Linux server Tag Index

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: 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, Linux server, Scale Computing, scale, KVM, virtual machine, 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: ARM processors, ARM, Fedora, data center, datacenter, Linux, ARM server, Linux server, compute

IBM Brings Power Linux Servers to China

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


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

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

Linux Adoption Continues to Grow

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


Tags: Cloud, cloud computing, Linux, mission-critical, 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, Linux server, Canonical, Ubuntu, China, 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, Calxeda, ARM server, Linux server

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

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

Tilera Shows Off 72-Core Chip Architecture

What can you do with a 72-core chip?


Tags: Linux server, Tilera, CentOS, servers

Linux 3.8 'Unicycling Gorilla' Accelerates Server Filesystems

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


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

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

Global Server Revenues Down in 3Q12

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


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

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 server, Linus Torvalds, Linux, Linux Distributions, 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: Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Linux, RHEL v5.x, RHEL

Red Hat: Linux on ARM Is No Joke

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


Tags: Linux server, ARM server, ARM, Red Hat, Fedora, 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 server, SUSE, Linux, openSUSE, server os, SUSE Linux

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: servers, Linux, Linus Torvalds, Linux server, 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: Linux server, tutorials, tutorial, Linux, security, vnc, server tutorial, SSH

Fedora 17 Brings a Beefy Miracle to Linux

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


Tags: Linux server, linux os, Fedora, Linux, 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, server, Linux, 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: Ubuntu LTS, Canonical, Ubuntu Server, 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: SLES, SUSE, Linux server, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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

Red Hat Advances Server Resource Control with RHEL 6.2

Updated enterprise Linux release improved performance and resource control.


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

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, open source software, testing tool, 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: Linux server, testing tool, Storage, storage hardware, server hardware

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: server os, Linux server, Ubuntu Server, Canonical

Use Telnet to Troubleshoot

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

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: top 5, Linux server

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, Linux, OS, server hardware

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, server os, IBM, Linux server, open source server

Using Taskset for Priority Tasks

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

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

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

The Top 10 Linux Server Distributions

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


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

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: linux os, Linux server, OS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu

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: Windows Server, server, Unix server, Linux 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, Torvalds, kernel

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: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, linux os, Linux server, real-time

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: HP-UX, linux os, Unix server, cloud computing, Linux server

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: tip of the trade, cron, Linux server, Unix server

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: Mac OS X, OS X, screen, Linux server, OS

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 Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, Linux server

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: OS, Oracle, Solaris, Sun Microsystems, Linux server

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: Linux server, OS, Mac OS X, Unix server, 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, server os, Canonical, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Linux server

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: lucid lynx, Ubuntu, Linux, Canonical, Linux server

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: perl, Linux server, OS, Linux