• Microsoft: Linux looks cheap at first, but the costs come later

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Ostensibly, Microsoft Corp. made its first official appearance at LinuxWorld this week to demonstrate developer tools and the interoperability features of Windows Services for Unix 3.0. Listening to Microsoft officials take a few jabs at Linux's low-cost reputation, however, gives...

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  • Windows and Linux: Unraveling support options

    There are lots of commercial and free versions of Linux available for integration in a Windows enterprise. Each Linux option comes with its own support mechanisms and issues for Windows IT managers to consider.

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  • Open-source IM firm works in .NET, Linux

    A company called Tipic doesn't have a typical take on instant messaging. The firm thinks IM should be open to everyone. With that in mind, Tipic has announced that its server software will work in both .NET Server and Linux platforms.

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  • Open-source vs. Microsoft: Who’s switching to Linux?

    In part three of our Q&A series, two experts -- C. J. Rayhill and Peter Houston -- face off about why businesses are, should be, or may be switching from Windows to Linux.

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  • Windows utility explores Linux partitions

    If you are dealing with a hard drive that was formatted and used on a Linux system, and you only have a Windows computer to access it, a new utility can help bridge the gap.

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  • Unable to boot Windows after installing Fedora Core

    I have two HDD on my system. The first had two primary partitions, with WinXP Pro installed on the first one, the second RAW. On the second HDD, I installed Fedora Core 2, and afterward, could not boot Windows. I have made an emergency boot diskette to boot Windows but want to fix my MBR and boot...

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  • Is it possible to get with a HP-UX Version 10.20 on a Microsoft SQL Server?

    Is it possible to get with a HP-UX Version 10.20 on a Microsoft SQL Server? I want to make a tool in C or C++ that I can get from the HP-UX system on a Microsoft SQL Server. Can you tell me if this is possible? And, if it works, maybe you can tell me a little bit about this? Are there any tools or...

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  • Linux and Windows: Clustering champ unclear

    An organization's selection of a clustering platform is largely a matter of environment and the task at hand.

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  • Linux not accountable for security, Ballmer says

    Microsoft has been playing catch-up on security issues such as patch management, but unlike Linux, at least Microsoft is accountable to its customers, CEO Steve Ballmer said today at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo.

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  • Windows, Linux mired in benchmarking cat fight

    Explaining how Windows stacks up against Linux in a high demand environment sounds like a simple exercise, but one expert says it's actually a complicated task, for several reasons.

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