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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


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


By Jessica Sirkin News Mar 16, 2016

Microsoft opens up to open source with SQL Server on Linux

Microsoft put aside its rocky relationship with open source and will release SQL Server on Linux in mid-2017. This won't be a simple process, but it could net Microsoft new customers. Continue Reading


By Sean McGrath Mar 15, 2016

Does the channel love Microsoft loving Linux?

Will Microsoft's sordid romance with its arch nemesis result in innovative solutions for the channel, or is Redmond simply attempting to siphon off some of that sweet FOSS nectar? Continue Reading


By Sander Van Vugt Get Started Mar 10, 2016

Create a basic KVM cloud with a little help from Linux

In-house KVM cloud delivers a safe environment for quickly provisioning virtual machines that is similar to cloud environments at a fraction of the cost. Continue Reading


By Adrian Bridgwater News Aug 17, 2015

IBM LinuxONE is a Linux-only mainframe

IBM has introduced two Linux mainframe servers under the brand name LinuxONE. Continue Reading


By Adrian Bridgwater News Nov 20, 2015

Red Hat freebases on Linux containers

According to the firm's official statement, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 features many improvements to the underlying container support infrastructure. Continue Reading