Btrfs RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Five-Disk Benchmarks On Linux 4.1
Earlier this month I posted some Btrfs RAID 0/1 benchmarks on Linux 4.1 as a prelude to some larger Btrfs RAID benchmarks. Today the rest of those results are available with using five disks and testing Btrfs on this newest version of the Linux kernel while testing the RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10 levels.
Letter to the Fedora council - is the Fedora community forgetting its primary goal?
I've been around in the community for quite a bit, and while I'm not a kernel-dev or a team lead, I still like to think I belong to the community - helping where I can. Why I've stuck around over the years, other than because I've made friends in the community that I'd miss, is the philosophy of Fedora - the stance we take towards FOSS - which distinguishes us from any other Linux distribution.
Also: New Labs, Spins and ARM websites for Fedora 22
Announcing GitTorrent: A Decentralized GitHub
I’ve been working on building a decentralized GitHub, and I’d like to talk about what this means and why it matters — and more importantly, show you how it can be done and real GitTorrent code I’ve implemented so far.
Also: Why aren't you using github?
The Wine development release 1.7.44 is now available.
What's new in this release (see below for details):
- More support for the COM interfaces of the RichEdit control.
- Initial version of a SmartTee filter.
- Some more support for the ARM64 platform.
- Support for the null device kernel object.
- Various bug fixes.
The Ubuntu 15.04 Lemur Laptop from System76 Is Now on Sale at a Special Price
System76, a hardware company, which is being known for building powerful computers with Ubuntu preloaded, has just announced that they have a special sale only for this weekend.
Why your next database will be open source
While open source databases have long been popular for niche use cases, over the past decade they've steadily grown in maturity and importance.
In fact, as Feinberg and Adrian note, "open-source RDBMS products have matured in the availability of DBA skills, availability of DBA tools and near-equality of RDBMS functionality. OSDBMS is being used successfully in mission-critical applications in a large percentage of organizations."
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Uses Linux Kernel 4.0.4
The openSUSE Tumbleweed distro has received another set of updates this week, and the distribution is now using Linux kernel 4.0.4, which is the most advanced version available right now.