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By Michael Otey Manage May 26, 2016

SQL Server for Linux shows Microsoft changing with the times

SQL Server on Linux didn't come out of nowhere. The database's roots are in Unix, and Microsoft has been making a concerted effort to be less Windows-centric overall. Continue Reading


By Beth Pariseau News May 25, 2016

IT pros contend with Linux container complexity

Deploying a handful of containers is simple, but deploying across thousands of machines means dealing with some serious complexity. Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News May 24, 2016

Permabit looks to reduce Linux storage in hybrid clouds

Permabit optimizes backup and chases enterprises that are building Linux storage clouds with its latest Virtual Data Optimizer deduplication software release. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Get Started May 23, 2016

How does Rekoobe Linux malware spread and avoid detection?

A hard to detect type of Linux malware, Rekoobe, can download files to user systems. Expert Nick Lewis explains the malware's key functionality and how to mitigate attacks. Continue Reading


By Adrian Bridgwater News Mar 08, 2016

Microsoft loves Linux a bit more, opens SQL Server to Linux

Microsoft has announced SQL Server 2016 with general availability later this year. Continue Reading


By Stuart Burns Get Started May 05, 2016

A straightforward approach to creating a Linux virtual cluster

Virtual clustering has a reputation for being a difficult and extensive process, but it doesn't necessarily have to be. By starting small, you can greatly reduce virtual cluster complexity. Continue Reading


Evaluate May 02, 2016

How to support Mac OS X and Linux in Windows environments

Many IT shops don't give a second thought to supporting Mac and Linux OSes because they're concerned with standardization. Windows is the go-to, but alternative OSes deserve some love. Continue Reading


By Jim O'Reilly Evaluate Apr 01, 2016

Linux container security is on the evolutionary fast track

Although containers still have their drawbacks, the Linux container security benefits far outweigh the risks and their rapid evolution promises hope for the future of server virtualization. Continue Reading


By Jonathan Hassell Evaluate Apr 01, 2016

Does Linux SQL Server hint at further disruption in Redmond?

Many longtime IT professionals are wondering if Microsoft's plan to release SQL Server on Linux means other products may be ported to the open source platform. Continue Reading


By Jack Wallen Get Started Jan 18, 2016

The top Linux commands for server administrators

Managing Linux servers requires command line skills. Keep a list of the top Linux commands to schedule tasks, check statuses and see open files. Continue Reading