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  • Linux tool aims to cut systems' power use

    But a new 'tickless' functionality helps it go into low-power states, and stay there.

  • Linux leaders plot counterattack on Microsoft

    The high priests of free software congregated at Google headquarters last week to debate the future of the movement and face down recent patent threats by Microsoft.

  • OpenSolaris has a leg up on Linux

    If there's one aspect of Linux that has led to its popularity, it's the ability of suitably enthused individuals to produce their own distribution. But we now have a new player: OpenSolaris and everything's changed.

  • Get ready for corporate P2P apps

    There are fundamental differences between how P2P and client/server applications affect network loading, and as everyone from Microsoft down invests in P2P technology, it's not just for bootleggers anymore.

  • Infosecurity Europe - new products to look out for

    Launching new products at shows looked to have gone out of fashion. This years's Infosecurity has somehow bucked this trend.

  • Linux on the desktop

    Moving your clients to Linux is not easy, as both IBM and Novell have acknowledged. At least they appear to be doing so for the right reasons.

  • The reality of virtual servers

    Although it may seem like magic, server virtualisation is real, and it's giving admins unprecedented control over enterprise data centres.

  • IBM and Linux - five years on

    IBM made one of the biggest U-turns in the industry to support Linux so, five years on from its conversion we asked IBM?s Adam Jollans how Big Blue now sees the future of Linux and the company's role in it.

  • Windows vs Linux - the true cost

    The argument over the cost of an operating system rages on. But is it possible to get a picture of the true cost while so many vested interests muddy the waters?





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