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Private Cloud vs. Virtual Datacenter

A key worry about using remote data centers is security -- who's handling (and viewing) the data? Brian Proffitt...

Tracking Linux Network Stats with vnStat

Linux expert Brian Proffitt provides an overview of vnStat, the popular Linux networking tool. Getting network stats on a Linux...

Choosing an Open Source Systems Management Solution

Systems management solutions tend to be complex and pricey. Linux expert Brian Profitt overviews the leading open source vendors...

Ubuntu Romances the Enterprise

For some time, the big commercial Linux vendors have been happily wandering orchard of low-hanging enterprise fruit, almost completely...

Linux Distro Switching: Pro vs. Con

Last week, Jim Lynch wrote what seemed to be a tongue-in-cheek admonition on how the Linux Mint distribution is...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: Signs Point to Yes

Ed Note: This is Brian Proffitt's final contribution to Enterprise Unix Roundup. Farewell, Brian, it's been a great three...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: Sun Should Loosen Up

Last week, Simon Phipps, Chief Open Source Officer at Sun Microsystems, stated in an interview that much of the...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: HP Gifts AdvFS, Big Bow on Small Box

First thing out of the gate on Monday's news cycle was the announcement from HP that it is committing...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: Making Good on a Promise

One of the unsung heroes of the Unix realm is — I kid you not — IBM. Stop laughing, I'm...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: Can It Be Easy to Be Green?

An interesting news item popped up this week, which got me wondering about a new way for Unix to...