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OpenSUSE 12.1 Proffers Polish and Performance

From its performing OS to the cutting-edge open source projects included with it, OpenSUSE 12.1 truly has something for everyone. But is it really flawless?


Tags: Linux, open source server, OS, SUSE, openSUSE

File Sharing Made Easy With Media Servers and NAS

Centralized file sharing and storage is a snap with these five open source NAS and media servers.


Tags: open source server, NAS, file sharing, MediaServer

NGINX Goes Open Core

Popular open source web server tech raises $3 million as it moves into the next phase of development, should Apache be worried?


Tags: Apache, open source server, web server, apache web server, Nginx, Microsoft IIS

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Tags: open source server, data center management, server hardware, server virtualization, server security, server review, server os, server software

Still Think Linux Is Just for Start-Ups?

The London Stock Exchange switches to Suse Linux, and the Financial Times asks if this is indicative of a bellwether trend. A case of stalwart paper being behind the time, or do some enterprises truly believe Linux is just for start ups?
Tags: IBM, open source server, Linux server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, server os

5 Key Things to Know About Debian 6.0 'Squeeze'

Wrap your arms around the five biggest changes in the latest release of Debian -- everything you need to know about version 6 of the open source server OS.
Tags: open source, Linux, open source server, Debian, server os

Red Hat Server Edition 6: Long Life Cycle With Lots to Like

The latest version of the popular open source server OS was designed with enterprises in mind. With a strong focus on scalability and flexibility, as well as support for physical and virtual servers and cloud computing, there's something for every organization to get excited about.
Tags: virtualization, Red Hat, open source server, server os, Red Hat Server

Easy Crontab Editing with Corntab

Not an expert on cron? No need to worry -- just use the Corntab site or its iPhone app.
Tags: Linux, open source server, Unix, OS, cron

10 Free Server Tools Your Organization Needs

Got tools? Add these valuable and free server tools to your toolbox to make your computers, network and wallet very happy.
Tags: Top 10, Microsoft, open source server, Apache server, server tools

Check Apache Server Status From a Web Page

Want to see how your server is doing without SSH'ing into the system? One way to do this is to set up a Web page that shows the status of your Apache server. Here's how to get started.
Tags: open source server, tip of the trade, apache web server, SSH, Apache server

Adding Users and Aliases for Postfix

Postfix is a great mailer, but if you're new to administering it, finding your way around can be difficult. Here's how to get started.
Tags: open source server, tip of the trade, mail server, postfix, mailing list server

10 Things to Know About Maverick Meerkat

In the flurry of 10-related memes this past week, one stood out: the release of Canonical's open source server OS, Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition, also known as 'Maverick Meerkat.' In keeping with the theme, here are 10 noteworthy aspects.
Tags: Top 10, open source server, Linux server, Canonical, Ubuntu Server

Linux Server Management Tips

Linux server monitoring is one of the best ways to ensure performance of your Linux server.
Tags: open source server, Linux server, Linux Server Management, Linux server monitoring

Open Source Software Projects That Changed the World

From open source software to projects there have been a number of releases that literally have changed the world.
Tags: open source, open source server, open source software, open source servers

Open Source Software Comes to a Fork in the Code

Anyone paying attention to Oracle's acquisition of Sun had a keen sense that a culture clash was inevitable for the open source software OpenSolaris. This week's launch of Illumos reveals the time might be now.
Tags: Oracle, open source server, Sun, open source software, OpenSolaris

Ubuntu Server Adoption on the Rise

The Ubuntu Server market share is small compared with Windows Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux but deployment is rising.
Tags: open source, open source server, open source software, open source servers

HP, Red Hat Ease Linux-based x64 Open Source Server Migration

HP will offer migration services through the HP Migration Center consulting program.
Tags: Linux, Red Hat, open source server, HP

Novell openSUSE 11.3 Linux OS Gets Btrfs, New Kernel

The new open source OS release delivers a "better" filesystem (Btrfs) for Linux while updating packages and performance.
Tags: open source server, Novell, BTRFS, linux os, openSUSE

Open Source Servers and Cloud Computing

One influence in open source communities is the effect of cloud on open source.
Tags: cloud computing, open source server, open source servers

Operating Systems for Open Source Servers Need to Evolve

Despite the many functions handled by server virtualization a server operating system—open source or proprietary—still has a place in the data center.
Tags: open source server, open source software, server virtualization, open source servers

Teo Launches UC Platform for Open Source Servers

The company claims that a single Linux-based server can handle as many as 2,000 users while a multiple-server system can handle up to 100,000 users.
Tags: open source, open source server, open source servers, Unified Communications Server

Unstaging Files in the Open Source Software, Git

Life may not come with an undo button, but fortunately open source software does. With the open source software, Git, it's all too easy to unintentionally commit a file. Fortunately, it's also easy to turn back time.
Tags: git, open source server, open source software

Altitude Launches New Open Source-Based SIP Server

The Altitude vBox is based on Asterisk the open source IP PBX.
Tags: open source server, SIP Server

The Open Source Server Quagmire

For many enterprises, the choice of a server OS is a difficult one. While many companies don't want to pay too much for an open source server, they also want their vendor to remain in business. Unfortunately, the current model seems both unsustainable and unchanging.
Tags: Microsoft, open source server, open source software, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OS

Automation With Expect, an Open Source Software Utility

Tip of the Trade: The Expect package found in Debian and Ubuntu is a powerful utility that can script interactive operations.
Tags: Ubuntu, open source server, Debian, open source software, OS

The Looming Demise of OpenSolaris

OS Roundup: Will the open source server OS from what was once Sun Microsystems soon be known as the project formerly known as OpenSolaris? It's beginning to seem like it.
Tags: open source, Oracle, open source server, Sun Microsystems, OpenSolaris