Programmers behind the clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux demand that its founder share project control--or maybe they'll leave.
A recent report suggests that Ubuntu is giving CentOS a run for its non-money at Groundwork, with 29 percent of its new users using Ubuntu to power its IT management application.
Red Hat's best friend may also be its biggest enemy: the free CentOS clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
A leading force in data center operations opens its doors to outside customers' computing needs. It's got a ways to go to catch up to Amazon, though.
The software giant is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.
Open-source software continues to get better and better, and InfoWorld has identified some of the best enterprise-class software out there.
Novell may want Red Hat's market share, but it's never going to get it without focusing on its strengths rather than Red Hat's alleged weaknesses.
The open-source OS is bucking the recession, according to IDC. Unfortunately for Red Hat and Novell, unpaid Linux adoption is outpacing its paid counterpart.
Novell's OpenSuse Build Service now can be used to test software for Red Hat Linux.
The company needs to reinvent itself, and a private-equity buyout may be the perfect way to accomplish this.