- August 08, 2011
Canonical grows it personal cloud service to a million users, Android ranks last in open source analysis and other news in brief.
- July 27, 2011
OSCON 2011: Microsoft will support RHEL as a guest OS in Hyper-V as part of its interop strategy.
- July 15, 2011
IBM tweaks mainframe for Linux, Red Hat updates OpenShift Express and other Linux news in brief.
- June 10, 2011
Oracle's donation of the OpenOffice.org source code to the Apache Software Foundation has split open source advocates who disagree over whether the move will ultimately help or hurt the project.
- May 23, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 update is released, Microsoft decides to support the open source CentOS, and other news.
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Sponsored by SolidFire - “Never run out of disk space” became the storage administrator’s prime directive because of the big difference between storage and the rest of an organization’s IT infrastructure. When the network guys slightly underestimate the bandwidth they’ll need to provide, the network gets congested and applications slow down. Similarly, if the server crew ends up running a few too many VMs on too few hosts, the VMs run slower. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - When a host server fails to deliver a sufficient level of IOPS, the solution is often to invest in solid-state storage. As many organizations have discovered, however, solid-state storage is a costly solution that may only temporarily correct the problem. Like any other storage technology, there is a limit to the number of IOPS that solid-state storage can deliver, and it is often only a matter of time before this limit is reached and the performance problems return. See More
- May 19, 2011
New SUSE Linux chief pledges continuity and customer care but users wonder how SUSE can compete with Red Hat and what will happen next.
- May 06, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 includes a customer portal and an automated bug report and tracking (ABRT) tool, squelching some past complaints about Red Hat support. Red Hat collects data about problems that occur in real-time, and soon customers will ...
- May 02, 2011
Canonical released Natty Narwhal with features that could improve cloud functionality, Puppet Labs debuted its Faces API feature, and more Linux news.
- April 14, 2011
Worries over Oracle, Apple patent participation in the Novell sale to Attachmate and CPTN Holdings have SUSE Linux shops and open source advocates spooked.
- March 16, 2011
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.
- March 02, 2011
SUSE Enterprise Linux 11-based offering supports 100% of SAP workloads, boasts faster install, and one-stop support.
- November 22, 2010
Novell announced on November 22, 2010 that it has accepted a $2.2 billion buyout offer from Seattle-based Attachmate. Microsoft is involved in the purchase of some IP. Industry watchers wonder what this means for SUSE Linux support.
- November 11, 2010
RHEL users cite new virtualization toolset, EXT4 file system as biggest draws.
- October 25, 2010
Unity, Canonical's netbook user interface, will replace GNOME as the default UI for both PCs and netbooks in Ubuntu 11.04.
- October 07, 2010
Ubuntu 10.10 for desktops and netbooks includes Windows file integration via cloud services and an application portal.