Linux, Windows migration and interoperability

This guide introduces you to Windows and Linux software, explains best practices and pitfalls to avoid for migration & interoperability and provides troubleshooting help and advice.

  Moving from Windows to Linux, or just trying to make the two live peacefully in your IT world? This guide offers best practices, troubleshooting guides and expert advice about Windows-to-Linux migration, integration and interoperability. You'll find migration articles, tutorials, tips, tools, white papers, expert advice and more to pump up your interoperability know-how quickly. Drop us an e-mail to let us know what other learning guides you'd like to see on SearchEnterpriseLinux.com.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
   Basics
   Server migration
   Desktop migration
   Porting Windows applications to Linux
   Interoperability
   Trends & opinions

 

Basics

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  • Definition and links: Linux (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Definition and links: Windows (SearchWinIT.com)

  • Definition and links: Open source (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Article: A roadmap for developers making the transition to Linux (IBM DeveloperWorks)
    This article targets developers, but much of the information about Linux can be useful to any IT pro.

  • Advice: Starting the transition from Windows to Linux (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Chapter download: Test Driving Linux by David Brickner (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

 

 

Server migration

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Desktop migration

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Porting Windows applications to Linux

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Interoperability

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Trends & opinions

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  • Column: 2006: Time to plan your company's escape from Microsoft (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Article: Can Microsoft become one of the OSS guys? (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Article: US-CERT study faults app security more than Linux (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Column: Why and when open source products best Microsoft (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Interview: Don't choose or pitch Linux, open source just for cost savings (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

  • Article: Mandriva sees a corporate Linux desktop in your future (SearchEnterpriseLinux.com)

 

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