Linux server Tag Index

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

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

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

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

Calxeda Powers ARM Forward with ECX-2000

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


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

Oracle Updates Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux Servers

Latest Linux kernel from Oracle provides updated features and support.


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

Ubuntu 13.10 Improves Linux Server Deployment

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




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

IBM Brings More POWER to Linux

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


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

IBM Debuts Entry-Level Mainframe for Linux

New zBC12 mainframe is powered by up to 18 microprocessors.


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

Oracle Linux Gains Momentum

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


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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10 Updates Server Security and MySQL

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


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

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

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

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

Fedora 19 Beta Brings Schrodinger's Cat to Linux Servers

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


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

Scale Computing Scales Up With Linux KVM Servers

New HC3x servers double memory bandwidth for virtual machine deployment.


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

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

IBM Brings Power Linux Servers to China

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


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

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, SSD, Linux server, Linux 3.9

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

Canonical Partners with China for Ubuntu Kylin Linux

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


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

ARM Getting New Leadership

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


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

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

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

Tilera Shows Off 72-Core Chip Architecture

What can you do with a 72-core chip?


Tags: CentOS, servers, Linux server, Tilera

Linux 3.8 'Unicycling Gorilla' Accelerates Server Filesystems

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


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

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, private cloud, Linux server, RHEL, public cloud, hybrid cloud, quarterly financials

Global Server Revenues Down in 3Q12

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


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

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, Linux server, Linus Torvalds, Linux kernel, Linux Distributions

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

Red Hat: Linux on ARM Is No Joke

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


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

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, Linux server, SUSE, SUSE Linux, openSUSE, server os

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, servers, Linux server, 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, Cloud, servers, Linux server, Linux Foundation, LinuxCon

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

Fedora 17 Brings a Beefy Miracle to Linux

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


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

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

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

SUSE Accelerates Linux Server Development in SLES 11 SP 2

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


Tags: Linux, Linux server, SUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, 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: Oracle, IBM, Dell, HP, Linux server, PogoLinux, penguin

Red Hat Advances Server Resource Control with RHEL 6.2

Updated enterprise Linux release improved performance and resource control.


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

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: Top 10, Ubuntu, Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Mandriva

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: testing tool, open source software, Linux server, tip of the trade, benchmark

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: testing tool, server hardware, Linux server, storage hardware, Storage

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, Ubuntu Server, server os

Use Telnet to Troubleshoot

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

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: IBM, open source server, Linux server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, server os

Using Taskset for Priority Tasks

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

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: cloud computing, Windows, open source software, Linux server, open source servers

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, open source server, Linux server, Canonical, Ubuntu Server

Linux Server Management Tips

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

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, Unix server, Linux 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: Linux server, kernel, Torvalds

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Kernel: What Is It?

The enterprise Linux OS vendor goes its own way when it comes to including a Linux kernel in its RHEL 6 release.
Tags: real-time, Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, linux os

HP's Linux OS Alternative Gets a Face Lift

OS Roundup: Despite the growing popularity of the myriad Linux OS and cloud computing options, HP-UX retains a strong, albeit leaking, presence. Now, with Sun's UNIX ecosystem in turmoil, HP is seizing the day as it packages and sings the virtues of its Big Iron OS.
Tags: cloud computing, Unix server, Linux server, HP-UX, linux os

Crontab Entries for Unix or Linux Servers Made Simple

If you've ever had to stop and check the manpage to get the crontab syntax correct for your Unix or Linux server, here's a Web site that will save you lots of time.
Tags: Unix server, Linux server, tip of the trade, cron

Linux Server Fix: Backspacing on OSX Terminal Should Not Be Interpreted as Delete

Tip of the Trade: Backspace and delete may seem the same, but often they are not. This is particularly problematic when using Screen on OSX Terminal. Here are three easy fixes.
Tags: Linux server, OS, OS X, Mac OS X, screen

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 Released; RHEL 6 Coming Soon

This big release for the Linux server leader adds new capabilities -- but when is Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 6 coming out?
Tags: virtualization, Red Hat, Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Oracle's Linux Server Slant

OS Roundup: Is Oracle closing the door on Solaris in favor of Linux servers? Recent actions imply the company is determined to drive potential customers away from the UNIX offerings it acquired from Sun and into the arms of Red Hat and other enterprise Linux vendors.
Tags: Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Solaris, Linux server, OS

A Sys Admin's Guide to the Server OS of Your Dreams

OS Roundup: What does an enterprise server OS look like in your perfect world? Find out how some real-world options -- from Linux to Unix to Windows to Mac OS X -- might stack up in a dream universe.
Tags: Unix server, Linux server, OS, Mac OS X, server os

Ubuntu Server: The Linux Server Operating Systems Dark Horse

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux leading the charge of Linux server operating systems in the data center, Ubuntu Server has some catching up to do. But don't count it out.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Canonical, server os

Canonical CEO Elucidates on Lucid Lynx Linux Server

New CEO of Canonical shares some plans for the road ahead, including how it plans to grow Ubuntu's Linux server and consumer businesses, and the future of Ubuntu's branding.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Linux server, Canonical, lucid lynx

Making Linux Server Directories More Readable, Add to Perl's @INC Array

Tip of the Trade: Anyone who has encountered the Perl @INC array in the context of a 'cannot find module' error knows the value of being able to see a list of directories on you Linux server. Here's how to access @INC and find obscurely located modules before they are lost.
Tags: Linux, Linux server, OS, perl