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Top 10 Linux Server Distributions of 2016

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


Tags: Linux server, Oracle, Linux server distributions, Linux servers, Ubuntu, best linux server, Debian, Red Hat, linux server distro

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: Ubuntu LTS, Ubuntu, Linux server, Linux, Ubuntu 16.04, containers, Snappy Ubuntu, LXD, Snappy, Ubuntu Linux, 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: ARM server, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, openSUSE, SUSE Linux, SUSE, 64-bit, Linux server, ARM

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

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: server operating system, Linux, Linus Torvalds, Linux server, 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 Foundation, server os, Linux server, real-time, real-time Linux, server operating system, Linux

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

Red Hat is now on track for $2 billion in fiscal 2016 revenue.


Tags: Linux server, Red Hat, RHEL, OpenStack, RHEL 7, open source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, earnings report

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Enters Beta with Improved Container Support

Containers and enhanced security are a key focus in the new RHEL platform preview.


Tags: RHEL, containers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, Red Hat, RHEL 7.2, OverlayFS, Red Hat 7, container deployment, Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

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, server operating system, RHEL 6.7, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Linux server

Ubuntu Linux Lands on Intel Compute Stick

Full Linux operating system comes to portable Intel device platform.


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

What's Coming in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2?

Red Hat Enterprise Linux roadmap revealed at Red Hat Summit 2015.




Tags: Linux server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL 7.2, Red Hat Summit, RHEL, servers

Rancher Doubles Down on Docker for App Virtualization Deployment [VIDEO]

Shannon Williams, co-founder of Rancher Labs, discusses why Docker is likely to remain the application container virtualization technology of choice.


Tags: Rocket, Linux distribution, Docker Inc., Rancher Labs, containerization, Linux server, containers, docker, virtualization

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

Ubuntu Advances Juju Linux Magic Charms

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


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

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

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

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: Fedora 21, containerization, containers, servers, Linux, Fedora, 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: firewall software, server tutorial, servers, Linux server, Linux, 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 server, RHEL, Red Hat, CentOS, Linux

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

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

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

Canonical Partners with AMD for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server

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


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

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, Fedora Project, Linux, open source, Linux server, Linux Distro, 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: server operating system, CentOS 7, server os, Red Hat Server, Red Hat, Linux server, open source, CentOS, RHEL 7

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

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: docker, Linux server, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, RHEL 7, 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: power8, IBM Power Systems, IBM Power 8, IBM Power System, IBM, KVM, Linux server, Ubuntu, servers

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

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

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

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

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

Calxeda Powers ARM Forward with ECX-2000

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


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

Oracle Updates Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux Servers

Latest Linux kernel from Oracle provides updated features and support.


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

Ubuntu 13.10 Improves Linux Server Deployment

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




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

IBM Brings More POWER to Linux

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


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

IBM Debuts Entry-Level Mainframe for Linux

New zBC12 mainframe is powered by up to 18 microprocessors.


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

Oracle Linux Gains Momentum

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


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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10 Updates Server Security and MySQL

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


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

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 server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, RHEL 7, MariaDB, GNOME desktop, RHEL, 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: servers, Linux server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, openSUSE, SUSE Linux, SUSE

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

Fedora 19 Beta Brings Schrodinger's Cat to Linux Servers

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


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

Scale Computing Scales Up With Linux KVM Servers

New HC3x servers double memory bandwidth for virtual machine deployment.


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

IBM Brings Power Linux Servers to China

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


Tags: China, Linux, 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 3.9, Linux server, Linux, SSD

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: server, Linux server, virtualization, IBM, big data, 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: certification, Linux server, Linux, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, virtualization, Canonical, HP, Cloud, 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 server, Linux, SLES, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE

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

Red Hat Advances Server Resource Control with RHEL 6.2

Updated enterprise Linux release improved performance and resource control.


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

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 ten Linux distros to consider.


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

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