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September 6, 2012 by

Red Hat preps next virtualization platform

Linux leader Red Hat last week announced the first beta release of its enterprise virtualization 3.1 platform, which will offer improved scalability, storage live migration and new P2V tools when it ships later this year

February 22, 2012 by

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 boosts KVM, Xen virtualization

Red Hat announced an upgrade of its Enterprise Linux that offers increased scalability, performance and management of its KVM virtualization as well as performance kicks for Xen. RHEL 5.8, along with the beta of a new Subscription Asset Manager (SAM) tool, were made available on Feb. 21.

January 11, 2011 by

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

RHEL 6 offers greatly enhanced scalability and is well equipped to handle future technological advances. The switch to KVM virtualisation and server subscription tweaks may not be universally popular, but existing Red Hat customers and new Linux converts should still consider it.

August 10, 2010 by

Top challenges for Linux kernel team outlined at LinuxCon

The biggest challenges for Linux going forward include addressing next gen scalability and networking requirements.Yet there are other social issues facing the Linux kernel community that outweigh any technological concerns, said several top developers at a LinuxCon panel on Tuesday.

September 23, 2009

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4

The fourth update to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 operating system (RHEL 5.4) features the usual performance and scalability enhancements.

May 7, 2008 by

Virtualization discussion with Oracle

I recently had a chance to chat with Oracle’s vice president of Linux engineering, Wim Coekaerts, and senior director of product marketing, Monica Kumar, about Oracles virtualization efforts and a bit about the philosophy behind the company's efforts. In summary, Oracle sees virtualization technology as just another tool organizations can use to increase the performance, reliability, scalability, agility and/or manageability of their IT infrastructure.

March 15, 2005 by

EDS: Linux is insecure, unscalable

Large enterprises should not use Linux because it is not secure enough, has scalability problems and could fork into many different flavours, according to the Agility Alliance, which includes IT heavyweights EDS, Fuji Xerox, Cisco, Microsoft, Sun, Dell and EMC.

December 6, 2004 by

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

This is a significant update, with important scalability and management enhancements positioning it ahead of the competition, and as a rival to Microsoft's latest Windows Server 2003 product.

January 4, 2001 by

Linux 2.4 kernel draws closer

Father of Linux, Linus Torvalds releases Linux 2.4 prerelease kernel over the weekend. Although a few more rounds of tinkering from being stable, the new OS promises new scalability to meet enterprise-level needs.

October 12, 2000 by

Power to the penguin

Linux is gaining grounds as steps are taken to over-come the scalability stumbling block. Key issues remain, however, as Microsoft continues to be a rival platform.

June 20, 2000 by

MS, Sun, other Linux vendors aim for power users

Microsoft, Sun Microsystems and various Linux vendors are trying to beat each other to the punch by delivering on their scalability and reliability promises.Microsoft (msft), Sun (sunw), and other operating system vendors are expected to claim ownership of the high-end crown this week in New York, as they put their top-of-the-line offerings through their paces at the Securities Industry Association show.


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