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January 22, 2008  9:24 AM

Linux-compatible server options expand



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Rick Vanover, support

I was faced with the decision to implement an additional system on the RHEL 4.x series, or make our first jump to the version 5 releases. I decided to have this additional system to stay on RHEL 4.x because of our support situation. As admins are aware, there are many factors that affect a decision...

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...


December 6, 2007  12:17 PM

Mono: Does anybody want it?



Posted by: ITKE
Andrew Kutz, Microsoft

When you think mono, you think tired. You think sleepy. You think shut-yourself-up-in-your-bedroom-for-two-weeks-and-snooze-like-Rip-Van-Winkle. You get the idea. But that is not how it should be. Mono isn't boring. Mono should excite people! I am speaking, of course, of the open source...


November 20, 2007  10:27 AM

Ubuntu server momentum builds toward ‘critical mass’



Posted by: ITKE
Dell, desktops, Hardware issues, Linux desktops, Ubuntu Linux

At CIO.com today, Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth gives a nice year-ending top ten list on a topic he's surely familiar with on the most intimate of levels: Ubuntu. More specifically, Shuttleworth talks about the


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...


November 13, 2007  10:23 AM

Linux PC sells out at Wal-Mart



Posted by: ITKE
desktops, green computing, Linux basics, Linux desktops

Linux PC On October 31,


November 13, 2007  10:08 AM

Oracle VM: Shaking up the OS world



Posted by: ITKE
Microsoft, Oracle Linux, Red Hat, Virtualization

While VMware's stock dropped another 6 points yesterday, losing about one-third of its trading value in the past two weeks, Oracle's stock soared after investors rushed to buy following the database giant's


November 12, 2007  2:33 PM

Linux still dominates the HPC arena



Posted by: ITKE
HPC, Microsoft, Supercomputing

IBM HPC cluster For some time now, Linux has been the dominant operating...


November 9, 2007  11:04 AM

Does Ubuntu’s documentation stink?



Posted by: ITKE
Dell, support, Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu documentationIt's a day of blog...


November 9, 2007  10:12 AM

Does anyone care about the MS-Novell agreement besides, well, MS and Novell?



Posted by: ITKE
Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell

Over at InternetNews.com, Sean Michael Kerner picked the brains of several analysts to see which of them saw any effects, positive or negative, from the year-old partnership between


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