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Container Tech Added to Red Hat App Kit

Container Tech Added to Red Hat App Kit

The third installment of a batch of open source software from Red Hat includes development tools, dynamic ...

Hadoop Finds Its Place In The Enterprise

Hadoop Finds Its Place In The Enterprise

The echoes of the blitzkrieg of product announcements at the Strata + Hadoop World conference in New ...

Big Three Linuxes Refreshed Now That SLES 12 Enters The Field

Big Three Linuxes Refreshed Now That SLES 12 Enters The Field

In the early days of Linux, the software years were like dog years in that they packed ...

Latest Ubuntu Server Packaged With Hyperscale Goodies

Latest Ubuntu Server Packaged With Hyperscale Goodies

It is October, and that is how you know it is time for various Linuxes and the ...

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October 30, 2014(0)
The third installment of a batch of open source software from Red Hat includes development tools, dynamic languages, and databases along with new container technology. Red Hat stressed in releasing Software Collections 1.2 that the toolset is on a “separate lifecycle” from its better-known Red Hat Enterprise Linux server and workstation distribution. That means the software toolkit is updated ... Full article
October 29, 2014(0)
The echoes of the blitzkrieg of product announcements at the Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York are fading. Now is a good time to step back and give an assessment of the role that the Hadoop platform is playing at large enterprises and how it is evolving. Hadoop is a transplant from the hyperscale datacenter world to ...
October 27, 2014(0)
In the early days of Linux, the software years were like dog years in that they packed a lot of change and growth into a relatively small amount of time. Linux has long since matured into a modern software platform, and as such the pace of change has slowed significantly. The other reason is that enterprises like a slow, ...
October 23, 2014(1)
It is October, and that is how you know it is time for various Linuxes and the OpenStack cloud controller to get their semi-annual updates of shiny new code. In the case of Canonical’s Ubuntu Server 14.10, the core Linux operating system, its integrated OpenStack implementation, and a bunch of other features aimed at hyperscale deployments are being refreshed. ...
October 20, 2014(1)
Investors continue to pour cash into the burgeoning open source ecosystem. Mirantis, which bills itself as one of the few pure-play OpenStack software vendors, announced a whopping $100 million Series B funding round led by Insight Venture Partners. The Mountain View, California software firm claims the investment is the largest ever second round investment in an open source software ...
October 17, 2014(1)
American Express has to do a lot more than just offer credit cards and a network so merchants can accept them for payment for goods and services. While several decades ago the credit card usurped traveler’s checks and other travel-related services as the main product that defined the company over a large portion of its 160-year history, more and ...
October 15, 2014(0)
Microsoft is jumping on the Docker container bandwagon. The company is expanding its partnership with Docker, the company, to give it access to emerging application container technologies that will be delivered in a future release of Windows Server. The partners said that developers and enterprises creating Docker container applications could now use both Windows Server or Linux. Solomon Hykes, ...
October 14, 2014(0)
EMC has confirmed reports earlier this week that it is acquiring OpenStack distributor Cloudscaling as the storage leader tilts further toward the open source cloud controller as a way to expand support for it public cloud services. “To further extend our breadth of cloud platform support, including VMware and others, EMC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cloudscaling,” ...
October 14, 2014(0)
As part of a rebranding campaign that started back at VMworld a month and a half ago, server virtualization juggernaut VMware changed the brands on its various cloud management tools, a mix and match of software it had created internally or acquired in the past several years. Now, VMware has broken the pieces of those tools apart and put ...
October 7, 2014(0)
Docker, the company behind the eponymous software container technology for Linux, is fleshing out its application management platform with the acquisition of integration software developer Koality. San Francisco-based Docker did not disclose the price it paid for the company. Docker said Koality engineers and its “continuous integration” technology used to automate secure workloads would hit the ground running as ...
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