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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

linux downloads os  The other key to Linux desktop success is, as we've said before, getting enough useful desktop applications ported to Linux. In this case, we continue to believe that the key application (at least for business users) is MS Office. Sun's StarOffice, with more than 3 Million downloads to date, is a good starting point, but MS Office is the big dog in the desktop space. [The other possible step, hinted at above, is installation ease. Windows is currently perceived by some as being easier to install than

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A Spoonful of SugarCRMCase Study and Review of an Open Source CRM Solution


SugarCRM is a rapidly growing open source CRM company with solutions that appeal to a community of enthusiastic users. This study, based on a client who selected the Sugar Sales Professional CRM solution, compares product functionality to the competition and highlights some of SugarCRM's open source business practices.

linux downloads os  and programming language, namely Linux , Apache , MySQL , and the application itself is written in PHP (note that sometimes the P in LAMP refers to Perl or Python). However, Sugar Sales Professional can just as easily function in other environments, such as Windows (a WAMP environment), UNIX, or BSD/Mac OS X systems. SugarCRM was able to offer information about the scalability of its product and Prevalent was comfortable with open source technologies like Apache and PHP. It is well-documented that Apache Read More

More Efficient Virtualization Management: Templates


Historically, IT administrators have provisioned new servers with every new application, resulting in a large number of servers with utilization rates of 10 to 15 percent or less, commonly known as server sprawl. Server sprawl is responsible for a range of costs, including infrastructure, hardware, software, and management costs. So why hasn’t hardware virtualization solved your server sprawl issues yet?

linux downloads os  created from any stock linux distribution package DPkg (debian) Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) application. The template creation tool will help create a coniguration ile that enumerates top-level packages, and all dependent packages will automatically be included. OS template creation is a bit more involved due to the large number of packages and more complex dependencies. On Windows, the template creation tool records all the ile and registry writes during the installation of an application. An OS templa Read More

What’s Up with xTuple-and Open Source ERP?


You may be wondering how the open-source ERP vendor xTuple operating with a workforce of only 27 can compete on the same stage with the software giants. Find out how as TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at xTuple’s current ERP offerings and commercial editions, and speaks with xTuple CEO Ned Lilly on the vendor’s social capabilities, product development focus, market and competitive landscape, and future outlook.

linux downloads os  , Microsoft Windows , Linux and mobile devices, and take advantage of flexible and transparent licensing and pricing options. xTuple targets mid-market enterprises and smaller organizations with solutions that are an alternative to the typical older, larger and significantly more expensive and complicated traditional ERP solutions (on proprietary technologies).     xTuple: Current State of Affairs Needless to say, the ERP software vendor xTuple, whose technology stack comprises open source technologies Read More

Business Process Management in Free and Open Source: An Overview of the Demand and the Supply


Free and open source software (FOSS) has become a hot topic in the business process management (BPM) market. This article discusses the relevance between BPM and FOSS, and makes suggestions for BPM seekers that prefer FOSS.

linux downloads os  FOSS operating system (OS) Linux is ranked second. In this case, an average BPM initiative selected 1.9 options when asked to identify server platform preference. The DBMS and OS preferences in Figure 2 and 3 are captured from all BPM initiatives regardless if BPM seekers were looking for FOSS or proprietary BPM solutions. By separating the BPM initiatives that preferred FOSS BPM solution from the rest, I was able to find that the two groups (named as the FOSS BPM group and the non-FOSS BPM group) showed Read More

Your Guide to OS Virtualization


Today’s information technology (IT) organizations are dealing with the consequences of exploding infrastructure complexity. At the root of the problem is uncontrolled server sprawl—servers provisioned to support a single application. Organizations that have implemented hardware virtualization have unwittingly created a new problem: operating system (OS) sprawl. IT organizations have to find ways to address this critical challenge—today.

linux downloads os  The VZMC manages both Linux and Windows servers from a single GUI interface providing wizards and an intuitive interface for easy management and monitoring. The VZCC is a web-based interface for anywhere access without loading software. Capabilities of these tools include conversion, provisioning, monitoring, backing up, recovering, analyzing, troubleshooting, repairing and migrating VEs. The command line interface is used heavily by large Virtuozzo shops to automate tasks. Using the interfaces, the Read More

