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October 3, 2008  6:37 PM

‘Open source cheaper’ story sparks debate



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, TechTarget Blogs

October 2, 2008  2:17 PM

Fedora gets mixed review in ‘girlfriend test’



Posted by: Dkr
Fedora Linux, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux humor, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, TechTarget Blogs

Everyone agrees that the Linux desktop has a lot of work ahead to transform itself from a techie obsession to the intuitive, user-friendly desktop of a Macintosh or Windows machine. Even Mark Shuttleworth, founder of the popular Ubuntu Linux desktop,


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  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 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 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...


August 29, 2008  2:39 PM

Strong Novell SUSE sales boost third quarter



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

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 25, 2008  1:50 PM

Should VMware buy Red Hat?



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

A recent Business Week article said...


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