Linux/Open Source

Evaluating the Success of the Novell/SuSE Merger

Has Novell’s acquisition of SuSE been a success? Twelve months later, the jury is still out.

IBM Pushes Power as an x86 Alternative

It might sound like a long shot, but a recent price/performance showdown between IBM’s Power system and an x86 server suggests otherwise

BMC Bets on a Big-Iron Future

BMC doesn’t think the reemergence of Big Iron is a fluke—and it’s putting its money where its mouth is

SCO: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em

The embattled company plans a pro-SCO Web site to counter the success of

Linux Struts Its Stuff as a Database Platform

Linux-powered databases post strong showings in price and performance benchmarks

Sun Issues Mixed Message on Linux

Sun may be on a comeback, but its inability to articulate a Linux vision that’s all things to all people could continue to dog it

Partners Hinting IIDEA Will Spread to Large Enterprises

IBM’s new pre-packaged BI bundle is packaged for the small and mid-sized enterprise market—but there are hints that the large enterprise won't be far behind

Case Study: zLinux Cuts Costs at Controller's Office

The state of Idaho has tapped a zLinux solution to achieve immediate ROI of nearly half-a-million dollars annually

Linux World Recap

Novell, Red Hat, Sun make waves

Meet the Other Linux Mainframe: Unisys' ES7000

Freshly certified for Linux, Unisys’ ES7000 supports mainframe-like features such as dynamic partitioning

CA, IBM Moving Databases Open Source

Computer Associates positions open source Ingres as a natural for Big Iron Linux; IBM's Cloudscape will become Apache's Derby

Court Rules Against SCO in DaimlerChrysler Suit

SCO’s day in court almost couldn’t have gone much worse; company says it's only a minor setback

SCO: Don’t Call It a Fishing Expedition

Company makes another bid for IBM’s AIX and Dynix source code

Q&A: Kicking the Tires of Mainframe Linux

The allure of Linux is strong, but unless ISVs rein in their software prices, Linux's growth on the mainframe could be limited

Mono Project Brings Microsoft’s Insular .NET Technologies to Open Systems

Thanks to Mono 1.0, .NET is for Linux, Unix, and even MacOS

SCO Finds April is a Cruel Month

Two companies move to have their lawsuits stayed or dismissed; venture capitalist firms asks for money back

OSDL Previews Data Center Linux Spec

Group focuses on reliability and scalability.

Red Hat Pledges Support for x86-64

Optmizing for Opteron

IDC: Linux Revenues Declined in 2001

But It's Big in China