One of these parameters has to be set: Menu, Structure.

Backup from Windows to Linux with Rsync and SSH

Author: smellems  Published At: 2012-03-09 13:47  (204210 Reads)
We can backup data from the enterprise server to a backup server offsite. With Linux, we use Rsync to transfer only modified files. There are several tools that can do the same on Windows. The most interesting is cwRsync. So we have everything needed to generate public/private keys and run Rsync from Windows to a Linux server.

Benefit of open source software

Author: smellems  Published At: 2011-06-14 13:53  (80123 Reads)
The primary benefit of open source software is that it gives you control over the technology that you are investing in. The best analogy that illustrates this benefit is with the way that you buy cars.

IT Cost Optimization through Open Source Software

Author: smellems  Published At: 2011-02-07 14:21  (63307 Reads)
iXsystems is a company based in California. They offer installation and support of GNU-Linux and FreeBSD servers for their clients. They use open source software for their operations and invite their clients to do the same. They released a cost analysis to move to a completely proprietary solution. (1) Here are their conclusions.

Canadian organizations look to open source software

Author: smellems  Published At: 2011-01-19 19:30  (136660 Reads)
In 2005, Statistics Canada conducted a survey of electronic commerce and technology. It was the first time that data on the use and development of open source software were collected. The results were published in the Innovation Analysis Bulletin in 2006. (1) The use of open source software was already a trend that was increasing.

Obstacles to the adoption of open source software

Author: smellems  Published At: 2011-01-12 15:21  (53391 Reads)
This is the summary of a study done on barriers to the adoption of open source software. They invited 153 companies to participate in an online survey and received 111 replies. 56 were valid responses. The main survey question was: "What are the reasons which prevent the (increase of) adoption of open source software in your organization?".