Enterprise Linux Log:

September, 2008


September 25, 2008  5:29 PM

Red Hat quarterly earnings up 29% to $164.4 million



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Linux blogs and news, Red Hat, TechTarget Blogs

Red Hat Inc. reported second-quarter revenues of $164.4 million, an increase of 29% in  quarterly revenue compared with a year ago, at $127.2 million. Deferred revenue rose somewhat faster, climbing 32% to $496.9 million. Quarterly profits also rose, but by a...

September 18, 2008  8:18 PM

Novell pledges to fix ZenWorks snafu



Posted by: Dkr
SUSE/Novell, TechTarget Blogs

Sometimes stories about customer problems have happy endings. One day after publication, the Novell ZenWorks problem that I blogged about Sept. 17 appears to be on its way to resolution. Not that resolution was speedy; the issue was the topic of numerous...


September 18, 2008  6:09 PM

Red Hat boosts open source at new CUNY lab, national campus tour



Posted by: Dkr
Fedora Linux, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Open source applications, Red Hat, TechTarget Blogs


September 17, 2008  5:12 PM

Novell ZenWorks 10 log-in snafu wipes out non-Microsoft desktops, IT director says



Posted by: Dkr
Administration, interoperability and integration, desktops, Linux, SUSE/Novell, TechTarget Blogs

Sometimes the latest is not the greatest.

Just ask Grant Nickle, IT director at Louisville, Ky.-based Underwriters Safety & Claims. An avid...


September 16, 2008  7:06 PM

Sourcefire strengthens virtualization security with RNA



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Hardware issues, Linux, Security, Virtualization, VMware


September 16, 2008  6:45 PM

Red Hat stonewalls on Microsoft interoperability plans



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Linux blogs and news, Microsoft Windows, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, TechTarget Blogs, Virtualization, VMware

Novell Inc.’s recent coup of achieving bidirectional virtualization with Microsoft’s Hyper-V -- SUSE Linux Enterprise can run as a guest on Hyper-V and Hyper-V on SUSE -- is a huge step forward for...


September 15, 2008  9:33 PM

Competitor Citrix releases cloud products at VMware’s VMworld 2008



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, Data center physical infrastructure, Linux, Virtualization, VMware

Citrix Systems Inc. is hardly shy about its presence at


September 11, 2008  3:19 PM

Ubuntu’s mascot menagerie is a zoo of characters



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux humor, Open source applications, TechTarget Blogs, Ubuntu Linux

Keeping track of the ever-changing ranks of the Ubuntu mascot menagerie is not for the faint of heart. My debut into LinuxLand was shortly before the introduction of the Hardy Heron and Ubuntu 8.04 LTS last April. Simple enough. Until today....


September 9, 2008  7:12 PM

Red Hat mystifies with Qumranet purchase



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Microsoft, Open source applications, Red Hat, TechTarget Blogs

Less than a week after Red Hat Inc.’s surprise $107 million purchase of Qumranet Inc., I remain mystified by this acquisition. Qumranet is the Israeli-based creator of the KVM open source hypervisor, which is incorporated...


September 4, 2008  7:17 PM

No delays expected for SUSE/Microsoft virtualization connectors, Novell says



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Linux blogs and news, Microsoft Windows, Open source applications, TechTarget Blogs, Virtualization

Some bloggers raised concerns that Microsoft would not release its Linux Integration Components on Sept. 8 as planned, concurrent with the release of its highly anticipated Hyper-V virtualization application. The components, which include special drivers for networking and storage, are expected...


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