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New Supercomputer Champion Crowned at 93 Petaflops

For the first time in history China now has more supercomputers than the U.S.

Tags: Sunway TaihuLight, servers, Linux, supercomputers, TOP500, supercomputer

Red Hat Plans to Reset Its OpenStack Release Cycle

[VIDEO] Mark McLoughlin, Director of OpenStack Engineering at Red Hat, discusses how his firm is fine-tuning its OpenStack efforts.

Tags: Red Hat, Linux, engineering, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, OpenStack Platform, OpenStack Mitaka, OpenStack Liberty

Cray Urika-GX Takes Aim at Big Data Workloads

The new Linux-powered supercomputer server platform integrates with Hadoop and Apache Spark.

Tags: Cray, Hadoop, apache spark, Linux, server platform, supercomputer, big data

SELinux vs Systemd: What's Safer for Linux Servers?

At CoreOS Fest, Lennart Poettering, one of the co-inventors of systemd, explains how Systemd works and how it compares to SELinux.

Tags: CentOS, CoreOS Fest, Fedora Linux, systemd, Linux servers, CoreOS, Red Hat, Linux security, Linux, SELinux

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux Gets Snappy

The latest Long Term Support release of Ubuntu provides enhanced package management options as well as the new LXD virtualization technology.

Tags: Linux, Ubuntu LTS, Linux server, LXD, Snappy, Ubuntu Linux, containers, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu, Snappy Ubuntu, LXD container

Applied Micro Provides ARM Boost to openSUSE Build Service for Linux

64-bit tech from Applied Micro added to SUSE's online platform that enables Linux packages to be built for different architectures.

Tags: Linux, ARM server, ARM, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Linux server, SUSE Linux, SUSE, 64-bit, openSUSE

Docker Goes Native for Windows and Mac

Docker Inc. moves away from relying on VirtualBox to take an operating system approach for containers, embracing Apple Xhyve and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Tags: virtualbox, Linux, Windows, Hyper-V, Docker Containers, Unikernel Systems, Xhyve, Mac

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 Enters Beta

Although it's no longer the leading edge of Red Hat's product portfolio, RHEL 6 is still getting new features.

Tags: Openswan, Libreswan, VPN, Red Hat, Linux, open source, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Scales Large Linux Workloads with Integrity

HPE announces new Integrity MC990 X server optimized for Linux.

Tags: HPE Integrity MC990 X Server, HPE, Hewlett Packard, Linux, servers, server hardware, Integrity, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Docker 1.10 Designed to Bolster Container Security

The upcoming Docker 1.10 open-source container engine will include a default seccomp profile, providing improved security controls.

Tags: container security, Docker 1.10, seccomp, SELinux, docker, RedHat, Linux

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1 Advances Docker Container Support

New service pack update debuts with Portus project for Docker container registry management.

Tags: Docker Inc., containers, Linux servers, Docker Containers, Linux, SUSE, SUSE Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

Red Hat Continues to Grow by Taking Share from Others

Red Hat reports third quarter revenue of $524 million as it marches toward $2 billion in revenue for the full year.

Tags: red hat linux, RedHat, earnings report, Red Hat, Linux, Cloud, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Fedora 23 Linux Secures Servers and the Cloud

The latest milestone release of Red Hat's community Linux distribution improves workstation, server and cloud capabilities, with new container creation capabilities coming in Fedora 24.

Tags: Fedora, Linux server, Linux, cloud computing, Cloud, Fedora 24, Fedora 23, Fedora Cloud, Red Hat, Fedora Workstation, Fedora Server

Linus Torvalds Still Not Afraid of Being Hit by a Bus

Linux creator talks about what's needed in Linux and why Linux succession still isn't a concern.

Tags: Linus Torvalds, Linux server, Linux, server operating system, server os

Linux Foundation Doubles Down on Real-Time Linux

After a decade of efforts trying to evolved Real-Time Linux, a new Linux Foundation Collaborative Project enters the fray.

