Linux has long been both the cloud and the datacenter's favorite operating system, but it wasn't until CoreOS came along that anyone designed a Linux just for the cloud and datacenter.
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.
From CDC's 40MHz "supercomputer" to 2014's Tianhe-2's 33.86 PetaFlops per second, supercomputers are continuing to push computing to its ultimate limits.
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Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin talks to Wall Street about tomorrow's technology and what role open source will play.
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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4 brings updated KVM virtualization to RHEL 7 and OpenStack.
Linux and open source have long played a major role in cars' electronics, but now Tesla is taking open-source automobiles to a whole new level — by setting free its electric car patents.