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The best Chromebook ever: Google’s 2015 Pixel

I didn’t just buy Google’s new Chromebook Pixel. No, I bought the high-end model with the 5th-generation, 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-5500U processor with 16GBs of memory and a 64GB Solid State Drive (SSD) for $1,299. And, I’m not the only one. That top-of-the-line Chromebook Pixel is sold out. Why would I spend this kind of […]

Red Hat Developer Toolset 3.1 beta arrives

It’s one of those eternal problems between developers and operators that even DevOps can’t entirely solve. System administrators want the most stable operating system possible, while programmers want the latest and greatest development tools. Red Hat‘s solution for this dilemma has been to take those brand spanking-new tools, test them out on the latest stable […]

The future of Linux storage

BOSTON – At the Linux Foundation‘s new Vault show, it’s all about file systems and storage. You might think that there’s nothing new to say about either topic, but you’d be wrong.

Storage technology has come a long way from the days of, as Linus Torvalds put it, “nasty platters of spinning rust” and Linux […]

Red Hat partners with Docker to create Linux/Docker software stack

Much of Linux’s early business success was based on the Linux, Apache, MySQL and Python/PHP/Perl (LAMP) stack. Looking ahead Red Hat and Docker is hoping that “RHELDoc,” a software stack made up of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Docker containers, can do for the cloud and data center what LAMP did for servers.

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Linux adopts conflict resolution code

“If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen” could be the unofficial motto of the Linux kernel community. Over the years, there has been one conflict after another in the heart of the the Linux development community, the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML). Now, in order to make the LKML more peaceful, […]