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April 22, 2015
by sjvn01
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Fedora 22 goes beta

Red Hat‘s community Linux distribution, Fedora 22, is getting ready for its May 26th launch date by releasing the beta for for its latest version. Fedora 22 goes beta. More>

April 21, 2015
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu 15.04 container-friendly Linux for cloud and servers arrives soon

Don’t look now but Ubuntu has become the Linux for clouds. On the AmazonElastic Compute Cloud (EC2), for example, Ubuntu is the most popular operating system by an almost two to one margin. 64 percent of production OpenStack users have … Continue reading

April 21, 2015
by sjvn01
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VMware buys into Linux containers with Lightwave and Photon

Once upon a time VMware was all about virtualization. Things have changed. On April 20th, 2015, VMware introduced not only support for containers, Lightwave, but its own container-friendly Linux distribution, Photon. VMware buys into Linux containers with Lightwave and Photon. … Continue reading

April 16, 2015
by sjvn01
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It’s an open-source world: 78 percent of companies run open-source software

The good news is that open-source software is used in the vast majority, 78 percent, of businesses. The bad news is that far less do even a half-way decent job of managing it. It’s an open-source world: ?78 percent of … Continue reading