- September 21, 2010
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Red Hat Linux is out of date, and announced a new non-compatible Linux distro. Linux experts disagree with Oracle's claims.
- August 27, 2010
With the demand for Linux admins on the rise, CIOs are having trouble finding the right candidates with the right Linux skills and personality to manage open source environments.
- August 16, 2010
Cutting cost is an important open source driver, but it shouldn't be the top reason -- at the end of the day, open source software isn't free.
- August 12, 2010
Automated build-out and deployment of custom SUSE Linux on Amazon Web Services is winning combo, users say.
- August 11, 2010
Open Compliance Program promises to make it easier to distribute infringement-free open source code.
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- July 26, 2010
RHEL claims the majority of enterprise deployments, but Ubuntu adoption is also fast filling the needs of business. SUSE Linux, by contrast, has dwindled.
- June 24, 2010
Cloud computing, virtualization and new features in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, which hits beta 2 next week, were the hot topics at Red Hat Summit 2010.
- June 11, 2010
HP has purchased Phoenix Technologies' slim Linux OS HyperSpace along with HyperCore and PhoenixFlip technologies, which could help the company in the tablet and mobile device market.
- May 25, 2010
Novell is reportedly for sale, causing concern in SUSE Linux community.
- April 29, 2010
Xen, the early favorite to win the open source virtualization crown, is passed over in favor of KVM at select hosting and cloud providers. Problems with Xen's lack of integration into the main Linux kernel hobbled the hypervisor, and KVM's ...
- April 21, 2010
Canonical lined up ISV and hardware vendor certifications and support for Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition rollout.
- April 07, 2010
Ubuntu 10.04 Linux desktop includes music collaboration and cloud file storage, social networking integration, faster boot times and support for more devices. The desktop release continues Canonical's focus on usability and intuitive design.
- March 24, 2010
Canonical Ltd. is making its case that Ubuntu, a fan favorite among the Linux desktop crowd, is also becoming a contender in Linux servers, releasing a survey of mostly Ubuntu Linux users, showing how and where they use the open source distribution.
- February 19, 2010
Oracle will push Oracle Linux for commodity x86 boxes, reserving Solaris for high-end data center push. But Oracle's support for OpenSolaris is still unclear.
- February 09, 2010
Dice.com salary survey says Linux pros get 10% more pay; IT job outlook already started to brighten in 2010.