• 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.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Oracle to Sun open source users: Don't worry

    Oracle promised to continue Sun Microsystem's open source commitment for MySQL, Open Office, and Solaris but open source users are skeptical.

  • December 18, 2009 18 Dec'09

    Linux operating system future is in cloud computing and devices

    The Linux world in 2010 will witness a push towards easier deployment, better packaging and management and embedded Linux will be a force in non-PC devices, experts say.

  • December 17, 2009 17 Dec'09

    Oracle's MySQL buy shifts open source database market

    Concerns about the fate of MySQL under Oracle ownership impacted the open source database market, with users increasing PostgreSQL adoption over MySQL.

  • December 17, 2009 17 Dec'09

    Shuttleworth to step down, narrow focus at Canonical

    Canonical's CEO Mark Shuttleworth will hand the reins to COO Jane Silber in March 2010, but will remain active in the company focusing on Ubuntu product design and community. The change reflects maturation of Canonical and need to attack server, ...

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  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    Novell reorg aims at solution sales

    Novell's new focus on intelligent workload management drove December 2009 decision to streamline operations, company said.

  • December 03, 2009 03 Dec'09

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux tuning tips help boost performance

    An advantage of Linux is performance tuning. A duo of Red Hat engineers put on workshops to train Linux admins on tuning methods for their servers. Some tools used by Linux admins can give them enough performance boost to delay purchase of ...

  • November 20, 2009 20 Nov'09

    Users cautious on Red Hat's stake in EnterpriseDB

    Red Hat stake in EnterpriseDB called good strategy but users say impact depends on outcome of Oracle/Sun merger and the fate of MySQL.

  • November 03, 2009 03 Nov'09

    La Curacao replaces Netware with Novell SUSE

    La Curacao Hispanic store chain boost performance and save time and money by converting from Novell Netware and Microsoft Windows to Novell SUSE Linux.

  • November 02, 2009 02 Nov'09

    Linux jobs outpacing Windows; virtualization is 'hot'

    Linux jobs rank third in job posting but demand is growing, unlike Windows. Virtualization is the most sought-after additional skill.

  • October 28, 2009 28 Oct'09

    Ubuntu 9.10 for desktops heeds user complaints

    Canonical heard end-user complaints about Ubuntu desktop and thus far has made more than 50 fixes in Ubuntu 9.10, which releases Thursday.

  • October 15, 2009 15 Oct'09

    Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 server edition improves cloud functionality

    Ubuntu 9.10 brings improved cloud functionality, as well as updated file systems and MySQL. But some users want more deployment and configuration management tools.

  • September 30, 2009 30 Sep'09

    Economics and virtualization stunt Linux server growth

    Linux server adoption has decreased somewhat in 2009, according to a recent survey. Virtualization and the economy are the chief reasons.

  • September 25, 2009 25 Sep'09

    Linux fans see opportunity in Windows 7 changeover

    Open source proponents say that the release of Windows 7 will give Ubuntu and other Linux distros a chance to grab desktop market share.

  • September 11, 2009 11 Sep'09

    Summit workshop gives Red Hat training feedback

    Red Hat Summit workshop gives company user feedback from its certified engineers, technicians on its training programs.