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What Docker does right and what it doesn’t do right… yet

August 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

CHICAGO — Docker founder Solomon Hykes, opened his keynote at LinuxCon by saying he knows two things about Docker: “It uses Linux containers and the Internet won’t shut up about it.” He knows more than that. He told the audience what Docker is, what it does right today, and what it still needs to do to be […]

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Tags: Development · Infrastructure · Linux · Open Source · Operating System · Virtualization

Linux kernel source code repositories get better security

August 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

CHICAGO – Almost three years ago, crackers broke into the kernel.org, Linux’s most important site. While no damage was done, it was still worrisome. So, at the Linux Kernel Summit, the Linux Foundation announced that it was securing Linux’s Git source code repositories with two-factor authentication. Linux kernel source code repositories get better security. More>

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Tags: Applications · Authentication · Development · Linux · Open Source · Operating System · Security

As DBMS wars continue, PostgreSQL shows most momentum

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s hard to tell which database management systems (DBMB)s are the most popular. DB-Engines gives it a try every month. And, by its count, Oracle is still the top DBMS, followed closed by Oracle’s open-source DBMS MySQL, which is just noses ahead of Microsoft SQL Server. As DBMS wars continue, PostgreSQL shows most momentum. More>

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Tags: Database · Development · Open Source

SUSE releases Icehouse OpenStack cloud

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

When you think of Linux companies associated with OpenStack, you probably think of Canonical and Red Hat. SUSE would like to remind you that they’re also an OpenStack player with its release of SUSE Cloud 4. SUSE releases Icehouse OpenStack cloud. More>

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Tags: Business · Cloud Computing · Development · Infrastructure · Linux · Open Source · Operating System · SUSE · Virtualization

Docker comes to openSUSE

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Docker is more popular in enterprise data centers and clouds now than ice-cream on a hot summer day in a day-care center. So, it comes as no surprise that openSUSE, SUSE‘s community Linux distribution, has adopted Docker as well. Docker comes to openSUSE. More>

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Tags: Business · Cloud Computing · Development · Infrastructure · Linux · Open Source · Operating System · SUSE · Virtualization