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RancherOS: A tiny Linux for Docker lovers

Like the various Linux server and desktop distributions, the container-oriented Linux distributions mix and match various projects and components to construct a complete container infrastructure. These distros generally combine a minimal OS kernel, an orchestration framework, and an ecosystem of … Continue reading

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Docker Enterprise now runs Windows and Linux in one cluster

With the newest Docker Enterprise Edition, you can now have Docker clusters composed of nodes running different operating systems. Three of the key OSes supported by Docker—Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z—can run applications side by side in the same … Continue reading

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

Like FreeBSD Jails and Solaris Zones, Linux containers are self-contained execution environments—with their own, isolated CPU, memory, block I/O, and network resources—that share the kernel of the host operating system. The result is something that feels like a virtual machine, … Continue reading

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3 little things in Linux 4.10 that will make a big difference

Linux never sleeps. Linus Torvalds is already hard at work pulling together changes for the next version of the kernel (4.11). But with Linux 4.10 now out, three groups of changes are worth paying close attention to because they improve performance … Continue reading

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Azure Service Fabric enters public beta for Linux workloads

Developers who want help running Linux- and Java-based microservice applications will have a new Microsoft service to take for a spin.  Microsoft announced Tuesday that it’s launching the public beta of Service Fabric support for running applications on the popular … Continue reading

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PowerShell for Linux makes it easier to mix clients, servers and clouds

Microsoft’s key, .NET-based scripting and management framework is now open source and available for Linux (initially Ubuntu, RedHat and CentOS) and Mac OS, and both cloud and traditional infrastructure companies are stepping up to support it. Open source, Linux and … Continue reading

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Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud. The cloud service was announced in March but has finally gone live. It’s mainly targeted at developers … Continue reading

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Ballmer: Linux No Longer A Cancer

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who infamously once declared Linux a “cancer,” has now had a change of heart and applauded the company’s latest moves to embrace the open source platform. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Microsoft finally ties the knot with Red Hat for Linux on Azure

In a move many consider long overdue, Microsoft and Red Hat on Wednesday announced a new partnership through which Microsoft will offer Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the preferred choice for enterprise Linux workloads on Azure. Azure will become a … Continue reading

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Red Hat Satellite 6.1 Plays Well With Linux Containers

Red Hat’s Satellite systems management product adds Linux containers, virtual machines, and RHEL servers to its target systems. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Linux Continues to Grow in Cloud Computing and Implementation of Enterprise

Linux Continues to Grow in Cloud Computing and Implementation of Enterprise … Linux Foundation 300×148 Linux Continues to Grow in Cloud Computing and Implementation of Enterprise Applications The operating system of most famous open source is gaining ground in business … Continue reading

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Oracle Linux is coming to Ubuntu's OpenStack cloud

Oracle Linux is coming to Ubuntu's OpenStack cloud After all, Canonical, despite being best known for desktop Ubuntu, has quietly become an OpenStack cloud power. For example, Ubuntu is the most popular Linux running on OpenStack. Canonical also recently helped … Continue reading

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