Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.

Paula Rooney

Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.

Latest Posts

All about Linux: in one paragraph

These people are awfully sane - but I thinkthat paragraph tells you everythingyou need to know about Linux:an army crossing its Rubicon shouting "We can, We do, and It works!"

May 26, 2005 by Paul Murphy


That's a no, then, on utilization?

I don't want to imply that there isn't an argument to be made for getting server utilization up; there is, but its not always appropriate and, where it is, neither virtualization nor partitioning are likely to be the right way to do it.

May 25, 2005 by Paul Murphy


Is the Nexus the next Registry?

The worst thing in Microsoft's version of iVMS, aka Windows 2000, was the morphing ofthe uaf facility into the registry. Longhorn apparently contains something both similarand worse called the Nexus.

May 23, 2005 by Paul Murphy