- January 14, 2008
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com unveils its 2007 Products of the Year for Linux server distributions, Linux administration, Linux security applications and virtualization for Linux servers.
- January 11, 2008
OpenVZ now offers an Ubuntu 7.10 template and is working to integrate its container virtualization technology into future versions of the Linux kernel.
- December 18, 2007
After years of contending with Red Hat kinks, one shop hesitantly made the switch to Sun Solaris 10 and hasn't looked back.
- December 12, 2007
To support its Linux-based Hybrid Market application, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) bought a slew of servers. After weighing server options, NYSE settled on HP.
- November 28, 2007
Financial services firms are clamoring for the deterministic performance of the new SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 10 (SLERT), Novell said.
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- November 19, 2007
Oracle continued to attack Red Hat with several Unbreakable Linux announcements at its OpenWorld conference, but is the news a distraction for its real target: Microsoft?
- November 14, 2007
Red Hat has announced an agreement with Platform Computing to offer small and medium-sized businesses access to tools and infrastructure for deploying HPC clusters.
- November 12, 2007
With the creation of Nagios Enterprises, Nagios creator Ethan Galstad has finally opted for paid support services for his open source systems monitoring application.
- November 08, 2007
Red Hat has entered the virtual appliance race, promising an optimized version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux by early 2008.
- November 06, 2007
Red Hat has announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) will now be subject to the Common Criteria certification and HP will offer multilevel security services for RHEL 5.
- November 05, 2007
Linux administrators can take heart: The open source job market is healthy, says Brent Marinaccio of HotLinuxJobs.com, who offers insight and advice to Linux professionals.
- November 05, 2007
Red Hat has announced an agreement with Sun Microsystems that will open the door to collaborative open source Java application development and optimized Java performance on Linux.
- October 31, 2007
IDC marked another decline in Linux server market share in a recent report, but those familiar with the OS said the report may have overlooked important areas of Linux growth.
- October 29, 2007
With Microsoft's announcement that it will provide third-party virtual guest support for SUSE Enterprise Linux 10, Redmond's love/hate relationship with Linux continues to flourish.
- October 29, 2007
Frustrated by traditional Linux authentication options like LDAP and Kerberos, Linux administrators may have success by integrating with Active Directory.