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Linux versus Windows


July 9, 2008  6:49 PM

Harvard Law professor outlines OS evolution



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, videos, Windows

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/NgYE75gkzkM" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] According to Yochai Benkler, Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard, open source software is part of a shift to an economy driven by de-centralized non-market...

July 3, 2008  3:49 PM

Xandros’ Linspire buy is great spectator sport



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

Sometimes company acquisitions are just fun to sit back and watch. Xandros Inc.’s recent acquisition of Linspire Inc. is a case in point. Xandros is building its muscle as the go-to interoperability player,...


June 17, 2008  5:35 PM

Xandros Bridgeways for Red Hat debuts at Summit



Posted by: Lauren Horwitz
Administration, interoperability and integration, DataCenter, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft Windows, Red Hat, Updates and upgrades

This week, New York-based Xandros Inc., which specializes in cross-platform systems management tools, will debut Bridgeways for Red Hat at the fourth annual Red Hat Summit.

The new...


May 12, 2008  8:37 PM

Ubuntu proponent debunks Windows edge in power test



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, green computing, Linux blogs and news, Linux humor, Linux versus Windows, Windows

In a recent story on SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, we reported that Windows Server 2008 eked out a narrow...

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April 17, 2008  10:48 AM

Microsoft Vista vs. Linux desktops: An IT pro sounds off



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Updates and upgrades

The thought of moving to Microsoft Vista has put many Windows users into a panic, writes Ubuntu Linux user and IT pro Fred Marsico, the chief technology officer of Quantum Mechanics R&D in Corvallis, Ore., in this guest blog post. In trade mags and blogs, I have read about the...


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...


April 7, 2008  2:18 PM

Users praise, pan Linux at Wall Street trade show



Posted by: Dkr
Linux versus Windows, Other enterprise distributions, Red Hat, UNIX, Windows

This blog post was written by Pam Derringer, news writer for SearchEnterpriseLinux.com.

Last week, lots of IT guys from New York’s biggest banks and stock brokerages took a day off to attend the sixth annual


March 25, 2008  10:56 AM

Linux on the desktop: Soon, but not yet



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, Hardware issues, Interviews, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, SUSE/Novell, Updates and upgrades, Windows

This blog was contributed by SearchEnterpriseLinux.com expert Sander van Vugt. At Novell Inc.'s annual BrainShare user conference in Salt Lake City, I talked to Guy Lunardi, one of the most important guys behind Novell's SUSE Linux...


March 6, 2008  11:13 PM

Hamlet on Linux vs. Windows Server 2008



Posted by: SAS70ExPERT
Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Red Hat

Last week, SearchEnterpriseLinux.com editorial director Jan Stafford mentioned that the new Microsoft Windows Server 2008, which launched on February 27, has


January 14, 2008  10:27 AM

Server platform consistency for Linux systems



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Administration, interoperability and integration, Dell, HP, Linux versus Windows, Rick Vanover

Today's top server hardware vendors have expanded the line of Linux compatible server systems. HP and Dell, for example, have Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Novell SUSE Enterprise Linux available as OEM build installations, the same hardware that a Windows server can be built on. As...


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