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BioShock Infinite to Arrive on Linux

Saturday 6th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

softpedia: BioShock Infinite, an FPS developed by Irrational Games and published by 2K Games, might be getting a Linux release very soon.

HP Steps Up Big Data Game with Cloud-Based Helion Offering

Saturday 6th of December 2014 07:00:00 AM

 The VAR Guy: HP has announced several new big data offerings, including a hosted version of Haven that brings Vertica and IDOL functionality to the Helion cloud.

Who are the OpenStack Ambassadors?

Saturday 6th of December 2014 03:00:00 AM Learn about the OpenStack Ambassador program, which was designed to create a global framework of community leaders who can help expand the reach of OpenStack.

How to create a custom backup plan for Debian with backupninja

Friday 5th of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Backupninja is a powerful and highly-configurable backup tool for Debian based distributions.

Linux Minty Fresh, Zuul Logo & Weighing In on SCALE

Friday 5th of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: The latest release of Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, released this week, had a direct impact on my household

Opera 26 released. Install it on Linux Mint 17.1 and Ubuntu 14.10

Friday 5th of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos:  I was surprised when I read that Opera 26 had been released

Brewing machine hops to it with Linux

Friday 5th of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: At Indiegogo there's a Linux-based automated beer brewing machine called the Brewie, with 20-liter capacity, plus touchscreen, RFID, and mobile app access.

Acquia Shields Drupal Users

Friday 5th of December 2014 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: A new security service provides additional protection for users of the cloud-hosted version of the Drupal content management system.

Selling a Non-Product: The Multifaceted OpenStack

Friday 5th of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Is OpenStack best deployed as a server distribution, a service from a cloud provider, or something else?

How to configure the WiKID Strong Authentication 4.0 using the Quick-setup option

Friday 5th of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: The 4.0 release of the WiKID Strong Authentication System has two major new features.

Node.js gains a new fork, much to Joyent's dismay

Friday 5th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

InfoWorld: Dissatisfaction with Joyent's stewardship of the Node.js project has bubbled over, leading to the creation of the io.js fork

Fedora 21's Performance Is Close To Ubuntu 14.10

Friday 5th of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Most of the Linux distribution performance comparisons don't turn up much assuming the Linux kernel, compiler, and Mesa components are close to the same version

Behind the App: The Story of Kali Linux

Friday 5th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

Lifehacker: The idea for a Live Linux distribution which contains a bunch of security tools was born out of necessity many years ago

Where to Find a SysAdmin Job

Friday 5th of December 2014 01:00:00 PM Sysadmins with skills in networking, security and operating systems will fare better than those skilled solely in maintaining a vendor’s product.

Image of Meizu MX4 Running Ubuntu Touch Leaked

Friday 5th of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Ubuntu Touch operating system is almost ready and soon we'll start seeing various devices running it.

10 'free' Commands to Check Memory Usage in Linux

Friday 5th of December 2014 07:00:00 AM

 tecmint: The Linux 'free' command gives information about total used and available space of physical memory and swap memory with buffers used by kernel in Linux/Unix like operating systems.

Docker Swarms With New Application Virtualization Technology

Friday 5th of December 2014 03:00:00 AM

eWEEK: The open-source Docker project is growing today with the announcement of new efforts that expand the deployment and usability options of the popular container application virtualization technology.

Mirantis Targets Developers with Hosted OpenStack Solution

Thursday 4th of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Mirantis has added a hosted OpenStack cloud platform, based on Mirantis OpenStack Express, that is tailored for developers.

Zorin: That is Flexibility!

Thursday 4th of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

 Dark Duck: I especially like the Zorin OS desktop experience because I can change it to look like Windows 7 or like Mac.

The Ongoing Wars Against Free Tech

Thursday 4th of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: A decade ago the open sourcing of any major program by Microsoft would have FOSS writers in a tither, even if released under the GPL.

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Nebula Builds on Cosmos for Enterprise OpenStack Deployments

Nebula, which bills itself as an enterprise private cloud company and is focused on OpenStack, is not exactly just another player in the OpenStack ecosystem. The company is funded by noted backers Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Comcast Ventures, but even more notably, the company was founded by Chris Kemp, who helped launch OpenStack back when he was NASA's CTO. Read more

Red Hat CEO Whitehurst Talks OpenStack, Containers

Following a fiscal Q3 report this afternoon by open-source distributor Red Hat (RHT) that was better than expected, and a forecast for this quarter slightly less than consensus, CEO Jim Whitehurst was kind enough to spend a few minutes talking with me by phone. Read more

Red Hat, Red Hat, and More Red Hat

No doubt Red Hat dominated the headlines today with their 3Q financial report and subsequent quotes. They're also having to say goodbye to CFO Charlie Peters as their stocks jumped 10 percent in after hours trading following the report. In other Red Hat news, a security bulletin from the Open Source software company said that latest security scare "Grinch" isn't a bug, it's a feature. Read more

PostgreSQL 9.4 Increases Flexibility, Scalability and Performance

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces the release of PostgreSQL 9.4, the latest version of the world's leading open source database system. This release adds many new features which enhance PostgreSQL's flexibility, scalability and performance for many different types of database users, including improvements to JSON support, replication and index performance. Read more