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  • August 23, 2006 23 Aug'06

    Oracle users concerned with open source support

    Oracle customers are taking to open source technologies, but old concerns about support and security remain, a new IOUG member survey finds.

  • August 21, 2006 21 Aug'06

    LinuxWorld Product Review: The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet

    What's particularly compelling about the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet is that it's not only the first to be billed as an "Internet Tablet," but also its software is built entirely from open source components. Parts of it come as a result of direct ...

  • August 21, 2006 21 Aug'06

    Open Season: LinuxWorld wrap-up edition

    Black Duck expands its knowledge base; Penguin Computing gets serious with AMD chips; Open Country gives developers more systems management tools; Trolltech does Linux mobile.

  • August 17, 2006 17 Aug'06

    New Directory Server capabilities coming in RHEL5

    In the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 server distribution, Red Hat Directory Server will be more than a switchboard of IT information. Added identity management features will build up security while easing administration hassles, says Red Hat ...

  • August 16, 2006 16 Aug'06

    OSDL and the Linux desktop: The road ahead

    Find out what John Cherry from Open Source Developer Labs has to say about the successes of the Portland Project's beta release and the future of the Linux desktop.

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  • August 16, 2006 16 Aug'06

    Sun exec says Java ME release will push Java-Linux meld

    Sun's VP Rich Green talks about the pending software release from Sun that he thinks will result in more innovative applications on open source platforms.

  • August 15, 2006 15 Aug'06

    Linux desktops: Graphics boost, virtualization add to stature

    Open Source Developer Labs' John Cherry explains how Windows Vista delays and Linux desktop advances will raise the profile of the Linux desktop in the coming months.

  • August 10, 2006 10 Aug'06

    Open Season: LinuxWorld edition

    SpikeSource continues to bolster its VAR ranks; EnterpriseDB saddles up to Sun and Solaris 10; Linspire gives free Debian-based desktop Linux distro a push into the wild.

  • August 10, 2006 10 Aug'06

    LinuxWorld preview: The looming server virtualization I/O crisis

    As more IT managers begin to virtualize processing and memory in data centers, one executive sees an I/O bottleneck forming in data center servers that needs to be dealt with today.

  • August 08, 2006 08 Aug'06

    Centeris CEO: Managing Linux servers in a Windows world

    Two years ago, Linux and Windows didn't play well together in the data center. But not any more. Today, Linux is creeping into Windows-only worlds more than ever.

  • August 07, 2006 07 Aug'06

    Open Season: System i gets PHP support

    Zend Technologies delivers PHP for IBM System i; SUSE Linux 10 downloads exceed 165,000; and the OpenVZ project gets cozy with Debian Linux.

  • August 03, 2006 03 Aug'06

    Linux expert sees expanded role for Ubuntu on the server

    Ubuntu founding member and author Benjamin Mako Hill explains why Ubuntu could have the server chops to make big gains now that version 6.06 is such a success.

  • August 01, 2006 01 Aug'06

    Open source lures cost-conscious CIOs

    Can't foot the bill for high-end enterprise software? Some midmarket CIOs are turning to emerging commercial open source vendors. They've got the goods, they're eager for your business and the price is right. But there are some risks, so go in with ...

  • July 31, 2006 31 Jul'06

    Open Season: OpenDocument gets boost; Microsoft lets users share some code

    OpenDocument gets support from Alfresco; Malaysia looks at national ODF standard; Microsoft lets users share source code with CodePlex.

  • July 27, 2006 27 Jul'06

    Linux patch problems: Your distro may vary

    As Linux grows, choosing a version that fixes flaws quickly is critical. However, as Edmund X. DeJesus discovered, some Linux distributions publish security fixes faster than others.

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