Tom Henderson

CoreOS: A lean, mean virtualization machine

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.

10 things you need to know about Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

10 things you need to know about Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is more proof that operating systems aren’t dead, they’re becoming vessels for containerized applications. RHEL 7 performed well in our testing, but it’s worth noting that this no longer just a...

Ubuntu 14.04: Is Canonical taking on too much?

The recent release of Ubuntu 14.04 Long Term Support/LTS (Trusty Tahr) proves to us once again that it doesn't matter if you're Oracle, Microsoft, or Canonical: Bringing a fleet of products into new release revision synch is tough.

Ubuntu 14.04: The good, the bad, the Unity

Ubuntu 14.04: The good, the bad, the Unity

Ubuntu 14.04 Long Term Support/LTS (Trusty Tahr) proves that it doesn’t matter if you’re Oracle, Microsoft, or Canonical: Bringing a fleet of products into new release revision synch is tough. Canonical is trying to cover...

HP's giant Proliant challenges big iron from IBM, Oracle

HP's new Proliant challenges big iron from IBM and Oracle with 60-core, 4U, high-performance hardware.

HP’s giant ProLiant: The good, the bad, the UEFI

HP’s giant ProLiant: The good, the bad, the UEFI

Massive 60-core DL580 Gen8 challenges big iron from IBM, Oracle.

Lenovo's new ThinkServer: Low sticker price, lots of upgrade options

We tested the Lenovo RD440 as a base-unit, 2U server. We found it pretty generic on the surface, but options, including software pre-loads, increase its potential utility for volume users and especially smaller operations.

Apple Mavericks: The good, the bad, the upgrade

Apple Mavericks: The good, the bad, the upgrade

Minor upgrade does little to change Apple's second-class standing in the enterprise.

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