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June 16, 2014  7:31 AM

Red Hat 7, the opposite of Microsoft & OpenStack

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Microsoft, Red Hat

Red Hat has deliberately slowed the pace of its flagship OS release schedule in a bid to lower operational costs and stop "driving IT guys crazy" with the need to update deployments. RedHat2.jpg

March 14, 2014  8:13 PM

March of the penguins: how we migrate from UNIX to Linux

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Open source

This is a guest post for Computer Weekly Open Source Insider by Adam Leventhal, CTO at Delphix, a company that helps virtualise database infrastructures to accelerate application rollouts and development. The IT industry is in the midst of a mass platform migration.


March 3, 2014  3:00 PM

Undo better than GNU, who knew?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Debugging, GNU, Linux

A Linux debugging tool more efficient than GNU debugger (GDB), really? Bucking time honoured marketing best practice stating that a firm shalt not use an OVERT NEGATIVE in an advertising headline, promotional campaign or (saints preserve us) the actual name of the company, it appears Undo Software...


February 14, 2014  3:14 PM

Barbie runs Linux

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux

a barbie.jpg The latest iteration of the Barbe doll merchandise range sees everybody's favourite blonde girl step...


February 13, 2014  1:54 PM

Horton sees Red and goes killer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
hortonworks, Red Hat

Apache Hadoop "leading contributor" Hortonworks recently snuggled up closer with Red Hat to produce what the firms like to call a "joint go-to-market initiative" featuring collaborative customer support and platform plug ins. HDP2.0Stack.png


February 4, 2014  9:24 AM

SUSE kGraft patches Linux in live run time

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
kernel, Linux, patch, patching, Security, SUSE

The open source world this week hears that SUSE has developed a new technology known as kGraft for live run-time patching of the Linux kernel. What is live run-time patching? Suse_logo_w-tag_color.png


January 8, 2014  9:03 AM

Red Hat embraces adjacent ecosystem CentOS

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Red Hat, RedMonk

Red Hat and the CentOS Project are joining forces to build a new CentOS. The CentOS (Community ENTerprise Operating System) Linux distribution is a stable and "reproduceable" platform derived from the sources of (and functionally compatible with) Red Hat Enterprise Linux...


January 6, 2014  1:32 PM

Fedora 20: what is a first-class cloud image?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Fedora, Red Hat

The Red Hat sponsored Fedora open source Linux-based operating system has reached version 20, code-named "Heisenbug". According to (please excuse, but this was most direct source) Wikipedia -- Heisenbug is a computer programming jargon term for a software bug that seems to disappear or alter its...


December 20, 2013  9:14 AM

openSUSE asks: What Does The Chameleon Say?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Open source, SUSE

Well it is the Friday before Christmas right? It would be a shame to end Computer Weekly Open Source Insider's open source reporting this year without something upbeat. The closing video played at a recent openSUSE conference features open programming enthusiasts Scott Dastrup and Jordan Dastrup...


December 19, 2013  3:24 PM

Finally, the business-driven cloud arrives

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Open source, Red Hat

Open technologies in the cloud arena will align in 2014 and create what will become known in the de facto lingua franca of IT-speak as the Business-Driven Cloud (BDC). The business-driven cloud (let's drop the CAPS) will come about due to the integration of "business rules" and cloud management...


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