The latest news and views on all things Linux and open source by seasoned Unix and Linux user Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Business process management doesn't have to be a pain with the right platform.
No, there's not a new security hole that gives attackers complete control over Linux servers. But, if you use a poor password, yes, you can still get hacked. Imagine!
You may be moving your mission-critical applications to a serverless architecture sooner than you think.
The most recent Linux Questions poll results are in, and the the winners of this popular desktop Linux survey have been revealed, with many expected winners and at least one big Microsoft surprise.
Getting an IT job today starts with taking Linux and open-source classes.
"The reward of victory is often another set of battles."
The patches, as expected, brought Linux's performance down, but their impact has not been as bad as feared.
Skype snap widens the popular communications' program availability on Linux desktops, with easy installation and automatic updates.
The open-source and free LibreOffice is looking better than ever.
Kubernetes continues to show its dominance of cloud container management -- as Cisco adopts it for its new container orchestration platform.
Did Google score a complete victory against Android malware last year? No. Did it win? Yes.
Linus Torvalds released the next version of the Linux kernel and, while are things are better with the chip security problems Meltdown and Spectre, more work needs to be done.
Fixing the chip security holes Meltdown and Spectre will take a long, long time, but Linus Torvalds and Intel developers are slowly moving to answers for Linux.
The more secure Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 is now out in beta.