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TripleO Evolves for OpenStack Deployments

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


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

OpenPOWER Foundation Details New Server Designs

Once solely the domain of IBM, multiple vendors are now building servers based on the POWER architecture.


Tags: OpenPOWER Foundation, Google, open source, IBM, Rackspace, server hardware, servers, OpenPOWER, IBM POWER8, IBM Power

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

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

Nginx Plus R8 Improves HTTP2, Adds OAuth2

The commercially-supported Nginx web server release gets its first update for 2016.


Tags: Nginx Plus 2.0, Nginx Web server, NGINX Plus Release 7, open source, web server, Nginx, NGINX Plus Release 8

Citrix Exits Cloud Server Business

Citrix starts the new year off by selling its CloudPlatform business to Accelerite.


Tags: cloud servers, Accelerite, OpenStack, CloudStack, Citrix, cloud computing, Cloud, Cloud server, open source

What's Missing from the Open Container Initiative? [VIDEO]

Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS, discusses what's wrong and what's right with the Open Container Initiative.


Tags: CoreOS, Docker Containers, containerization, open source, Open Container Initiative, Open Containers, containers, Open Container Project

Vapor IO Brings OpenDCRE to General Availability

Open Data Center Runtime Environment (OpenDCRE) is now production-grade ready as an evolutionary step forward from IPMI.


Tags: Vapor IO, Vapor Chamber, Vapor, servers, datacenter, data center, data center management, open source

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

Oracle Puts OpenStack into Docker Containers

New approach is aimed to make it easier to install a cloud.


Tags: Oracle, containers, Oracle OpenStack, open source, docker, containerization, OpenStack Cloud, Oracle Linux, OpenStack

OpenStack Murano Evolving as an On Ramp for Cloud Apps

Getting applications to run as a service in the cloud isn't as hard as it once was.


Tags: Mirantis, Murano, open source, cloud apps, cloud applications, OpenStack, Cloud, Mirantis OpenStack 7, OpenStack Murano

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

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


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

NGINX Plus R7 Brings HTTP2 Support to Servers

Latest release of commercially supported web server improves security and performance.


Tags: Nginx Web server, open source, Nginx Plus 2.0, HTTP2, Nginx, NGINX Plus Release 6, web server, servers

Mirantis Raises Another $100 Million, This Time from Intel

The OpenStack technology services provider has now surpassed more than $200 million in total venture funding.


Tags: Mirantis, open source cloud, OpenStack, Cloud, open source, cloud computing, cloud platform

OpenStack vs. Linux: How Do the Communities Differ? [VIDEO]

Intel is a leading contributor to both OpenStack and Linux, and it has a particular viewpoint on the two prominent open-source projects.


Tags: Open Source Projects, Linux servers, server video, Intel, open source, Linux, OpenStack

IBM Acquires Managed OpenStack Vendor BlueBox

Big Blue adds BlueBox technology and services to its cloud portfolio.


Tags: blue box, Blue Box Cloud, IBM, OpenStack, Big Blue, open source, cloud computing, Cloud

Docker Gets Serious About Security

Two months after Docker brings in new faces to lead security efforts, a new benchmark for securing Docker container deployments debuts.


Tags: open source, VMware, Linux, container virtualization, Docker Engine, Docker Inc.

OpenStack Kilo Cloud Platform Debuts With Ironic Bare-Metal Service

The new open-source cloud computing platform adds bare-metal server deployment capabilities.


Tags: open source, Kilo, Bare Metal, OpenStack, Ironic, cloud federation, Keystone, cloud computing platform

Nginx Plus 6 Improves Web Server High-Availability

Building on the open-source NGINX 1.7.11 update, the new Nginx Plus enterprise release provides organizations with improved tools.


Tags: high availability, Enterprise, open source, web server, Nginx Web server, Nginx

Docker, Boasting 'Amazing Traction,' Tops $150M in Funding

Docker's CEO explains why the open-source Docker container technology is taking off, and why he's raising more money.


Tags: application virtualization, IBM, Goldman Sachs, VMware, Docker Containers, virtual machines, Microsoft, Amazon, open source, containers

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

Utilizing htaccess for Redirecting Website Traffic

Discover how you can harness the power of Apache web server's htaccess files to perform a variety of essential directory and file redirects and access management functions.






Tags: Apache, open source, Server Administrator, apache web server, web server, troubleshooting, server tutorial, htaccess

Nginx Gearing Up for HTTP2

The next generation of HTTP is almost here, but it won't work without the support of web server technologies like Nginx.


