Enterprise Linux Log:

Systems Management


September 23, 2009  3:52 PM

Brave new LinuxCon



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Linux, Linux development, Linux events, Linux kernel, Novell, OpenVZ, Systems Management

I've been in Portland, Ore., this week attending the inaugural LinuxCon, hosted by the Linux Foundation. The event was a bigger draw than the organizers had anticipated, with about 600 attendees registered, making the WiFi in the...

August 14, 2008  1:53 PM

Surveillance tools beat hidden malware at its own game



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, DataCenter, Linux, Security, Systems Management

Just as surveillance tools have flourished in the physical world because they can monitor systems in hiding – think nanny cam – such seemingly invisible monitoring systems have flourished in the digital domain. Rootkits, a form of malware designed to take control of a system without the...


August 6, 2008  7:31 PM

Varonis explains data governance, product DatAdvantage



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, DataCenter, DataManagement, Interviews, Linux, Security, Systems Management

During the week of LinuxWorld, Johnnie Konstantas, a marketing VP at Varonis Systems, a data...


August 1, 2008  7:42 PM

Splunk highlights data management maturity at LinuxWorld



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, Database, DataManagement, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux, LinuxWorld, Systems Management

Software company Splunk creates products that aid companies primarily in log file management - collecting information about the data in their systems and continuously reporting it back. At this year's

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August 1, 2008  7:07 PM

Trusted Computer Solutions intros security automation tools at LinuxWorld



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, DataCenter, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux, Security, Systems Management

San Antonio, Texas-based Trusted Computer Solutions will release a group of security management features next week at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo that will perform pre-packaged assessments and configuration procedures so that IT managers...


July 28, 2008  4:34 PM

Package managers: Downloaders beware



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, authentication, DataCenter, Linux, Security, Systems Management, Updates and upgrades

Package management—the process of determining which update packages should be installed on a host and then downloading and installing those package—invites a dilemma : OSes need to updated, but the process of updating them can invite security breaches. A

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April 9, 2008  3:17 PM

Construction firm turns to open source for systems management



Posted by: Msant
Open source applications, Systems Management

When Sam Lamonica first joined Rudolph and Sletten as CIO in 2003, one of his first orders of business was to stabilize the IT infrastructure at the construction firm. “There were all sorts of IS problems affecting the network and the...


November 9, 2007  9:52 AM

UPDATE REMINDER: Product of the Year nominations are going on now!



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, authentication, Backup & recovery, blades, Clusters, grids and mainframes, Database, disaster recovery, Enterprise applications for Linux, green computing, Hardware issues, identity management, Linux basics, Open source applications, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, Systems Management, Xen

2007 Product of the Year AwardsWorking with vendors is...


November 8, 2007  10:49 AM

Red Hat’s big day



Posted by: ITKE
Red Hat, Systems Management, Virtualization, Xen

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5Yesterday,...


July 31, 2007  12:47 PM

10 IT system monitoring best practices



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Systems Management

Here are 10 best practices for system monitoring that Javier Soltero, CTO of Hyperic Inc., has seen succeed in his years in IT.

  1. Define what it means for a given resource -- a...


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