Figures from the Linux Foundation suggest skills shortages across disciplines and throughout Europe.
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Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure are likely to be the three lead dogs in cloud infrastructure services. Why? Economics, scale, and skills.
Want a good-paying Linux job, but don't have the skills? The Linux Foundation is setting up a new program of online classes for you.
Want a tech job? Then polish up your Linux skills and you will be handsomely rewarded.
Infrastructure as a Service is the fundamental basis of all cloud services. Here we look at how to get started with IaaS, what skills you'll need in-house and which applications will (and won't) thrive in the cloud.
Data center managers are now looking for IT staff who possess different skills such as Linux, security and app development, as the landscape evolves with the introduction of virtualization.
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
Labor MP Ed Husic has said that, if technology companies want the government to invest in infrastructure like the National Broadband Network (NBN) and take steps to alleviate skills shortages, they need to pay their fair share of tax.
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.
What skills will the Infrastructure & Operations Professional need in five years? John Rakowski provides some perspective from a recent study conducted with Forrester's Infrastructure & Operations Council.
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.
After years of steering away from the Linux desktop, in 2012, Red Hat will fully support a virtual desktop infrastructure.
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.
Alan Wan from Dell illustrates how small and medium businesses can build a high availability IT infrastructure without requiring heavy investments on skills and resources.
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.
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.
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