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The advantages of Linux as a data centre server are well documented. Businesses know it can save them money on licensing as well as maintenance. However, there may still be some indecision on what the best options are for Linux as a server operating system. This list takes a bottom-up approach to choosing Linux servers after taking into consideration the ease of use, cost, available support and data centre reliability
A quick look online around forums and content praising the dominance of Android or the rising popularity of other Linux kernel based platforms like the multi-device Tizen, often shows Linux enthusiasts hailing the dominance of Linux, its increase in popularity amongst end users and how it has won the battle against UNIX and
Just when you thought it was safe to dump all your MySQL tools, switch SQLAdministrator for RoboMongo and dump ApachePHP for Node.js, it appears someone has thrown a thumping great spanner into the works!
I’ve been following Netcraft for many years and they’re a company who produce some very interesting and useful (free) Internet metrics and are often overlooked. Each month they produce a report detailing some of the more technical aspects of the Internet and what’s going on. Here’s a sample of their Newsletter (reproduced with permission) take a look!
The second instalment in the Single Point Of Failure series is now available detailing how to go about installing a Gluster filesystem. Click here to visit [&hellip
The first instalment in the Single Point Of Failure series is now available detailing how to go about creating a ZFS based storage node. Click [&hellip
Running an IT Support company in Bristol we provide support for a lot of Linux servers & desktops mainly running CentOS or Fedora. We are often [&hellip
Over the last 20 years, practically since on-line services came about, I’ve been chasing the holy grail of computing in the Internet age ..
ANNNNNND(!), so we go live! The first alpha release of Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal has been released, and don’t go expecting huge changes because there aren’t ANY.
Apart from some big applications getting packages updated, 12.10a1 shipping with Firefox 14 beta and Rhythmbox getting a few minor visual tweaks, and the Update manager being renamed to Software Updater, there’s really nothing to excite you about it