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  • January 31, 2007 31 Jan'07

    Novell's KIWI gives virtual appliances enterprise clout

    Novell's openSUSE Build Service and KIWI virtual imaging tool may impart a new level of respectability to wild and woolly virtual appliances.

  • January 31, 2007 31 Jan'07

    Samba team showcases changes to version 4.0

    The Samba Team released a Technology Preview for Samba 4.0 this week, and is encouraging IT managers and users to test the updates and offer feedback.

  • January 23, 2007 23 Jan'07

    Linux servers join with Active Directory

    Centeris launched Likewise Identity 3.0, an identity management app that turns Linux servers into native Microsoft Active Directory clients.

  • January 22, 2007 22 Jan'07

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5: All about Xen

    It's no secret that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 has Xen built in. But what some users might not understand is just how much of an impact paravirtualization will have on Linux in the data center.

  • January 16, 2007 16 Jan'07

    IP attorney: Bankrupt or not, SCO case is 'boring'

    SCO could file for Chapter 11 this week, but attorney Tom Carey says it may be a moot point. The world may be bored with SCO, but that doesn't mean it should forget the lessons learned.

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  • January 15, 2007 15 Jan'07

    Guide highlights enterprise-ready open source apps

    Today there are more than 140,000 open source projects available for download. Do you know which ones are enterprise-ready and which are just some hobbyist's labor of love?

  • January 10, 2007 10 Jan'07

    Sun Microsystems, the begrudging Linux vendor

    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.

  • January 10, 2007 10 Jan'07

    Linux consultant sings virtual appliances' praises

    In this interview, SearchOpenSource.com reader and virtualization enthusiast John Frey breaks down his experiences running Linux applications as VMware virtual appliances.

  • January 04, 2007 04 Jan'07

    Linux deployments will surge in '07, analyst says

    There's no stopping Linux now. A new survey shows that over the next five years Linux will surge into mission-critical enterprise deployments to the tune of a 50% market share by 2011.

  • January 04, 2007 04 Jan'07

    Linux grid takes out firm's aging mainframe

    After decades on a mainframe, the U.S.'s oldest automotive information and metrics provider looked to Linux on a grid for an elegant -- and fast -- money-saving alternative.

  • December 26, 2006 26 Dec'06

    2006: A year of surprise Linux partnerships. Or, guess who's coming to dinner

    Linux and open source news ran the gauntlet this year. A surprise Microsoft partnership with Novell took top honors. To see the rest, jump in the Wayback Machine and check out what you might have missed in this 2006 flashback.

  • December 19, 2006 19 Dec'06

    Microsoft will drive Linux desktop adoption in 2007

    Microsoft has ramped up its anti-piracy efforts with Windows Vista, but IDC predicts they could instead drive users to Linux.

  • December 18, 2006 18 Dec'06

    Red Hat users pine for discounted support

    A new survey shows Red Hat customers will flee to Oracle's Unbreakable Linux if a significant reduction in support costs doesn't come soon.

  • December 13, 2006 13 Dec'06

    rPath CEO lays out case for Linux virtual appliances

    Is a virtual appliance with Linux at its core the future? In this interview, rPath CEO Billy Marshall explains why he thinks it is.

  • December 12, 2006 12 Dec'06

    Unix maintenance costs spur Ohio EPA's Linux adoption

    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.

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