Tags: Linux, Linux Foundation, server os, Linux server, real-time, server operating system, real-time Linux

Why Docker Needs OpenStack

VIDEO: Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, discusses the need for private cloud and why virtualization alone is not enough.

Tags: OpenStack, private cloud, Ubuntu Linux, Mark Shuttleworth, Linux, virtualization, Docker Containers

Mark Shuttleworth Details Ubuntu 15.10 Highlights [VIDEO]

Shuttleworth explains how the .deb packaging format remains in place, even in a world where Ubuntu is embracing Snappy.

Tags: Linux, Linux server, Snappy Ubuntu Linux, Ubuntu, Mark Shuttleworth, Snappy, server operating system, Ubuntu 15.10

Microsoft Ups Its Ante in Containers

Microsoft is retooling Windows Server and Azure as enterprises flock to application container technologies like Docker.

Tags: Microsoft, Linux, Windows Server, Skype for Business, Azure, Cortana, docker, containers, Windows Server 2016, container virtualization, Azure SQL

Linuxcon: The Changing Role of the Server OS

Oracle's top Linux engineer details how containers are changing the world, and why containers themselves still need to change.

Tags: LinuxCon, server os, Linux, containerization, containers, container, servers, Oracle

IBM Launches New Linux Mainframes and Open Mainframe Project

Linux on the mainframe is a big deal for IBM and it's about to get even bigger.

Tags: mainframe, IBM, Linux, Linux server, LinuxONE, Open Mainframe Project, Linux mainframe, server hardware, servers, mainframes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 Hits General Availability

Latest server operating system release brings Red Hat Access Insights and improved capabilities to Linux servers.

Tags: Linux, RHEL 6.7, RHEL 6, server operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, Linux server

Ubuntu Linux Lands on Intel Compute Stick

Full Linux operating system comes to portable Intel device platform.

Tags: Intel, Ubuntu, Linux, Linux server, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu Linux, Intel Compute Stick, Snappy Ubuntu, Ubuntu 14.04

OpenStack vs. Linux: How Do the Communities Differ? [VIDEO]

Intel is a leading contributor to both OpenStack and Linux, and it has a particular viewpoint on the two prominent open-source projects.

Tags: Intel, Linux servers, Linux, server video, open source, Open Source Projects, OpenStack

Cavium, Canonical Demo OpenStack Running on ARM-Based Servers

At the OpenStack Summit, the companies show a cluster of servers powered by Cavium's ThunderX SoCs running OpenStack, Ubuntu and various workloads.

Tags: Linux, cloud computing, Intel, Dell, x86 servers, Cavium, HP, Lenovo, canonical ubuntu, ARM processors, OpenStack, open-source software

Top 10 Linux Server Distributions of 2015

The Top 10 Linux server operating system distros ranked by ease of use, cost, available support and data center reliability.

Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, linux server distro, distro, RHEL, Oracle, Linux server

Docker Gets Serious About Security

Two months after Docker brings in new faces to lead security efforts, a new benchmark for securing Docker container deployments debuts.

Tags: open source, Docker Engine, Docker Inc., VMware, Linux, container virtualization

VMware Launches Lightwave and Photon for Linux Containers

New container identity and access management technology debuts alongside new purpose-built container Linux operating system.

Tags: containers, docker, access management, virtualization, VMware, identity management, Linux, containerization

Red Hat OpenShift Commons Opens Up PaaS Conversations

There is a lot to talk about and learn when it comes to PaaS and best practices for DevOps, and Red Hat wants to help facilitate that conversation.

Tags: OpenShift, DevOps, Red Hat 7, platform as a service, Red Hat, PaaS, Linux, virtualization, RHEL

Report: Docker Not Yet Widely Used in the Cloud

2015 Ubuntu Server and Cloud Survey reports reveals some surprising findings.

Tags: Linux servers, Docker Containers, Ubuntu Server, Cloud Providers, cloud computing, Cloud, Ubuntu, Linux

IBM Invests $1 Billion into New z13 Mainframe Platform

Linux is a big winner and an area of focus for IBM's mainframe efforts now and moving into the future.

