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.
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.