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June, 2010

  • 24 June

    Red Hat Introduces Hybrid Cloud Platform

    The largest and most successful commercial Linux distributor has announced the release of the first Linux hybrid cloud platform that integrates with many industry cloud services. Until now, the only other hybrid cloud platform was Azure by Microsoft. The comprehensive package, which they are calling Red Hat Cloud Foundations, gives …

April, 2010

  • 29 April

    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Edition Released

    Today Canonical, the company responsible for the popular desktop Linux operating system called Ubuntu, also released their latest server edition, version 10.04 LTS. The “LTS” stands for long-term support, which Canonical will offer for five years (Normal Ubuntu versions are released every six months). In the Linux server web hosting …

  • 23 April

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Beta Released

    As anticipated, the Linux giant Red Hat has released the first beta of the 6th version of its long-awaited enterprise server operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The new OS offers greater server scalability by increasing the strength and performance of KVM hypervisor, its kernel-based virtualization infrastructure. Rather than …

February, 2010

  • 25 February

    How to install OpenVZ with yum

    OpenVZ is a free and open source virtualization solution for Linux. Here is an easy guide to installing OpenVZ on Redhat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, or Fedora. Note: It is recommended that you use an ext2 or ext3 file system if you want per-container disk quota. 1. Add the OpenVZ YUM …

  • 12 February

    Virtual machine memory allocation

    Question: How much memory will I need to run virtual machines on my server? Answer: There is no simple answer to this question. Generally speaking, to virtualize an operating system you need at least as much RAM as is normally required to run the OS independently. Therefore, if your OS …

  • 2 February

    Using Webmin for Linux commands and tasks

    Question: Is there any way to configure a dedicated Linux server without having local access and without logging in to the command line through SSH? Answer: The short answer is that it is highly unlikely you will never need to use the command line interface on a Linux server, and …

January, 2010

  • 22 January

    Using virtualization to host multiple operating systems

    This week we have learned about several different server-ready operating systems. But what should you do if you need to run multiple operating systems? Should you fork out the cash for multiple servers? It really depends on your needs, but if you know you will not need an entire dedicated …

December, 2009

  • 14 December

    Virtuozzo VPS

    You may be aware that a VPS is simply a virtual dedicated server with a set amount of RAM and CPU power allocated to it, but how exactly is a VPS “built” ? As the name implies, virtual private servers don’t exist in physical form. You can’t go to a …

November, 2009

  • 26 November

    Creating a test server

    Question: I am new to Linux server administration. Is there any way to create a test server without having to buy a new computer or dual boot my Windows machine? Answer: Yes there is a way, and virtualization is the answer. There are many paid virtualization options like Vmware, but …

October, 2009

  • 5 October

    What are Xen, Vmware, and Hyper-V?

    Question: What are Xen, Vmware, and Hyper-V? Answer: All three are popular virtualization software. Xen is a free and open source virtualization solution and is therefore included in some Linux distributions. Vmware is a commercial company with many virtualization products. Hyper-V, formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a commercial …