Speed or torque? Linux desktop vs. server distros

September 15, 2014
Desktop Linux should be shiny and fast, server Linux should be big and practical. Today's mix doesn't work -- here's the remedy
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It's time to split Linux distros in two

September 08, 2014
Desktop workloads and server workloads have different needs. Why address them in the same distribution?
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You have your Windows in my Linux

September 02, 2014
Ultimately, the schism over systemd could lead to a separation of desktop and server distros, or Linux server admins moving to FreeBSD
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Choose your side on the Linux divide

August 25, 2014
The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins
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Systemd: Harbinger of the Linux apocalypse

August 18, 2014
It might not be the end of the world, but the design of systemd and the attitudes of its developers have been counterproductive
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The quiet before the next IT revolution

August 11, 2014
Now that the technologies behind our servers and networks have stabilized, IT can look forward to a different kind of constant change
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No interruptions! Technologist at work

August 04, 2014
A five-minute interruption can cause the loss of an hour of production for the dedicated techie -- most of the time
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Who's managing your managed services? You, ultimately

July 28, 2014
Managed services aren't magic. Before your provider can provide relief, it will need some help from you
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Why all businesses should care about Net neutrality

July 21, 2014
If you think your company has nothing to fear from 'slow lane' Internet, think again
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To troubleshoot, mix two parts observation with one part magic

July 14, 2014
Believe it or not! With some technology problems, the mere act of seeing is fixing -- or so it would seem
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