The PGA Tour, a membership group of professional golfers that is not affiliated with the Professional Golfer's Association, is making extensive use of Linux in its interactive Web site PGAtour.com and its real-time game tracking program, TOURcast. Because Linux has worked so well for them, they have had no qualms about migrating to Red Hat for their internal mail systems and intranet.
Large enterprises should not use Linux because it is not secure enough, has scalability problems and could fork into many different flavours, according to the Agility Alliance, which includes IT heavyweights EDS, Fuji Xerox, Cisco, Microsoft, Sun, Dell and EMC
Sun Microsystems inched closer to a full open source release of Java code Wednesday but, to the surprise of no one, stopped just short of such a landmark deal. Ultimately what transpired -- as explained to media members and analysts via conference call -- was that the Santa Clara, Calif.-based hardware and software company has merely fine-tuned its stance on Java licensing and is finishing up a trio of new, simplified licenses as evidence of its intent to simplify the legalities of enterprise application development.
Worldwide Effort to Provide Developers With Technology Resources to Expand Certification Process and Rapid Adoption of SUSE LINUX Based Applications
"The message in the market has now changed, they've done consolidation, they're now looking at standardization. Our consolidation message has really changed into a migration message," he continued, adding that Linux is increasingly the standard platform customers are demanding to migrate to.
Xen is a paravirtualization technology available for the Linux kernel that lets you enclose and test new upgrades as if running them in the existing environment but without the worries of disturbing the original system. This article shows you how to install a Xen system that will give administrators a valuable sandbox for testing system upgrades (as well as a playground for running multiple virtual machines on the same Linux box).
It's not Firefox's fault that some things, like Windows security, never get better.
The KDE Project ships a new major release of their leading Open Source desktop environment.
LinuxQuestions.org is proud to announce that it now hosts an officially recognized forum for Ubuntu Linux, increasing its total number of participating distributions to twenty three. With the addition of Ubuntu, LQ now has participation from four of the five most popular distributions, as ranked by Distrowatch.
Details of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7.0 are starting to emerge, and if the rumours are true, IE 7.0 will have tabbed browsing, a built-in news-aggregator, and could be integrated with Microsoft's currently-in-beta anti-spyware product.
Fortress SMGateway has all of the functionality provided by MailScanner and SpamAssassin plus extensions and enhancements to provide a simple web based interface for users and administrators.
By day, I'm a systems administrator, responsible for managing technology projects for my employer. By night, I'm a student, working on completing my degree. Both school and work require me to do a ton of research and take lots of notes. I have tried using many applications to help take and organize notes: OpenOffice.org, Microsoft Word, Vim, Notepad. Nothing really seemed to work for me, until I found Keynote.
Intel, which launched a program in November to make it easier for Chinese and Indian computer makers to sell Linux on PCs, has now made the program global, the company said on Tuesday.
Warren Woodford, founder of Mepis Linux Discussing his linux distribution: reasons, philosophy, target audience, challenges, etc..
Open-source software tools can come in handy for Microsoft shops.
CHIP GIANT Intel - which could probably make a decent job of writing an OS if it had the will to do so - has started a major push for dealers, promoting the Linux operating system on the desktop.
This month's issue features a special section dedicated to the Red Hat Summit, June 1-3 in New Orleans. Browse a list of sessions you can expect to see, get Tiemann's take on the Summit, and read about a few of the speakers. Thanks to everyone who asked that we create an RSS feed for the magazine. We've been listening. It's now available, and we've even included an article about how to get hooked up to the feed.
This is an article written by Aaron Graves and submitted to Tuxme.com: "Let me start by saying I know what you're thinking. This is all we need, right? Yet another “How I switched to Linux and it saved my life” story. Even I get tired of reading them. And yet, here I sit, writing one. What is my motivation, you ask? I'm not sure, but maybe we'll figure that out together by the end of this article." Read the rest here.
Expansive System-Wide Improvements Result in Practical, Affordable Operating System for Homes, Businesses and Schools
The companies' worldwide initiative seeks to accelerate the development of ISV applications for SuSe Linux on the IBM eServer and middleware platforms and will provide ISVs access to resources and tools.