May 27, 2008

Open source on the wire

It’s already on your servers, why not running your network?

March 24, 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 beta: an agile upgrade

The latest build of everyone's favorite open source desktop OS features better performance, Active Directory integration, and seamless installation from Windows

February 18, 2008

Product review: Open source reporting goes corporate

JasperServer Professional and Pentaho Reporting build on famous Java open source libraries for generating reports, but they’re no longer for developers only; rapidly gaining on traditional heavyweights, both score with user-friendly query tools and sophisticated front ends

November 6, 2007

WSO2: A lightweight, fast, and free ESB

Open source WSO2 ESB 1.0 makes XML messaging easy to deploy and easy to manage, but lacks high-availability options

October 29, 2007

The perils of dirty data

How important is data cleansing and validation? Read these tales of horror, and beware

October 22, 2007

Which Linux should I choose?

We chose Ubuntu, but that doesn’t mean you have to. Here are half a dozen viable alternatives

October 22, 2007

Don’t panic! (Seven ways to troubleshoot Ubuntu)

Stability is a Linux strong suit. But when things go wrong, here’s how to go about the repair work -- or get the help you need

October 22, 2007

Making the most of Linux multimedia

No single Linux distribution can compete with Windows’ hardware compatibility. But you’ll find a surprising breadth of support for graphics hardware

October 22, 2007

Getting connected with Ubuntu

No useful desktop is an island. With Linux, network communication, file sharing, printing, and so on are easier than you think

October 22, 2007

Linux desktop applications

Worried that you won’t have enough applications to choose from when you switch to Linux on the desktop? If all you need are mainstream business apps, don’t sweat it

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