Thursday, April 15, 2010Ubuntu 10.04 OS has enterprise appeal LucidLynx, the open source operating system Ubuntu 10.04, due out April 29 is useful for enterprises running many data centres, said a 451 Group analyst. An Ubuntu user shares his first-hand experience with the new release
Friday, March 26, 2010VIDEO: IBM exec on Z/Linux’s past, present, future ComputerWorld Canada visited IBM’s Poughkeepsie plant in New York, the site of much of the company’s mainframe development and manufacturing. IBM's Tom Rosamilia on the decade-long success of Linux on System Z; Canadian Master the Mainframe Contest winner Yeming Hu
Thursday, March 25, 2010IBM marks 10 years of Linux on SystemZ During celebrations at its Poughkeepsie plant of a decade of opening its mainframe to run Linux apps, a Canadian student is recognized as a winner of the 2009 Master the Mainframe Contest. An exec explains why the mainframe is “middle-aged”
Thursday, March 25, 2010Blogging Idol 2010 update: It's SO on! Our third annual competition gets underway with a slew of posts about enterprise Linux, cellphone tethering, vendor etiquette and much more. Join the fun and register for your chance to win $1,000
Monday, March 22, 2010Linus Torvalds named most influential open source blogger Tim O'Reilly is 'the most powerful voice' in open source, followed by Linux chief architect Linus Torvalds, Google executive Chris Messina and ex-Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz, according to a new ranking of influential open source personalities.
Monday, March 22, 2010Rising demand for SQL, Linux skills Four skill areas that have seen a growing trend in demand are SQL, C#, .NET and Linux. Other stats: number of people looking for IT jobs jumps 42 percent in Q4 2009
Thursday, March 18, 2010Combative affair with open source changing: Microsoft At the Open Source Business Conference, an exec noted that while the relationship with open source has been contentious Microsoft relies on a diverse ecosystem that does include open source to satisfy customers
Tuesday, March 16, 2010IBM adding dev, test offering to public cloud The new service follows a private cloud version released last year. Availability in Canada and U.S. set for second quarter followed by global release later in 2010
Tuesday, March 09, 2010Linux is the cloud’s future: IBM Canada At a ComputerWorld Canada Tech Insights panel discussion about Linux-based clouds, IBM Canada Linux champion tells how Linux is the past, present and future of cloud computing. University of Toronto’s SciNet HPC consortium spoke about its use of Linux. WITH VIDEO
Friday, February 05, 2010Moonlight 3.0 preview offered for rich internet apps The next version of Microsoft’s Silverlight technology for Linux is in development. The alpha release features infrastructural capabilities designed to move Moonlight closer to the capabilities of Silverlight 3
Tuesday, January 19, 2010BREAKING NEWS: Avaya announces Nortel product plans Now that the acquisition of Nortel Networks Corp.’s enterprise unit has been approved by Industry Canada, Avaya Inc. is giving details of its product integration plans
Thursday, January 14, 2010Linux Foundation launches job board Linux's increasing use across industries is building high demand for Linux jobs despite unemployment statistics. Job seekers will be able to include LinkedIn details on their Linux.com profile, including resumes
Thursday, December 17, 2009Moonlight 2 expands Silverlight capabilities for Linux The browser plug-in extends Microsoft's rich media platform on non-Windows systems. Why the September release was delayed till now
Wednesday, December 09, 2009Big Blue's newest mainframe is all Linux With starting price of US$212,000, IBM wants to compete directly against higher-end x86 servers
Tuesday, December 08, 2009Google ships beta of Chrome for Mac A year after releasing the PC version, the search giant offers for download Mac and Linux versions of its browser, but with significant missing features
Thursday, November 26, 2009The Perfect Purchase Cycle: Server OS Software The server operating system has become a utility, says one analyst. A guide to negotiating the buying process
Tuesday, November 10, 2009Novell plugs Linux developers into Visual Studio Mono Tools lets Visual Studio developers use the Microsoft IDE for cross-platform application development
Friday, November 06, 2009Avaya ships software add-ons for Aura A SIP-based software app announced this week for the Aura telecom server could be used in schools that want to alert parents and teachers on snow days. Info-Tech’s Jayanth Angl says Aura will help Avaya compete with Cisco
Friday, October 23, 2009Google Chrome snubs Windows 7 Google’s Chrome Web browser will not fully integrate with Microsoft’s new Windows 7 OS
Wednesday, October 14, 2009Acer debuts GPS-enabled Liquid Android smartphone, netbook Acer’s Android-based Liquid smartphone comes with a GPS receiver which allows users to tag photos with location information. Users can also switch between Android and Microsoft Windows on the company’s new netbook...
Wednesday, September 30, 2009Microsoft to focus on server, high-end database markets The cloud becomes a battle ground as Microsoft aims to extend its dominance over Linux by offering more cloud-based database and server tools...
Wednesday, September 09, 2009Microsoft rivals eye 22 patents to defend Linux The Open Invention Network, whose members include IBM and Red Hat, says it wants to defend distributors of open-source operating systems against the threat of patent litigation...
Friday, August 21, 2009Red Hat, IBM, Novell top Linux kernel contributors Linux creator Linus Torvalds has be overtaken by IBM, Red Hat and Novell as leading contributor to the open source project which has grown by 2.7 million lines of code since last year...
Friday, August 14, 2009Dell moving from netbooks to smartbooks with Linux OS In an effort to expand its Linux offerings, Dell is researching new netbook-type devices and will soon offer netbook Linux OSupgrades, a company official said on Wednesday.
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Friday, July 24, 2009Linux code released by Microsoft violated GLP says engineer Real reason for release is revealed. The Hyper-V Linux drivers recently released by Microsoft had to be released in the first place to comply with the open source license, says Stephen Hemminger, of network vendor Vyatta