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Book Review: Open Source Network Administration

By Anonymous Hero, Section Reviews
Posted on Tue Nov 18th, 2003 at 06:10:38 PM EST
Note:  I reviewed this book for my local Linux User's Group (Linux Users Group/In Princeton (NJ)).

Title: Open Source Network Administration
Author: James M. Kretchmar
Publisher: Prentice Hall, 2004

Open Source Network Administration by James M. Kretchmar is a book about various open source tools that can be used to monitor, troubleshoot, and manage different facets of network administration......

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Book Review: Linux Server Hacks

By ecorrado, Section Reviews
Posted on Tue Nov 18th, 2003 at 12:58:48 PM EST
Linux Server Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools

Author: Rob Flickenger
Publisher: O'Reilly, 2003

Reviewer: Edward Corrado

Linux Server Hacks by Rob Flickenberg is a collection of 100 Linux tips and tools....

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Article Review: Calculating the Total Cost of Development: Is open source security really free?

By jaf, Section Reviews
Posted on Thu Sep 19th, 2002 at 06:40:02 AM EST
Often people ignore the "hidden" costs of adopting open source software. How much does OSS cost to implement? And is it more secure then off-the-shelf code? This white paper by RSA security tries to address these issues. The paper's conclusion is that it is safer and less expensive, over the long run, to purchase than to use OSS. Might this paper be a little less than objective, based on the fact that RSA sells security-based software? Could be. Read more below for a full-review.

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