Unix

Fujitsu Confirms It Will End Mainframe Sales in 2030

Bad news for banks? Mainframe sales will end in 2030, and support will cease by 2035, Fujitsu reveals in roadmap…

4 months ago

Tales In Tech History: Pick Operating System

Best OS you never heard of? Pick OS was initially developed to manage spare parts for attack helicopter during Vietnam…

5 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Unix

Unix was one of the most popular server operating systems, but its life has been marred by bitter legal battles

5 years ago

Samba Vulnerability Could Usher In Another WannaCry Worm

The security hole could affect thousands upon thousands of Linux and Unix based machines

5 years ago

Why Unix Server Makers Are Still Fighting

Unix may be declining, but HP, IBM and Oracle could keep customers on board a bit longer with more efficient…

8 years ago

Oracle Adds OpenStack In Solaris 11.2

The new Solaris continues Oracle's push for its own "engineered systems", but opens up to OpenStack

8 years ago

HP Updates HP-UX And NonStop With More Virtualisation

The HP-UX Unix version and NonStop systems could go on for ever, as RISC and fault-tolerand systems share tech with…

8 years ago

Unisys Introduces Forward Platform For Migration Off Unix

Unisys' new Intel-based servers are intended to make it easier for businesses to shift critical workloads onto Windows- or Linux-based…

9 years ago

Unix Decline Drags Down Server Sales

But x86 servers are also in decline according to Gartner and IDC

9 years ago

VeriSign Makes Diversity Move With FreeBSD Sponsorship

VeriSign backs FreeBSD with new sponsorship, so that the Global DNS does not just rely on one OS

9 years ago

‘Critical’ BIND Vulnerability Puts DNS Servers At Risk

A flaw reported in the handling of regular expressions means most DNS servers running on Linux or Unix are vulnerable…

9 years ago

Why Itanium Has A Long Life Ahead Of It

HP gives customers a migration path away from its Itanium servers, says Peter Judge. That doesn't mean it wants them…

10 years ago

HP Upgrades HP-UX And Launches New Itanium Servers

New HP Itanium servers and better Unix should keep customers on board

10 years ago

Dennis Ritchie, Creator Of C And Unix, Dies Aged 70

Dennis Ritchie, creator of the C language and Unix, has died after a long illness, aged 70

11 years ago

Unix Servers Growing As Mainstay Of Data Centres

Unix systems continue to be a cornerstone in enterprise data centres, despite soaring sales of x86 servers

11 years ago

Server Growth Continues With Demand For Unix And Mainframes

IDC has a recorded a healthy rise in demand for non-x86 servers from the likes of HP, IBM and Oracle

11 years ago

Intel Targets Unix Market With High-End Xeon E7 Chip

Intel hopes to win high-end workloads, currently running on RISC/Unix servers, with its Xeon E7 processors

11 years ago

IBM Announces New Power7 Systems

The new systems are part of a year-long rollout of workload-optimised systems for the demands of emerging business models such…

12 years ago

US Judge Rejects SCO’s Claim On Unix

A U.S. District Judge has closed a seven-year-old case reaffirming that SCO's claims against Novell over ownership of the Unix…

12 years ago

IBM Beefs Up Server Play With New Power7 Blades

IBM has grown its portfolio of Power7 servers with three blades systems that includes an entry-level server and a midrange…

12 years ago

Jury Confirms Novell Ownership Of Unix

SCO Group's controversial attempt to claim ownership of the Unix operating system could be at an end, after a jury…

12 years ago