Microsoft is porting its server-side .NET stack to Linux and Mac OS X, and is making more of that stack available as open source.
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Canonical's latest Linux, Ubuntu 14.10, saves the biggest improvements for its cloud and server versions.
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Modern datacenters and next-generation IT requirements depend on capable platforms, with open source solutions offering a strong foundation for open hybrid cloud and enterprise workloads. A powerful, unified platform enables enterprises to use a solid foundation to balance demand while utilizing new trends and technologies such as virtual machines and the open hybrid cloud.
You can install any modern Windows or Linux version, desktop or server, using Hyper-V in Windows 8.1. But you'll need to bring your own license and software for the base OS. Here's how to get that OS cheap or even free.
Enterprise Linux users, awake! Red Hat has finally released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, and it looks like it's going to run on everything, from the server in the back-room, to datacenters and the cloud.
More troubles emerge for open source secure communications tools with a new flaw affecting the GnuTLS library.
Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
The $6 billion integrator's portfolio addition is built on Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V and supports both Windows and Linux workloads.
Need screaming-fast Windows server performance? A new, integrated all-flash array with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 integrated on board promises just that. Here's what you need to know.
AMD Opteron X-Series APUs running Fedora Linux are an important development for companies looking to transition to x86 APU servers but who don't want to introduce new tools and software platforms into the IT environments.
But where's the final release of Red Hat's flagship Linux server distribution?
The new release of the commercial version of the popular NGINX Web server looks like it will bring great performance improvements.
Samsung announced today that Dell is offering the first Non-Volatile Memory express PCIe SSD in the new R920 server. Need to squeeze every bit of performance from your servers? This is good news. Here's why.
Heady forecasts showing Linux would become a major player on the desktop, on the server, and in embedded systems were published back in 1994. While the prognostications proved correct for server and embedded operating systems, what happened on the desktop?
If you want to a bleeding edge desktop or server Linux, then Fedora is the Linux distribution for you. If you want to play it safe, try something else.
Samba, which has been bringing Windows-compatible file sharing to Linux servers, Mac servers, and desktops for years, takes another step forward.
Top-spec computers, including serious number crunchers, are in recovery and continue to see growth in shipments, according to the latest data.
The most significant aspect of Ubuntu 13.10 (codenamed Saucy Salamander) is the first release of Mir, Canonical's next-generation display server, which replaces X Windows. Saucy Salamander also features Unity 7 and Linux kernel 3.11.
When the performance issues of an outsourced, cloud environment grew unacceptable, one firm opted for an entirely virtualised inhouse server and desktop infrastructure.
IBM continues to bet on Linux and open-source databases with its new PowerLinux 7R4 server.