Red Hat CEO announces a shift from client-server to cloud computing
Red Hat is in the midst of changing its image from a top Linux company to the future king of cloud computing. CEO Jim Whitehurst told me in 2011 that the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud would be Red Hat's future. Today in a blog posting, Whitehurst underlined this shift from Linux to OpenStack.
PyPy 2.4 - Snow White
PyPy is a very compliant Python interpreter, almost a drop-in replacement for CPython 2.7. It’s fast (pypy 2.4 and cpython 2.7.x performance comparison) due to its integrated tracing JIT compiler.
This release supports x86 machines on most common operating systems (Linux 32/64, Mac OS X 64, Windows, and OpenBSD), as well as newer ARM hardware (ARMv6 or ARMv7, with VFPv3) running Linux.
Brocade Unveils Vyatta SDN Controller
The new controller, which will launch in November, is based on the upcoming "Helium" release from OpenDaylight.
Brocade in November will launch a software-defined networking controller based on the OpenDaylight Foundation's upcoming "Helium" release and which will represent the vendor's latest move to grow its Vyatta platform.
Six Clicks: Androids Apps on Chromebooks
Recently Google started making it possible to run Android apps on Chromebooks. For now, there are only four applications, but developers looking into the code have already found that porting their applications to Android on Chrome will require almost no effort.
With over a million Android apps waiting in the wings, Chromebooks are about to become even more of a true rival to Windows PCs.