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You need to apply the OpenSSL patches today, not tomorrow

At first glance, you might not think that the latest set of OpenSSL security patches are that important. Sure, there’s a dozen of them and two are serious, but are they really that bad? Yes, actually they’re not just bad, they’re awful.

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Red Hat Developer Toolset 3.1 beta arrives

It’s one of those eternal problems between developers and operators that even DevOps can’t entirely solve. System administrators want the most stable operating system possible, while programmers want the latest and greatest development tools. Red Hat‘s solution for this dilemma has been to take those brand spanking-new tools, test them out on the latest stable […]

DevOps goes corporate

I’ve been talking a lot about DevOps and Agile recently. I believe DevOps will define how we do development and administer the cloud for years to come. I’m not the only one. Research firm Gartner agrees.

In a recent report, Gartner analysts Janessa Rivera and Rob van der Meulen stated that, “Although DevOps emphasizes people […]

The future of Linux storage

BOSTON – At the Linux Foundation‘s new Vault show, it’s all about file systems and storage. You might think that there’s nothing new to say about either topic, but you’d be wrong.

Storage technology has come a long way from the days of, as Linus Torvalds put it, “nasty platters of spinning rust” and Linux […]

Red Hat partners with Docker to create Linux/Docker software stack

Much of Linux’s early business success was based on the Linux, Apache, MySQL and Python/PHP/Perl (LAMP) stack. Looking ahead Red Hat and Docker is hoping that “RHELDoc,” a software stack made up of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Docker containers, can do for the cloud and data center what LAMP did for servers.

Red […]