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Entries Tagged as 'Infrastructure'

Vault: The Linux Foundation’s new storage-focused tradeshow

August 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s a secret that most server administrrators know, but few outside the datacenter and server room know: Most big data stores, and the cloud’s petabytes of storage, are all based on Linux. Amazon Web Services S3 storage and the like may look simple but behind the interface there’s a complicated web of storage devices, services, and […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Storage · Tradeshow

VMware buys into Docker containers

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you had any doubts about just how popular Docker’s containers are, the news that VMware is partnering with Docker, Google, and Pivotal to integrate Docker containers into VMware’s virtualization software line should make you a believer. VMware buys into Docker containers. More>

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Virtualization · VMware

Red Hat bids to become a hybrid cloud power

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Make no mistake about it, Red Hat is a Linux power that wants to be a force in the clouds as well. The announcement that Red Hat CloudForms 3.1, its open hybrid cloud management solution, will be available in September 2014 on the opening day of VMworld underlines its cloud intentions. Red Hat bids to […]

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Tags: Business · Cloud Computing · Infrastructure · Red Hat

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

Linus Torvalds still wants the Linux desktop

August 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

CHICAGO — In the LinuxCon keynote, Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, said that Linux now runs everything, everywhere. He’s right. From supercomputers to stock markets to smartphones, Linux dominates most computing markets the way Germany did Brazil in the 2014 World Cup. But, during the Linux kernel panel, Linux’s founder, Linus Torvalds, admitted that he still regrets that Linux […]

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Tags: Desktop · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System