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Speaking of Network Management in 2001

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Jack Huges (The Tech Teapot) has been doing an interesting series of posts on network management tools have been used over the years (c. 2001-2008). This started me thinking about an old Tivoli master called Don Mahler, that used to give a presentation called “Enterprise Systems and Network Management (on an Extreme Budget).” It was [...]

Open Source Monitoring and The Art of War

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

I get this question a lot when I visit a Tivoli customer… We are thinking of looking at that Open Source vendor you are always talking about for some of our servers. Then I ask them which one and they say jeez I can’t remember the name. Then I rattle off a few of the [...]

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 [...]

And then there was three? !Cringe!

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Ok we now should officially remove “Little 4 V Big  4″ from the blogxicon.  Agreed? Qlusters waves goodbye to openQRM

10 Open Source Education Tools

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Audacity Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. I use Audacity to edit my podcasts. Camstudio CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer. It can also create industry-standard AVI video files, [...]

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