Unix to Linux migration
- February 28, 2012
SUSE shops are cautious after a long silence from the Novell post-Attachmate deal; experts say Linux has eclipsed Unix generally, but SUSE needs work.
- September 11, 2009
Hilti Corp., wins big savings, efficiency gains by switching from Unix to Red Hat after Hewlett-Packard halts support for its Tru64 servers.
- September 10, 2009
The New York Stock Exchange and its Euronext partner chose Red Hat for a universal trading platform for its speed, scalability and lack of vendor lock-in.
- May 05, 2009
Sun's hardware losses were the primary cause of its decline and subsequent purchase by Oracle, but lack of foresight in Linux and opensource market along with many Sun missteps contributed to its downfall.
- December 01, 2008
Despite Sun Microsystems' billion-dollar losses and nearly 6,000 projected layoffs, observers say the company will survive the current crisis.
- November 23, 2008
Hoping to spur Unix-to Linux migrations, Red Hat has partnered with Fujitsu in Japan to offer long-term support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
- September 10, 2008
Recent survey data reveals that Linux figures prominently in data centers, but it's unclear whether Linux has grown at the expense of Windows or of legacy systems.
- January 10, 2007
With the success Linux has enjoyed, one would think all hardware vendors would shout their Linux support from every rooftop. But not Sun, the begrudging Linux vendor.
- December 12, 2006
The cost of maintaining legacy HP-UX servers wasn't sitting well with the Ohio EPA. By migrating to Linux, the agency saved enough cash to do disaster recovery.
- October 05, 2006
Unix shops stick with data center workhorse platform for support, performance and familiarity benefits. Meanwhile, midrange Unix feels the pinch from less expensive mainframes and increasingly robust scale-out options.
- July 17, 2006
More and more companies are taking advantage of the savings gained from migrating mission-critical enterprise apps to Linux platforms, especially SAP and Oracle users. Hardware vendors are jumping on the bandwagon too by offering cheap, scalable ...
- July 10, 2006
Worried about porting your Unix apps to Linux? Author Alfredo Mendoza offers tips on how to transition from 32- to 64-bit architecture and notes the crucial points in the porting process.
- January 15, 2006
Attorney Thomas Carey ponders IBM's reasons for subpoenaing SCO's investors and spells out why software patent problems won't go away.
- November 30, 2005
IBM is offering yet another free Linux migration program targeted at Solaris x86 customers.
- November 09, 2005
Columnist Bernard Golden says Massachusetts' decision to embrace the OpenDocument Format may lead to innovation at the office productivity level, despite Microsoft's objections.