Most end users are trying to solve problems, automate a business process, write a letter, email a family member or play a game. They use the Windows operating system because it is already installed when purchased their computer. Most end users hear about other operating systems but give no thought to it if they are […]
Fedora, FUD, and The Answers to Everything Frederick, MD April 7, 2006 – This author took a two hour plane ride to Boston International Airport and a 15 min cab ride to the Buckminster Fuller Hotel – the Hotel was named after the late R. Buckminster Fuller; inventor, architect, engineer, mathematician, poet and cosmologist. I […]
By Tina Gasperson on July 31, 2001 from: cio.com Windows is often the most intuitive choice from the CIO’s perspective. Just like in the old days, when “nobody ever got fired for buying IBM,” Microsoft is safe, at least from the stockholder’s perspective. “That’s what we’ve always used, and it works” is a phrase you’re […]
By Tina Gasperson on July 03, 2007 from Linux.com Patrick Stakem wants everyone to know that the newest iteration of FlightLinux is not just for NASA rocket scientists. The special hardened distribution that earlier this century orbited the Earth on an unmanned satellite is set to move into active duty again, this time as a […]
By Bill Hayes on June 30, 2006 • Vol.28 Issue 26 from Processor.com Depending On Your Situation, It Just Might Be… Many in the Linux world believe that Linux desktops can easily replace Microsoft Windows for certain uses. They also admit that the Linux desktop may not be a solution for all Windows users, but […]
from lab book January 2007 Research Project Since the inception of a computer there has been many iterations of operating systems (os). Architectures were based on different requirements, platforms and goals. We have traversed back and forth on design, use and operation. Still the definition of an os is ambiguous at best.
By Alan Radding | Published 11/1/2005 | Consulting magazine © 2009 BNA Subsidiaries, LLC. In the land of open source computing, some consultants see only trees where a forest now grows. Small IT consulting firms get it and have gotten it from the start. A few of the large IT consulting firms get it, too, and […]