Tags: HTTP/2, open source, web server, web servers, Nginx, HTTP 2.0

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

Docker Project Restructures to Improve Scalability, Openness

The popular open-source application container virtualization effort gets an overhaul in a bid to improve project organization.


Tags: CoreOS, Docker container virtualization, Rocket, open source, Rackspace, OpenStack, container virtualization

Docker Not the Only Container Option in 2015

The containerization scene is reminiscent of the server virtualization world five or six years ago. And when a good thing comes along, everyone -- including Microsoft sooner or later -- wants to get involved.


Tags: Docker 1.0, Docker virtualization, containerization, docker, virtualization, container virtualization, open source

Mirantis OpenStack 6.0 Accelerates Fuel Plugin Deployment

New OpenStack cloud server release enables a more automated way to load to new services.


Tags: OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud, cloud computing, Mirantis, Mirantis OpenStack 6.0, Cloud, open source

Docker Updates for Three Security Vulnerabilities

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


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

OpenStack ROI and the Myths of Open Source

If someone doesn't believe that open source delivers better cloud software, what should vendors do? HP's Marten Mickos has a simple answer.


Tags: HP, OpenStack, Piston, cloud computing, ROI, Cloud, HP Cloud, Piston Cloud, open source

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

OpenStack Juno Cloud Features Trove Database-as-a-Service Updates

The upcoming open-source OpenStack Juno cloud platform will now support more databases and database features.


Tags: Hewlett-Packard Co., PostgreSQL, Couchbase, MySQL database, database as a service, Tesora, Trove, OpenStack Icehouse, OpenStack Juno, SQL Server, Oracle Database, Rackspace, open source, NoSQL, MongoDB, databases, Redis, Apache Cassandra

Mirantis OpenStack 5.1 Re-Fuels Cloud Server

Incremental update includes new access control security and VMware NSX support for networking virtualization.


Tags: cloud computing, open source, Cloud server, OpenStack Icehouse, Mirantis, OpenStack, OpenStack Juno

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

Docker Founder Details His Plan to Secure Virtualization

VIDEO: Solomon Hykes explains what's coming next in the open-source Docker container virtualization project.


Tags: Docker Containers, virtualization, open source

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

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

Fear Not Working with FreeRADIUS

Running into problems when installing, using or troubleshooting FreeRADIUS? We have some helpful configuration and usage tips to relieve your FreeRADIUS-related stress.


Tags: servers, server tutorial, Radius, troubleshooting, open source, FreeRADIUS

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

Open Source Apache and Nginx Web Servers Get More Secure

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.9 and Nginx 1.5.12 debut with patches for security vulnerabilities.


Tags: Apache, security patch, web server, Nginx, web servers, server software, open source

Samsung Joins IBM's OpenPower Foundation

The group aims to extend the reach of IBM's Power architecture by licensing the chip design to companies for servers and storage systems.


Tags: IBM, processors, OpenPOWER Consortium, bid data analytics, IBM Power Systems, servers, x86, Samsung, HPC, SoC, enterprise networking, open source, data storage, Intel, ARM processors

Open Source FreeBSD 10 Takes on Virtualization

byhve debuts as the new FreeBSD virtualization hypervisor in the first major update for the server OS since early 2012.


Tags: server operating system, Unix, server virtualization, virtualization, server os, open source, FreeBSD

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

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, Novell, SUSE, Microsoft, Attachmate, open source, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Dell to Demo 64-Bit ARM-Based 'Copper' Server

The system maker will show off the server during ARM's TechCon event, where much of the attention will be ARM technology in the data center.


Tags: servers, SoC, open source, cloud computing, HP, Dell, ARM processors, microservers, Fedora

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, Cloud, Red Hat

How Xen Virtualization Got Its Zen Back: LinuxCon

The open-source Xen virtualization hypervisor has undergone a transformation in recent years, revitalizing its community and generating new interest. How did it do it?


Tags: Citrix, hypervisor, Xen, Linux Foundation, virtualization, open source, Linux, Amazon Web Services, LinuxCon

New Nginx Plus Web Server Navigates Commercial Waters

Nginx is setting its sights on enterprises with a new all-in-one bundle of its popular open source web server that delivers commercial-grade features.


Tags: web servers, Nginx, open source, web server, Enterprise

VMware's Love-Hate Relationship With OpenStack

VMware is one of the leading enterprise virtualization technology vendors, but where does it stand in relation to the open-source OpenStack cloud?


