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March 26, 2007  9:14 AM

Reduce your Linux memory footprint



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics

IBM software engineer Martyn Honeyford has a paper up on developerWorks that getting some notice over at Digg.com because it teaches...

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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 23, 2007  9:01 AM

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn beta delayed



Posted by: ITKE
Ubuntu Linux

A slight delay today for the beta release of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, according to the Ubuntu developer mailing list. The beta release of Ubuntu Feisty was delayed for a day because of a kernel regression issue that caused problems booting a large number of systems. A new kernel has been uploaded and...


March 22, 2007  7:04 AM

Red Hat’s new one-page SLA in pictures



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, Red Hat, Uncategorized

Are you curious what a service level agreement looks like after its been through the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 SLA wringer?


March 22, 2007  6:49 AM

Second preview release of Samba 3.0.25



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba

*NOTE* This is the second preview release of the Samba 3.0.25 code base and is provided for testing only. It is NOT intended for production servers. Major features included in the 3.0.25 code base include:

  • Significant improvements in the winbind off-line logon support.
  • Support...


March 19, 2007  10:23 AM

Making Linux pretty, revisited



Posted by: ITKE
Linux desktops, SUSE/Novell, Ubuntu Linux

We tend to focus on the server side of the Linux world here at SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, but every once and a while the desktop gets some face time. Back in October, I wrote about how Ubuntu...

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March 19, 2007  9:31 AM

Red Hat’s one-page support model



Posted by: ITKE
Red Hat

The big splash with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was, of course, Xen. That's what's radically different about the OS now, and is naturally where all of the buzz has been generated following last week's launch. But there is a new support model being offered up by Red Hat to complement physical...


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 14, 2007  8:06 PM

Migrating to RHEL5? Make RHEL4 a guest OS and go!



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Red Hat

The pain of upgrading is rapidly diminishing, thanks to virtualization. That's the happy story I heard from Paul Cormier, Red Hat vice president of engineering, in a coversation following the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 announcement session. You can just pack that RHEL4 ecosystem in a suitcase and...


March 14, 2007  3:24 PM

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux versus Windows, Red Hat

I wasn't actually at th Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 launch today (I watched the webcast), so I have no idea if there were balloons or clowns, but from the look of their web site, I am quite certain that someone from their marketing department has...

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