Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

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 Microsoft Hyper-V."

  • 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."