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May 4, 2015
by sjvn01
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Do you need a container-specific Linux distribution?

You’ve always been able to run containers on a variety of operating systems: Zones on Solaris; Jails on BSD; Docker on Linux and now Windows Server; OpenVZ on Linux, and so on. As Docker in particular and containers in general explode … Continue reading

May 4, 2015
by sjvn01
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Google, Red Hat, and VMware announce CoreOS container support

Before we declare Docker the champion of the container wars, CoreOS begs to differ. If CoreOS was just doing this alone, it might not matter much. But, CoreOS has some big friends, Red Hat, Google, VMware and Apcera, that will … Continue reading

April 22, 2015
by sjvn01
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Fedora 22 goes beta

Red Hat‘s community Linux distribution, Fedora 22, is getting ready for its May 26th launch date by releasing the beta for for its latest version. Fedora 22 goes beta. More>

March 25, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Red Hat clears up its software-defined storage options

Red Hat clears up its software-defined storage options

If you were a little confused about Red Hat’s open-source, software-defined storage options in the past, no one could blame you. On one side there was Inktank Ceph Enterprise, a distributed object store and file system. On the other was … Continue reading

March 25, 2015
by sjvn01
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Red Hat Squid web-proxy is not deleting files willy-nilly

Yes, the bug in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.7 Squid web caching proxy is a bad one. As the Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 1202858 reads, “restarting testing build of squid results in deleting all files in hard-drive.” I … Continue reading