSPARC servers at deep discounts in honor of its 25th anniversary.
- April 11, 2007
Is a perfect storm brewing for Ubuntu? The combo of a renewed push for Ubuntu on the server and new thin client support could spark interest in IT managers looking for less expensive alternatives to Red Hat and Windows.
- March 12, 2007
As HP's reign atop the Linux server heap continues, one company exec explains how its BladeSystem and Linux can keep it competitive with IBM in the blade server space.
- February 28, 2007
After a few speed bumps, the Windsor School District is on track to all but eliminate Microsoft Windows in favor of Novell SUSE Linux servers and desktops.
- March 14, 2006
In an effort to dispel some FUD, Jason Gilmore's opines on several of the most commonplace reasons for not investigating PostgreSQL.
- January 16, 2006
At the first International Conference on GPLv3, Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman laid out the plan of attack for changing the leading open source license to fit the times.
- December 06, 2005
What if everything you knew about design patterns, or elements of reusable object-oriented software, was a lie?
- October 18, 2005
Is Microsoft using its considerable resources to hinder adoption of Linux on the desktop? Outspoken IT consultant John H. Terpstra thinks so, and he intends to prove it.
- May 31, 2005
Open source expert Bruce Perens had a thing or two to say about licensing in the wake of the LinuxWorld Summit, held in New York last week.
- March 28, 2005
Just how is open source Berkeley DB different from other databases? Sleepycat CEO Mike Olson offers his view.
- June 21, 2004
Here are two more tall tales from SearchEnterpriseLinux.com readers who want to know who really wrote Linux.
- June 09, 2004
Now that there's money to be made from Linux, creators of the Linux kernel's code are showing up faster than long-lost relatives at a billionaire's funeral. First, SCO said that a bunch of Linux code belongs to them. Now, some folks are saying that ...
- December 31, 2003
This commentary suggests the Novell Inc.'s purchase of SuSE Linux AG will provide the network infrastructure software Linux needs to be a complete enterprise platform.
- August 14, 2003
Stocking a Linux security toolbox? Don't forget Snort, says Rafeeq Ur Rehman, author of Intrusion Detection with Snort from Prentice Hall PTR. Snort's stability and cross-platform compatibility makes it Rehman's enterprise open-source ...
- May 21, 2003
An IT professional found he was handcuffed by licensing restrictions, a wrong choice he had made years prior.
- March 20, 2003
Figuring out the total cost of ownership (TCO) for Linux versus Windows for any given application is not a simple matter.
- March 14, 2003
Charged with implementing an application server that ran on both Linux and Windows 2000, webmaster Joe Sechman immediately chose Linux. Unfortunately, Sechman, who works for a large organization he preferred not to name, couldn't persuade his ...