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Ubuntu Advances Juju Linux Magic Charms

New Juju server app orchestration quickstart, GUI and charms debut.

Tags: Ubuntu, Linux server, Ubuntu Server, Juju orchestration, Ubuntu Linux, Charms Bar, Juju

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

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

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

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

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

SUSE Brings Live Patching and Ceph Storage to Its Enterprise Linux

General availability of technology from the kGraft project brings the promise of easier updates with less server downtime.

Tags: Cloud, enterprise linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux, Storage, Linux server

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Debuts

The first major update to SUSE's flagship distribution since the company was split out from Novell is now available.

Tags: Linux servers, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, SUSE, Linux server, SUSE Linux

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

Canonical Partners with AMD for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server

AMD is positioning its SeaMicro SM15000 as a cloud-in-a-box solution.

Tags: OpenStack, SeaMicro, Linux server, AMD, Ubuntu LTS, Cloud server, Ubuntu, cloud-in-a-box

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

CentOS 7 Open-Source Server OS Arrives in Style

Red Hat-based CentOS 7 debuts less than a month after the general release of RHEL 7.

Tags: open source, CentOS, Red Hat, Linux server, CentOS 7, Red Hat Server, RHEL 7, server operating system, server os

Red Hat Revenues Power Forward in 2015

Red Hat CEO still sees share growth coming from Unix and Windows server migration as well as recent acquisitions.

Tags: Red Hat 7, RHEL 7, Linux server, Red Hat, earnings, Cloud, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Finally Hits the Big Time

After three years, RHEL 7 is now GA, but that doesn't mean RHEL users failed to benefit from features updates for RHEL 6.

Tags: Linux server, docker, RHEL 7, Red Hat, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat 7

IBM Launches Power 8 Servers with a Strong Linux Focus

IBM adds KVM virtualization and Ubuntu as a supported Linux distribution, while taking aim at Intel x86.

Tags: IBM Power Systems, power8, IBM, IBM Power System, Linux server, KVM, servers, IBM Power 8, Ubuntu

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

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

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

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

Mark Shuttleworth Pivots Ubuntu OpenStack with CloudFoundry

In an OpenStack Hong Kong keynote, Ubuntu Linux founder details new partnership with Pivotal for the CloudFoundry Platform-as-a-Service technology.

Tags: Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Linux, Pivotal, OpenStack Summit, CloudFoundry, OpenStack, Mark Shuttleworth, Linux server

Calxeda Powers ARM Forward with ECX-2000

New generation of ARM server system platform debuts with more power and better efficiency.

Tags: ARM server, Linux server, ARM, ARM processors, Calxeda

Oracle Updates Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux Servers

Latest Linux kernel from Oracle provides updated features and support.

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

Ubuntu 13.10 Improves Linux Server Deployment

Enhancements to the Juju orchestration system aim to make cloud server deployments easier.

Tags: Juju, OpenStack Havana, OpenStack, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Cloud, Linux server, Havana

IBM Brings More POWER to Linux

Big Blue's new 7R4 system brings 4-socket, 32-core architecture to Linux.

Tags: servers, Linux server, IBM Power System, IBM PowerLinux, Watson, IBM Power Series, IBM

IBM Debuts Entry-Level Mainframe for Linux

New zBC12 mainframe is powered by up to 18 microprocessors.

Tags: IBM Power Series, RAIM, IBM PowerLinux, mainframe, Linux server, IBM, IBM Power System

Oracle Linux Gains Momentum

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

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10 Updates Server Security and MySQL

Swan song for RHEL 5.x now in beta release.

Tags: servers, RHEL, Linux server, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL v5.x, MySQL

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

SUSE Updates Enterprise Linux Server with Secure Boot

SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 packs in new scalability features without rebasing to a new Linux kernel.

Tags: SUSE Linux, SUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Linux server, openSUSE, servers

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

Fedora 19 Beta Brings Schrodinger's Cat to Linux Servers

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

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

Scale Computing Scales Up With Linux KVM Servers

New HC3x servers double memory bandwidth for virtual machine deployment.