Tags: system z, IBM , IBM System z, IBM Power 8, mainframe, z13, Linux, Ubuntu, POWER8 processor

Two Tools for Testing DNS Server Speeds

While DNS services often advertise fast speeds and an improved web browsing experience, actual speeds can significantly vary. Discover two tools that help in finding the DNS server that will work best for you.

Tags: DNS service, server tutorial, DNS Servers, DNS, servers, Linux server, Linux

Inside CoreOS Linux, Why Fleet and etcd Matter [VIDEO]

Brandon Philips, CTO of CoreOS, explains how his company's Linux server operating system components fit together.

Tags: server operating system, CoreOS, Linux server, Linux, servers, CoreOS Linux

Fedora 21 Retools Linux for Servers

The first release of Red Hat's community Linux project in 2014 provides server, cloud and workstation-focused products.

Tags: servers, Fedora, Linux, Linux server, Fedora 21, containers, containerization

Linux Container Adoption Set to Grow Rapidly

Linux Foundation's 2014 end user report shows continued growth of Linux servers in the cloud, though concerns over skilled staffing remain.

Tags: Linux Foundation, Docker Containers, virtualization, Linux, Linux servers, containers

Little Known GUI Firewall Options for Linux

While command-line interface-based firewalls may be the most popular options in Linux, there are some great easy to use yet powerful GUI-based firewalls as well.

Tags: firewall software, server tutorial, Linux server, servers, firewall, Linux

Red Hat Pushes Forward with CentOS [VIDEO]

Red Hat EVP and President Paul Cormier explains how CentOS fits in and why Red Hat doesn't draw a line for open source.

Tags: Linux, CentOS, RHEL, Linux server, Red Hat

Mirantis Raises $100M for OpenStack Cloud Efforts

Armed with its latest funding round, OpenStack specialist Mirantis is positioning itself for an IPO in 2016.

Tags: Linux, Cloud, Intel, Red Hat, Dell, Cisco, Canonical, open source, Piston Cloud Computing, Mirantis, AT&T, OpenStack, IBM, Hewlett-Packard Co., SUSE, IPO

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Debuts with Support on RHEL 7

New features that first appeared in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 come to RHEL 6 as users now also get the ability to run RHEL 6 on RHEL 7.

Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Linux server, Linux, server os, Red Hat, Red Hat 7, RHEL 6.6

Building Linux Distributions That Aren't Boring [VIDEO]

Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller discusses why Linux has become boring to some and his plan to change that perception.

Tags: Linux Distributions, Linux Distro, Fedora Project, open source, Linux, Fedora, Linux server

Founder Explains What Docker Is All About

In a LinuxCon keynote, Solomon Hykes talks about the present and future of Docker.

Tags: Linux, Docker virtualization, LinuxCon, docker, virtualization, server virtualization

Red Hat Aims for Linux Standards for ARM Servers

The company launches a partner program with ARM, AMD and others to develop a common platform for servers powered by ARM-based chips.

Tags: ARM processors, mobile devices, AMD, Applied Micro, Linux, open source software, servers, Intel, Red Hat, Cavium, x86 servers, SoC, IT infrastructure

Top500 Supercomputer Remains Stuck at 33.86 Petaflops

The Tianhe-2 retains the crown as little has changed on the most recent list of the world's top 500 supercomputers.

Tags: servers, IBM, TOP500, supercomputer, Tianhe-2, Cray, HP, supercomputers, Linux

Cavium ARMs New Server Chips

New ThunderX System-on-a-Chip processor debuts as Cavium expands collaboration with Linux distributions.

Tags: Open Compute Project, Cavium, SoC, System on chip, ARM, Linux, servers, Linux servers

HP Invests $1B in OpenStack Cloud, Rebrands Cloud OS as Helion

Hewlett-Packard renews its OpenStack commitment with a $1 billion, two-year investment in R&D and its new Helion cloud platform initiative.

