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December 17, 2014 by

Red Hat joins the IBM Power8 party

Back in September, IBM and SUSE announced a partnership making SUSE Enterprise Linux available on IBM's Power8 based systems. Now it's Red Hat's turn. Is it time to consider a new platform?

April 14, 2010 by

Linux has become commonplace in the enterprise and increasingly takes market share from Unix in data centers. IBM has put a lot of energy into Linux and Red Hat has been a solid performer for years. Another Linux outfit worth watching: Canonical's Ubuntu.

February 9, 2010 by

IBM stirs the pot with new Power7 systems

With the recent launch of its new range of Unix-based enterprise-level servers, IBM appears to have broadsided Sun -- oops, sorry: Oracle. IBM's new big iron brings new Power 7 chips which, we're told, are the outcome of $3.

October 9, 2009 by

IBM anti-trust probe proves the mainframe matters

Every so often, a news story emerges -- usually after a quick blast of marketing and PR effort by IBM -- asserting that the mainframe is no longer dead. As IBM is now effectively the only purveyor of mainframe hardware, this can and often does follow the launch of a new rev of IBM's own Unix/Linux-based (once known as System i, including System p, and before that AS/400) mini-computers using the IBM Power CPU; internal rivalries run deep at IBM, it seems.

January 4, 2009 by

DTrace gets guernsey in new FreeBSD

The FreeBSD Project has released a new stable version of its popular Unix operating system, officially incorporating for the first time Sun Microsystems' flagship DTrace performance analysis and debugging tool.

October 20, 2008 by

Desktop Unix: MacOS X and SUSE Linux

If you put MacOS X up against both SuSe Linux and Windows Vista on similar laptop hardware you'll immediately see that Windows is the one that's the odd man out: it's much more click intensive, less intuitive, and far more in your face than the other two.


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