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

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

TripleO Evolves for OpenStack Deployments

Red Hat is now relying on OpenStack-on-OpenStack to enable the cloud.

Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack-on-OpenStack, TripleO OpenStack, Red Hat, open source, OpenStack

Red Hat Crosses $2B in Revenue as OpenStack Cloud Grows

It's not just Linux alone anymore as Red Hat grows middleware and cloud potential.

Tags: Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, hybrid cloud, Mirantis, OpenStack, Red Hat, Red Hat OpenStack, Cloud, middleware, cloud computing

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

Rackspace Partners with Red Hat for Private OpenStack Cloud Deployment

Darrin Hanson of Rackspace talks about his company's new offering with Red Hat and the current state of the Private (OpenStack) cloud.

Tags: Rackspace, OpenStack Cloud, private cloud, Red Hat, cloud deployment, cloud computing, open source, OpenStack, Rackspace Cloud

Top 10 Virtualization Technology Companies for 2016

Containers may be stealing the headlines these days, but server virtualization software technology still dominates the data center. Check out ten virtualization vendors that deliver the best virtualization software solutions today.

Tags: Huawei, VMware vSphere, containerization, virtualized infrastructure, Red Hat, virtualization, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, KVM, Parallels, containers, Oracle, VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Adds Security, DR Features

This year's second major milestone release of the leading Linux operating system platform provides new security features as well as improved disaster recovery.

Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, Fedora Linux, disaster recovery, enterprise linux, security, open source, Red Hat, DNS security

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

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

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

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

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

Red Hat Expands OpenStack Options as Survey Shows Strong Potential

Continued strong demand brings optimism, but a lack of internal IT skills remains a key barrier to adoption for OpenStack.

Tags: Red Hat, Cloud, cloud computing, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, OpenShift, OpenStack, PaaS, OpenStack Summit

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

CoreOS Advances Application Container Specification Effort

Apcera, Google, Red Hat and VMware are supporting CoreOS' application container specification effort, which extends the reach of containers beyond Docker.

Tags: VMware, containers, Google, application container specifications, Apcera, CoreOS, docker, Red Hat

Red Hat Fiscal 2015 Revenue $1.79 Billion: OpenStack and OpenShift Leading the Way

Cross-selling, OpenShift and OpenStack, as well as the acquisitions of Inktank and eNovance, spur Red Hat forward.

Tags: Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, earnings report, OpenStack, Red Hat, open source, Cloud, OpenShift

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

Red Hat Primes ARM Server Ecosystem with Early Access Program

Red Hat doesn't yet provide full support on ARM, but it is building a robust partner program to do so.

Tags: Red Hat, ARM server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack 6 Previews TripleO

The new release of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack platform includes OpenStack-on-OpenStack (TripleO), which will let clouds deploy and build other clouds.

Tags: OpenStack, Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, cloud computing, Red Hat, Hadoop, Juno

Docker 1.5 Brings IPv6 Support to Containers

The first major milestone release from the open-source Docker project in 2015 debuts with new features that will pave the way for the year ahead.

Tags: Docker virtualization container, Red Hat, Microsoft, Amazon, open source, IBM, IPv4, IPv6, VMware

Red Hat's OpenStack Tech Leadership Discusses Cloud Direction [VIDEO]

Mark McLoughlin, Red Hat's OpenStack technical lead, details cloud product efforts at the Linux leader.

Tags: Linux servers, OpenStack Cloud, RedHat, OpenStack, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, Cloud, cloud computing, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, servers

Red Hat Looks to OpenShift Containers for the Future

Red Hat reports third quarter fiscal 2015 earnings of $456 million, and the company sees emerging opportunities for further growth.

Tags: Cloud, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, cloud computing, OpenShift, earnings report, OpenStack, servers, Red Hat

Docker Updates for Three Security Vulnerabilities

Docker 1.3.3 provides security updates although Red Hat doesn't consider the issues serious.

Tags: Red Hat, virtualization, security vulnerabilities, privilege escalation bug, docker, container virtualization, open source, Red Hat Enterprise 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: RHEL, Linux server, CentOS, Linux, Red Hat

Red Hat Expands OpenShift PaaS and Container Efforts

OpenShift 2.2, xPaaS and Red Hat Atomic Host beta make their debuts this week.

