January 2004

  • Survey: IT spending back from the dead

    TechTarget's exclusive 2004 spending research found that many of the nearly 750 IT professionals surveyed have some reason for optimism.

  • LPI satisfies demand for vendor-neutral Linux certs

    The Linux Professional Institute's (LPI's) Linux certification exams are easily accessible and inexpensive; actually, they're free to those who attended LinuxWorld Conference and Expo last week. Bu...

  • Intrusion detection for Linux a challenge

    In this interview, NetIQ managers try to fill in some of the security gaps in Linux and address what keeps administrators up at night.

  • Red Hat engineer talks enterprise Linux

    NEW YORK -- Red Hat Inc. joined the growing number of server makers and Linux distributors that are offering some sort of financial protection for its customers against legal action by the SCO Grou...

  • Microsoft's Taylor-made Linux strategist

    NEW YORK -- Microsoft Corp.'s platform strategist Martin Taylor came to LinuxWorld Conference &...

  • Oracle moves to support Linux desktops

    NEW YORK -- Linux advocate Oracle Corp. is all talk and more action. Besides touting its huge Linux project with online mega-retailer Overstock.com at LinuxWorld...

  • LinuxWorld notebook: Users can wait on 2.6

    Think enterprise Linux likes the bleeding edge? Not so, according to users attending this week's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo. They are in no rush to embrace the 2.6 version of Linux. Also, people ...

  • IBM: Courts will clear us of SCO's charges

    IBM is not going to indemnify Linux users because, the company says, the courts will find the SCO Group's lawsuit is baseless. Big Blue addressed the issue this week at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo.

  • LinuxWorld keynote: Novell exec spotlights support, not suit

    If Novell's chief exec has his way, CIOs will soon be very comfortable with implementing Linux. Jack Messman pledged that during his keynote address at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo this week.

  • SuSE Enterprise Server 8 reaches Common Criteria EAL3

    SuSE Linux AG, IBM, and security consultancy Atsec are expected to announce today that SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 has reached Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 3. The announcement will...

  • Configuring xdm's chooser for host selection

    PSC Bose, a SearchEnterpriseLinux.com reader, offers a shortcut for configuring xdm's chooser for host selection in this Administrator Tip.

  • Listing the last time a user logged in

    SearchEnterpriseLinux.com member S. Lakshmi offers a shortcut for listing the last time a user logged in.

  • Utility computing loves Linux

    Veritas Software Corp.'s director of Linux strategy, Ranajit Nevatia, gives his blessing to the marriage of utility computing and Linux. At LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in New York this week, Verit...

  • LinuxWorld: Novell among feature attractions

    Novell will attend this week's LinuxWorld as the No. 2 Linux distributor. The company's presence is one of several highlights slated for the conference, which begins tomorrow.

  • Commentary: The desktop revolution

    Open source evangelists predict the age of Linux on the corporate desktop is imminent.

  • LinuxWorld: Perens to get on desktop soapbox

    Linux advocate Bruce Perens doesn't seem to travel without his soapbox. This week, the open source pioneer and developer will be stumping for the Linux desktop and his UserLinux initiative at Linux...

  • Commentary: Addition of IPsec locks down 2.6 kernel

    SearchEnterpriseLinux.com expert adviser Kenneth Milberg comments on the security upgrades in the 2.6 Linux kernel, in particular the addition of IPsec.

  • LinuxWorld preview: Hurdling the desktop barrier

    NEW YORK -- The 2.6 kernel has made Linux enterprise ready, many experts have said since it was released last month. Enhancements make it a formidable server operating system platform, and now the ...

  • Red Hat warns of problem in Apache

    Linux distributor Red Hat issued an advisory warning administrators of a buffer overflow problem in the Apache Web server. The alert was one of four sent out Wednesday by Red Hat.

  • Face-off: Microsoft vs. Linux

    Linux vs. Microsoft. Like Pepsi vs. Coke, it will be an argument for the ages. In a point-counterpoint debate, TechTarget editors jump into the fray over which operating system is better.