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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...

May 27, 2008  12:39 PM

Novell hopping with news, but it’s not all good



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux blogs and news, Microsoft, Open source applications, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, TechTarget Blogs, Ubuntu Linux

Recently, Novell Inc. has been the beneficiary of generally good news. First, Microsoft gave Novell the nod to write open source extensions to its new System Center, which signals

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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...


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


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 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  10:08 AM

Oracle VM: Shaking up the OS world



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

While VMware's stock dropped anotherĀ 6 points yesterday, losing aboutĀ 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  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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