IT Management Linux News for Jun 17, 2010
Cloning With Linux 3 Ways (Jun 17, 2010, 22:36)
LinuxPlanet: "Making an image copy of your
system disk is a great way to create a backup. If your main drive
does crash, you could be back up and running in a matter of
minutes. Now all that's left is making the actual image copy. There
are lots of ways to accomplish this task, and we'll spell a few of
them out to help you along."
Should IT Managers Assume Good Intentions When Developers Mess Up? (Jun 17, 2010, 21:31)
Datamation: "Let's face it. People screw up --
some more than others. Screw ups could be a result of poor choices,
bad planning, insufficient skills, unexpected circumstances or
simply bad luck. But should your first reaction be 'I'm going to
ring their neck?'"
Marten Mickos says the cloud won't kill open source (Jun 17, 2010, 18:46)
Network World: "There is a fervent debate going
on in the open source community about cloud computing. Will the
cloud kill open source?"
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization: Cheaper than VMware and Microsoft? (Jun 17, 2010, 17:19)
The VAR Guy: "When Red Hat Summit starts June
22 in Boston, Red Hat will maintain a careful virtualization
balancing act. During one session, Red Hat and Microsoft will
discuss how they work together on virtualization. But during a
separate session, Red Hat will describe how Red Hat Enterprise
Virtualization (RHEV) offers cost advantages over both VMware and
Ubuntu's Koala food mixes with Windows VMs (Jun 17, 2010, 15:03)
The Register: "Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition
(EE) 2.0 includes support for Windows virtual machines, letting you
hoist Windows Server 2003, 2008, and Windows 7 images atop a
Eucalyptus cloud — not just Linux images."
Webopedia TOTD: What is Cloud Computing, Anyway? (Jun 17, 2010, 10:38)
Webopedia: "A type of computing, comparable to
grid computing that relies on sharing computing resources rather
than having local servers or personal devices to handle
applications. The goal of cloud computing is to apply traditional
supercomputing, or high-performance computing power, normally used
by military and research facilities, to perform tens of trillions
of computations per second, in consumer-oriented applications."
Fedora 13 Boasts Many Leading-Edge Enhancements (Jun 17, 2010, 01:36)
eWeek: "Red Hat's Fedora 13 open-source
software can serve in a full gamut of Linux roles, as long as users
are prepared to upgrade their systems about once a year."