Methods of Linux Bare-metal Restore and Disaster Recovery


When it comes to disaster recovery (DR) software, companies should think of it as an insurance policy—not just software that recovers lost data. Being prepared for disaster makes good business sense, but oddly enough, few companies are. Because Linux distributions don’t include DR tools, companies must look to a file-based recovery solution that can recover the entire system and eliminate the need to rebuild.

linux downloads os  of Linux Bare-metal Restore and Disaster Recovery When it comes to disaster recovery (DR) software, companies should think of it as an insurance policy—not just software that recovers lost data. Being prepared for disaster makes good business sense, but oddly enough, few companies are. Because Linux distributions don’t include DR tools, companies must look to a file-based recovery solution that can recover the entire system and eliminate the need to rebuild. Read More

Oracle Loses Again


SAP AG has chosen SQL Server 7.0 as its strategic database for the Windows platform. The companies also will cooperate to make the Windows 2000 OS available as a platform choice for customers wishing to implement mySAP.com solutions. On the heels of the agreement to use IBM DB2 as a preferred backend database, Oracle continues to lose market share as a database in the ERP arena.

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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.

linux downloads os  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 course.) Market Impact Alone, these documents will have minimal Read More

Does Microsoft Have Something Against 64-Bit Processors?


More cracks appear in the Wintel duolith, as Linux appears to be the first OS “ready for prime time” on Intel’s 64-bit “Itanium” processor. Despite Microsoft’s statements to the contrary, Linux may also be the only 64-bit OS on Itanium for awhile.

linux downloads os  set of converging circumstances, Linux could end up as the preeminent operating system for Intel's 64-bit Itanium chip, due in the second half of this year. Microsoft is holding to the party line that it will have a 64-bit Windows release ready to ship once Intel officially releases Itanium. But according to an internal Microsoft memo, dated Jan. 1, 2000, viewed by Sm@rt Reseller , the software company expects to release Beta 2 of Whistler, its next version of Windows following Windows 2000, as its first Read More

Compaq Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal


Compaq Computer Corp. and Red Hat, Inc. announced that Compaq will provide call center support for the Red Hat Linux operating system.

linux downloads os  with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal Compaq Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal R.A. Krause - October 20th, 1999 Event Summary October 18, 1999 Red Hat (R), Inc., the leading provider of open source Linux-based operating system (OS) solutions (>65% of market) and Compaq Computer Corp. today expanded their strategic partnership to provide call center support for worldwide users of the Official Red Hat Linux OS. Under the agreement, Compaq's Customer Services organization, which serves hundreds of 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 downloads os  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

Cobalt Releases Linux "Clustering" Software


Cobalt Networks, Inc. becomes the latest vendor to jump on the Linux-cluster bandwagon, but does the software they’re touting really qualify as a cluster?

linux downloads os  Releases Linux Clustering Software Cobalt Releases Linux Clustering Software R. Krause - June 28, 2000 Event Summary In May Cobalt Networks Inc., a provider of server appliances, announced Cobalt StaQware, a high availability clustering solution that ensures the uptime of business critical Web sites and applications. StaQware, which runs on Cobalt's RaQ 3i server appliances, offers 99.99 percent availability and requires no customization or modification to applications. [Source: Cobalt press Read More

Sun to "Community Source" Almost Everything


Sun Microsystems Inc. is working towards eventually "community sourcing" as much of its software as possible, according to company Co-founder and Chief Scientist Bill Joy.

linux downloads os  been popularized by the Linux community. Open source allows any individual to both access the software and amend it, whether for development or commercial use. We already offer it with our microprocessors, Solaris, Java, Jini and our HPC (high-performance computing) software, Joy said here at the Asia-Pacific IT Summit in an interview with IDG News Service. Our intention is to try to do it with everything. The only limit to community sourcing Sun's software portfolio will occur where the software in Read More

A New Development Framework on iSeries or i5/OS: Architecture


It is feasible to create native, intuitive and graphical business applications using just available software in i/OS and Open source Java. Using iSeries as an integrated business server is more than just a dream.

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