Daily Archives: March 20, 2012

Dell Surveys Customers on GNU/Linux

“Linux Learnings: We’re listening Thanks for visiting the Dell Linux Survey webpage. Please answer the following questions to help us determine how to best prioritize our resources for this effort. (Survey will be open March 13-March 23) 1) Would your … Continue reading

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Past Year of GNU/Linux in Germany

Germany is one of those places Dell claimed there was “triple-digit” growth. Let’s see: According to Statcounter, it’s more like 40%, but still quite good. Perhaps more of those units are going into homes rather than businesses. Doubling time at … Continue reading

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2012: That Other OS On ARM Will Not Be A Player

M$ has stated that it’s OS on ARM will just be testing the waters, dipping the toe, so-to-speak. So, while the world moves on loving small cheap computers, M$ is stuck with Wintel. The world is not. By Christmas, two … Continue reading

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IBM: Smarter IT

IBM has a lot of customers who are large businesses. The old way of doing IT with data-centres in-house, per-seat licensing and heavy equipment scattered throughout the system just does not scale very well. Using Wintel everywhere, costs = something … Continue reading

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And the Winner is Sunnyvale, California

Since NetApplications began allowing geolocation I have been hunting for interesting places. Today, it’s Sunnyvale, California. One picture speaks 1K words. For your information, Sunnyvale is a city of 140k+ citizens and is in the neighbourhood of Google and a … Continue reading

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