All material on this Web site is copyright © 1994 - 2011 Belltown Media Inc., publishers of Linux Journal. All rights reserved.

Authors are free to to use their articles for any purpose after they appear in Linux Journal (please see further guidelines below). If an author's article documents how to use a free software program, we encourage them to contribute it to the project under a free software license, so it can be distributed with the software they discussed.

If an article appears in the digital edition or both in the digital edition and on the Linux Journal Web site, authors are free to use it for other purposes beginning the first day of the month after the cover date of the issue in which it appears. For example, if an author's article appears in the May 2010 issue, they can use it for other purposes starting on June 1, 2010.

If an author's article appears on our Web site only and not in the digital edition, the author can use it for other purposes one month after it first appears on our site.

Authors can not use their article for other publications or for their Web site while it is in the publication queue, in the current issue of Linux Journal, or before the appropriate time specified above.


Readers are encouraged to link to articles on the Linux Journal Web site. Displaying a paragraph or two of the original article on your personal Web site and then linking/directing your readers to the complete article on the Linux Journal Web site is acceptable practice. Additionally, aggregating material from our RSS feed(s) on to your site is always also allowed.

If you would like to reuse an article for any use not listed here, please do not hesitate to contact us.

White Paper
Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI

Linux has become a key foundation for supporting today's rapidly growing IT environments. Linux is being used to deploy business applications and databases, trading on its reputation as a low-cost operating environment. For many IT organizations, Linux is a mainstay for deploying Web servers and has evolved from handling basic file, print, and utility workloads to running mission-critical applications and databases, physically, virtually, and in the cloud. As Linux grows in importance in terms of value to the business, managing Linux environments to high standards of service quality — availability, security, and performance — becomes an essential requirement for business success.

Learn More

Sponsored by Red Hat

White Paper
Private PaaS for the Agile Enterprise

If you already use virtualized infrastructure, you are well on your way to leveraging the power of the cloud. Virtualization offers the promise of limitless resources, but how do you manage that scalability when your DevOps team doesn’t scale? In today’s hypercompetitive markets, fast results can make a difference between leading the pack vs. obsolescence. Organizations need more benefits from cloud computing than just raw resources. They need agility, flexibility, convenience, ROI, and control.

Stackato private Platform-as-a-Service technology from ActiveState extends your private cloud infrastructure by creating a private PaaS to provide on-demand availability, flexibility, control, and ultimately, faster time-to-market for your enterprise.

Learn More

Sponsored by ActiveState