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  • September 21, 2010 21 Sep'10

    Is Red Hat Linux out of date? Oracle thinks so

    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Red Hat Linux is out of date, and announced a new non-compatible Linux distro.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 27 Aug'10

    CIOs seek special skills in Linux admins

    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 16 Aug'10

    Cost isn't the only rationale for open source adoption

    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 12 Aug'10

    Linux faithful like idea of easy SUSE AWS deployment

    Automated build-out and deployment of custom SUSE Linux on Amazon Web Services is winning combo, users say.

  • August 11, 2010 11 Aug'10

    Linux pros weigh open source compliance program

    Open Compliance Program promises to make it easier to distribute infringement-free open source code.

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  • July 26, 2010 26 Jul'10

    Ubuntu Server makes gains at SUSE Linux' expense

    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 24 Jun'10

    Red Hat users enveloped by cloud, virtualization

    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 11 Jun'10

    HP buys instant-on Linux to boost handheld efforts

    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 25 May'10

    SUSE Linux users nervous as Novell explores options

    Novell is reportedly for sale, causing concern in SUSE Linux community.

  • April 29, 2010 29 Apr'10

    Linux community turning away from Xen virtualization

    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 21 Apr'10

    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Edition promises broad vendor support

    Canonical lined up ISV and hardware vendor certifications and support for Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition rollout.

  • April 07, 2010 07 Apr'10

    Ubuntu 10.04 facilitates cloud-based file storage and social media

    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 24 Mar'10

    Canonical bids for Ubuntu Linux server credibility

    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 19 Feb'10

    Linux is now Oracle's low-end offering

    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 09 Feb'10

    MySQL users hope for the best, prep for the worst

    After Oracle's acquisition of Sun and its popular open source database franchise, MySQL users hope for the best but are ready to flee.

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