Jason Perlow

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Jason Perlow is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer, The Linux Foundation.

Jason Perlow's full-time employer is The Linux Foundation, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. He writes as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are his own and don't necessarily represent the positions, strategies, or opinions of the Linux Foundation.

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Novell to Sun: Here's an offer you can't refuse

Novell to Sun: Here's an offer you can't refuse

Last week, I blogged about the possible future of a unified UNIX GPLv3 operating system "mother distro" comprising the merged source code of the Solaris and Linux kernels (and presumably, the source code of other vendors as well) and related GNU stack with associated tools and applications.

May 12, 2008 by in Open Source

Cookin' with Linux

Cookin' with Linux

While installing and building Linux servers has never been simpler, it's still easy to get burned. There are many ways to roll a Linux-based solution, and not all of them will fit your customers' specific needs.

November 20, 2000 by in Open Source

Open Source Commandments II: Passover Penguins

Open Source Commandments II: Passover Penguins

In my previous piece discussing the first four Open Source Commandments I talked a bit about the traditions of Passover, where Jewish families gather together to eat a festive meal and discuss our liberation from slavery in Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh (while the one in the Hagaddah is named Rameses , the actual identity of that Egyptian king during the Exodus is open to heavy interpretation, given the current mass of supporting archeological evidence.

April 18, 2008 by in Open Source