Tags: open source, Cloud, virtualization, VMware, OpenStack

Open Source Xen 4.3 Advances Server Virtualization Security

Milestone marks the first release as a Linux Foundation Collaboration project, with new ARM and SDN capabilities.


Tags: server virtualization, Xen, hypervisor, virtualization, Xen Hypervisor, Xen 4.3, open source

Citrix Takes XenServer Open Source

XenServer 6.2 gets a new licensing model as Citrix tries to gain share.


Tags: open source, Xen Hypervisor, Citrix XenServer, XenServers, XenServer, server virtualization, Citrix, Cloud, virtualization

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

The Secret to OpenStack's Cloud Success? Gravity

The Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation explains what it takes to build a platform ecosystem.


Tags: OpenStack Summit, open source, OpenStack Foundation, OpenStack, cloud computing, Cloud

Dell Partners with SUSE Linux for OpenStack

The new Dell SUSE Cloud Solution, Powered by OpenStack takes aim at private clouds.


Tags: Cloud, cloud computing, open source, Dell PowerEdge, OpenStack, PowerEdge, SUSE Linux, SUSE, Dell

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, Cloud, open source, Red Hat, OpenStack, cloud computing

OpenStack Grizzly Cloud Poised for Enterprise Release

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


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

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

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

IBM Opens Up to OpenStack for Enterprise Cloud Foundation

Big Blue tabs the open source cloud platform as the base for all of its cloud computing offerings.


Tags: open source, Big Blue, OpenStack, IBM, Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack Foundation

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

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

Piston Cloud Raises $12.5 Million for OpenStack Cloud Tech

Open source OpenStack cloud vendor gets a little help from Cisco in a new round of funding.


Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cisco, Piston, hybrid cloud, OpenStack, VMware

Nebula Aims to Deliver OpenStack Cloud Control

The CEO of the cloud computing startup explains why his company's approach will make it easier to get started with OpenStack and why contributing to open source is important.


Tags: open source, Cloud, Nebula, OpenStack, cloud control platform, IaaS

Dreamhost Looking to Contribute Back to Linux

Dreamhost's CEO elaborates on the evolving role of Linux use at his hosting company.


Tags: Ubuntu, servers, server, Linux, Ubuntu Server, open source

Dell Pushes ARM Servers to Open Source Apache Project

Dell helps out the Apache Software Foundation with the donation of a new Calxeda ARM-powered server.


Tags: Dell, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Software Foundation, ARM, Calxeda, Apache, open source

What's on the Horizon for the OpenStack Grizzly Cloud?

As the open source cloud project continues to grow,  new projects could land in the next release.


Tags: open source, OpenStack, OpenStack Grizzly, OpenStack Summit, Grizzly, Folsom

Ubuntu 12.10 Linux Delivers OpenStack Folsom Cloud

The latest Linux release adds a variety of new cloud-focused server tools.


Tags: Cloud, OpenStack, Ubuntu, Ubuntu LTS, Ubuntu Server, open source, Linux

VMware vSphere Embraces OpenStack

VMware CTO Steve Herrod tells OpenStack that he want to join the party.


Tags: OpenStack Summit, Cloud, OpenStack, open source, cloud computing, VMware vSphere, VMware

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

Ubuntu Helps Accelerate OpenStack Deployments

Mark Shuttleworth details what it takes to deliver OpenStack in production, in 3 minutes or less.


Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu, open source, Cloud, Mark Shuttleworth

Cisco Debuts Its Own OpenStack Distribution

The networking hardware giant releases a key open source cloud distribution.


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

Can OpenStack Overcome Its Cloudy Climate?

Will political in-fighting and dissent over open and closed cloud platform alternatives prevent cloud providers from helping make the cloud enterprise a reality?


Tags: open source, Cloud, OpenStack, VMware, Cloud Providers

OpenStack Foundation Aiming to Advance the Open Cloud

The incoming Executive Director of the group responsible for overseeing OpenStack's development provides insight into the foundation's official launch and the challenges that lie ahead.


Tags: open source, Cloud, OpenStack Foundation, OpenStack, hybrid cloud

Facebook's Open Compute Plans to Remake Servers

The social networking site’s lead systems engineer details his company's approach and plans for changing server infrastructure.


Tags: open source, Open Compute, servers, Facebook

Apache Deltacloud Hits Open Source Cloud Server Milestone

Different cloud server technologies all come together and get abstracted in Deltacloud 1.0.


Tags: open source, Cloud, Apache, Apache Deltacloud, Red Hat, deltacloud, Cloud server

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