- August 01, 2008
The European Commission's 2004 anti-monopoly ruling against Microsoft has borne fruit: a free, open source collaboration tool that syncs with Office documents.
- August 01, 2008
This year's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo and Next Generation Data Center conference take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco Aug. 4-7. Check out our news, product announcements and video from the show floor.
- July 31, 2008
The popular open source password management tool now supports a greater mix of platforms, centralized management of access rights and better event logging.
- July 24, 2008
A Beowulf Project founder spoke recently about the improvements made to the process of building a Linux high-performance computing, or HPC, cluster.
- July 22, 2008
As it approaches the end of its first Linux decade, IBM has banked on Linux for growth and innovation. But some wonder whether Big Blue has done enough.
Sponsored by Dell - In today’s business environment, software has become a critical differentiator in determining business success. A recent article in Harvard Business Review postulates that every business is a competitor on a software playing field, no matter what sector it is in. See More
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Databases like SQL Server and Oracle are very dependent on disk storage, and database performance is tightly coupled to storage performance. There is often blanket guidance about storage array features to enable or disable. For example, most database tuning guides recommend disabling deduplication on the database storage. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - “Never run out of disk space” became the storage administrator’s prime directive because of the big difference between storage and the rest of an organization’s IT infrastructure. When the network guys slightly underestimate the bandwidth they’ll need to provide, the network gets congested and applications slow down. Similarly, if the server crew ends up running a few too many VMs on too few hosts, the VMs run slower. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - When a host server fails to deliver a sufficient level of IOPS, the solution is often to invest in solid-state storage. As many organizations have discovered, however, solid-state storage is a costly solution that may only temporarily correct the problem. Like any other storage technology, there is a limit to the number of IOPS that solid-state storage can deliver, and it is often only a matter of time before this limit is reached and the performance problems return. See More
- July 21, 2008
By standardizing on Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise to save money, Invitrogen Corp. expects to improve customer service and performance and better integrate VMware along the way.
- July 15, 2008
A Linux security expert outlines best practices, from granting admins the least system access possible to the importance of system audits and when to turn on listening daemons.
- July 14, 2008
Cognos chose Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise as the first mainframe operating system on which to run its business intelligence application.
- July 07, 2008
By incrementally incorporating Red Hat Enterprise Linux and service-oriented architecture into its IT framework, Dun & Bradstreet expects to save millions in IT costs.
- July 03, 2008
In power efficiency tests on three different hardware platforms, Red Hat beat Microsoft Windows by as much as 12%.
- June 30, 2008
From mobile applications to high-performance computing. Linux has become increasingly central to all kinds of computing, says the Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin. But is it really a two-horse race between Linux and Microsoft?
- June 26, 2008
HP has open-sourced its Advanced File System (AdvFS) code, which may broaden Linux adoption and narrow the functionality gap between Unix and Linux.
- June 23, 2008
How can you best prepare for the Linux+ certification exam? Certification authority and Linux Certification Passport author Michael Jang discusses a strategy for success.
- June 20, 2008
Red Hat's newly released MRG platform adds messaging, real-time and grid computing control to its Linux operating system.
- June 19, 2008
Red Hat has created a new automation and security management product for physical and virtual systems and, with Project SpaceWalk, has opened up its Network Satellite code to the open source community.