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HP puts muscle into HP-UX

Unix may have been shouldered aside by Windows as the main operating system in data centres, but a number of...

April 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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What will replace Unix in the data centre?

For some it may take two years, others four, five or even more. Enterprise organizations are beginning to map out...

December 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

IBM PowerLinux 7R4 server. IBM photo

IBM puts $1 billion to expand Linux on Power Systems

IBM Corp.'s RISC-based Power Systems servers have a lengthy lineage as mid-range computers dating back to the early 1990s running...

September 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Will Unix be 86ed by x86es soon?

Will Unix be 86ed by x86es soon?

The 30-year reign of the Unix in enterprise servers continues on it inescapable decline thanks to the popularity of more...

August 19th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

The future of COBOL: Part 2

The future of COBOL: Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part feature on the future of COBOL. Here we'll look at training and job...

January 11th, 2012 brian bloom

10 programming languages that could shake up IT

10 programming languages that could shake up IT

SAN FRANCISCO -- Do we really need another programming language? There is certainly no shortage of choices already. Between imperative languages,...

January 6th, 2012 Neil McAllister

Attachmate to retain Novell Unix copyrights

Attachmate to retain Novell Unix copyrights

Novell's copyrights for the Unix operating system will remain under Attachmate's control as part of the companies' pending merger, a...

November 25th, 2010 joab jackson and chris kanaracus

Moonlight 3.0 preview offered for rich internet apps

Moonlight 3.0 preview offered for rich internet apps

Moonlight 3.0, which puts Microsoft's Silverlight rich Internet plug-in software on Linux and Unix platforms, is now being offered in...

February 5th, 2010 Paul Krill

Oracle, European Commission spar over Sun merger

Oracle, European Commission spar over Sun merger

The fate of the Solaris operating system and Java programming language may be in the hands of an unelected European...

November 11th, 2009 Paul Mellor