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Running Windows Server 2012 on a Laptop

Learn how and when you might want to run a server operating system on a laptop in our latest Server Tutorial.


Tags: operating system, laptop, Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, server tutorial, server operating system

Linux 3.8 'Unicycling Gorilla' Accelerates Server Filesystems

Linus Torvalds walks away from Intel 386 chip support as Linux moves ahead.


Tags: open source, Linux, operating system, Linux server, Linux 3.8, server operating system

Windows Server 8 Now Officially Windows Server 2012

Microsoft settles on Windows Server 2012 to mark the imminent launch of its forthcoming "cloud-optimized" server OS.


Tags: operating system, Cloud, server, private cloud, Windows Server, server os, Windows Server 2012, windows server 8

Microsoft and Citrix Embrace Heterogenity, VMware Hunkers Down

While Microsoft and others involved in server virtualization are making alliances and supporting each others' products to prepare for a multi-hypervisor world and an increase in interest in cloud computing, VMware remains unconcerned with the competition. Is it in denial?
Tags: operating system, virtual, server virtualization, partner, integrated

ClearOS Enterprise 5.2 Released

The ClearOS Enterprise 5.2 operating system, based on CentOS 5.5 offers new security performance features.
Tags: open source, operating system, open source software

Hypervisor Reach Contributes to Thinning of the OS

As the hypervisor transforms enterprise computing, operating systems are wasting away.
Tags: operating system, virtualization, hypervisor, application server

Linux Servers are Doing Just Fine

Industry measurements for server operating systems are based what OS people buy bundled with hardware, not what is being used.
Tags: Linux, operating system, Microsoft, server, hardware

10 OSes on the Move

OS Roundup: SCO and NetWare face extinction; Ubuntu may or may not hit the big leagues. Who else will win or lose big in the coming decade?
Tags: Linux, Windows, operating system, Ubuntu, iPhone OS

Are Blue Skies Ahead for Microsoft Azure?

OS Roundup: Microsoft is heading for the cloud, but its mission will not be without turbulence.
Tags: cloud computing, operating system, Cloud, Microsoft, Azure

Configuring Hyper-V Security Using Authorization Manager

When deploying virtualization technologies, key choices must be made to ensure the environment is secure. This article explains how to use Authorization Manager to make Hyper-V as secure as it can be.
Tags: security, operating system, Windows Server 2008, virtual, Hyper-V

Windows 7's Virtual Impact

Virtually Speaking: With IT budgets still in the dumper, the virtual desktop may give Windows 7 a sizable boost. VMware Workstation 7 is being positioned accordingly.
Tags: operating system, virtualization, Windows 7, VMware, desktop virtualization