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DevOps: A Pillar of Modern IT Infrastructure

13 hours 58 min ago

A massive transformation is underway in the way we manage IT infrastructure. More companies are looking for improved agility and flexibility. They are moving from traditional server stacks to cloudy infrastructure to support a new array of applications and services that must be delivered at breakneck pace in order to remain competitive.

The Apache Software Foundation's Two New Big Data Projects Tackle Science and Processing

15 hours 57 min ago

The Apache Software Foundation is making a big commitment to Big Data. As reported in this post, in recent months the foundation has promoted a slew of open source Big Data projects to Top-Level Status.  This puts a number of them on the same kind of development fast track that catapulted the Spark project to success.

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Getting Started

Monday 25th of July 2016 01:00:17 PM
Title: Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Getting Started 25 JulLearn more

This Week in Open Source News: OSS is the Enterprise's New Norm, Bulgaria's Government Mandates Open Source, & More

Friday 22nd of July 2016 03:00:33 PM
Title: This Week in Open Source News: OSS is the Enterprise's New Norm, Bulgaria's Government Mandates Open Source, & More22 JulLearn more

Fix Bugs, Go Fast, and Update: 3 Approaches to Container Security

Friday 22nd of July 2016 02:00:15 PM

Containers are becoming the central piece of the future of IT. Linux has had containers for ages, but they are still maturing as a technology to be used in production or mission-critical enterprise scenarios. With that, security is becoming a central theme around containers. There are many proposed solutions to the problem, including identifying exactly what technology is in place, fixing known bugs, restricting change, and generally implementing sound security policies.

Easily Encrypt your Flash Drives with Linux

Friday 22nd of July 2016 01:00:44 PM
Title: Easily Encrypt your Flash Drives with Linux22 JulLearn more

Why and How to Use Ring Instead of Skype on Linux

Thursday 21st of July 2016 03:00:42 PM
Title: Why and How to Use Ring Instead of Skype on Linux21 JulLearn more

10 Essential Skills for Novice, Junior and Senior SysAdmins

Wednesday 20th of July 2016 09:34:05 PM
Title: 10 Essential Skills for Novice, Junior and Senior SysAdmins20 JulLearn more

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! An Intro From Canonical's Dustin Kirkland

Wednesday 20th of July 2016 03:00:47 PM
Title: Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! An Intro From Canonical's Dustin Kirkland20 JulLearn more

LFCE Prep Course: LANs, WANs, VLANs and Bridges (Part 3)

Wednesday 20th of July 2016 02:00:34 PM
Title: LFCE Prep Course: LANs, WANs, VLANs and Bridges (Part 3)20 JulLearn more

What is DevOps? Gareth Rushgrove Explains

Tuesday 19th of July 2016 03:00:58 PM
Title: What is DevOps? Gareth Rushgrove Explains19 JulLearn more

Apache Foundation Crucial to Hadoop, Big Data’s Success

Tuesday 19th of July 2016 02:00:56 PM

Looking back at 10 years of Hadoop, project co-founder and Cloudera Chief Architect Doug Cutting can see two primary factors in the success of open source big data technology: a heap of luck and the Apache Foundation’s unique support.

Cutting delivered a keynote at the Apache Big Data conference in Vancouver in May. In that talk, he said Hadoop was the right technology at the right time, but the reason it was able to capitalize on that position was the work from the Apache community.

A Linux Kernel Wizard’s Adventures in Embedded Hardware

Monday 18th of July 2016 02:00:03 PM

Sometimes the best tutorials come not from experts, but from proficient newcomers who are up to date on the latest entry-level technologies and can remember what it’s like to be a newbie. It also helps if, like Grant Likely, the teacher is a major figure in embedded Linux who understands how hardware is ignited by software.

Celebrate SysAdmin Day With Free, Weekly Linux Tutorials

Friday 15th of July 2016 05:00:00 PM
Title: Celebrate SysAdmin Day With Free, Weekly Linux Tutorials15 JulLearn more

This Week in Open Source News: AGL Releases Unified Code Base 2.0, Enterprise Software Uses Flawed Code, & More

Friday 15th of July 2016 02:45:41 PM
Title: This Week in Open Source News: AGL Releases Unified Code Base 2.0, Enterprise Software Uses Flawed Code, & More15 JulLearn more

Linux Should Lead True Universal Computing

Friday 15th of July 2016 02:00:02 PM

Imagine computers that you can have conversations with or control through gestures and head movements. Or even your own thoughts.

There are endless energies and resources for whizbang toys such as games, crappy mobile apps, and new generations of smartphones… but the one area of genuine innovation, the one that is truly ground-breaking, is stuck in Nowheresville. In this glorious year 2016, we're still ignoring computer users with vision, hearing, and other physical limitations.

ChaletOS: A Linux for Those Who Miss Windows 7

Friday 15th of July 2016 01:00:01 PM
Title: ChaletOS: A Linux for Those Who Miss Windows 715 JulLearn more

Automotive Grade Linux Releases 2.0 Spec Amid Growing Support

Thursday 14th of July 2016 02:42:22 PM

The Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project, which is developing a “Linux-based, open platform for the connected car,” announced the release of the second version of its Unified Code Base (UCB) distribution for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI). The latest version adds features like audio routing, rear seat display support, the beginnings of an app platform, and new development boards including the DragonBoard, Wandboard, and Raspberry Pi.

Xen Project Release Strengthens Security and Pushes New Use Cases

Thursday 14th of July 2016 02:30:28 PM
Title: Xen Project Release Strengthens Security and Pushes New Use Cases 14 JulLearn more

Free Tools for Driving an Open Source Project to Success

Thursday 14th of July 2016 02:00:46 PM

Increasingly, as open source technology becomes more pervasive, tech and DevOps workers are choosing to or being asked to build out and oversee their own open source projects. From Google, to Netflix to Facebook, companies are also releasing their open source creations to the community.

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KDE Plasma 5.7.2 Introduces Lots of Plasma Workspace Improvements, KWin Fixes

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Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

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SparkyLinux Now Lets Users Test Drive Linux Kernel 4.7, Here's How to Install It

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Clear Linux Is Among the First Distros to Adopt Kernel 4.7, X.Org Server 1.18.4

Today, July 26, 2016, Softpedia was informed by the Clear Linux team about the availability of new software updates for the GNU/Linux operating system designed for the Intel architecture. Read more