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VA Linux Releases NAS Server
Trying to break into the growing Network-Attached Storage market, Linux-based hardware manufacturer VA Linux has announced the release of its 9205 NAS storage

linux comparison  NetFiler 800 series, VA Linux has chosen to go after the lower-end market. The NetFiler series currently tops out at over $1 Million; the VA 9205 will go for around $130K (for around 2 TB). If you only look at $/GB, the VA system provides more storage per dollar (we estimate around $65/GB vs. around $85/GB for NetApp planned 12TB system, which is expected in January 2001). Judging systems solely on the $/GB basis is risky, though. The performance comparison is less clear, since there is no single

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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report

The model of IT services for Free and Open Source software (FOSS) helps identify the characteristics clients require from consultants, integrators, resellers, etc. to develop, support, migrate, and implement enterprise solutions or services that are based on, or are themselves, FOSS. In addition, it supports standard criteria important to enterprise Linux rollouts or migrations. 

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IBM Pushes Linux into Appliances


IBM Corp. on Monday said its line of network computer terminals can now run on the alternative software system Linux.

linux comparison  Pushes Linux into Appliances Event Summary January 31, 2000 [Reuters] - IBM Corp said its line of network computer terminals can now run on the alternative software system Linux, in the latest move by the world's largest computer maker to make its products more flexible and easier to use on the Internet. IBM (NYSE: IBM), the computer maker that so far has made the broadest commitment to Linux, also said it would post instructions on its Web site for configuring Linux, and a forum for customers to share Read More

Liberty Alliance vs. WS-I; J2EE vs. .NET; Overwhelmed .YET? Part 2: Comparison, Challenges, & Recommendations


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linux comparison  OS (e.g., Windows, Unix, Linux, mainframe), but using a single language, Java. Based on the above perplexing facts, and given that neither product has fully matured, enterprises will consequently have to delve into both methods for some time to come. Despite its head start in offering the framework to build Web services, Microsoft's task of luring developers' community into its camp, especially enterprise application developers, remains an uphill battle since many large organizations have made 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 comparison  scalability and manageability of Linux servers, announced major Linux server initiatives at LinuxWorld in New York. VA Linux Systems: VA Cluster Manager VA Linux Systems (Sunnyvale, Calif.) demonstrated its VA Cluster Manager (VACM), pronounced vacuum by its development team. VACM, which will go into its beta test phase this week, is expected to become generally available sometime in the second quarter. VACM can be used either for managing large clusters of Linux servers or for general-purpose, remote Read More

Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss… (Dell)


This year, the market can be summed up as 3D: Dell Direct Desktop. In comparison, Compaq and IBM are looking a little flat.

linux comparison  expect to see a Linux version of Microsoft Office anytime in the next twelve months. Vendor Recommendations The market has clearly matured technically. Integrated video, Ethernet, and audio have become de rigueur. This minimizes the advantage of technical innovation, and maximizes the value of streamlined sales operations. The market has borne this out; vendors with direct-heavy sales improve (Dell, Gateway), at the expense of more traditional organizations, such as IBM and Compaq. Desktop vendors Read More

Centralized Management for UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and Database Platforms


Integrating UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and database platforms includes securing all systems with the same authentication, authorization, and group policy services you use for Windows. How can this be done, without intrusive reconfiguration of your existing systems, while still providing the necessary granular administrative control? Learn how to leverage a centralized identity management tool leveraged with Active Directory.

linux comparison  Management for UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and Database Platforms Integrating UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and database platforms includes securing all systems with the same authentication, authorization, and group policy services you use for Windows. How can this be done, without intrusive reconfiguration of your existing systems, while still providing the necessary granular administrative control? Learn how to leverage a centralized identity management tool leveraged with Active Directory. 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 comparison  64 Linux From Red Hat IA-64 Linux From Red Hat R. Krause - June 15, 2000 Event Summary In May Red Hat, Inc. announced the availability of an early release of the Red Hat source code for the forthcoming Intel Itanium processor platform targeting high-end servers and workstations. This distribution enables the development of IA-64 software for the most intensive computing environments, from high performance design automation to enterprise level databases. A free download version of the code can be Read More

A Comparison of PowerVM and x86-Based Virtualization Performance


Virtualization technologies allow IT organizations to consolidate workloads running on multiple operating systems and software stacks, and allocate platform resources dynamically to meet specific business and application requirements. This paper discusses the advantages of virtualization, highlights IBM PowerVM, and analyzes the performance of virtualization technologies using industry-standard benchmarks.

linux comparison  Comparison of PowerVM and x86-Based Virtualization Performance Virtualization technologies allow IT organizations to consolidate workloads running on multiple operating systems and software stacks, and allocate platform resources dynamically to meet specific business and application requirements. This paper discusses the advantages of virtualization, highlights IBM PowerVM, and analyzes the performance of virtualization technologies using industry-standard benchmarks. Read More

Embedded Linux for Handhelds


A spate of recent announcements from Lineo, Inc., Red Hat, and others concern the development of "embedded Linux", initially for x86-based and PowerPC-based CPUs.

linux comparison  Linux for Handhelds Event Summary 01/25/2000 [Computerworld] - Lineo, Inc. in Lindon, Utah, is now shipping an embedded version of Linux called Embedix. With an additional software layer, Embedix PDA, due in the first quarter of next year, the operating system will be able to run Windows CE applications, the company said. Embedix 1.0 will initially run on Intel x86 and PowerPC processors. It requires a minimum of 8MB of RAM and 3M bytes of read-only memory or flash memory. Bast Inc. in Sonoma, Read More

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linux comparison  Phone Comparison Chart: 2013 Edition Is your company considering a voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system? If so, how do you decide which system to purchase and from which vendor? The 2013 Edition of the IP Phone Comparison Chart compares the VoIP phone series offered by seven major providers on various features—including the types of models available, types of platforms supported, advanced features, target environment, among others. Download comparison chart. Read More

Toolbox.com Enterprise Phone Systems Comparison Guide


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linux comparison  com Enterprise Phone Systems Comparison Guide Most businesses can't simply replace all their existing telephony in one fell swoop. Decision makers like you must look carefully at what's available and what you need. Once you've surveyed the market and prioritized your specific business needs, you're challenged to craft the best possible shortlist of candidates. And this comparison guide, designed for midsize and large enterprises, is here to help. Download the guide now. Read More