- July 11, 2007
Giving Sun Solaris the look and feel of Linux is the easy part, analysts say. Creating a Linux-like Solaris supported by new ISVs without alienating existing users and ISVs is another story.
- July 09, 2007
In a mailing list letter to Samba developers, Jeremy Allison said that Samba will adopt the GPLv3 for future releases.
- July 02, 2007
Is Linux support enterprise-ready yet? Gaps still exist, users say, even though commercial support for Red Hat, Novell SUSE and even new distros like Ubuntu has improved hugely since SearchEnterpriseLinux.com canvassed IT managers in 2003.
- June 26, 2007
With the release of its first Service Pack, Novell's SUSE Enterprise Linux Server 10 will take advantage of power management functionality in AMD's upcoming Opteron quad-core processor.
- June 19, 2007
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES 10) will support Microsoft Windows and Red Hat virtual machines sometime in July.
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- June 14, 2007
Even if Microsoft could snatch up one Linspire-sized vendor a week, it has almost no impact on Linux.
- June 12, 2007
Red Hat teamed up with security vendor Symantec to offer a bundle that couples Red Hat Enterprise Linux with an intrusion protection service, Symantec Critical System Protection.
- June 11, 2007
The Linux server market has continued its robust quarter-over-quarter growth in the x86 market, but Microsoft -- yes, that Microsoft -- had bigger growth overall.
- June 05, 2007
Told to keep SELinux turned on everywhere, all the time, many IT managers have to break a long established habit of turning it off. But, it should stay on, according to Red Hat's Dan Walsh, who says it's the only way to ensure 100% protection in the...
- June 04, 2007
In a move reminiscent of last November's agreement with Novell, Microsoft gave patent protection to users of Xandros Linux.
- May 17, 2007
IP attorney John Rabena told SearchEnterpriseLinux.com that the real goal behind Microsoft's recent Linux patent threats could be to create more Novell-type partnerships with large companies using Linux and open source software.
- May 15, 2007
Competition won't change Red Hat's roadmap, says RH exec Tim Yeaton. In this Q&A, he explains why Oracle's Linux and the Microsoft-Novell brand of interoperability are inadequate.
- May 11, 2007
Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens sits down with SearchEnterpriseLinux.com for a far-reaching conversation about virtualization and the impact it's having on IT management.
- May 11, 2007
Sybase and Red Hat will soon release a virtual database appliance based on Linux, but users at the Red Hat Summit are wary of vendor lock-in and support.
- May 11, 2007
Check out SearchEnterpriseLinux.com's Red Hat Summit 2007 coverage. We'll be live from the exhibit floor with breaking news, interviews and product announcements at this event.