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.
Oracle will no longer be supporting Glassfish Java Enterprise Edition Server business users.
Larry Ellison revealed that Oracle is planning to start moving many features of its software and database portfolio onto silicon and hardware.
Conversation with Pete Manca, CEO of Egenera, about the why Egenera acquired Fort Technologies
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.
Vendors often begin a discussion of their new product or service by declaring a large percentage of systems found in the organization's data center as "legacy." It would be wise for us to stop for a moment, take a deep breath and then examine what they mean.
As it prepares to release its Windows-enhanced MySQL 5.6 database, Oracle announced late last week a number of downloadable migration tools to ease the process of converting from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL, including data conversion, Excel and Windows installer tools.
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.
High-end server market still IBM's to lose and, instead of going head-to-head with its rival, analysts reckon Oracle is better off focusing on promoting integrated products to turn around ailing Sun hardware business.
Virtual machine software really must be seen as an enabler rather than as a solution in its own right. Customers really need to examine the whole environment to select the hypervisor that is best for them.
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.
The most serious of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password.
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.
Strong software sales push the tech giant to rises in revenue and profit, despite a drop in hardware sales, as it shifts focus from x86 systems to high-end servers
The company has broken its quarterly update cycle to patch an easy-to-exploit denial of service vulnerability in Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Application Server
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