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Linux at 25% of Server OS Market - Is Redmond Hearing Footsteps?
Linux has now grabbed 25% of the server operating system market share, passing Novell and knocking on Windows's door.

using linux as a server  out but end up using only one. In addition, Linux users sometimes buy the server product but use it as a workstation. Nevertheless, the total revenue stream for Linux-based systems remains tiny compared with other server operating systems. IDC estimates worldwide Linux revenue, covering all clients and servers combined, at a mere $63 million for 1999. Looking forward, IDC still expects that Windows 2000, not Linux, will be the dominant server operating system by 2003. On the desktop, the Windows 9x line Read More

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Intel Server Trends
The Intel-based server market is one of the most hotly contested segments in the industry. What are the key trends in this market, and what will they mean to

using linux as a server  companies were accustomed to using large GP servers to interface to the Web. When someone finally realized that you could provide specific, targeted functionality to enhance Web surfing by means of caching technology (storing commonly accessed functions or pages at a local site, rather than on the Web proper), it opened up an entirely new market segment. Server appliances, no longer limited to caching, are the fastest growing segment of the server market. Some estimates are in the 75% CAGR range, about Read More
The Marriage of Virtual Machines, Software as a Service, and Cloud Computing
New technology, such as virtual machines and high-speed internet communication, is leading to wider remote application hosting. Here is a tutorial-level

using linux as a server  range. Large data stores using this disk technology are becoming common. The coming together of the high-speed global network connectivity, powerful low-cost computers with large memory capacities, and fast processors, leads to a whole new paradigm in the supply of many business services. Progress of VM In the 1960s, IBM introduced a mainframe system called VM , tailored to software development. This virtual memory system allowed the spare computer capacity to be redeployed. At the time it was a success Read More
Server Platform Situational Analysis: IBM AS/400
Customers value IBM's AS/400's reliability, stability, and security. However, despite its impressive performance and use of independent software vendors to

using linux as a server  iSeries, since many customers using Windows have tightly integrated applications using Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) to access DB2 on the iSeries. iSeries Navigator GUI was also designed so that the product could integrate well with Windows, and the function is now also available (with iSeries Power5 Release 3 ) from a browser. However, these developments are not widespread, public knowledge. Customer Requirements Change Therefore, while the product's configuration has worked well for more than ten Read More
Choosing Between Linux and Microsoft Windows Using an Analytical Hierarchy Process
Because small to medium enterprises are limited in their resources, they must carefully consider which of the two major operating systems available—Microsoft

using linux as a server  Linux and Microsoft Windows Using an Analytical Hierarchy Process When deciding whether to implement an open source or closed source solution, small to medium enterprises must weigh the pros and cons of Linux (an open source operating system) and Microsoft Windows (a closed source operating system), and determine which of the two will serve their business needs at a cost that will suit their budgets. Foundation and Methodology—Hierarchy Since the fact that one proprietary solution is an open source and Read More
Distribution in a Challenging Economy: Online (Software as a Service) versus Traditional Software
When considering major purchases, most people ask, “Why rent when you can buy?” But with IT systems, the reverse may be true. Software as a service (SaaS

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“It’s a Notebook!” “It’s a Paperweight!” “Wait - It’s Both!”
Some Toshiba notebook buyers got a nasty surprise when they found their Intel CPU had died. Will Toshiba switch from “Intel Inside” to “AMD Instead”?

using linux as a server  problem involving processor packages using the company's 400MHz Celeron and 400MHz Pentium II mobile chips that effectively made the chips unusable. The problem was brought to Intel's attention in late February after buyers of notebooks from Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. began complaining about CPU failures. The trouble was initially reported to Toshiba by owners of its Satellite 4100-series and Tecra 8000-series laptops featuring the 400MHz chips. In the last two weeks, Toshiba and Intel Read More
A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 2: A Tutorial
This tutorial, part 2 of a two part series on Knowledge Based Selection, demonstrates the selection processes and capabilities of Knowledge Based Selection

using linux as a server  Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 2: A Tutorial A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 2: A Tutorial E. Robins - May 31, 2001 Executive Summary    Most business managers, whether vendors, vendor clients or implementers, are unaware of the fundamental capabilities that knowledge based decision support can provide to minimize project risk for all sides of technology utilization. Given that over 90% of IT projects fail on first attempt, according to the Read More
The Benefits of a Software Selection Project-Even when Management Imposes a Decision
The Project Delivery Group (PDG) here at Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) works closely with our clients to assist and guide them through the process of

using linux as a server  by a dedicated team using specialized methodologies and best practices. In some cases, a decision on the software selection was made before the selection project even began. The folks involved in the software implementation group may feel discouraged by the way the software decision was imposed upon them, and may not feel particularly optimistic about the subsequent steps of the system adoption. However, there are learnings the selection team and others can take away from this seemingly negative Read More
HP’s LT 6000r Six-CPU Server
HP has re-entered the enterprise computing race with the release of its LT 6000r, a six-CPU server with improved performance and excellent transactional price

using linux as a server  and Compaq accomplished this using 700 MHz processors, vs. the 550 MHz processors used by HP, so the comparison is not truly apples-to-apples. However, unless HP can match the numbers of Dell and Compaq, they run the risk of users deciding that having six CPUs is more sizzle than steak. BOTTOM LINE Vendor Recommendations As mentioned above, the six-way servers are relatively inexpensive, strong performers. From a product standpoint, except for the modest serviceability issues described, HP has produced a Read More
Pragmatist's Guide: Building a Business Case for a Formula-based ERP
If you're a process manufacturer taking a close look at the option of acquiring an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, you may be finding that you're

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A Firewall is Cheaper Than a Lawyer
eBay's motion for a preliminary injunction to limit Bidder's Edge online auction search engine from linking to their site, may set precedents for future

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Gateway Announces Server Appliances
Gateway, Inc. has announced two new Linux-based server appliances, entering a growing market with products aimed at small businesses/offices.

using linux as a server  design to Cobalt Networks (using Cobalt's Qube series as the system base), rather than develop the equipment in-house. Market growth for server appliances should increase based on Gateway's significant position in the PC market. In addition, providing a Linux-based server will tap into that growing market. Gateway's stated focus is small businesses, with good reason. The Qube series is viewed more as a small-shop product than a building block for a large ISPs/ASPs. In addition, Cobalt's performance Read More
Planning for a Financials Implementation: How To Avoid a Nosebleed
Because of the risks inherent in any financial implementation, it’s essential to get back to business basics. These implementations need to be understood and

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Brewing Up a Better Schedule for a Product with Many Variables
For the coffee producer Mother Parkers, scheduling coffee production across two plants was an ever-increasing challenge. Mother Parkers decided to take

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