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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

Why Containers Instead of Hypervisors?

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Our cloud-based IT world is founded on hypervisors. It doesn’t have to be that way – and, some say, it shouldn’t be. Containers can deliver more services using the same hardware you’re now using for virtual machines, said one speaker at the Linux Collaboration Summit, and that spells more profits for both data centers and […]

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