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September 11, 2014
by sjvn01
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Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 beta: New software for Linux developers

Want to keep your operating system on the straight and stable while at the same time using cutting edge development languages and programs? Then Red Hat has the tools for you with its beta release of Red Hat Software Collections (RHSC) … Continue reading

July 9, 2013
by sjvn01
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Web servers Microsoft IIS and NGINX battle for second place

When NGINX zoomed up to take second place from Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) in the Web server derby, it looked like NGINX, a fast open-source Web server, would leave IIS in the dust and challenge long time Web leader … Continue reading

June 17, 2013
by sjvn01
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 software stack still under wraps

The story sounded plausible. Red Hat was said to have announced that the next version of its flagship operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 would ship with the MariaDB database management system (DBMS) installed by default, instead of Oracle’s MySQL. … Continue reading

June 11, 2013
by sjvn01
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TurnKey Linux offers 64-bit server apps on Amazon cloud

If you want easy, and I mean easy, to set up and run Linux servers on the cloud, you can’t beat TurnKey Linux. The latest version of Turnkey Linux, TurnKey 12.1 is now offering 64-bit Linux cloud-ready appliances. TurnKey Linux … Continue reading

June 11, 2013
by sjvn01
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Red Hat opens OpenShift PaaS cloud for business

Leading Linux company Red Hat announced on June 10th that OpenShift Online, its public Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud offering, is now open for business. OpenShift is an open-source PaaS cloud. It’s based on the OpenShift Origin open-source project which was released in May … Continue reading