The Unix/Linux Bash security hole can be deadly to your servers. Here's what you need to worry about, how to see if you can be attacked, and what to do if your shields are down.
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The popular Linux and Unix shell has a serious security problem that means real trouble for many web servers. Fortunately, a patch -- as source code -- is available.
Amid a 3.7 percent drop in worldwide revenue for the quarter largely from weaker Unix server demand, HP overtook IBM in terms of market share on improved sales for x86-based ProLiant servers, according to IDC.
Larry Ellison revealed that Oracle is planning to start moving many features of its software and database portfolio onto silicon and hardware.
The company claims that Oracle Secure Global Desktop supports the broadest range of applications, including Web-based applications and standard Windows, Linux, UNIX, System i and System z applications. Is it worth considering? Yes, if you use Oracle products.
Virtualization is far more than merely creating virtual servers or virtual clients. It is a range of technology that spans the entire software stack. Over time, VMware has moved from a one trick pony to having a strong portfolio of virtualization technology. Only IBM, HP, Microsoft and Oracle have a stronger portfolio.
2011 saw, according to IDC, Linux servers grow while Windows and Unix servers numbers shrank. In 2012, Linux's server future looks brighter than ever.
Oracle has released version 11 of Solaris, the Unix-based operating system the company acquired when it purchased Sun Microsystems in 2010.The software, made generally available on Wednesday, was billed by Oracle in a statement as "the first cloud operating system".
Michael Dell stressed the benefits of making and selling PCs in his keynote at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, in contrast to his company's chief rival HP which has mulled spinning off its PC division.Dell, chief executive of Dell, said on Tuesday that economies of scale from building PCs helped Dell keep component costs for servers low and alluded to HP's statement about potentially spinning off its Personal Systems Group.
Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison made his fortune with software, but has taken to the stage to show off the first servers powered by the company's new Sparc T4 processor.
Oracle has released a hardware appliance built on top of x86 servers, after its chief executive, Larry Ellison, said he didn't care if that portion of the business went bust.The Oracle Database Appliance is a 4U box with pre-installed Oracle Linux and Oracle appliance manager software, Oracle said on Wednesday.
Oracle maintains that it would have never supported HP's Itanium servers if it knew Leo Apotheker and Ray Lane were being hired.
If you want to use Active Directory to manage Unix and Linux servers, Likewise was one of your main choices. Today, the company is moving into providing AD storage management over physical, virtual and cloud storage networks.
The company's $2.2bn takeover of Novell has gone through, after regulators gave their approval to the sale of Novell's patents to a consortium featuring Microsoft, Apple, EMC and Oracle
German and US regulators have given their approval to the creation of a consortium, featuring Microsoft, EMC, Apple and Oracle, that will buy hundreds of open-source patents from Novell.On Wednesday, the Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office, or FCO) said it had cleared the creation of CPTN Holdings, which will buy 882 patents from Novell.
Novell's sale of hundreds of open-source patents to a consortium featuring Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and EMC has become more likely to go through, as the US Department of Justice has failed to block the sale.The antitrust division of the Department of Justice (DoJ) had made Novell and the consortium, CPTN Holdings, agree to not carry the sale through until 12 April, so the DoJ could review the sale.
Oracle and Fujitsu hope to boost the performance of Sparc hardware-based Unix servers fifteen-fold over the next five years.On Tuesday, the two companies announced a roadmap for Oracle's M-series servers that they say will give that performance jump.
Antitrust regulators have broken off a probe into Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and EMC's proposed purchase of 882 Novell open-source patents, as the companies have withdrawn a key filing
Apple, Oracle and EMC are members of the consortium set up by Microsoft to buy 882 patents from Novell, a deal that went along with Attachmate's multi-billion-dollar takeover of the software and services company, documents have shown.The $2.
Records at the Germany's federal anti-trust authority "Bundeskartellamt" reveal that Novell's patents were bought by a consortium of Microsoft, Apple, EMC, and Oracle. Even so, Microsoft still seems to be calling the shots in the Novell deal.