Linux management and configuration

  • March 16, 2011 16 Mar'11

    Puppet, DevOps key to data center surge, says Constant Contact

    The popular open source configuration management system, Puppet, along with DevOps made it possible for Constant Contact to scale operations from hundreds to thousands of servers in their data center.

  • August 27, 2010 27 Aug'10

    CIOs seek special skills in Linux admins

    With the demand for Linux admins on the rise, CIOs are having trouble finding the right candidates with the right Linux skills and personality to manage open source environments.

  • May 12, 2009 12 May'09

    Linux clusters made easy

    Linux cluster experts say systems can run well with good design, open source management and monitoring tools and proactive administrators. The IBM white paper is written for Linux admins with small-scale cluster experience who are facing working on ...

  • April 09, 2009 09 Apr'09

    Samba 4 beta offers platform choice to data centers

    When released, Samba 4 beta will fully emulate Active Directory, giving mixed data centers total flexibility in running Linux, Unix or Windows servers. Samba 4 is being developed in conjunction with updates to Samba 3. Some data centers may find ...

  • January 26, 2009 26 Jan'09

    Building a Linux infrastructure with maximum automation

    Automating Linux system administration with cfengine can be a big task, but automation can pay off with time savings, better documentation, and provide some technical advantages. Nate Campi and Kirk Bauer explain why they rewrote their book in the ...

  • November 26, 2008 26 Nov'08

    After delay, Fedora 10 finally available

    After being waylaid a month because of a security breach, Fedora 10 includes features for remote management of servers, storage in the cloud, energy saving and more.

  • November 18, 2008 18 Nov'08

    Red Hat Satellite launches first community upgrade

    Red Hat Satellite has launched its first upgrade based on community input, where the ultimate goal is speedier, better software. The new version includes RHEL 5 and Oracle 10g.

  • November 13, 2008 13 Nov'08

    Zenoss adds VMware monitoring to systems management suite

    Zenoss Inc. has added VMware monitoring to its systems management suite, conslidating data on virtual and physical systems in a single console.

  • October 17, 2008 17 Oct'08

    Linux Foundation to boost user ties following summit

    At the Linux Foundation's End User Collaboration Summit, leading Linux kernel developers and enterprise users agreed that they need to communicate better.

  • October 13, 2008 13 Oct'08

    Linux Summit will preview new advanced file system

    The Linux Foundation End User Collaboration Summit will offer attendees a preview of advanced file systems that should boost performance, reduce errors and make sys admins' jobs easier.

  • October 03, 2008 03 Oct'08

    Red Hat, Platform Computing bundle brings HPC to mere mortals

    Red Hat has debuted HPC Solution, which layers a high-performance cluster management stack on top of its 64-bit OS, and aims to ease HPC management for users.

  • September 27, 2008 27 Sep'08

    Linux Foundation to host first end-user summit

    In October, the Linux Foundation will host the End User Collaboration Summit, to foster collaboration among key Linux developers and advanced users.

  • September 15, 2008 15 Sep'08

    Cisco taps Linux for agility, low cost in data center

    Cisco Systems has transformed its data center into on-demand computing resource with Linux as an agile, cost-effective platform for rapid virtualization.

  • September 13, 2008 13 Sep'08

    Microsoft and Novell deliver on virtualization interoperability

    Microsoft and Novell have made good on their 2006 interoperability pact with adapters to speed performance of their respective OSes on the other's hypervisor.

  • September 08, 2008 08 Sep'08

    Upcoming Fedora 10 release foreshadows Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    Fedora 10 debuts next month, with features to simplify administration, improve power efficiency and refine access controls -- changes that will ultimately find their way into Red Hat Enterprise Linux.