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Fedora 23 review: Skip if you want stability, stay to try Linux’s bleeding edge

Fedora 23 is such a strong release that it highlights what feels like Fedora's Achilles heel—there's no Long Term Support release. If you want an LTS release in the Red Hat world, it's RHEL you're after (or CentOS and other derivatives). Fedora is a bleeding edge, and as such Fedora 23 will, as always, be supported for 12 months. After that time, you'll need to upgrade. Read more

Linux Performance Analysis in 60,000 Milliseconds

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    At Netflix we have a massive EC2 Linux cloud, and numerous performance analysis tools to monitor and investigate its performance. These include Atlas for cloud-wide monitoring, and Vector for on-demand instance analysis. While those tools help us solve most issues, we sometimes need to login to an instance and run some standard Linux performance tools. In this post, the Netflix Performance Engineering team will show you the first 60 seconds of an optimized performance investigation at the command line, using standard Linux tools you should have available.
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    Netflix has a very big EC2 Linux cloud and makes good use of performance tools to keep track of how well it is working for the company. In a recent blog post Netflix shares how it investigates performance of its Linux cloud at the command line.

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Leftovers: OSS

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    Wikimedia is an organization which has both volunteers and paid folks working together in software development, with many software projects and different stakeholders involved.
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    The creator or micropayments startup dogetipbot has announced he will open-source the payments tool, just over one year after raising $445,000 from investors including Blackbird Ventures.
  • IBM Expands Spark Support with SystemML
    IBM’s machine learning technology has been accepted as an open source project, adding momentum to the steady enterprise shift to open-source development. The development effort also extends IBM’s reach into the Apache Spark ecosystem. IBM (NYSE: IBM) said last week its SystemML originally developed for its BigInsights data analytics platform has been accepted as an Apache Incubator open source project. SystemML is a machine learning algorithm translator designed to help developers building machine-learning models used for predictive analytics across a range of industries.