The government- and Sophos-sponsored challenge is designed to drum up interest in learning Linux security skills, which are needed for protecting web infrastructure and, in turn, companies
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Has Microsoft already begun making changes to Skype's P2P infrastructure? According to one report, Microsoft has begun moving in some Microsoft-hosted Linux boxes.
Fedora, always a leading cutting edge Linux distribution, has a new release with major improvements in cloud-support, virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure.
Red Hat Linux, Suse Linux, Apache and MySQL have all gained a toehold in government IT infrastructure, but proprietary products still hold sway in most departments, according to new data
OpenStack is to cloud computing as Linux is to the client operating system, and it will enjoy a similar level of success, according to Rackspace's chief strategy officer Lew Moorman.Moorman told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that OpenStack, or an equivalent open-source infrastructure system like it, will be picked up to drive cloud services as it eliminates the software cost of running a basic cloud service.
The open-source software company beat expectations as it benefited from firms upgrading their IT infrastructure
After years of steering away from the Linux desktop, in 2012, Red Hat will fully support a virtual desktop infrastructure.
Singapore hacker community, HackerspaceSG, wants to change negative stereotype of hackers to one that embodies innovation and creativity.
A core trading platform at the London Stock Exchange was knocked offline for two hours on Tuesday in potentially 'suspicious circumstances', according to an LSEG spokesman
The cloud isn't just about commercial software and enterprise systems. The open-source world has its services too. Linode has been offering virtual Linux servers for years. Now the OpenStack project provides open source, open standards software for building reliable cloud infrastructure.
Oracle's patent infingement case against Android Linux made all the big headlines last week yet the company also stepped up its attack on VMware with the release of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.2.
Backing from big-name vendors does not necessarily make open source projects less risky to implement, and companies should be prepared to manage with inhouse support.
Workers and students alike eyeing open source skillsets to make themselves more attractive to employers. But, education effort needs coherence, says analyst.
With more companies moving to open source and demanding such expertise, one Singapore polytechnic steps up to include Linux training in its curriculum.
A "Perfect Storm": The Linux-based Android OS, and tight integration with Google's web services, running on BlackBerry hardware and connected to RIM's corporate messaging/calendar syncing infrastructure would be an unstoppable mobile enterprise device platform that not even Apple's iPhone, Windows Mobile or Palm webOS could dare to challenge. But could the marriage ever be consummated?
Frugal Friday: Conficker Strikes, Infrastructure Terrorism, Sun Microsystems, Debian BSD, Sourceforge
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk about Conficker.C waking up, Infrastructure Terrorism, Sun Microsystems, Linux Magazine, Debian's new BSD kernel port, and interview Ross Turk, Community Director for SourceForge.
With IBM and Red Hat as partners, Republic Polytechnic aims to arm country's IT professionals with expertise to manage Linux in a mainframe environment.
Another reason to love Linux: SiCortex offers high-performance computing in an astonishingly energy-efficient format
If you're looking to supplement your trading floor applications, business analytics infrastructure or Internet site capacity, SiCortex has a proposition for you: a 72-processor high-performance Linux platform with CPUs that use just 0.6 watts of electricity each.
Forthcoming updates to VirtualCenter Server and Infrastructure Client will give Linux and iPhone a role in managing virtual machines
This will be my first in a series (an "X = X +1" sort of series) where I'll be looking at virtualization. However, rather than look at the kind of virtualization where you install and OS like Windows, Mac OS or Linux and then install an application that allows you to create virtual machines, I'm going to be looking at virtualization at a much lower level using VMware's ESX 3.5 and Infrastructure applications. I'm going to start off by looking at VMware ESX and taking you through the install process.
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