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MainWin for Linux - NT Apps without NT
Business software solutions provider Mainsoft Corp. is moving its MainWin product, a Windows platform developed for UNIX, to the realm of the Linux open-source

linux apps  for Linux - NT Apps without NT Event Summary October 20th, 1999 - Business software solutions provider Mainsoft Corp. will be offering its MainWin product, a Windows platform developed for UNIX, to the realm of the Linux open-source operating system. The move will, according to Mainsoft, accelerate the growth of Linux in the enterprise by expanding the development rate of business-critical applications available for the open-source environment. MainWin for Linux, expected to be offered in a

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Red Hat Adds Middleware Services on OpenShift PaaS


Red Hat, Inc., provider of open source solutions, recently outlined the next phase of its strategy for delivering one of the industry’s first comprehensive, open, and unified platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings. Red Hat JBoss xPaaS services for OpenShift by Red Hat provide a set of enterprise application, integration, and business process management (BPM) capabilities and services in an

linux apps  as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform into an integrated hybrid cloud application platform. The  commercial availability of OpenShift Online , Red Hat’s public PaaS offering, followed. The PaaS market is maturing beyond basic application container services to increasingly specialized services. Gartner uses the term “xPaaS” to describe the group of these specialized public cloud services, such as bpmPaaS, iPaaS (integration), mPaaS (mobile apps), and Read More

GNOME Will Try to Buff Up Linux


In its fight to catch up to Windows for desktop mindshare and market share, Linux has received a boost from the Gnome Foundation and a number of key systems manufacturers.

linux apps  Linux desktop environment. More Linux developers presently use KDE than use GNOME (although many use both), so KDE is a strong player. The difference is the (current) lack of commitment by big hardware players. User Recommendations As with most new technologies, we suggest potential users exercise caution. However, once the bugs have been wrung out, we expect GNOME to present a reasonable desktop alternative for those users wishing to go with Linux. The Helix GNOME presentation, although a tad rough, Read More

IA-64 Linux From Red Hat


Red Hat announces the availability of the source code for IA-64 platforms, the first of which will be Intel’s “Itanium” processor, due later this year.

linux apps  developed by the IA-64 Linux Project, formerly known as the Trillian project, a group of companies that include Red Hat, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Caldera, CERN, SuSE, SGI, TurboLinux and VA Linux. The full release of Red Hat's offering will coincide with the IA-64 hardware availability from Intel. Market Impact Although Microsoft's 64-bit version of NT will probably be customer-ready before Red Hat's version, we expect the lag time on the Red Hat version to be less than a year - probably nine Read More

Linux Laptops from Dell


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

linux apps  In addition, as always, Linux desktop apps have only limited availability at present. Dell might consider (after confirming it works as well as hyped) using Corel's version of Linux, which Corel claims will allow Windows applications to run on Linux. Read More

Red Hat Releases Clustering Software


Red Hat is the latest of the Linux distributors to provide its own version of clustering software.

linux apps  of the Red Hat Linux 6.2 solution. Red Hat High Availability Server is an out-of-the-box clustering solution that delivers dynamic load balancing, improved fault tolerance and scalability of TCP/IP based applications. It lets users combine individual servers into a cluster, resulting in highly available access to critical network resources such as data, applications, network services, and more. If one server in the cluster fails, another will automatically take over its workload. The Red Hat High Read More

TurboLinux Clusters One More Step Taken


TurboLinux Inc. debuted its anticipated TurboCluster Server, starting at $995 for two-node clusters. The product will scale to cluster 30 Intel-based servers.

linux apps  interconnect drivers in the Linux cluster software. Finally, Enlightened Software Inc.'s cluster server management software will be bundled with TurboCluster as well, TurboLinux officials said. TurboLinux aims to create a profile as high as that of competitor Red Hat Software Inc. with this slew of announcements, officials said. Market Impact Presently, Windows NT does not support clusters of more than two servers 1 , so this product will provide a competitive advantage in situations where clusters are Read More

Come See the Softer Side of Linux?


