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  • 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.

  • December 06, 2006 06 Dec'06

    Linux and virtual appliances: Five info points

    VMware's partnership with Red Hat is only the beginning of what could soon become a slew of packaged virtual appliances in your data center. Here's how to get started.

  • December 05, 2006 05 Dec'06

    Unbreakable Linux still unproven, analyst warns

    Oracle made a big splash last month when it announced support for Red Hat Linux at a 50% discount, but observers wonder whether Oracle has the mettle to deliver.

  • November 29, 2006 29 Nov'06

    Zimbra stalks Microsoft Office with open source, Web services

    Zimbra CEO Satish Dhamaraj sees cracks in the Microsoft Office armor that his Ajax-based collaboration suite can exploit.

  • November 28, 2006 28 Nov'06

    Postgres slides in between Oracle, MySQL

    As VoIP provider Vonage's customer base grew, so too did its databases. They didn't warrant more Oracle instances, but ran just fine on PostgresSQL-based EnterpriseDB.

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  • November 20, 2006 20 Nov'06

    Open Season: Red Hat, OpenVZ and Samba

    City of Vienna goes with Red Hat Linux; OpenVZ project delivers live migration; Samba gets an update.

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    Channel Q&A: IT shops worried about Microsoft deals, upgrades, data centers

    A system architect uncovers dark IT trends, including erosion of confidence in Microsoft's products, decaying data centers and sorry security practices. The good news: open source is helping.

  • November 14, 2006 14 Nov'06

    Sun exec explains open source Java

    The day has finally come for open source Java, as Sun announced the popular programming language would be freely distributed under the GPL. One Sun exec spoke with SearchOpenSource.com about what, exactly, this all means for IT.

  • November 13, 2006 13 Nov'06

    Samba team letter to Novell -- please reconsider

    In an open letter to Novell, members of the Samba team stated they "disapprove strongly" of its actions regarding a newly forged partnership with Microsoft. Will Novell listen?

  • November 09, 2006 09 Nov'06

    Don Rosenberg responds to readers

    In this column, Don Rosenberg responds to reader comments about his previous piece "Opinion: Microsoft, Sun, Oracle can't sidestep Linux, open source movement."

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    With Microsoft-Novell partnership, IP takes center stage

    Novell and Microsoft were in the spotlight recently, but keen observers might have noticed an IP firm sharing the stage as well. Read more to see how IP will factor into this partnership.

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    IP attorney: Microsoft-Novell partnership creates internal competition for open source

    The Novell-Microsoft partnership might mean the Linux and open source community will start to see something it has rarely had to deal with in the past: internal competition.

  • November 07, 2006 07 Nov'06

    Open source IT management ready for prime time, says Hyperic CEO

    MySQL and Red Hat JBoss are integrating the open source management APIs from Hyperic into their stacks -- a sure sign that open source IT management software is ready for the enterprise, says Hyperic CEO Javier Soltero.

  • November 03, 2006 03 Nov'06

    Terpstra: Don't panic over Novell-Microsoft deal

    Life is interesting, isn't it? Who would have guessed at the number of changes in our industry over the past 12 months?

  • November 03, 2006 03 Nov'06

    Red Hat: We will be here in one year, Novell will not

    Red Hat general counsel Mark Webbink goes to the mat for his company regarding the Microsoft-Novell partnership, in this SearchOpenSource.com Q&A. In one year, Red Hat will be all that remains of commercial Linux, he said.

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