Security is a big concern for users of container technologies, but Ubuntu, with Docker and LXC, thinks it has a solution.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
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The IT revolution is here and OpenStack cloud leadership believes it's being driven by the cloud, the bring-your-own-device movement, and open-source software.
Today, you know Canonical best for its Ubuntu Linux distribution. Tomorrow you may know it best for its OpenStack cloud distribution.
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Microsoft joins a push towards ARM servers that have been building up for years.
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Canonical's latest Linux, Ubuntu 14.10, saves the biggest improvements for its cloud and server versions.