Three hardware manufacturers, trying to upgrade the scalability and manageability of Linux servers, announced major Linux server initiatives at LinuxWorld in New York.

linux apps  WordPerfect Office Suite for Linux will help spread desktop apps further. User Recommendations As always, users committed to Windows only or Solaris only will have little interest in these announcements. However, those users wanting to (or willing to) build up Linux server capability will find more reasons to consider it. Linux vendors are trying to eliminate NT's competitive advantages (e.g., GUI friendliness), while at the same time strengthening Linux's existing advantages (e.g., reliability). As with Read More

Two Force.com Apps Joining Forces at Dreamforce 2010


One of the major takeaway messages from salesforce.com’s recent Dreamforce 2010 conference was the company’s diversification within the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) space. Namely, during their keynote presentations, the company’s executives admitted publicly to the Force.com platform’s proprietary nature (i.e., the non-mainstream Apex language), which made them decide

linux apps  Force.com Apps Joining Forces at Dreamforce 2010 One of the major takeaway messages from salesforce.com ’s recent Dreamforce 2010 conference was the company’s diversification within the  platform-as-a-service (PaaS)  space. Namely, during their keynote presentations, the company’s executives admitted publicly to the Force.com platform’s proprietary nature (i.e., the non-mainstream Apex language), which made them decide recently to decouple the application development layer from  the database Read More

Red Hat


Red Hat (NASDAQ: RHAT) is a Linux and open source provider. The company's software solutions and services are based on the open source model and serve enterprises worldwide. Red Hat's solutions include Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platforms and services such as consulting, 24x7 support, Red Hat Network. and Red Hat's global training and certification programs. Red Hat offers enterprise hardware and software vendors a standard platform on which to certify their technology. The company assures scalability and security of the open source software it provides. Red Hat deploys, integrates, updates, manages, trains, and supports companies such as Amazon.com, Credit Suisse First Boston, DreamWorks, Reuters, Lehman Brothers. With offices across the world, Red Hat is headquartered in North Carolina, USA and was founded in 1993.

linux apps  (NASDAQ: RHAT) is a Linux and open source provider. The company's software solutions and services are based on the open source model and serve enterprises worldwide. Red Hat's solutions include Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platforms and services such as consulting, 24x7 support, Red Hat Network. and Red Hat's global training and certification programs. Red Hat offers enterprise hardware and software vendors a standard platform on which to certify their technology. The company assures scalability Read More

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Actian


Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) delivers a cloud development platform for building Action Apps. Action Apps are lightweight consumer-style applications that automate business actions triggered by real-time changes in data.

linux apps  Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) delivers a cloud development platform for building Action Apps. Action Apps are lightweight consumer-style applications that automate business actions triggered by real-time changes in data. Read More

Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced common supply chain challenges and resulting spend management opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article then went into the philosophical and functional differences (if any) between the “spend management” and "supplier relationship management (SRM)" monikers. Further discussion was about what exact functional parts of this software category small

linux apps  Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series introduced common supply chain challenges  and resulting spend management  opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article then went into the philosophical and functional differences (if any) between the “spend management” and supplier relationship management (SRM) monikers. Further discussion was about what exact functional parts of this software category small and medium enterprises (SMEs) 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.

linux apps  The Contenders Red Hat Linux 6.2 Linux is based on a clone of the Unix operating system, originally made by Linus Torvalds in 1991 as a graduate student at the University of Helsinki. The core of Linux is open source ; all version source code is available under open license, and any extensions or modifications must be submitted to the Linux community at large for inclusion in the main, shared body of Linux code. Within the space, Red Hat is the leading provider of Linux distributions and service. Read More

Lynx to Donate Advanced Messaging to Linux Open-Source Community


Through the release of Lynx’s Messenger Technology code to the ‘Open-Source’ community they hope to gain a strong foothold in Linux messaging as the operating system gains in popularity.

linux apps  Donate Advanced Messaging to Linux Open-Source Community Lynx to Donate Advanced Messaging to Linux Open-Source Community P. Hayes - July 24, 2000 Event Summary SAN JOSE, Calif., Lynx Real-Time Systems, Inc., announced the donation of Lynx Messenger for BlueCat Linux, its high-performance messaging technology, to the Linux open-source community to establish a new standard for advanced CompactPCI inter-board messaging in distributed and high availability (HA) systems. Market Impact Lynx messaging Read More