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April 25, 2008  10:34 AM

Boston’s Ubuntu Hardy Herons party with London bigwigs



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Linux humor, Open source applications, Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu fans may be passionate geeks when it comes to free software, but last night's happy love fest at the Globe Bar & Grill in Copley Place was more about enjoying the moment and being together than serial computer installs. Nearly two dozen members of the

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April 23, 2008  5:03 PM

Red Hat out-marathons the pack in financial services



Posted by: Dkr
blades, Data center physical infrastructure, Database, Enterprise applications for Linux, Hardware issues, IBM, Linux blogs and news, Open source applications, Open source Solaris, Red Hat

You have to run pretty fast to keep up with Red Hat these days. The leading open source vendor just broke two speed records for the financial industry. First, it broke the gold standard for real-time status by processing...


April 17, 2008  10:27 AM

VIPs’ drop-ins delight MySQL dinner guests



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, MySQL, sun microsystems, Uncategorized

At the MySQL conference in Santa Clara, Calif., Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Rich Green, Sun's senior vice president of software, dropped in unexpectedly in an informal dinner organized...


April 9, 2008  2:54 PM

Perens: The co-optation of patents, standards threaten IT innovation



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Legal, licensing issues, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, open standards

The success of open source software (OSS) has software giants like Microsoft running scared, OSS pioneer Bruce Perens says. Although most IT shops today use OSS such as Nagios, Samba, Apache and other programs, the open source community is still in a vulnerable spot, as software vendors use their...


February 8, 2008  10:50 AM

Added enterprise distro compatibility within development community



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Administration, interoperability and integration, CentOS, Enterprise applications for Linux, Open source applications, SUSE/Novell

The Novell-sponsored openSUSE Build Service recently added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS. This community project provides a development platform for future openSUSE Linux distributions . This is in addition...


February 5, 2008  11:42 AM

Mobile Linux platform coming to a phone near you



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Enterprise applications for Linux, Open source applications, Rick Vanover

The up-and-coming LiMo Foundation recently announced that, in March of 2008, a Linux-based platform for mobile computing platform will be available.


January 29, 2008  9:42 AM

Cleversafe presents distributed storage for datacenters



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Enterprise applications for Linux, Rick Vanover

While computing in general is in the midst of smassive change with regards to virtualization, 64-bit computing available to Linux and Windows platforms, processing cores and very high RAM quantities, storage is about to go through something big as well, thanks to


January 22, 2008  9:24 AM

Linux-compatible server options expand



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Rick Vanover, support

I was faced with the decision to implement an additional system on the RHEL 4.x series, or make our first jump to the version 5 releases. I decided to have this additional system to stay on RHEL 4.x because of our support situation. As admins are aware, there are many factors that affect a decision...


January 3, 2008  12:58 PM

Run instant messaging internally, securely



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Administration, interoperability and integration, Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Open source applications, Rick Vanover

Have you found Instant Messaging (IM) running on just about every box in your enterprise? Want to secure IM? Meet Jabber. Jabber is a streaming XML based open source instant messenger server.  You can provision a Linux server to...


November 9, 2007  9:52 AM

UPDATE REMINDER: Product of the Year nominations are going on now!



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, authentication, Backup & recovery, blades, Clusters, grids and mainframes, Database, disaster recovery, Enterprise applications for Linux, green computing, Hardware issues, identity management, Linux basics, Open source applications, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, Systems Management, Xen

2007 Product of the Year AwardsWorking with vendors is...


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