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May 14, 2013  8:53 AM

A shot in the arm for enterprise Linux

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Fusion-io, Linux, Security, Storage

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May 13, 2013  9:05 AM

International Space Station adopts Debian Linux, drops Windows & Red Hat into airlock

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

It's nothing to do with Windows 8 and the lack of a 'Start' button (or orb) at all. But reports from the Linux Foundation...


April 16, 2013  10:15 AM

Red Hat opens RDO OpenStack community

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
OpenStack, RDO, Red Hat

The Red Hat OpenStack "offering" has moved into what the company now labels as its Early Adopter Programme. In line with this advancement we also learn of the availability of RDO, a community-supported distribution of OpenStack that runs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora and their...


April 3, 2013  1:21 PM

South Korean malware hides Linux-wiper inside Windows

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
korea, Linux, malware

As tensions rise across the length of the Korean peninsula, the spectre of Linux focused malware vulnerabilities in South Korean has thrown an increasingly eerie shadow over events currently unfolding. Recent cyber attacks against South Korean banks and local broadcasting organisations have led...


March 28, 2013  6:23 PM

Greenfield Linux growth is fertile growth area

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux

The nonprofit Linux Foundation has this week released its 2013 Enterprise End User Report entitled "Linux Adoption: Third Annual Survey of World's Largest Enterprise Linux Users." 2013 Enterprise Linux Trends Infographic.png


March 27, 2013  11:38 AM

Hispalinux: Windows 8 “obstruction mechanism” blocks Linux

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Spain, Windows 8

Spanish open source group Hispalinux has filed a complaint in front of the European Commission with regard to Microsoft Corporation's positioning of Windows 8 and its wider openness. The 8000 member developer group has constructed and filed an anti-trust...


March 25, 2013  8:27 AM

China develops Ubuntu Kylin麒麟 open source OS

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, Open source, Ubuntu

China has embarked upon a five-year plan to encourage the use of open source operating systems and software. To facilitate this initiative, China is working to build a home-grown Chinese developed version of Canonical's Ubuntu to be labeled Ubuntu Kylin. NOTE: Unconfirmed reports...


March 1, 2013  9:57 AM

Embedded industrial Linux drives Mars Rover

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Intel, Linux

The proximity of Linux to server-side back-office heavyweight environments has been a characteristic of open source operating system environments since their early beginnings. It should be of no major surprise then to see that our embedded industrial computing world is embracing open computing...


February 1, 2013  12:56 PM

Software innovation will blast monolithic hardware

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Hardware, Open source, OpenSource, Red Hat, Storage

The forward "predictions for 2013" pre-Christmas honeymoon is now thankfully over. Time enough then... for a serious look at software futures. The so called "explosive amount of structured and unstructured data" is, as we know, having a profound impact upon cloud, middleware, storage and...


January 11, 2013  1:50 PM

A minor Enterprise Linux symphony

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Enterprise, Linux, Red Hat, RHEL

Red Hat has released an unashamedly labelled 'minor' release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This 5.9 version features better hardware enablement, security and certification improvements, improved developer tools and refined virtualisation technologies. The firm positions these so-called minor...


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