Tags: Red Hat, OpenShift, Red Hat Atomic Host, OpenShift Enterprise 2, containers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, docker, Docker Containers, PaaS

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

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

Red Hat Set to Grow Thanks to Cloud and Containers

The server OS vendor reports its second quarter fiscal 2015 revenue and paints an optimistic picture for the road ahead.

Tags: Red Hat, docker, quarterly earnings, RHEL 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, RHEL, Cloud, Docker Containers

Red Hat Extends Cisco Server Partnership

A partnership between Red Hat and Cisco USC that began in 2009 is still going strong, with continued collaboration on the cloud a point of emphasis.

Tags: cloud computing, Red Hat, Cisco, Cisco UCS, PaaS, IaaS

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

Red Hat Pulls the Strings on Server Management with Satellite 6

Beta release sets the stage for next level of innovation in system management.

Tags: Red Hat, server management, servers, system management, Puppet

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, Red Hat, server operating system, Linux server, RHEL 7, CentOS 7, CentOS, Red Hat Server, 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, earnings, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Cloud, RHEL 7, Red Hat 7, Linux server

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

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

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

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

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

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 Gets Real

Red Hat's data center virtualization technology gets a technology infusion from OpenStack.

Tags: OpenStack, VMware, vSphere, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, virtualization, data center

Recapping the World of Server Virtualization in 2013

The virtualization space has seen significant changes over the past twelve months, but one key factor remains the same as we turn our attention to what 2014 might bring.

Tags: virtually speaking, VMware, VMworld, vSphere, RHEV, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, cloud management, server virtualization, KVM, virtualization, Red Hat, cloud computing, Microsoft

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Brings the Goods, Softly but Surely

Red Hat's RHEL is quietly evolving into a powerful server virtualization offering, and the latest release has more to offer than ever before.

Tags: virtually speaking, RHEL 6.5, RHEL, Red Hat 7, Red Hat, server virtualization, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Dell Sets Different Cloud Path Than HP, IBM

At Dell World, the vendor announces partnerships with Red Hat, Microsoft and Google, eschewing building its own public cloud.

Tags: HP, Microsoft, IT infrastructure, OpenStack, IBM, Dell, Google, cloud computing, open source, Red Hat

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

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

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

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

Red Hat Ramps Up Virtualization and Cloud Initiatives

Can Red Hat virtualization finally capitalize on new opportunities that will help it emerge from the enormous shadow cast by VMware, Microsoft and Citrix?

Tags: cloud management, cloud computing, Red Hat, virtualization, KVM, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, RHEV, VMware, virtually speaking

Oracle Updates Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux Servers

Latest Linux kernel from Oracle provides updated features and support.

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

OpenStack Demand Is High as Havana Debut Nears: Report

A Red Hat-sponsored report shows growth potential for the open-source OpenStack cloud, though there are some challenges.

Tags: OpenStack, open source, Red Hat, Cloud

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

Red Hat Releases RHEL 5.10 and Satellite Server 5.6

The venerable enterprise Linux platform gets even more stable while also receiving an updated version of MySQL.

Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, RHEL 6, Satellite Server Management, Red Hat, RHEL 5.10

Fedora Linux 20 Gears Up to Be a Big Data Server

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

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

Taking Stock of the State of the Server Virtualization Market

The latest report from Gartner on the server virtualization infrastructure market reveals an interesting surprise or two.

Tags: Citrix, Red Hat, Gartner, virtualization, Microsoft, hypervisor, server virtualization, virtually speaking, VMware

Software-Defined Data Centers Now More Than Just a Virtual Reality?

With the topic of software-defined data centers front and center among CIOs, where do SDDCs currently stand and what can we expect from them in the near future?

Tags: Software-Defined Infrastructure, software-defined, Red Hat, virtualization, Citrix, VMware, SDDC, software-defined data center

Oracle Linux Gains Momentum

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

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10 Updates Server Security and MySQL

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

Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, servers, Linux server, RHEL v5.x, Red Hat, RHEL, 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: MariaDB, Linux, Linux server, GNOME desktop, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL 7, Red Hat

Where Is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7?

