Microsoft joins a push towards ARM servers that have been building up for years.
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Canonical, best known as the company behind Ubuntu Linux, is entering the private cloud hosting business with an OpenStack-based option for your data center or hosting provider.
Kaspersky Lab has described a bot written entirely in Java which can run on Windows, Mac or Linux. Even the infection method is cross-platform.
Security experts using Kali Linux may soon have a last resort to destroy their encrypted data by typing in a special passphrase that will wipe the keys.
IBM is renovating its Power computers by investing a billion dollars into making it a full-fledged Linux line for Big Data, cloud, data analytics, and the datacenter.
Who knew that SUSE Linux is so big into big data? Apparently a lot of big companies know but the secret for the rest of us is out.
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.
Linux leader Red Hat has shipped another minor update to its 6 enterprise line to better equip its distribution for massive scale out, big data environments. Along the same lines, the company also announced this week it will contribute its Red Hat Storage Hadoop plug-in to the Apache Hadoop project
The world's largest social network suffered a "sophisticated attack" last month, apparently caused by a Java zero-day exploit that has since been fixed, but there is "no evidence" that user data was compromised.
If you want really fast Linux drive I/O for your data-center servers, Intel has a new program for you.
Oracle has launched the first developer preview of Java Standard Edition 8 for ARM, which includes tools for building JavaFX apps for ARM-based Linux systems such as the Raspberry Pi.
Java application performance depends upon the Java Virtual Machine being able to quickly create, use and then destroy pieces of data. Azul Systems has taken its decade of experience building Java acceleration systems and built a new JVM based upon Oracle's HotSpot technology.
Microsoft has outlined the main third-party software through which cross-platform attacks Windows, Mac, and Linux computers: old vulnerabilities in Java, Adobe Flash, Adobe PDF applications, and Microsoft Office.
Red Hat is ramping up for the next generation data center by supporting Google's Open Compute project, software-def ined networking advancements such as OpenvSwitch and OpenFlow and making steady advancements in the operating system, virtualization, storage and networking, company executives said at the summit this week.
One of the most common tasks I face is copying profile data among computers, in both Windows and Linux. And as you would expect, both operating systems handle the profile data very differently.
After a successful implementation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and an open-source thin client, oil and gas exploration company Santos is looking towards deep analysis of big data.
Ubuntu is best known as a popular desktop Linux, but it also wants to be your Linux of choice for both your data-center and your cloud.
IT funds may be short, but The Linux Foundation has found that companies are still investing in Linux for cloud computing, "Big Data," and greenfield deployments.
Red Hat thinks that big data management and Linux can go together like peanut-butter and jelly with its release of Red Hat Storage Software Appliance.
According to new data from The Linux Foundation, Linux jobs are pretty much evenly divided between administrator and developer jobs. But, you won't go wrong if you focus on Android programming work.
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