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  • 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.

  • November 02, 2006 02 Nov'06

    Microsoft, Novell link up for surprise partnership

    Today Microsoft and Novell joined forces to build an interoperability bridge between Linux and Windows and make a stronger virtualization play.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Practical tips for deploying Oracle and open source

    It's high time that companies started evaluating open source software in the same manner that they do proprietary offerings, according to speakers at Oracle OpenWorld.

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Firefox fans unfazed by IE 7

    IT administrators like the security improvements in IE 7. But for those who use Firefox, Microsoft's browser upgrade isn't enough to make them switch.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Open Season: Red Hat and Novell edition

    Novell reveals more PCs with pre-installed Linux; Red Hat swoops into Oracle Open World with a customer case study; Novell's CTO gets first ever technologist award

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  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Make Linux 'gorgeous,' Ubuntu leader says

    If Ubuntu Linux is going to make it in the enterprise, it must be 'pretty,' says Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth. But good looks alone won't excuse the Linux community from addressing other ease-of-use issues.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Linux, Virtuozzo top IDC virtualization report

    Linux-based virtualization topped an IDC report on overall trends in virtualization for 2006. Expect Virtuozzo and Linux virtualization technologies to continue on that path into 2009.

  • October 26, 2006 26 Oct'06

    Shuttleworth: Oracle-Ubuntu partnership only a matter of time

    Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth said that an Oracle-Ubuntu partnership is only a matter of time and would mean IT managers have the support of Canonical as well as 200-plus other organizations.

  • October 24, 2006 24 Oct'06

    Fedora Core 6 finally launches

    Red Hat launches Fedora 6.0 of its community-driven Linux distribution, Fedora Core. Key features include enhanced virtualization management and third-party repository access at time of Fedora installation.

  • October 23, 2006 23 Oct'06

    Open source routers, not Cisco, winning over some IT managers

    Using open source routers in everyday networking makes a lot of sense, more sense than using expensive Cisco routers, IT managers say.

  • October 23, 2006 23 Oct'06

    Samba's Andrew Bartlett: Samba 4.0 brings Active Directory 'streamlining'

    What's coming in Samba 4.0? More tools to help companies use Linux servers -- not Windows servers -- says Samba Team member Andrew Bartlett.

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    Sun rolls out data center Winnebago

    Today Sun Microsystems will introduce the first prefabricated data center. The prototype, dubbed "Sun Black Box," is fully configured inside a standard shipping container.

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    MySQL's Marten Mickos on GPLv3 and automated enterprise monitoring

    MySQL CEO Marten Mickos wants the everyday DBA to become more powerful. In this interview, he tells SearchOpenSource.com about automated monitoring technology in the new MySQL Enterprise that does just that.

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    Linux desktop driver woes: Laying blame, lobbying, coping

    Driver support is a sore spot, a very sore spot, for any organization using or considering a migration to Linux desktops. It's a pain for longtime Linux users too. In fact, many Linux desktop advocates, users and user wannabes say it is a rock-hard ...

  • October 16, 2006 16 Oct'06

    Author dishes on SELinux enhancements to RHEL5

    The reason SELinux is complex is because Linux is a full-featured OS that requires it, said one expert. The next version of Red Hat Linux aims to simplify things with out-of-the-box policy modules that can ship with an application.

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