HP wants to blow your minds with what’s in its development pipeline. The Machine, it says, will introduce a new kind of system architecture that will use memristors and silicon photonics to “replace a data center‘s worth of equipment with … Continue reading →
April 8, 2014
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Why Containers Instead of Hypervisors?
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 … Continue reading →
March 28, 2014
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Red Hat reveals CentOS plans
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 … Continue reading →
March 20, 2014
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Linux and botnets: It’s not Linux’s fault!
I couldn’t blame you, if — based on recent headlines such as “Linux worm Darlloz targets Intel architecture to mine digital currency” and “Botnet of thousands of Linux servers pumps Windows desktop malware onto web” — you thought Linux was … Continue reading →
October 15, 2013
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Samba 4.1 brings Linux desktop and Mac files from Windows 8, Server 2012
The big file-sharing leap came with Samba 4. That release brought Linux an Active Directory (AD) domain controller. With that version, Samba gained the ability to share files with both old and new Windows systems by bringing its support up … Continue reading →