Last week, we reported that Microsoft — which we affectionately like to think of as "The Empire" — had struck a blow against Linux in developing countries by destroying a Nigerian deal to provide Mandriva Linux to school-children. more>>
According to the Associated Press, Sony CEO Howard Stringer wishes he could turn back time. The comments came at a Manhattan "Captains of Industry" lecture sponsored by the 92nd Street YMCA, and related to Sony's Blu Ray DVD format. more>>
The number one requested Skype feature for Linux users has arrived: Video.
That's right, the latest beta release from Skype offers video among a host of other features. Linux users are used to having to deal with missing features in Windows-centric applications, and video in Skype has long been one of those. That's all over now. more>>
If you're an Amazon user who has been looking for a way to pick up Red Hat's Enterprise Linux, today is your lucky day. The company announced today that it's OS would be available through Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for $19 per month per user, with additional access charges for each hour used. more>>
Document design is all about space -- the space allotted to an element, and the space between and around elements. This concern is especially obvious when you are setting up paragraphs and page spacing.
Well, the news has finally come, and the geek community is shedding a tear: Google won't be offering up an Open Source smart-phone. However, it will be offering up an Open Source mobile-OS for somebody else's smart-phone. more>>
The ink appears to be dry on Red Hat's sign-up as part of Sun's open-source Java program, OpenJDK.
Red Hat will now be integrating the work it's done on the Java SE JDK, called IcedTea, with the OpenJDK project, and will eventually offer an implementation for it's Enterprise distro. Red Hat currently provides open-source alternatives to the proprietary elements that remain in OpenJDK. more>>
As Linux continues to play an ever increasing role in corporate data centers and institutions, ensuring the integrity and protection of these systems must be a priority. With 60% of the world's websites and an increasing share of organization's mission-critical workloads running on Linux, failing to stop malware and other advanced threats on Linux can increasingly impact an organization's reputation and bottom line.
Most companies incorporate backup procedures for critical data, which can be restored quickly if a loss occurs. However, fewer companies are prepared for catastrophic system failures, in which they lose all data, the entire operating system, applications, settings, patches and more, reducing their system(s) to “bare metal.” After all, before data can be restored to a system, there must be a system to restore it to.
In this one hour webinar, learn how to enhance your existing backup strategies for better disaster recovery preparedness using Storix System Backup Administrator (SBAdmin), a highly flexible bare-metal recovery solution for UNIX and Linux systems.