Secure Boot, XFS, Open Virtual Switch all set to land in next major Red Hat platform release.

Tags: RHEL 7, Red Hat, xfs, Cloud, RHEL, secure boot, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Integrates OpenStack with Enterprise Linux [VIDEO]

Red Hat's CTO explains why his company is moving to a new model for OpenStack, where instead of two products, there will now be one that will accelerate Linux innovation for the cloud.

Tags: cloud platform, OpenStack, Cloud, Red Hat, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Shifts PaaS Online

After two years in development, Red Hat's OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service is now finally considered to be generally available.

Tags: PaaS, cloud platform, RedHat, OpenStack, OpenShift, Cloud, Red Hat, IaaS

How Red Hat Does Open Source: From GNOME to OpenStack

Red Hat's Mark McLoughlin currently holds the title as the top OpenStack developer in the world by volume of code commits, but he wasn't always a cloud guy.

Tags: cloud computing, open source, Cloud, OpenStack Grizzly, OpenStack, Red Hat

Red Hat Sets JBoss Free with WildFly Application Server

Next-generation open source Java Application Server Project begins to take shape.

Tags: middleware, JBoss, application server, Red Hat, WildFly

Red Hat Launches Open Source OpenStack RDO

Linux vendor's new OpenStack distribution aims to make it easier to get up and running on the open source cloud.

Tags: OpenStack RDO, OpenStack, Cloud, open source, cloud computing, Red Hat

OpenStack Grizzly Cloud Poised for Enterprise Release

Linux leader Red Hat details open source innovation in the latest OpenStack cloud platform release.

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Red Hat, OpenStack Grizzly, Cloud, OpenStack

Red Hat Taps Former Microsoft Exec as New Server Virtualization Chief

Radhesh Balakrishnan hired away from Microsoft to help spur Red Hat's role in virtualization and the cloud over the coming years.

Tags: OpenStack, Cloud, cloud computing, open source, Red Hat, virtualization, Microsoft, RHEV, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, server virtualization

Red Hat Updates OpenShift PaaS

The Linux vendor releases OpenShift Enterprise 1.1 as plans for converged cloud server offerings continue to ramp up.

Tags: OpenStack, OpenShift, cloud computing, Red Hat, open source, PaaS

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Set to Improve Microsoft Interoperability

The Linux vendor is working with Microsoft for the benefit of mutual customers.

Tags: RHEL, Microsoft, Red Hat, Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL v6.x

Red Hat Revs Up Enterprise Edition of OpenShift Cloud Platform

The Linux vendor launches what it claims is the first open-source, on-premise Platform-as-a-Service offering for enterprises.

Tags: PaaS, OpenShift, cloud platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, Cloud

Red Hat Accelerates Open Source Virtualization in RHEV 3.1 Release

Linux vendor takes aim at VMware with upcoming virtualization platform update.

Tags: Red Hat, virtualization, RHEV, VMware, VMware vSphere, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Red Hat Previews OpenStack Folsom Enterprise Cloud Release

The Linux vendor rebases its enterprise cloud distribution with preliminary support for Folsom.

Tags: cloud computing, Linux, Red Hat, OpenStack, OpenStack Folsom, Folsom, Cloud, Enterprise

What's the Real Story on KVM Usage?

While some surveys peg hypervisor usage of Red Hat's KVM at a meager 0.5%, support for KVM from vendors tells a different story.

Tags: Cloud, Red Hat, virtualization, server, KVM, hypervisor, server virtualization, servers, virtually speaking

OpenStack Open Source Cloud Distributions Take Shape

Ubuntu, SUSE and Red Hat explain how the nascent market for packaged cloud server distributions is beginning to shape up.

Tags: distribution, cloud computing, open source, Red Hat, OpenStack, Ubuntu, SUSE, Cloud

Red Hat Integrates OpenStack with Linux Platform and Management Tools

With OpenStack Folsom now officially available, Red Hat reveals how it's putting the open source cloud technology together for an Enterprise release.

Tags: PaaS, IaaS, OpenStack, open source, RHEL, Red Hat, cloud platform

Red Hat: Linux on ARM Is No Joke

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

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

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