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Linux versus Windows


January 11, 2008  11:05 AM

Making the case for JeOS



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

I recently tried out a test system with an Ubuntu Server 7.10 JeOS build. The JeOS (Just Enough Operating System, pronounced "juice" ) concept for Linux works well if one needs just enough to run a test...

November 19, 2007  9:40 AM

Google’s Linux-based Android takes on Ma Bell



Posted by: ITKE
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Unix, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Open source applications, Windows

When Google launched Android earlier this month, many people assumed that because it was an open, Linux-based mobile operating system, the target was Microsoft. Throughout the relatively brief history of Linux, the first competition was with legacy Unix systems and Microsoft Windows. Closed versus...


October 15, 2007  9:14 AM

Michael Dell: Linux server uptake increasing



Posted by: ITKE
Dell, desktops, Linux desktops, Linux versus Windows

Dell LinuxAre Linux server sales increasing faster than...


September 13, 2007  4:13 PM

If Linux server adoption is slowing, then my name is Steve Ballmer



Posted by: ITKE
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows

Linux adoption in the enterprise is slowing down? Not so fast says one analyst firm, which took a closer look at a report that showed Linux adoption slowing from the significant growth rates of the past few years.


In early September, global financial firm UBS released the survey results of...


September 11, 2007  10:17 AM

Mainframes, Linux, and cost advantages



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Clusters, grids and mainframes, Linux versus Unix, Linux versus Windows, Power management, Security, support

MainframesOccasionally throughout the summer I've been...


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...


September 5, 2007  12:26 PM

Red Hat scores two migration wins



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Unix, Linux versus Windows, Red Hat, Uncategorized

Sweden and Red Hat

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August 28, 2007  8:46 AM

The server market share battle: Microsoft gains 2%



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows

Looking at the Gartner and IDC quarterly server numbers this morning I couldn't help but think that the sky isn't falling, but a cloud or two may have. What's going on with Linux servers these days?! According to Gartner, Microsoft was up 2%, bringing its total market share to 67.1% of...


August 22, 2007  10:37 AM

Five reasons to migrate from RHEL to SUSE



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell

In a post that is sure to generate its fair share of headlines and "constructive criticism," Ross Brunson over at the Linux in Novell's East Region generated a list of

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July 25, 2007  7:24 PM

The last Linux adoption barrier is marketing



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, Linux versus Windows

There are many barriers for adoption to Linux. Some are training, documentation, service, applications, games, and so on. These same barriers have been touted for several years. While these reasons have been held on to, Linux has matured and evolved far swifter than Windows and Mac OS. Commercial...


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