Linux/Open Source

Linux's Long-term Appeal

Hard to believe, but it's 10 years already since 21-year-old Linus Torvalds made public version 0.02 of the Linux kernel to a few eager usenet groupies. Today, there are an estimated 10 million users worldwide. IDC estimates that by 2004, Linux will be an accepted part of most markets' enterprise computing environments.

Linux Appeal Grows Despite Obstacles

On its tenth anniversay, Linux continues to push into the enterprise

IBM Introduces Linux-Only Mainframe

Runs Linux partitions only

Wyse Rolls Out Linux Thin Client

A response to recent IBM-Neoware alliance

Gartner Gets Grim

Catastrophic attacks and natural disasters

NOAA Calls for Clear Skies

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sought to accelerate sluggish supercomputer performance. Using Linux, the weather research speeds are now scorching.

SuSE Steps Up to Storage Management Plate

A new technology for Linux

New Life for Old Software

The federal Jet Propulsion Laboratory is porting old VMS software onto new PC hardware running Linux, extending the life (and value) of legacy programs.

Embedded Linux: Is There a Future?

Crystal balls, tarot calls and tea leaves may help determine what lies ahead for Embedded Linux. Or, you could see what several industry experts (who have already consulted their psychic friends) have to say about the embedded landscape in the next five years. Read about cool gadgets, the current foundation for success and what challenges still remain for Embedded Linux in the coming years.