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In October, when Apple introduced a change in policy allowing Leopard Server to run in a virtual environment on Apple hardware, Mac IT geeks everywhere looked forward to the day that they could run Windows Server, Linux and OS X Server all off their pretty Xserves. That day is today, because Paralle...

June 18th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Teaming with Parallels, Media Temple has just announced the start of private-beta period for its latest (mt) Labs offering, the (xv) Xserve-Virtual -- which they are dubbing "the world's first VPS Leopard Server." Although virtual servers running Linux or Windows are pretty standard hosting options,...

June 17th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's something for all you IT pros out there. Apple has released a video podcast that offers a quick tour of Mac OS X Leopard Server [iTunes link]. There are two episodes available now; "Setup and Administration" and "Managing Your Server." Each features a screencast walk-through of some basic tas...

May 14th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In addition to dropping the price on the Shuffle (and introducing the 2 GB version), today's big Apple store update appears to be the launch of Xsan 2. Xsan is Apple's Storage Area Network (SAN) file system, and while this update isn't as sexy as a new consumer laptop update, it's still pretty cool....

February 19th 2008 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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With all the excitement over the Leopard client, we neglected to mention that Leopard Server will also be shipping on October 26th. Apple has updated the Leopard server website with lots of details including: iCal Server - Let's you share calendars across the enterprise. Wiki Server - All a...

October 16th 2007 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Most of the talk about Leopard server is taking place behind closed doors at WWDC this year, which makes sense since most consumers don't give a flying service about the server edition of OS X. Be that as it may, the Ruby on Rails guys (that is the hip, new Web 2.0 framework for building web apps) w...

August 8th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Steve didn't make any note of Leopard server in his Keynote, which is a little sad. I can imagine all the engineers who work on the server OS waiting, hoping that Steve would note all the cool new features. Sadly, they were out of luck but unlike Steve I will mention one of the new features, namely...

August 7th 2006 at 5:15pm 0 Comments