open source Tag Index

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

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

Oracle Puts OpenStack into Docker Containers

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

Tags: open source, Oracle, OpenStack, containers, Oracle Linux, docker, OpenStack Cloud, containerization, Oracle 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: open source, Cloud, OpenStack, cloud applications, cloud apps, Mirantis, Murano, OpenStack Murano, Mirantis OpenStack 7

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

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

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

NGINX Plus R7 Brings HTTP2 Support to Servers

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

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

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

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, Linux, Intel, OpenStack, Open Source Projects, Linux servers, server video

IBM Acquires Managed OpenStack Vendor BlueBox

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

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, IBM, OpenStack, Big Blue, blue box, Blue Box 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, Linux, VMware, container virtualization, Docker Inc., Docker Engine

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, OpenStack, Bare Metal, Keystone, Ironic, Kilo, cloud computing platform, cloud federation

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

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: open source, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, VMware, Goldman Sachs, application virtualization, containers, virtual machines, Docker 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: open source, Cloud, Red Hat, OpenStack, OpenShift, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, earnings report

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

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

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

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

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

Mirantis OpenStack 6.0 Accelerates Fuel Plugin Deployment

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

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

Docker Updates for Three Security Vulnerabilities

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

Tags: open source, security vulnerabilities, virtualization, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, docker, container virtualization, 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: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, HP, ROI, OpenStack, Piston, HP Cloud, Piston Cloud

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

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

Mirantis OpenStack 5.1 Re-Fuels Cloud Server

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

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud server, OpenStack, Mirantis, OpenStack Icehouse, 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: open source, Linux, Fedora, Linux server, Linux Distributions, Linux Distro, Fedora Project

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: open source, virtualization, Docker Containers

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, server os, Red Hat Server, RHEL 7, server operating system, CentOS 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: open source, Cloud, Red Hat, OpenStack

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: open source, Linux, Amazon Web Services, virtualization, Citrix, hypervisor, Xen, Linux Foundation, 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: open source, Enterprise, web server, web servers, Nginx

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

Citrix Takes XenServer Open Source

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

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

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, Cloud, Red Hat, OpenStack, OpenStack Grizzly

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

Dell Partners with SUSE Linux for OpenStack

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

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

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

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, Cloud, Red Hat, OpenStack, OpenStack Grizzly

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

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

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, cloud computing, Cloud, IBM, OpenStack, Big Blue, OpenStack Foundation

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 Updates OpenShift PaaS

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

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

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, VMware, hybrid cloud, OpenStack, Piston

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, IaaS, OpenStack, cloud control platform, Nebula

Dreamhost Looking to Contribute Back to Linux

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

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

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

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, Folsom, OpenStack Summit, Grizzly, OpenStack Grizzly

Ubuntu 12.10 Linux Delivers OpenStack Folsom Cloud

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

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

VMware vSphere Embraces OpenStack

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

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

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

Ubuntu Helps Accelerate OpenStack Deployments

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

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

Cisco Debuts Its Own OpenStack Distribution

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

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, Cisco, OpenStack

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, PaaS, IaaS, OpenStack, cloud platform

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, Cloud Providers, VMware, OpenStack

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, hybrid cloud, OpenStack, OpenStack Foundation

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, Facebook, servers, Open Compute

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, Cloud server, Red Hat, deltacloud, Apache Deltacloud

Rackspace Finally Goes Public with OpenStack Cloud Servers

After more than two years of promoting the open source OpenStack project, Rackspace is finally ready to deliver it for its own cloud customers.

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, Rackspace, OpenStack

Open Source OpenStack Moving Forward as Folsom Nears

Is it officially the summer of OpenStack?  Work on governance as well as technology continues to accelerate.

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

Red Hat Puts a Price on Open Source OpenShift PaaS

After months of free for all access, Red Hat starts the process of making money from its PaaS platform.

Tags: open source, Cloud, Red Hat, PaaS, OpenShift

SUSE Linux Building Commercial Open Source OpenStack Offering

The new OpenStack private cloud will take full advantage of SUSE Studio and cloud management capabilities.

Tags: open source, cloud management, private cloud, SUSE Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, OpenStack

NASA Ditching Open Source OpenStack? Not So Fast

While Amazon boasts that NASA is saving $1M by moving to AWS, the truth is a bit more complex.

Tags: open source, AWS, Amazon Web Services, Amazon, Cloud, servers, NASA, OpenStack, Piston

Puppet Partners with EMC on Open Source Razor

New provisioning tool takes aim at bare metal server deployments.


Tags: open source, server, EMC, Servers & Services, Puppet, Puppet Labs, Bare Metal Provisioning, Bare Metal, Razor

New Version of NGINX Open Source Web Server Available

Highlights of NGINX version 1.2.0 include flexible configuration options for proxy redirects, improved load balancing and extended DNS resolver configuration.

Tags: open source, server, web server, Nginx

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