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Should It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'?
Reports indicate that Intel will delay the release of its 64-bit 'Itanium' processor yet again.

erwin linux  It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'? Should It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'? R. Krause - August 2, 2000 Event Summary Intel executives have said in a financial briefing during July that Intel will push back the release of its 64-bit Itanium processor (formerly known as Merced ), recently slated for October, 2000, by a quarter. This means the first Itanium-based products should not arrive until early in 2001 - somewhat later than the original schedule of 1999. The first products are expected to be servers and

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The Whitelisting of America: Security for IT


Once upon a time around 1995, the well-known American agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), decided that there was no computer operating system that was adequately secure for their needs.  In analyzing the risks, they found that while UNIX was the most secure, they needed additional protection. They looked at the industry of anti-virus protection, at problems with Trojan software, at the

erwin linux  Whitelisting of America: Security for IT Once upon a time around 1995, the well-known American agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), decided that there was no computer operating system that was adequately secure for their needs.  In analyzing the risks, they found that while UNIX was the most secure, they needed additional protection. They looked at the industry of anti-virus protection, at problems with Trojan software, at the problem of keeping up with virus authors, and at the requirement for Read More

The Truth about Agent versus Agentless Monitoring


Monitoring servers, environments (physical and virtual), platforms (AIX, Solaris, Windows, VMware, HP/UX, Linux, Novell), applications (e-mail, Web, CRM, ERP, e-commerce), and services (service level agreements) is critical for IT departments. But it can be a daunting task to find the right monitoring solution. This paper examines the differences between agent and agentless monitoring, to help you make the right decision.

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12 Steps to Enterprise Automation


Enterprise environments such as Windows, UNIX, and Linux often have timed or manual tasks that have to be monitored every time they run. Automating your job schedule could be a cost-effective way to free up operators to perform more important tasks. Here are 12 areas that you should consider when seeking to automate job scheduling or upgrade your automation.

erwin linux  Steps to Enterprise Automation Enterprise environments such as Windows, UNIX, and Linux often have timed or manual tasks that have to be monitored every time they run. Automating your job schedule could be a cost-effective way to free up operators to perform more important tasks. Here are 12 areas that you should consider when seeking to automate job scheduling or upgrade your automation. Read More

Bristol Technology Ships Win-to-Lin Migration Tool


Bristol Technology, Inc. has announced shipment of its Windows-to-Linux application-migration tool. Bristol's Wind/U for Linux product, which began shipping Tuesday, enables developers to compile Microsoft Win32 API and Microsoft Foundation Class source code directly on Linux, and create native, desktop and server-based Linux applications, according to Bristol.

erwin linux  Technology Ships Win-to-Lin Migration Tool Event Summary 11/30/99 - Bristol Technology, Inc. has announced shipment of its Windows-to-Linux application-migration tool. Bristol is the Danbury, CT-based company that sued Microsoft Corp. in 1998 for antitrust violations following Microsoft's alleged attempt to substantially raise the price it planned to charge Bristol for a Windows source-code license. Bristol's Wind/U for Linux product, which began shipping Tuesday, enables developers to compile Read More

Gateway Announces Server Appliances


Gateway, Inc. has announced two new Linux-based server appliances, entering a growing market with products aimed at small businesses/offices.

erwin linux  Announces Server Appliances Event Summary December 7, 1999 [Online News] - San Diego-based Gateway, Inc. jumped into the PC server appliance market today, announcing a pair of Linux-based devices that can handle Internet access, e-mail and file sharing for small businesses and franchises or branch offices of larger companies. The new Gateway Micro Server models run off of an embedded 64-bit RISC processor made by MIPS Computer Systems Inc. and can be installed in as little as 30 minutes, Gateway Read More

OS SmackDown!


In the latest escalation in the battle between Windows and Linux, directions on how to replace each with the other have been published on the Web by their respective champions.

erwin linux  SmackDown! Event Summary Recently, Microsoft published instructions on how to remove Linux OS and install Windows 2000/NT4 on the newly-freed-up disk drive. Not to be outdone, Linux-philes have countered by publishing instructions on how to remove a Windows OS and replace it with Linux. To close the circle, Paul Ferris, Editor at Linux Today, highlighted the silliness by publishing his own mostly-joking piece on how to uninstall both Windows and Linux. (His directions lead to a wiped out disk drive, of Read More

Linux Laptops from Dell


Dell now has begun selling two models of its laptops with Linux preinstalled.

