• SUSE has Sun Solaris in its sights with SP2

    SUSE shops are cautious after a long silence from the Novell post-Attachmate deal; experts say Linux has eclipsed Unix generally, but SUSE needs work.

  • A complete guide to Unix-to-Linux migration

    This comprehensive guide details everything involved in a Unix-to-Linux migration, from porting applications to training staff to manage a Linux environment.

  • Unix

    Unix (often spelled "UNIX," especially as an official trademark) is an operating system that originated at Bell Labs in 1969 as an interactive time-sharing system.

  • Training Unix staff to manage Linux environments

    In a migration from Unix to Linux, the staff need to be trained to manage the new Linux environment. Learn how the systems management of Linux differs from Unix and what your staff needs to know to...

Unix-to-Linux migration

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    When it comes to migration, the differences between Unix and Linux matter most. Do you know the small and large changes to expect when you migrate? 

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    SUSE shops are cautious after a long silence from the Novell post-Attachmate deal; experts say Linux has eclipsed Unix generally, but SUSE needs work. 

  • A complete guide to Unix-to-Linux migration

    This comprehensive guide details everything involved in a Unix-to-Linux migration, from porting applications to training staff to manage a Linux environment. 

  • Unix

    Unix (often spelled "UNIX," especially as an official trademark) is an operating system that originated at Bell Labs in 1969 as an interactive time-sharing system. 

  • Training Unix staff to manage Linux environments

    In a migration from Unix to Linux, the staff need to be trained to manage the new Linux environment. Learn how the systems management of Linux differs from Unix and what your staff needs to know to handle the transition. 

  • Overcoming common Unix-to-Linux migration pitfalls

    You may encounter problems when moving from Unix to Linux. Learn about hardware and application compatibility challenges and how to overcome deployment errors and how to prevent them including client testing, shell script testing, and more. 

  • Unix-to-Linux migration implementation: Porting, upgrading and testing

    Testing the new OS before completing the migration from Unix to Linux is advised. More details such as code and compiler choices and upgrades also need attention, and then it's time to test system performance before you put it into production. 

  • Porting applications from Unix to Linux

    To port applications to Linux start with an in-depth discovery process, examining Unix application compatibility and determining whether they're compatible with Linux. The hardware platform and operating system distribution also need to be investigat... 

  • What makes a migration from Unix to Linux attractive?

    Learn about Linux's attractive qualities such as platform flexibilty, quick deployment of patches, and better compatibility and cost structures. Calculating the return on investment (ROI) of migrating from Unix to Linux is also presented.