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

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

IBM Brings Power Linux Servers to China

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

Tags: POWER 7, IBM PowerLinux, China, Linux, Linux 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 3.9, SSD, Linux server, Linux

Ubuntu 13.04 Linux Server Debuts. Should You Upgrade?

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

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

Linux Adoption Continues to Grow

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

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

Canonical Partners with China for Ubuntu Kylin Linux

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

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

ARM Getting New Leadership

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

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

OpenSUSE 12.3 Advances Linux Servers

OpenSUSE may be moving from MySQL to the open source MariaDB, but don't expect SUSE Linux Enterprise to do the same.

Tags: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, open source, Linux server, openSUSE, MariaDB, MySQL, Linux, servers

Ubuntu Linux Gets Certified on Dell 12G Servers

Dell will now be able to resell and support Ubuntu Linux across a broad range of servers.

Tags: Linux server, Linux, servers, Ubuntu LTS, OpenStack, Dell, Ubuntu Linux

Tilera Shows Off 72-Core Chip Architecture

What can you do with a 72-core chip?

Tags: Linux server, CentOS, Tilera, servers

Linux 3.8 'Unicycling Gorilla' Accelerates Server Filesystems

Linus Torvalds walks away from Intel 386 chip support as Linux moves ahead.

Tags: server operating system, Linux 3.8, Linux, Linux server, operating system, open source

Red Hat Grows Top Deals as Private Cloud Management Enters Batting Practice

The Linux server vendor takes aim at the private cloud and releases latest quarterly earnings report highlighted by public cloud growth.

Tags: Linux, Red Hat, RHEL, quarterly financials, Linux server, hybrid cloud, public cloud, private cloud

Global Server Revenues Down in 3Q12

Linux and x86 servers are bright spots as the global server market continues to slow down.

Tags: servers, x86, Linux server, server, Server Market, x86 servers

Linux 3.6 Delivers Solid Progress

Improved filesystem, virtualization and networking features make their debut in the latest open source Linux kernel release.

Tags: Linux Distributions, Linux server, Linux, Linus Torvalds, Linux kernel

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Nears Release

The last feature additions for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x line debut as RHEL 5.9 nears its official release.

Tags: RHEL, RHEL v5.x, Linux, Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat: Linux on ARM Is No Joke

The Linux vendor is putting serious effort into enabling Linux for ARM.

Tags: ARM server, Linux server, ARM, Fedora, Red Hat, Linux

OpenSUSE 12.2 Stabilizes Linux

A two month delay enhances the stability of the Linux distribution, but where does OpenSUSE go from here?

Tags: Linux, SUSE Linux, openSUSE, server os, SUSE, Linux server

If Linus Torvalds Got Hit By a Bus Would Linux Die?

Linux creator addresses the issues of leadership and advises new developers to also look for different projects to contribute their code.

Tags: Linux, Linux server, servers, Linus Torvalds, Linux Community

The State of Linux in 2012

Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation, explains how Linux has become fundamental to modern technology, from servers to the cloud and beyond.

Tags: Linux Foundation, Cloud, Linux, Linux server, LinuxCon, servers

Securing a VNC Server on Linux with SSH

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) enables you to use a GUI instead of a command-line interface when remotely connecting to a Linux or Unix machine, but security's another matter entirely.  Discover how to make sure your VNC server connections stay secure.

Tags: SSH, tutorial, tutorials, Linux server, Linux, server tutorial, vnc, security

Fedora 17 Brings a Beefy Miracle to Linux

Cloud, more cloud and lots of "beef" in latest Linux distro.

Tags: Linux, linux os, Linux server, server os, Fedora

Linux 3.4 Kernel Gets Btr, BATMAN

The new Linux kernel enhances Btrfs next gen filesystem and changes routing for BATMAN.

Tags: Linux server, Linux, server, Linux kernel

IBM Offers New PowerLinux Servers and Business Apps

Two new PowerLinux Servers help IBM address customers’ Linux application needs.

Tags: IBM, big data, Linux server, server, virtualization, Linux

HP Certifies Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu 12.04 gets its first major server vendor certification, but HP admits Ubuntu is still not yet at the same level as either Red Hat or SUSE.