Tags: SUSE, hewlett-packard, platform as a service, HP, Red Hat, Linux, Cloud Foundary, Icehouse, Helion, OpenStack Cloud, Cloud OS, Havana, PaaS

IBM Gearing Up for New Power8 Servers

IBM's first quarter 2014 results show a continued decline in hardware revenue, but Big Blue has a plan and new technology in the works.

Tags: Linux, servers, Linux server, IBM, IBM Power Series, power8, IBM Power Systems

AMD Demos x86 APU Server Running Fedora Linux

The chip maker is looking to show the strength of the software ecosystem around heterogeneous computing processing.

Tags: IT infrastructure, GPU, SoC, application developers, Red Hat, processors, Fedora, AMD, open source, Linux, CPU, x86 servers

Red Hat Banking on OpenStack for Future Growth

Red Hat's fiscal 2014 revenues top $1.5 billion as interest in OpenStack and RHEL 7 set the stage for more growth to come.

Tags: RHEL, OpenStack, Red Hat, Cloud, open source, Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Xen 4.4 ARMs for Virtualization, Adds SPICE

The open-source Xen project continues to prosper as a Linux Foundation collaboration project.

Tags: Cloud, cloud computing, Linux, Oracle, Linux Foundation, Xen, xen 4.4, virtualization, Xen Hypervisor

Linux Kernel Patching Gets Dynamic

Oracle, SUSE and Red Hat have now all launched efforts that promise zero-downtime patching. How do the three approaches differ?

Tags: kernel, server os, Linux, SUSE, Linux server, Red Hat, Oracle, server operating system

Microsoft Releases Linux Integration Services 3.5 for Hyper-V

The software giant continues to court Linux-based workloads with a new driver package that enables support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS 5.5 and 5.6.

Tags: Linux, Microsoft, Hyper-V, VMware, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, virtualization

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server OS Arrives in Beta

Red Hat customers can finally get their hands on an early version of the company's next-generation server operating system platform.

Tags: Linux, Fedora 19, RHEL 7, RHEL 6.5, Red Hat 7, RHEL, server os, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Linux server, Red Hat, Fedora

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Set to Include Docker Container Virtualization

VIDEO: Brian Stevens, CTO of Red Hat, talks about the next major release of Red Hat's flagship Linux operating system.

Tags: Infrastructure as a Service, virtualization, docker, Linux, platform as a service, Red Hat, RHEL 7, IaaS, PaaS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Delivers Precision Timing

Red Hat's new enterprise Linux release debuts with new security, virtualization and time-keeping features.

Tags: RHEL 6.5, Precision Timing Protocol, Network Timing Protocol, precision timing, Red Hat, security, virtualization, Enterprise, Linux

OpenSUSE 13.1 Linux Accelerates Open Source Quality

Latest release of SUSE's community Linux distribution packs in new features and benefits from an improved quality assurance process.

Tags: Linux, opensuse 13.1, server os, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE, Linux server, OpenSUSE 12.3

SUSE Linux Goes Long on Support

Enterprise Linux vendor SUSE extends support term length for SLES 11 and builds on its partnership with Microsoft for systems management.

Tags: Attachmate, Microsoft, Linux, open source, Novell, Red Hat, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE

RHEL 6.5 Beta Debuts with SAP, Precision Timing Support

Red Hat is out with its latest enterprise Linux beta and this time enterprise software is a key target.

Tags: RHEL 6.5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, Linux, SAP, enterprise linux, Red Hat

Fedora Linux 20 Gears Up to Be a Big Data Server

Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Linux set to integrate Hadoop in upcoming release.

Tags: JBoss, Linux, Hadoop, ARM, Fedora, Red Hat, WildFly, Fedora 20

How Xen Virtualization Got Its Zen Back: LinuxCon

The open-source Xen virtualization hypervisor has undergone a transformation in recent years, revitalizing its community and generating new interest. How did it do it?

Tags: Citrix, Amazon Web Services, Linux, virtualization, hypervisor, LinuxCon, Linux Foundation, Xen, open source

Oracle Linux Gains Momentum

With over 11,000 deployments on non-Oracle hardware, Oracle Linux is powering ahead.

