Oracle Affirms Unix Commitment with Solaris 11 Release
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 09, 2011
Serious operating system debuts as Oracle exec declares that Oracle is "not a toy company."
Tags: Oracle, virtualization, Solaris, Unix, Mark Hurd
Unix vs. Linux: Which One Costs Less?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published March 03, 2011
Unix sales have been flat as Linux sales have jumped dramatically. But are businesses going in the most cost efficient direction?
Tags: Linux, Unix, TCO
Will Oracle Win the Server OS Battle?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published December 08, 2010
Oracle appears to be maneuvering to win the biggest share of the server operating system market. HP isn't thrilled.
Tags: Linux, Oracle, HP, servers, Unix
Selecting an IBM Power Systems Server
By Drew Robb | Article Published November 08, 2010
Tips on choosing an IBM Power Systems box that works best for your company's data center.
Tags: IBM, Unix, Unix server, server room management, IBM Power System
Continuing Migration from RISC to x86
By Drew Robb | Article Published May 10, 2010
Statistics on Unix clearly reveal that the move from RISC to x86 keeps on gaining momentum. What's behind the move?
Tags: Linux, servers, Unix, x86, RISC
Oracle Pushes Linux -- Full Force
By Paul Rubens | Article Published April 06, 2010
One might expect Oracle to be doing everything in its power to discourage customers from moving away from UNIX. Yet the company seems determined to hawk Linux.
Tags: Linux, Oracle, Sun, Solaris, Unix
Novell Beats SCO in Unix Jury Trial
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 30, 2010
Jury finds that Novell still holds the key Unix copyrights, putting the brakes on SCO's legal challenge, but it still might not be the end for SCO.
Tags: Linux, lawsuits, Unix, Novell, SCO
HP Upgrades Security on Unix OS
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 28, 2009
After more than two decades in use, HP is still boosting security for its Unix OS.
Tags: Windows, security, virtualization, HP, Unix
Building Command Line Utilities with Python
By Jeremy M. Jones | Article Published November 13, 2008
Learn how to create utilities in Python with rich command line interfaces that aid Linux and UNIX system administration.
Tags: Python, IT, Unix, call, proxy
rsnapshot: rsync-Based Filesystem Snapshot
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published August 27, 2008
Tip of the Trade: Snapshot filesystems may be great, but migrating to a new filesystem is a major deal. If you're not up for it, rsnapshot makes achieving snapshot-like functionality a snap.
Tags: data, IT, Unix, backup