Linux and Virtualization

Healthy IT, Healthy Planet

LinuxMag.jpgLinux just makes sense for businesses that are trying to go green and save green through virtualization and commodity hardware. At Oracle OpenWorld and Oracle Develop, we’ve got a full range of sessions on how businesses can efficiently scale their IT with Oracle technology for Linux. Keep an eye out for programs on Oracle Validated Configurations, which offer pretested architectures, and Oracle VM Templates, which can greatly simplify deployment of a fully configured software stack.

If you’re like most of us who are looking for new ways to reduce operational cost without sacrificing performance, you’ll want to read “See Savings with Linux” in the latest issue of Oracle Magazine. Find out how Oracle Enterprise Linux, Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support, and Oracle VM provide a superior solution in an easy-to-launch package—and get a head start on what’s sure to be a hot topic at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld.


A really interesting green computer technology I found is Userful Multiplier. It's where multiple people can use the same computer at the same time each with their own monitor, mouse and keyboard. This saves a lot of electricity and e-waste. A company called Userful recently set a virtualization world record by delivering over 350,000 virtual desktops to schools in Brazil. They have a free 2-user version for home use too. Check it out:

Posted by bj79 on June 24, 2009 at 02:05 AM PDT #

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