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Linux versus Windows


December 22, 2008  3:54 PM

Java virtual machine performance: Ubuntu wins over Windows



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Java, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Ubuntu Linux, Windows

In May we reported results of a Windows Server 2008 power test conducted by Michael Larabel at Phoronix. Last week he released the results of his most recent open source versus Windows test, a...

November 10, 2008  9:43 PM

Microsoft’s embrace of open source could signal turnaround



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


October 23, 2008  4:30 PM

Collective Linux development model will be tough to beat, report says



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

The humble penguin is mascot of quite a treasure. According to an updated Linux Foundation study, to build from scratch today, the Linux kernel would cost $1.4...


October 21, 2008  3:21 PM

American Idol vs. Britney: Why open source will prevail, Red Hat says



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

Red Hat CEO and supersalesman Jim Whitehurst sure knows how to keep things simple. In yet another global tour pitching Red Hat, Whitehurst compared the open source development model to American Idol, the TV show that propelled country singer Carrie...


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,


August 21, 2008  1:24 PM

Microsoft buys $100 million more Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise certificates



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

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

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August 18, 2008  1:22 PM

Microsoft win for OOXML could undermine open source



Posted by: Dkr
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, open standards, OpenOffice, TechTarget Blogs

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...


July 29, 2008  2:37 PM

User frustration with Vista prompts Ubuntu test-drive



Posted by: Dkr
desktops, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft Windows, TechTarget Blogs, Ubuntu Linux, Windows

I was relaxing, reading personal email on a leisurely Sunday afternoon when a note from a long-lost friend brought work, and Linux, front and center. The friend, from whom I hadn't heard in years, reported that her husband, frustrated beyond belief with


July 18, 2008  4:57 PM

Open source: Get a (marketing) life, Yegge says



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
CRM, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows

“You are a brand,” Steve Yegge, technology prodigy and renowned industry blogger, told listeners in a podcast on software marketing...


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