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September 2, 2014
by sjvn01
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Rebooting on Mars

If you think fixing computer problems on your PC is a pain, trying fixing them from 125 million miles away. That’s exactly what NASA’s JPL Mars Exploration Rover (MER) team will be doing soon. The Opportunity rover, which has been … Continue reading

August 29, 2014
by sjvn01
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Vault: The Linux Foundation’s new storage-focused tradeshow

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 … Continue reading

September 11, 2013
by sjvn01
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Red Hat releases new cloud-friendly Red Hat Storage

Red Hat, best known as the leading business Linux vendor, announced on September 10th, the general availability of a new release of Red Hat Storage Server (RHSS) to help its enterprise customers “realize the true potential of deploying an open software-defined … Continue reading