Today, Jim Zemlin (Executive Director at The Linux Foundation) opened LinuxCon North America in Seattle with a welcoming keynote. Here is a quick summary of this morning’s keynote addresses.
You might wonder why you should care about lightweight Linux distributions in the era of multicore processors and inexpensive RAM. Basically, there are three points that make lightweight distros important...
If you’ve been around Linux long enough, you know tools come and go. This was assumed to be the case back around 2009 when the debian-devel mailing list announced plans on deprecating the net-tools package due to lack of maintenance. It is now 2015 and net-tools is still around.
Around the time of the iPhone's 2007 release, Intel convinced OEMs to try out a new 4- to 6-inch tablet form-factor called Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs). These Linux- and Windows CE-based devices never made it very far, and were almost unknown in the United States.
As a preview to next week’s LinuxCon, we spoke with Ross Mauri, General Manager, IBM z Systems, about how open infrastructures drive innovation and IBM’s commitment to open ecosystems.
Recently, Chef (along with Puppet and other configuration management tools) has been getting plenty of coverage in the areas of DevOps and continuous delivery. Big companies, including HP, have embraced Chef as an important tool in automation.
Microservices are one of the latest instances of the cosmic methodological swings of the cyberpendulum between "small, specific-task components" (e.g., subroutines, Unix commands) and "massive monoliths."
I must admit I haven't been a huge fan of virtual machines for personal use until recently.
Although Skype is owned by Microsoft, it is still one of the most popular VOIP clients/services available. And with good reason. You can use Skype on nearly every platform on the market...
This Week in Linux News: AMD Developing New Linux Architecture, CoreOS and Mirantis Announce Alliance, and More.
This week in Linux news, AMD is developing new Linux driver architecture, CoreOS and Mirantis announce new alliance, and more! Keep reading for the top 5 Linux stories of the week.