Sunday, December 5, 2021

Brian Proffitt

Enterprise Unix Roundup: Serving Up OS X

Want to get a heated debate going? Just ask Linux advocates (myself included): Why is Linux not popular on the desktop? The answers vary, depending on whom you...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: OpenSolaris, Farm Team or Big League?

It should be clarified that neither of these teams are what we in America term "major league." Both are minor league organizations, with the Indians in a...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: HP, Our Unix is Easier to Use

Last week, I made mention that things in Unix-land were getting a bit abrasive, particularly between the big three: HP, Sun Microsystems and IBM. In late March, IBM...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: Battle Thunderclouds On the Horizon

With Spring finally arriving in the Midwest, a young man's fancy turns to — well, never mind, because I haven't been called "young" in quite a while....

Enterprise Unix Roundup: Oracle Breaks Out ClusterWare

Oracle Corporation is one of those companies that simultaneously has a huge presence in the IT world yet remains stealthy. It does this by somehow always managing...

Enterprise Unix Roundup: EU vs. Microsoft vs. IBM

Over on IT Jungle, I just read an interesting story about how Microsoft is (by proxy) cleverly using the same law that was just smacked ...

Making OpenSolaris More Accessible

Telling the story of Project Indiana is not an easy one. The Sun Microsystems initiative, designed to create a binary-compatible distribution of OpenSolaris, has drawn what could be...

Indiana’s Calling, Is Anyone Listening?

Telling the story of Project Indiana is not an easy one. The Sun Microsystems initiative, designed to create a binary-compatible distribution of OpenSolaris, has drawn what could be...

Measuring Linux and Open Source

How do you measure success? This question is often asked in the Linux business and development communities, with various answers given: "the number of servers in the enterprise,"...

Eben Moglen Speaks: the GPL Today

Eben Moglen is one of those people in the community that delivers his message in a clear, concise way that never fails to capture the...

Red Hat Launches RHX Online Portal

Speaking to a receptive crowd of 800 at this morning's first keynote at the Red Hat Summit, Director of Online Services Matt Maddox officially introduced the anticipated...

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