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Virtual servers: No safer than any other kind

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Once upon a time, we used to think in terms of one hardware server equals one server operating system. Then, along came KVM, Hyper-V, VMware, and all the rest of the virtual machine (VM) hypervisors and more recently Docker with its containers. Now the idea of a single server operating system on a solo box is […]

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Tags: Cloud Computing · Infrastructure · Security · Server · Virtualization

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 beta is ready for testing

August 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s great that Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 is out and ready to run. But, some companies aren’t ready to jump to a major new release. For them, Red Hat will be releasing RHEL 6.6. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 beta is ready for testing. More>

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Red Hat starts work on 64-bit ARM servers

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Red Hat, the Linux king today and the would-be OpenStack cloud king tomorrow, is putting its money and resources on the line by betting — with its ARM Partner Early Access Program — that the 64-bit ARM architecture is ready for the data center. Red Hat starts work on 64-bit ARM servers. More>

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Tags: Business · Cloud Computing · Data Center · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Red Hat · Server

Oracle Linux 7 released

July 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Oracle has supported Linux almost from day one. But it wasn’t until 2006, when Larry Ellison got into a disagreement with Red Hat, that Oracle decided it had to have its “own” Linux distribution — a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone, Oracle Linux. It’s eight years later, and Oracle is still copying RHEL with its […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Oracle · Red Hat · Server

Red Hat reveals CentOS plans

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Napa Valley, CA: First things first. Here’s what Red Hat is not planning to do with CentOS: 1) Red Hat’s not going to charge you for CentOS;  2) CentOS will not be replacing Red Hat’s community distribution, Fedora; and 3) CentOS is not being put out to pasture to die. OK? OK!  Red Hat reveals CentOS […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Red Hat · Server