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  • Red Hat Drives FPGAs, ARM Servers

    FPGA vendors and users will meet next month in an effort to define a standard software interface for accelerators. The meeting is being convened by Red Hat’s chief ARM architect, who gave an update (Wednesday) on efforts to establish ARM servers.

    “There’s a trend towards high-level synthesis so an FPGA programmer can write in OpenCL up front but the little piece that’s been ignored is how OpenCL talks to Linux,” said Jon Masters, speaking at the Linley Data Center event here.

  • Rackspace Launches Private Cloud Powered by Red Hat
  • Rackspace now hosts Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux OpenStack on its private cloud
  • Everence Capital Management Inc. Buys 3,232 Shares of Red Hat Inc (RHT)

    Everence Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) by 105.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,307 shares of the open-source software company’s stock after buying an additional 3,232 shares during the period. Everence Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Red Hat were worth $522,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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  • Fedora News Channel on Telegram

    I and Justin Flory have created a Fedora News channel on Telegram. It’s a new way to follow news about the Fedora Project and it’s supplementary to the news channels we’re already using (Planet Fedora/RSS, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, mailing lists). The Telegram channel is a one-way communication, there is no way to reply or comment on news messages. For discussion, we already have a Fedora group chat.

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Systemd 229 Released With Many Changes, DNS Resolver Now Fully Supported

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The last major systemd update was all the way back in November, which is rather strange considering their normal frequent releases, but that changed today with the release of systemd 229.

Systemd 229 has been released and given the span since systemd 228, this is a very hearty release. First up, the systemd-resolved DNS resolver is no longer experimental but is now fully-supported and offers a ton of new features, including DNSSEC support.

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  • Rackspace to Manage Red Hat OpenStack Clouds On-Premise

    In the latest stage of its transformation into a managed services provider that just happens to own some cloud infrastructure, Rackspace announced today that it has been certified by Red Hat to manage Red Hat OpenStack deployments in data centers.

  • Rackspace launches Red Hat driven Private Cloud

    Hosting company Rackspace has launched Private Cloud which (as the name suggests) is a private cloud ‘as a service’ built on the foundation of OpenStack technology.

    The new offering is an addition to its portfolio of Rackspace OpenStack-as-a-Service offerings, as part of the hosting company’s strategy to simplify and popularise OpenStack private and hybrid clouds.

  • Rackspace Continues its Quest to Support Everyone Else’s Cloud

    Rackspace’s contention is that there are many customers that start down the OpenStack path before realizing that it’s a lot harder to set up and run than anticipated. Then Rackspace can swoop in to configure and run that cloud for them either in their own server rooms, in a third-party data center, or on Rackspace equipment.

  • Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) Sentiment Increased in Q3 2015
  • Bullish Options Activity on Red Hat Inc Surges After Better Fundamentals

    In today’s session Red Hat Inc (RHT) registered an unusually high (178) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the March, 2016 call, expecting serious RHT increase. With 178 contracts traded and 5074 open interest for the Mar, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: RHT160318C00067500 closed last at: $1.75 or 40% up. The stock increased 3.10% or $1.91 on February 10, hitting $63.51. Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) has declined 16.38% since July 8, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.86% the S&P500.

Radeon Gallium3D OpenGL Performance From Fedora 18 To Fedora 23

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For those curious how the open-source Radeon Gallium3D driver has evolved over the past three years, I benchmarked every release from Fedora 18 through Fedora 23 on the same system while looking at the OpenGL Linux performance with an AMD Cypress GPU. Here is a look at the open-source Radeon driver performance evolution on Fedora Linux.

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Rackspace Debuts Red Hat OpenStack For Private Clouds

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Rackspace may have put OpenStack on the map, but Thursday it introduced to its private cloud portfolio another vendor's version of the open-source technology.

The managed cloud company out of San Antonio is making Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform available to customers and partners deploying private clouds either in Rackspace data centers or on their own premises, according to Bryan Thompson, senior director of product management for Rackspace's OpenStack practice.

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Korora 23

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  • Korora 23 Screencast and Screenshots
  • Korora 23 'Coral' Linux distro is finally here -- Fedora for the rest of us

    When you decide to embrace Linux on the desktop, it can be quite exciting. There is a good chance you started your computing journey with Microsoft Windows, but now you want something different. While choosing the open source route can be a smart move, it can, unfortunately, be confusing too. What operating system should you pick?

    Many people choose Ubuntu, which is a solid choice, but some people prefer others. Linus Torvalds, for instance, famously uses Fedora. While that operating system can be quite rewarding, setting it up can be a frustrating experience for those new to Linux. Enter Korora. This operating system takes the best of Fedora and mixes it with user-friendly software and pre-configured RPMFusion repositories. Version 23, code-named 'Coral', is now available for download.

Tunir 0.13 is released and one year of development

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I have started Tunir on Jan 12 2015, means it got more than one year of development history. At the beginning it was just a project to help me out with Fedora Cloud image testing. But it grew to a point where it is being used as the Autocloud backend to test Fedora Cloud, and Vagrant images. We will soon start testing the Fedora AMI(s) too using the same. Within this one year, there were total 7 contributors to the project. In total we are around 1k lines of Python code. I am personally using Tunir for various other projects too. One funny thing from the code commits timings, no commit on Sundays Smile

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