| News Article Published July 27, 2010
As Novell's appliance program hits its one year anniversary, the company is planning some innovative advances.
| Trends Article Published January 14, 2009
Cover Your Assets: Know with whom you're working on that all-important project or it could cost you the farm.
| News Article Published August 26, 2008
What does it mean to be user friendly, and does emphasizing user friendliness mean ignoring other, equally important, values?
| News Article Published August 5, 2008
Microsoft appears to be burying the tomahawk and buying in to Apache. Bruce Perens weighs in on whether to trust this peace offering.
| News Article Published July 22, 2008
Not necessarily. Fortify Software has released a research report alleging that open source software developers are leaving the ramparts unprotected.
| News Article Published May 2, 2008
Pundits, however, remain unconvinced that open source is a storage element.
| Tutorials Article Published April 15, 2008
It's easy to install a LAMP stack and throw up a dynamic Web site over a weekend -- the real toil comes in securing it. Here are four steps to help avert complacency and get you on the correct path.
| News Article Published March 28, 2008
Open source enterprise-class systems management has arrived, and vendors are jockeying for positions.
| Trends Article Published February 21, 2007
Mention "Apache" to a sys admin and most likely 'Web server' springs to mind. While the Apache HTTP Web server may be synonymous with the Apache Software Foundation, it is but one project in an ecosystem that includes a database server, content management tools and much more.
| Tutorials Article Published December 7, 2006
Despite strong feelings in IT camps on both sides, victory is not a zero-sum game.
| Tutorials Article Published April 12, 2006
The question of whether to use open source software is receiving the answer, "yes," with increasing frequency. But the question of whether to distribute software under an open source license often has a less definitive answer.
| Tutorials Article Published March 15, 2006
Open source software is finding its way into server rooms of all types and sizes. For those that have yet to get their feet wet, we outline the basics and highlight the options.
| Eur Article Published February 17, 2006
What rocked and what flopped? What made our head turn and what kept us walking? We report back from OSBC. NASLite is an inexpensive and easy way to turn your old PC into a basic storage server.
| Tutorials Article Published February 15, 2006
IIS shops that have looked enviously at HTTP authentication capabilities, but have no intention of leaving the Microsoft fold, now have an option: IISPassword.
| Tutorials Article Published January 25, 2006
Free doesn't always mean price-free when it comes to open source. Many open source vendors sell services and support but keep the product free. We look at six open source offerings to see what you typically get for the money.
| Tutorials Article Published December 29, 2005
If launching a career in open source software is one of your goals for 2006, programming, migration, and translation are three areas to consider.
| Tutorials Article Published December 1, 2005
You've probably heard the acronym LAMP. You may even know what it means. But do you now what the LAMP stack really is and what it does?
| Tutorials Article Published August 24, 2005
TCO is often a key decision factor when deciding between an open source or commercial solution. How the amount is measured, however, is more important than the amount itself, and should reflect the organization's priorities.
| Tutorials Article Published August 11, 2005
Security is often the first concern when deciding between open source vs. commercial software. The many philosophical differences result in pros and cons for each side.
| Tutorials Article Published July 8, 2005
When choosing among apps, how important are their origins to your future?