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October 2, 2007  12:57 PM

Call for Entries – SearchEnterpriseLinux.com Products of the Year Awards



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux basics, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Open source applications, Security, Virtualization

SearchEnterpriseLinux.com wants to help our readers discover the best of the best in Linux products for the enterprise in our 2007 Products of the Year awards. Nominate a favorite product youve used, or...

September 10, 2007  3:38 PM

Linux Done Right: A user’s pleasant surprise



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, identity management, Linux basics, Linux desktops, Linux Done Right, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, Samba, support

Consider this the first in an occasional, meandering series of articles on Linux done right. These aren't meant to boost the sales of any particular vendor, but instead are meant to show other end users, IT managers and decision makers what to look for when vetting applications and operating...


August 7, 2007  9:58 AM

Netcraft August Web server report: Apache down, Microsoft up



Posted by: ITKE
Apache, Enterprise applications for Linux

The executive summary for Netcraft's latest Web server market share report says it all: "Microsoft's recent gains raise the prospect that Windows may soon challenge Apache's leadership position." Or does it? The


July 30, 2007  4:40 PM

Virtual directories: Identity management and data integration panacea or placebo?



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, identity management, Virtualization

Virtualizing directories is an increasingly-deployed technique for handling some identity management issues, secure data sharing and centralization of data resources. Among other things, a virtual directory enables integration of user identity information in disparate applications in an...


July 23, 2007  5:51 PM

Replacing Microsoft Small Business Server: IT pro asks for open source software alternatives



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Open source applications

David Crook, a consultant and 20-year IT veteran, has issued a challenge -- via SearchEnterpriseLinux.com -- to the open source community. He tells me he has a shiny new IBM xSeries server "sitting idle waiting for something to make its life a little less boring." His first thought was to install...


July 12, 2007  3:29 PM

Linux application server landscape shifts, but still beats proprietary software



Posted by: ITKE
Enterprise applications for Linux, Systems Management

We're working on another series at SearchEnterpriseLinux.com: application servers! We want to know what's new, what people are using, and why. We want to get the bottom of how things have changed over the past few years because, basically, a few years in technology is like 10 years to everyone...


April 4, 2007  9:37 AM

IBM’s second annual open source analyst meeting



Posted by: ITKE
Enterprise applications for Linux, IBM, Open source applications

Take one multi-billion dollar company, add a sprinkling of inquisitive analysts and a smattering of open source software, and you'll have the annual IBM open source analyst briefing, which happened last week. Analyst Joe Clabby, who's...


March 26, 2007  8:45 AM

Watch out Oracle — MySQL rising (to 40%)



Posted by: ITKE
Enterprise applications for Linux

From Stephen Shankland over at CNET comes good news for MySQL fans:

You now can discard any lingering traces of doubt that the open-source MySQL database competes with the incumbent proprietary products from Oracle, Microsoft...


March 16, 2007  6:28 PM

Lotus-on-Linux notes: Money talks; beta is betta’



Posted by: ITKE
Enterprise applications for Linux, Legal, licensing issues, Red Hat

Today I talked to Red Hat integrator Troy Webb -- managing partner, InCentric Solutions, LLC -- and Lotus on Linux was the first subject he brought up. Turns out Lotus on Linux has a big money angle in two ways. InCentric has helped about a dozen businesses moving Lotus off Windows and onto RHEL4...


March 6, 2007  9:46 AM

Zend Technologies Updates Zend Core



Posted by: ITKE
Enterprise applications for Linux

Another post, another list. I've been told blogs, like Letterman, love lists. Zend Core 2.0 updates include:

  • Certified PHP, extensions, database drivers, web services support and all other components required to...


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