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By Stuart Burns Evaluate Oct 31, 2016

VMware brings Linux VDI out of obscurity with Horizon for Linux

VMware takes advantage of Sun Microsystems' loss by bringing the once-niche Linux VDI out of the shadows and into the sun with Horizon 7 for Linux. Continue Reading


Oct 25, 2016

25 years of Linux

In this week’s Computer Weekly, 25 years after Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel, we look at how the open-source operating system has influenced modern-day IT. Our new buyer’s guide covers the fast growing ... Continue Reading


By Richard Fichera Nov 21, 2016

Linux versus Unix hot patching

We examine the current state of play in the ongoing competition between the Linux and Unix server operating systems Continue Reading


Sep 01, 2016

Analysis of the Linux Audit System

This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series identifies serious flaws due to architectural limitations of the Linux kernel which cast doubts on its ability to provide forensically sound audit records and ... Continue Reading


By Cliff Saran Oct 11, 2016

How Linux has influenced modern IT

On 25 August 1991, Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel. We look at how the open source operating system has evolved in the last quarter of a century Continue Reading


By John Moore News Nov 22, 2016

Microsoft and Linux: Growing ties could benefit CIOs

Microsoft's recent arrival as a Platinum-level member of The Linux Foundation deepens the company's involvement in open source technology, which could benefit CIOs. Continue Reading


By Brad Casey Manage Sep 15, 2016

Secure Docker on Linux or Windows platforms

With Docker appearing in businesses of all shapes and sizes, security is a concern for many IT admins. Here's how to secure Docker on the container or the host machine. Continue Reading


By Jessica Sirkin Evaluate Dec 06, 2016

SQL Server on Linux signals Microsoft's changing development landscape

Expert Joey D'Antoni explains what SQL Server on Linux and the addition of Enterprise Edition features to Standard Edition say about the changing face of Microsoft. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Manage Dec 02, 2016

How do the Linux kernel memory protection features on Android work?

Google has added Linux kernel memory protection and other security measures to the Android OS. Expert Michael Cobb explains how these features work to protect devices. Continue Reading


By Brian Holak News Nov 23, 2016

Is Microsoft-Linux alliance good for CIOs, open source?

In a surprising turn of events, Microsoft has announced its plans to join The Linux Foundation, despite the companies' less-than-friendly repertoire over the years. Senior Site Editor John Moore ... Continue Reading