Tags: Canonical, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu LTS, Linux, Linux server, virtualization, Ubuntu, certification, HP, Cloud

SUSE Accelerates Linux Server Development in SLES 11 SP 2

SUSE moves to forward port new features to enterprise Linux server.

Tags: SUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Linux server, Linux, SLES

The 7 Best Servers for Linux

Shopping for a new Linux server isn't as easy as you might think. Here's a round-up of what's available for those of you who want to dance with the penguin.

Tags: PogoLinux, penguin, IBM, Linux server, Dell, HP, Oracle

Red Hat Advances Server Resource Control with RHEL 6.2

Updated enterprise Linux release improved performance and resource control.

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

10 Linux Server Distros That Could Save You a Bundle

Paying too much for licenses is not good business. Using Linux in your data center is one way to save money. Here are 10 distros to consider.
Tags: Mandriva, Top 10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Linux server, Ubuntu

Load Testing and Benchmarking With Siege

Ready to roll out a site, but not sure how it will perform in real-world use? Consider Siege, an open source load-testing and benchmarking utility that will help stress test your setup before exposing it to the world.
Tags: benchmark, tip of the trade, testing tool, open source software, Linux server

Build Your Own Linux Test Server, Setting Up Storage

We continue our step-by-step guide of how to build a Linux test server. This time, we examine storage options and how to configure the machine as a test bed for new Linux distros.
Tags: server hardware, Storage, storage hardware, Linux server, testing tool

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Takes Aim at Windows

Natty Linux distro is officially released, delivering a new look for the open source Linux desktop and gearing up for a major preload push.
Tags: Linux server, Canonical, server os, Ubuntu Server

Use Telnet to Troubleshoot

Telnet remains a useful, albeit insecure, way to troubleshoot Linux-powered servers.
Tags: telnet, smtp, tip of the trade, troubleshooting, Linux server

5 Must-Have Media Servers

A media server offers many improvements over traditional file shares for storing, archiving and sharing multimedia presentations. Here are five worthy candidates to consider.
Tags: Linux server, top 5

Build Your Own Linux Test Server

If you're short on cash but looking for a server to test operating systems and virtual environments or a flexible machine capable of being quickly reconfigured for testing purposes, consider building your own. Here's how.
Tags: Linux, server hardware, Linux server, OS

Still Think Linux Is Just for Start-Ups?

The London Stock Exchange switches to Suse Linux, and the Financial Times asks if this is indicative of a bellwether trend. A case of stalwart paper being behind the time, or do some enterprises truly believe Linux is just for start ups?
Tags: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, open source server, server os, IBM, Linux server

Using Taskset for Priority Tasks

A tisket, a tasket, be sure to use the open source server tool taskset for priority tasks.
Tags: taskset, open source tools, Linux server, tip of the trade

Linux Gaining Share at Windows' Expense

New Linux Foundation Enterprise User Survey data reveals that enterprises are set to add more Linux at the expense of Windows during next five years, though users are not heading to the cloud.
Tags: open source servers, open source software, Windows, cloud computing, Linux server

10 Things to Know About Maverick Meerkat

In the flurry of 10-related memes this past week, one stood out: the release of Canonical's open source server OS, Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition, also known as 'Maverick Meerkat.' In keeping with the theme, here are 10 noteworthy aspects.
Tags: Top 10, Ubuntu Server, Canonical, Linux server, open source server

The Top 10 Linux Server Distributions

Rated: The Top 10 Linux server distributions by ease of use, paid support, and data center reliability.

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

Linux Server Management Tips

Linux server monitoring is one of the best ways to ensure performance of your Linux server.
Tags: Linux server monitoring, open source server, Linux Server Management, Linux server

Linux Servers: A Real Data Center Choice

Linux server developers and adopters keep it real. A real choice for your data center, that is.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OS, linux os

Windows Server Still the Leader, Unix Drops

IDC's latest figures indicate that Windows Server was installed on 75 percent of the servers sold worldwide.
Tags: server, Linux server, Unix server, Windows Server

Linux Servers to Get Kernel Refresh

OS Roundup: Linus blesses a new kernel. Are you ready to test drive it on your Linux servers?
Tags: kernel, Linux server, Torvalds

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