IT Management Linux News for Feb 10, 2010
Geeking Out on SSD Hardware Developments (Feb 10, 2010, 23:02)
Linux Magazine: "When you're hot, you're hot.
And SSD's are hot right now. Let's review recent developments in
SSD hardware and to see where the technology is headed. Prepare to
drool over new hardware!"
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 Beta Expands Virtualization (Feb 10, 2010, 21:32)
Serverwatch: "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5
(RHEL) is now available in early beta, providing users of Red Hat's
flagship operating system with bug fixes and an early look at some
new features, too."
Is Your Smartphone a Thin Client? (Feb 10, 2010, 19:02)
Datamation: "There is, however, one area that's
living up to the Future Shock hype: the ever-expanding capabilities
of smartphones. Still in their infancy, it doesn't take much
imagination to see them as all-powerful tiny supercomputers."
Never reboot again with Ksplice (Feb 10, 2010, 17:32)
Cyber Cynic: "If you use Linux, you don't
reboot very often. In my case, the only time I reboot is when I
upgrade a system. But suppose, just suppose you didn't have to do
that. Suppose you could even make major updates and never have to
reboot your system?"
How To Upgrade Debian Etch To Lenny (Feb 10, 2010, 14:32)
Howtoforge: "Debian Etch is soon to be
unsupported by the Debian team, therefore all Debian Linux Servers
need to be upgraded to Debian Lenny. I work for Netzen (an IT
Support company) and have upgraded many Linux servers to Debian
Lenny over the past month, so I am providing this guide on how to
upgrade Debian Etch to Debian Lenny to the HowtoForge
Clonezilla (Live & Server Edition) review (Feb 10, 2010, 12:02)
Linux User and Developer: "Norton Ghost and its
open source alternative Partition Image have been the software to
go to for cloning hard drives for some time now. Today we’re
look at a further alternative that the open source world has to
offer – Clonezilla"
Memo to Dell: Sort Out Your Ubuntu Strategy (Feb 10, 2010, 10:32)
WorksWithU: "Dell’s Ubuntu strategy once
again faces Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD)."
Novell, Canonical Bolster Competing Linux Certification Efforts (Feb 10, 2010, 09:02)
The VAR Guy: "In separate moves, Canonical and
Novell are taking steps to bolster their respective Linux training
and certification efforts."