Enterprise Linux Log:

August, 2008


August 29, 2008  2:39 PM

Strong Novell SUSE sales boost third quarter

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

Waltham, Mass.-based Novell Inc. reported solid revenue growth in its third-quarter earnings call yesterday, with net revenues of $245 million, up from $236 million for the second quarter of 2008 and from $237...

August 27, 2008  8:21 PM

Red Hat tight-lipped on breach, but risk appears small

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

Red Hat Inc. has declined to provide additional details on last week’s security breach on some Fedora servers that were illegally accessed. Although Red Hat said it did not believe that the...


August 25, 2008  1:50 PM

Should VMware buy Red Hat?

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

A recent Business Week article said...


August 22, 2008  3:47 PM

Boston “Installfest” is Saturday, Aug. 23, at MIT

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

The Boston Linux & Unix Users Group's 30th Installfest, which we announced in a previous blog as taking place on Sat., Aug. 16, is actually tomorrow, Sat., Aug. 23, at MIT. Volunteers will help users install open source software on their...


August 21, 2008  1:24 PM

Microsoft buys $100 million more Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise certificates

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

Microsoft Corp. recently announced that it will buy $25 million to $100 million in additional customer support certificates for

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August 20, 2008  10:57 PM

Canonical, VMware: Start of a new wave at Linux Foundation?

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

Less than two weeks after VMware Inc., the proprietary virtualization software leader, signed up for membership in the Linux Foundation,

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August 18, 2008  1:22 PM

Microsoft win for OOXML could undermine open source

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

On Friday, Aug. 15, the software behemoth from Redmond, Wash., won another victory over open source, when the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission...


August 15, 2008  7:46 PM

Ubuntu growing its ecosystem of apps, partners, Canonical says

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

Malcolm Yates, the global independent software vendor (ISV) alliance manager at Canonical Ltd., traveled halfway around the world, flying from London to San Francisco with a message for LinuxWorld:

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August 15, 2008  2:58 PM

LinMin adds key API to its automated provisioning tool

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

LinMin Corp. beefed up automation of its cross-platform bare-metal provisioning tool. The new version 5.2 from the Redwood City, Calif., startup now includes an application programming interface (API) through which a business process can initiate the provisioning...


August 15, 2008  2:39 PM

Boston Linux group to install Linux on machines tomorrow

Don Rosenburg Profile: Dkr

If you've wanted to ditch Windows and experiment with Linux but are intimated by the prospect of going it alone, tomorrow's your chance. The Boston Linux & Unix Users Group has organized its 30th Installfest, which takes place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on...


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