• October 19, 2007 19 Oct'07

    Firm picks Oracle 11g on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the long haul

    In migrating its old client/server fleet management software to Software as a Service, Cadec Global learns that Windows is no match for Oracle running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

  • October 17, 2007 17 Oct'07

    Server enhancements, security top Ubuntu 7.10 release

    With the release of Ubuntu 7.10 and its new features, ISVs and enterprise customers are finally taking notice and using the OS in significant server deployments.

  • October 15, 2007 15 Oct'07

    New Novell SUSE Linux shop surprised by Xen's polish

    Despite the high bar set by VMware's ESX Server, one Novell OES 2 customer is pleasantly surprised by Xen's virtualization offering.

  • October 10, 2007 10 Oct'07

    Virtual appliances spawn new class of Linux distros

    Virtual appliance independent software vendors see a role for streamlined Linux distros with specialized package management capabilities.

  • October 08, 2007 08 Oct'07

    Novell virtualizes NetWare with Xen

    Still running NetWare? With the release of Open Enterprise Server 2, Novell has enabled paravirtualization with Xen as a guest on top of SUSE Linux.

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  • October 04, 2007 04 Oct'07

    Linux shops navigate the nuanced support landscape

    Despite the evolution of Linux support and the undeniable success of the OS, lingering concerns prevent users from painting a totally rosy Linux support picture.

  • October 03, 2007 03 Oct'07

    Microsoft shop seeks help with multiplying Linux boxes

    When the number of Linux servers became too much for the University of Maryland's Windows-centric administrators , the IT department turned to Centeris and Active Directory.

  • September 25, 2007 25 Sep'07

    Open source observers sound the licensing alarm bell

    As Linux makes its way into enterprise shops, IT organizations need to get a grip on the open source software that they have and which licenses the software requires -- pronto.

  • September 24, 2007 24 Sep'07

    Symark joins crowded cross-platform management field

    Like Quest, Centeris and Centrify before it, Symark Software is the latest vendor to tap Microsoft Active Directory to authenticate Linux servers.

  • September 19, 2007 19 Sep'07

    Ubuntu tries to squeeze out a virtual appliance edge with JeOS

    JeOS, Canonical's stripped-down version of Ubuntu, is an alternative to established Linux distributions as the basis of hot -- but unproven -- virtual appliances.

  • September 11, 2007 11 Sep'07

    Low-cost Linux revives IBM mainframe (again)

    IBM's low-cost Linux strategy strives to bring IBM's mainframe to large data centers, improving workload management along the way. But beware the migration caveats.

  • September 10, 2007 10 Sep'07

    RHEL 5.1 update tweaks virtualization, Windows interoperability

    Red Hat's RHEL 5.1 update will modify the Xen paravirtualization capabilities added to the OS, but don't expect Microsoft Windows guests until the end of the year.

  • September 05, 2007 05 Sep'07

    Licensing issues could hinder open source adoption

    As Linux and open source make meteoric gains in the enterprise, a new report says that a pending "licensing explosion" could bring the technologies back down to earth.

  • August 31, 2007 31 Aug'07

    Canonical angles for Dell to offer pre-installed Ubuntu Linux on the server

    Canonical Ltd. is ready to expand its pre-installed laptop and desktop program with Dell -- or another hardware vendor -- to encompass servers in the near future.

  • August 27, 2007 27 Aug'07

    Sun runs virtual Linux inside Solaris Containers

    Once Solaris Containers for Linux Applications is released next month, existing Sun Solaris 10 users can run small batches of Linux applications.