The MySQL Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter engineering teams have joined forces to create their own version of MySQL, WebScaleSQL for their monster-sized databases.
Linux and Open Source
The latest news and views on all things Linux and open source by seasoned Unix and Linux user Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
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.
Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.
Months after adopting the Red Hat Enterprise Linux clone CentOS, Red Hat is starting to unveil its CentOS plans.
Some of Linux's best and brightest kernel developers talk about the state of Linux development today.
Verizon, yes, Verizon, is moving beyond being an open-source software user and becoming a much more active member in two vital open-source organizations.
Looking ahead, the Linux Foundation sees 80 percent of all commercial software development being based on open source.
BlackBerry may be in a world of hurt, but for now it still has one loyal and very famous customer: President Obama.
Red Hat's new beta Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 brings the latest and greatest enterprise software to Red Hat Enterprise Linux developers.
Linux is as secure as ever. The real security hole lies with some of Linux's administrators and users.
At Google's Pwnium hacking competition, two new security exploits in Chrome OS were demonstrated, while at Pwn2Own a Chrome Web browser problem was found that also impacted Chrome OS. All three problems have now been patched.
Lots of operating systems run on the OpenStack cloud, but Ubuntu Linux is most users' favorite.