Open source startups are changing the rules of the traditional enterprise software market. At least that's what a panel made up of MySQL, JBoss, SugarCRM and XenSource heads and moderated by VA Software chairman Larry Augustin was happy to proclaim loudly and clearly.
Adding Linux to your server room can provide numerous benefits and give your organization flexibility and growth options for the future. Here's a look at where Linux offers advantages over traditional UNIXes and Windows.
SWsoft Virtuozzo was announced the winner of the “Best Virtualization Solution” at LinuxWorld Expo. Virtuozzo is operating system level server virtualization software that turns a single physical server into multiple virtual environments – enabling maximum server performance and utilization.
In this guide, you'll find out why Linux offers a real alternative to other operating systems, how you can install Linux on to your computer for free, and how to get to grips with using Linux on a daily basis without any techno jargon!
VHCS delivers a complete hosting automation appliance by offering significant security, total-cost-of-ownership, and performance advantages over competing commercial solutions.
Red Hat has dismantled the Fedora Foundation, an initiative conceived as an entity to provide intellectual-property protections to the open-source realm but whose mission grew impractically broad.
One thing you notice on the show floor this year (besides the smoke from the Unisys booth, that is), is the distinct lack of certain vendors. Namely, IBM and HP, who usually have some sort of show floor presence at LinuxWorld. Not this time.
The under-discussion GPL version 3 license is a bit of a hot potato. Some like it and others, such as Linux creator Linus Torvalds, do not.
If ever there was a time for agencies to think about the operating system they deploy on their client systems, it's now. That's because Windows Vista is on the horizon, complete with steep hardware requirements and confusing upgrade pricing. So chances are you have an OS upgrade in your near-term plans. The question is, which OS will it be?
ASX-listed underwear, fashion design and direct sales company UnderCoverWear (UCW) has revealed how building its business around Linux and open source increased IT flexibility while avoiding vendor lock-in.
This list/mini-guide covers simple and extremely effective ways to make your Linux a more enjoyable OS from top to bottom, and take the geek-factor out.
The One Laptop Per Child organization will use Linux on its inexpensive machines, but the operating system suffers the same code bloat as Windows, the project's leader said Tuesday.
Oracle's Cluster File System 2 for Linux will be distributed with the Linux kernel, the software that forms the basis of Linux distributions, Oracle said Tuesday.
I have been a Unix and Linux system administrator for more than 20 years, and have worked with many different operating systems. Over the last several years I've spent a lot of time with various versions of Red Hat Linux and Fedora Core. I chose to use CentOS as a platform for the servers, and since I already had a commitment to maintaining a number of different servers in CentOS, I decided a while ago to start using it on my desktop as well.