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December 4, 2012
by sjvn01
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 beta now available

On December 4th, Red Hat announced the release of the next beta for its flagship operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.4 is now available. According to the company, the release includes a broad set of updates to the … Continue reading

August 29, 2012
by sjvn01
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Apple, Microsoft, VMware: Everyone’s building open-source software

San Diego, CA: At LinuxCon, the Linux Foundation‘s annual North American technical conference, Jim Zemlin’s, the Foundation’s executive director said, “If you are going to master software development, you must master open source.” Why is it important for businesses to master … Continue reading

August 23, 2012
by sjvn01
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Open-Source virtualization management coming for KVM, Xen and VMware

I like using the right tool for the right problem, but when it comes to running multiple virtualization hypervisors I don’t want to run individual management management programs for each one. I want one tool to rule them all. That … Continue reading

August 29, 2011
by sjvn01
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Red Hat’s biggest enemy? VMware

Let’s play a game. Who do you think Red Hat’s biggest enemy will be in a few years? Will it be Microsoft, Linux’s traditional enemy? Could SUSE, the number two business Linux distributor, make a try for the top? Might … Continue reading