Rick Lehrbaum

Apt-Get Remove SUSE; Apt-Get Install Etch

Ever since comparing seven Linux distributions on my "old thinkpad" testbed, Ive remained impressed with the flexibility and ease-of-maintenance of Debian-based Linuxes. In my followup article on using Etch...

The Well-Tempered Debian Desktop

I recently reported on my good results with migrating an old server from RH7 to Debian Sarge, beginning with the network-install CD. Responding to my comments that an install...

Debian: Server Yes, Desktop No

I recently decided to retire Red Hat 7 after seven years of loyal service as a firewall/router operating system on my home LAN. Like a red-headed stepchild grown old,...

Seven Linux Distros Battle for an Old ThinkPad

Like most companies, my employer has a stash of old, "obsolete" PCs and laptops that wont run the latest versions of Windows worth a darn. Naturally, this represents a great...

LinuxWorld Awash With Linux Phone Buzz

This weeks LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco is shaping up as a showcase for Linux cellphone-related products, alliances, and open source contributions. The barrage of phone-related announcements and demonstrations...

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What Is Data Virtualization?

The vast amount of data that companies manage comes in many forms, including structured and unstructured. To be effective, enterprises must be able to...

Clean Energy Cohort Joins IBM’s Sustainability Accelerator Program

Environmental threats, ranging from the rise of extreme weather events to global climate change, do not impact all people or groups equally. The populations...

Cynet’s George Tubin on XDR Cybersecurity

I spoke with George Tubin, Director of Product Strategy at Cynet, about why XDR has so many definitions – and why this emerging security...

Automation Anywhere’s Mike Micucci on Automation and AI

I spoke with Mike Micucci, COO at Automation Anywhere, about the “automation economy” and the trends that are driving the AI/automation sector. Among the topics...

ClearScale CEO Pavel Pragin on AWS Migration and Management

I spoke with Pavel Pragin, CEO at ClearScale, who provided guidance about how to optimize the migration and management of AWS cloud deployments. Among the...