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Why Only Two?

Friday, April 25th, 2008

A few people have asked my why only two for my “Mighty Two”. I have been specifically asked why not OpenNMS and Nagios The simple answer is that Hyperic and Zenoss are software companies and OpenNMS and Nagios are projects. Both Hyperic and Zenoss both have software company infrastructures. This means they have full time [...]

Mark Hinkle on Open Source Systems Management

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Mark has written a great article for Linux Today summarizing some of the open source activities over the last few weeks.  He gives a little history of the “Little 4″ and he also does a good job summarizing some of the recent Gartner analalysis on Microsoft and open source. The Little “3″ of Open Source [...]

“Adventures” in Open Source

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Tarus is shaking things up a little bit on his blog: Show Me Da Money (a Cautionary Tale) Why All the Hate?

Excellent Post on System Management, OSS, and Perfromance

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Digging Deeper: Systems Management Need to add this guy to my rss.

What if I only had a hour to live?

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

I was flipping channels this evening in my hotel room and heard a very touching story about a man who wrote a short Xen like essay about all the things he would do if he had only one hour to live. By the way, he dies shortly after completing the essay. Then, I started thinking [...]

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