Tags: Oracle Linux, RHEL, Linux, Red Hat, Linux server, Oracle

Red Hat on RHEL 7, MariaDB and Enterprise Linux [VIDEO]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Chief Denise Dumas explains the MariaDB relationship and where the challenges are as RHEL 7 races to completion.

Tags: RHEL 7, GNOME desktop, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, MariaDB, Red Hat, Linux server, Linux

Fedora Linux Set to Flock Forward [VIDEO]

Fedora 19 is now out of the box as the Fedora Project Leader explains how the community Linux project will progress for Fedora 20 and beyond.

Tags: Fedora 19, PHP 5.5, servers, Fedora, Linux, PHP 5, server os, Linux server

Inside Calxeda ARM [VIDEO]

Calxeda co-founder Larry Wikelius shows off ARM system-on-chip hardware and explains why and where ARM is growing.

Tags: SoC, Ubuntu, EnergyCore, ARM, Linux, x86, servers, Calxeda

What's Next for IBM Power? [VIDEO]

IBM Server Chief talks about Linux and takes aim at Oracle SPARC.

Tags: IBM Power Series, Linux, Power7, Oracle, IBM, SPARC, IBM Power System, POWER7+

China's Tianhe-2 Shatters Records with 33.86 Petaflop Supercomputer

Once again, a new champion reigns supreme in the latest supercomputer rankings.

Tags: rankings, IBM, Linux, Titan, supercomputer, China, servers, Unix

Fedora 19 Beta Brings Schrodinger's Cat to Linux Servers

New Linux release will give server admins lots to think about.

Tags: servers, Server Administrator, hybrid cloud, Fedora 19, Fedora, cloud computing, Linux, Linux server

Scale Computing Scales Up With Linux KVM Servers

New HC3x servers double memory bandwidth for virtual machine deployment.

Tags: VMs, Linux, Linux server, Scale Computing, scale, virtual machine, KVM

Fedora Project Picks ARM Servers for Compute Deployment

A new compute cluster for the Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Project gives ARM processors bragging rights over Intel.

Tags: Linux, data center, datacenter, ARM server, ARM processors, Linux server, compute, ARM, Fedora

IBM Brings Power Linux Servers to China

New innovation center in Beijing aims to accelerate use of Power architecture.

Tags: IBM PowerLinux, Linux server, POWER 7, Linux, China

New In-Memory Malware Infiltrates Web Servers

A highly stealthy strain of malware that resides entirely in memory has been silently infecting some of the world's most widely-used web servers.

Tags: web servers, malware threats, Nginx, malware, Apache, Linux, web server

Linux 3.9 Clamps Down on Power, Speeds Up with SSDs

Latest Linux kernel debuts new capabilities that will speed up servers and make them more power efficient.

Tags: Linux, Linux 3.9, SSD, Linux server

Ubuntu 13.04 Linux Server Debuts. Should You Upgrade?

New Linux server provides improved OpenStack Grizzly cloud options and high-availability capabilities.

Tags: Linux 3.8, OpenStack Grizzly, Grizzly, Ubuntu, cloud computing, Linux, Linux server, OpenStack, Ubuntu LTS

A Primer for Scheduling Cron Jobs in Linux

The syntax for scheduling Cron jobs isn't the easiest to use or remember, but here are some helpful tips for getting up to speed with and utilizing Cron jobs.

Tags: cron, cron job, virtualization, Windows, Linux, server virtualization, desktop virtualization

Linux Adoption Continues to Grow

Study reports that Windows to Linux migration is growing, particularly when it comes to servers.

Tags: mission-critical, cloud computing, Cloud, Linux, Linux server

Canonical Partners with China for Ubuntu Kylin Linux

New version of Ubuntu for the Chinese market set to debut in April.

Tags: Linux server, Canonical, China, Ubuntu Linux, Ubuntu, Linux

ARM Getting New Leadership

The CEO of ARM Holdings is set to leave the silicon intellectual property firm.

Tags: Calxeda, Linux server, ARM, Linux, ARM server, Servers & Services

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