erwin linux  Laptops from Dell Event Summary 2/1/2000 [Cnet News] - Dell now has begun selling two models of its laptops with Linux preinstalled. The products, the Latitude CPX and the Inspiron 7500, come with Red Hat Linux 6.1 and are certified by Linuxcare. The Inspirons with Linux are available now, but the Latitudes will be available Feb. 4, according to a company representative. The move has been expected since last August. The CPX is the top-of-the-line model of Dell's Latitude line, slimmer and more Read More

Intel's "New Best Friend" for Web Appliances is Linux


Intel has announced a brand of Web appliances that don't use Microsoft's Windows operating software. Instead, the new devices will run on the Linux operating system, which many customers are concluding is ideal for simple Web-surfing machines.

erwin linux  s New Best Friend for Web Appliances is Linux Event Summary 1/5/2000 [WSJ Interactive Edition] - Intel has announced a brand of Web appliances that don't use Microsoft's Windows operating software. Instead, the new devices will run on the Linux operating system, which many customers are concluding is ideal for simple Web-surfing machines. According to Claude Leglise, vice president of Intel's architecture business group and head of its home products group, these appliances will be geared toward the Read More

Sun to Make Solaris Source Code Available


Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to make the source code of its Solaris operating system freely available to the public.

erwin linux  to Make Solaris Source Code Available Sun to Make Solaris Source Code Available R.A. Krause - October 6th, 1999 Event Summary October 1, 1999 Sun Microsystems Inc., in a major shift, plans to make the source code of its Solaris operating system freely available to the public in an attempt to parallel the success of the popular Linux operating system. (Sun's complete product line of servers and workstations run on Solaris, its version of the Unix operating system.) Sun is not going to give away Solaris, Read More

What If They Shipped an OS and Nobody Came?


With six weeks remaining before the announced shipment date for Microsoft's Windows 2000 operating system, there are but a few applications "certified" to run on this long-delayed OS.

erwin linux  If They Shipped an OS and Nobody Came? Event Summary 1/3/2000 [ZDNet]- Microsoft's Windows 2000 operating system, scheduled to ship on February 17, 2000, presently only has six applications certified to run on the Professional version, and only one certified on the Server variation. As the release of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000 nears, the small number of available applications certified to run with the operating system is causing some IT managers concern. Today, only five applications are certified Read More

Red Hat Plays 'Love You, Love You Not' with CPUs


Red Hat has announced the release of Alpha Deluxe, its version of Linux for computers based on Compaq’s Alpha CPU. At the same time, the company announced it would drop support for Sun’s Sparc processor.

erwin linux  Hat Plays 'Love You, Love You Not' with CPUs Red Hat Plays Love You, Love You Not with CPUs R. Krause - December 21, 2000 Event Summary [Source: Red Hat, CNET, et al.] November 27, 2000 Red Hat Inc. announced the release of Red Hat Alpha Deluxe , its Linux version that will run on computers powered by Compaq Computer Corporation's Alpha processor. Compaq will pre-install Alpha Deluxe on its AlphaServer DS and ES lines, as well as its Alpha-based workstations. In addition to being customized for Read More

Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II


TechnologyEvaluation.com has completed its analysis of the innate functionality of three desktop operating systems – Microsoft Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux 6.2, and Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4. The winner is Caldera.

erwin linux  eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II C. McNulty - June 15, 2000 Desktop Operating System Functionality Technology Evaluation.com has completed its initial technology selection model for desktop operating systems. (A subset of these results is available online, in our patented technology selection system, WebTESS .) We thought the results for product functionality were particularly notable. Read More

Dell to Factory-Install Red Hat Linux on Servers


Red Hat, Inc., and Dell Computer Corporation today extended their strategic alliance, with Dell committing to factory-install Red Hat Linux on all future and currently shipping Dell« PowerEdge« server models.

erwin linux  to Factory-Install Red Hat Linux on Servers Event Summary RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 1999--Red Hat, Inc., and Dell Computer Corporation today extended their strategic alliance with a worldwide service and support agreement and a commitment from Dell to factory-install Red Hat Linux on all future and currently shipping Dell PowerEdge server models. Dell, the number No. 2 PC server provider worldwide, was the first major systems vendor to factory-install Red Hat Linux on its Read More

IBM Jumps on the Linux Bandwagon with Both Feet, Sort Of


IBM is refocusing its corporate-wide Internet software efforts around Linux, creating a new Linux Group within the Enterprise Server Division.

erwin linux  Jumps on the Linux Bandwagon with Both Feet, Sort Of Event Summary January 10, 2000 12:30 PM ET - IBM is refocusing its corporate-wide Internet software efforts around Linux, a move it hopes will legitimize the open-source movement for large corporations while reviving its own flagging enterprise server business. In the process, IBM has dismantled the four-year-old Internet Division and has established a new Linux group under the Enterprise Server Division. The new group will be headed by former Read More