Analytics and clever algorithms helped IBM determine exactly how many servers it needs to run the Masters' website -- including at peak moments of the tournament.
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Linux Australia is calling on registered attendees of its national annual conferences for the past three years and two of its PyCon Australia conferences to change their passwords after the discovery of a server breach.
Google Chrome, Oracle Solaris and Gentoo Linux all beat Microsoft's Internet Explorer in having the most vulnerabilities last year, according to Secunia, while IBM software took 40 percent of the Top 20 places.
What's unclear is how far beyond SoftLayer IBM's OpenPOWER bare metal servers can go. Enterprises and other cloud providers will need to adopt OpenPOWER at scale to tip the data center balance.
Microsoft loves Linux, is adopting Docker for its servers, and just bought Revolution Analytics, the biggest open-source R statistical language company. This is not your dad's Microsoft.
System monitoring can be expensive and difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Pulseway changes the enterprise monitoring and management game with its mobile management solution. Now you can receive alerts and manage your systems from anywhere on any device. Monitor and manage all of your Windows, Linux, and Mac servers and workstations with a simple app on your mobile device.
Back in September, IBM and SUSE announced a partnership making SUSE Enterprise Linux available on IBM's Power8 based systems. Now it's Red Hat's turn. Is it time to consider a new platform?
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In the modern, global landscape, it is almost certain that users will need to access mission-critical business applications at any time of day, from any time zone. Is your datacenter ready?
Microsoft joins a push towards ARM servers that have been building up for years.
Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
HP aggressively went after IBM's x86 customers ahead of the Lenovo acquisition and had some success. Lenovo execs say it's now time to fight back and become the No. 1 server vendor. On Oct. 1, Lenovo will be No. 3.
Lenovo believes the company still has a place in the PC market, and says the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will play a role in helping it grow in that space.
The Unix/Linux Bash security hole can be deadly to your servers. Here's what you need to worry about, how to see if you can be attacked, and what to do if your shields are down.
The popular Linux and Unix shell has a serious security problem that means real trouble for many web servers. Fortunately, a patch -- as source code -- is available.
IBM's M5 portfolio revolves around rack and tower, blade, dense and integrated systems.
Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has certified plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
IBM rolls out Power Systems Linux support and training across its customer-facing technology centers.
IBM drives down the time to spin up its SoftLayer bare metal servers to under 30 minutes and makes servers available to rent on an hourly, rather than monthly, basis.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States approved the $2.3 billion sale of IBM's x86 server business to Chinese PC maker Lenovo.
The software support needed to make 64-bit ARM-based servers feasible for business gets a boost from the recently released Linux kernel.
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