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IT Management Linux News for Jun 18, 2009

  • HP Servers and Ubuntu: Read Between the Lines (2009-06-18 23:33:24)
    WorksWithU: "You can't be half-pregnant. And Hewlett-Packard can't be half-committed to Ubuntu Server Edition. Over the next few months, I think you'll see HP make a far more comprehensive commitment to Canonical's Linux server strategy. Here's why."

  • Comcast Embraces IPv6 (2009-06-18 22:33:24)
    InternetNews: "Comcast is making a move to IPv6, making IPv6 transit services available to its wholesale customers."

  • Creating Secure Tunnels With ssh (2009-06-18 22:03:24)
    Linux Journal: "If you manage remote servers or if you have more than one computer you most likely have used the ssh command. A simple description of ssh is that it's a secure version of telnet, but that's like saying a Porsche is a just a better version of a Volkswagen bug."

  • HP is business Linux friendly (2009-06-18 21:03:24)
    Cyber Cynic: "Recently, for business users anyway, HP has been making it a lot easier to get Linux on their desktops and servers."

  • On Novell (2009-06-18 20:03:24)
    Polar Bears and Penguins: "So, what happened? How did NetWare fall and Microsoft take its place?"

  • Dell and the SMB open source paradox (2009-06-18 18:03:24)
    InfoWorld: "Forrester study finds SMBs are apprehensive about open source. Can Dell help change those perceptions?"

  • Canonical shut down Ubuntu SE store (2009-06-18 16:33:24)
    Ubuntu Satanic: "Well, it seems that Canonical is enforcing their intellectual property rights over the Ubuntu name. The store is now closed and you will no longer be able to buy any Ubuntu Satanic merchandise."

  • IT Salaries: Security Staff (2009-06-18 15:33:24)
    Datamation: "Security is a hot area for IT job openings. While the need for some tech skills waxes and wanes as IT churns through its constant overhaul, the need to protect the infrastructure seems only to increase. And, security jobs can't be shipped overseas"

  • OpenSource World announces keynote speakers (2009-06-18 13:03:24)
    Desktop Linux: "IDG World Expo has announced speakers for its inaugural OpenSource World 2009 show (formerly LinuxWorld) on Aug. 12-13 in San Francisco. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen will keynote the conference, which will feature presentations on Linux desktops, netbooks, Android, mobile devices, enterprise, security, troubleshooting, and numerous "cloud" topics."

  • Ubuntu a minor player? Not outside the States (2009-06-18 12:03:24)
    ZDNet Education: "...just before I read his post, I met with the President of Metasys, a Brazilian company that has Linux-based servers, desktops, and software in thousands of schools, businesses, and homes throughout Latin America, Africa, and Europe."

  • Configure Cisco Switches for Easy Server Deployments (2009-06-18 03:03:24)
    Enterprise Networking Planet: "Both dynamic VLANs and 802.1q auto-negotiation can enable a hands-off approach to server changes, but there are design and security issues. The question at hand is therefore, "is it worth it?""