The containerization scene is reminiscent of the server virtualization world five or six years ago. And when a good thing comes along, everyone -- including Microsoft sooner or later -- wants to get involved.
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Mark McLoughlin, Red Hat's OpenStack technical lead, details cloud product efforts at the Linux leader.
Scaling today's systems to meet the challenges that are arising from the mountains of data created by the Internet of Things will require leaning heavily on software and new technologies.
Are the latest round of acquisitions in the cloud space a clear sign that OpenStack has become a force to be reckoned with?
Brandon Philips, CTO of CoreOS, explains how his company's Linux server operating system components fit together.
Linux Foundation's 2014 end user report shows continued growth of Linux servers in the cloud, though concerns over skilled staffing remain.
Competition is always good for consumers, and things are heating up nicely in the public cloud arena, with Microsoft and Amazon vying to offer the biggest and baddest machines to customers.
Red Hat EVP and President Paul Cormier explains how CentOS fits in and why Red Hat doesn't draw a line for open source.
VMware is seeking to stand out from the competition by re-styling itself, complete with a whole new suite of management products to tempt customers.
If you're into server virtualization tech, Docker is your friend, partly because you it plays nicely with your existing virtualization infrastructure.
It's time to take a closer look at the big takeaway from VMware coming out of VMworld 2014.
With new strains of malware emerging that target virtual machines, it's more important than ever to properly protect your VMs running in enterprise data centers, private clouds or public clouds.
How exactly has AirWatch been enhanced since being acquired by VMware earlier this year, and how does VMware's new "Safe Passage" tie into the company's strategy?
From competition to changing workloads to tensions with China, significant changes are coming to data centers, the analysts say.
Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller discusses why Linux has become boring to some and his plan to change that perception.
In a LinuxCon keynote, Solomon Hykes talks about the present and future of Docker.
While containerization may not be a substitute for full-blown hypervisor-based server virtualization, it does offer a number of key benefits.
While Microsoft is claiming to have eaten some of VMware's lunch in the virtualization space, VMware undoubtedly will be taking some of Microsoft's dinner.
With many SMBs becoming deeply involved in server virtualization, there's a growing need for simplified tools to manage their virtualized infrastructure.
While companies like Amazon and Google seem to get all the attention when it comes to talk about public and hybrid clouds, there are plenty of other viable options as well.
Can software-driven control really increase server virtualization infrastructure efficiency by as much as 40%, and if so, how?
HP launches its own OpenStack-based cloud platform and also changes the platform's underlying Linux distribution.
Execs from the open-source OpenStack Foundation outline some of the big new innovations in the development pipeline.
With Ravello now out of beta status, there's never been a better time to seriously consider the advantages of migrating your data center test and development operations to the cloud.
Chris Kemp, founder of Nebula and former CTO of NASA, explains how the new cloud server appliance works.