Linux servers

  • August 03, 2009 03 Aug'09

    Is server virtualization boosting Linux adoption?

    An IDC report concluded that the economic recession and cloud computing and virtualization trends will help Linux increase in the data center just as the previous recession boosted Linux adoption. Cisco has heavily adopted the platform, with more ...

  • July 02, 2009 02 Jul'09

    Linux desktop adoption boosted by economy

    The tough economy is boosting Linux desktops in business, especially among existing users, but small market share makes major gains a daunting challenge.

  • June 23, 2009 23 Jun'09

    Sun launches HPC products as Oracle takeover nears

    Despite an uncertain future under Oracle, Sun Microsystems launched several high-performance computing hardware and software offerings this week.

  • June 18, 2009 18 Jun'09

    Itanium processor delays put HP's plans in question

    Repeated Intel Itanium delays have some HP Integrity server shops wondering whether the company should re-think its processor options.

  • June 17, 2009 17 Jun'09

    Server users ponder Sun's hardware future

    With reports that Sun Microsystems' next-generation processor has been axed, what does the fate of UltraSparc mean for the rest of Sun's server hardware?

  • June 05, 2009 05 Jun'09

    Red Hat debuts flexible JBoss platform additions

    Red Hat released multiple JBoss application servers in June, featuring modular construction and microcontainers that enable businesses to customize the Web application servers to fit their data center and software needs while standardizing ...

  • June 01, 2009 01 Jun'09

    Ingres and JBoss integration aimed at database market expansion

    Ingres Corp. says its JBoss pact achieves mission-critical, end-to-end open source computing but expert doubts Ingres can overtake the database market. Among the customers using the integrated middleware is the Swiss-based financial services firm, ...

  • June 01, 2009 01 Jun'09

    Sun Microsystems releases new version of OpenSolaris

    In today's news in brief, Sun Microsystems released a new version of OpenSolaris, and three major IT players join forces on data center energy efficiency.

  • May 27, 2009 27 May'09

    Lower disaster recovery costs with open source replication tools

    Lower the cost of disaster recovery replication with open source DR tools like Rsync and distributed replicated block device, or DRBD.

  • May 13, 2009 13 May'09

    Choosing the best x86 server for your data center

    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.

  • May 12, 2009 12 May'09

    Linux clusters made easy

    Linux cluster experts say systems can run well with good design, open source management and monitoring tools and proactive administrators. The IBM white paper is written for Linux admins with small-scale cluster experience who are facing working on ...

  • May 11, 2009 11 May'09

    Linux's position in cloud computing efforts

    The role of Linux in cloud computing is becoming more clear as the technology advances. The open source platform beats its rivals in cost, and is an undisputed leader in the space. The Linux Foundation released a white paper, positioning Linux at ...

  • May 05, 2009 05 May'09

    Hardware losses doomed Sun but Linux hurt too

    Sun's hardware losses were the primary cause of its decline and subsequent purchase by Oracle, but lack of foresight in Linux and opensource market along with many Sun missteps contributed to its downfall.

  • April 29, 2009 29 Apr'09

    IBM doubles refund for Sparc migrations: News in brief

    In today's news in brief, IBM has doubled its refund to Sun Sparc server users that move to IBM Power server hardware, plus news on HP-UX, AdaptivCool and APC.

  • April 28, 2009 28 Apr'09

    Oracle acquires Sun: What does it mean for mainframes?

    How will Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems affect mainframes? According to a mainframe expert, the merger will have an indirect and positive impact on the mainframe market.