Tom Henderson

An in-depth look at 3 log managers

VMware, Balabit, SpectorSoft take unique approaches to log management

VMware, Balabit, SpectorSoft take unique approaches to log management

In this review, we compared three log managers: VMware’s Log Insight, Balabit’s Syslog-ng Professional Edition, and SpectorSoft’s SpectorSoft Server Manager. Each offers a way of gathering, compiling, and in the case of VMware, and to...

Best business-class tablets for front office and factory floor

Best business-class tablets for front office and factory floor

In this review, we looked at two types of business-class tablets, traditional tablets used by the sales force or other front-office workers, and ruggedized devices that can be used on the factory floor or other back-office...

Best business-class tablets for the front office and factory floor

Best business-class tablets for the front office and factory floor

We review Lenovo ThinkPad, Gammatech Durabook, Arbor Gladius, Adlink IMT and E FUN Nextbook.

What’s new in SUSE Linux 12?

What’s new in SUSE Linux 12?

SUSE 12 is a broad set of Linux distributions ranging from desktop through enterprise level. We tested several instances and found them quite ready for enterprise use. All in all, SUSE 12 is a worthy competitor to Red Hat and Ubuntu...

SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

It’s been more than five years since SUSE delivered a full release of its Enterprise Linux software, and a lot has happened to the company during that time.

CentOS 7: The perfect gift for the Linux do-it-yourselfer

CentOS 7: The perfect gift for the Linux do-it-yourselfer

It’s almost identical to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, minus the price tag and the support.

CoreOS: A lean, mean virtualization machine

CoreOS: A lean, mean virtualization machine

No-frills Linux distro offers rapid deployment of VM instances.

HP blade chassis is dense and intense

C7000 blade server chassis packs enormous power in a 10U rack.

For a sweet desktop, try Mint with Cinnamon

Linux Mint 17 offers long-term support; emerges as open source alternative for Windows XP users.

10 things you need to know about Linux Mint 17

10 things you need to know about Linux Mint 17

There's something here to please everyone: Civilians won't hurt themselves deploying Cinnamon over Linux Mint 17, developers will enjoy any of the versions, and the hard core will find lots to love with the LMDE versions.

RHEL 7 anchors enterprise-focused ecosystem

With new emphasis on containerized workloads, RHEL 7 anchors larger enterprise-focused ecosystem.

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