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  • Top 10 Linux distributions for business

    One of the most confusing things for the newcomer to Linux is how many distributions, or versions, of the operating system there are. Ubuntu is the one most people have heard of, but there are hundreds of others as well, each offering some variant on the basic Linux theme.

  • The life and death of a virtual machine

    If IT managers aren?t careful, the failure to manage virtual machines throughout their life cycles could erase virtualisation?s benefits.

  • New IBM mainframe won't end battle for big iron's soul

    IBM is expected later this month to announce its next-generation System z mainframe, its first update since the release of the z9 three years ago.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 release offers surprises

    Linux admins have learned to live inside the Unix systems administration and security models. But can migration to RHEL5 stop things working if you?re not aware of the changes?

  • Red Hat, Novell and some words about virtualisation

    The good news is that Novell is now competing with a company whose marketing savvy is even worse than its own. Can Red Hat claw back its credibility?

  • VMware, Xen clash over patch

    When the world of open source mixes with the world of proprietary commercial software, vendors are often willing to ride roughshod over open source to further their own interests. But sometimes it works the other way around.

  • Is NetWare dead?

    We must resign ourselves to the fact that, one day, no-one will remember NetWare in the context of Utah-based Novell. Or will they?

  • Novell: Linux is growing in data centres and workgroups

    Novell's Linux manager speaks about the company's prospects as it tries to shift its customer base from NetWare to Linux.

  • Whatever happened to UnitedLinux?

    The UnitedLinux Web site hasn't been updated since April 2003 and the four original partners have undergone a number of changes. While SCO insists the company and its product are dead, the others say it's not. What's going on?

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