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Microsoft has confirmed Azure Services are pretty much immune to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, except for customers running Linux images in its cloud. Google, Amazon, Rackspace, Joyant, and others have clarified which of their services are affected, and which are in the clear.
If you're a government worker and have been wanting to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux securely on your Amazon cloud, it's your lucky day. The popular open-source operating system is finally available on Amazon Web Services.
Several stories recently have spread misinformation about how Google licenses Android and its services. Here's the real story on how Android licensing works with open source and Linux.
The company's "One Hybrid Cloud" software allows enterprises to run Linux and Windows apps without modification in the Amazon Web Services cloud. Groovy.
TurnKey Linux, the ready-to-run Linux cloud server app company, is now offering 64-bit server apps on Amazon Web Services.
"HDE Controller" is a Web-based system configuration tool for Linux, developed and sold by HDE since 1999. Once installed on a Linux...
Microsoft is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.
Xen, Citrix's popular open-source hypervisor, is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project with the backing of such major technology powers such as Amazon Web Services, Google, and Intel.
SSX Free v2.0.1 allows individuals and corporations to extend their Secure Trade Link account services to their Linux based servers....
Red Hat recently acquired ManageIQ, an enterprise cloud management company, and now the Raleigh, North Carolina-based company is integrating its administrative services with its Linux-based cloud systems.
Linux and Windows usually go-together like cats and dogs, but now four of the major Linux distributions - CentOS, openSUSE, SUSE Linux, and Ubuntu - are available on Microsoft's Azure cloud services.
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.
Amazon Web Services has announced that Suse Linux Enterprise Server can be run on cluster compute and cluster GPU virtual machines in its elastic compute cloud.Suse Linux Enterprise Server became available for Amazon Web Services' (AWS) cluster instances on Wednesday, AWS announced.
Xserve administrators are now looking to Apple for systems management and services for their Mac clients, but Windows and Linux to handle file and web services.
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.
Mozilla Weave, Identica and Tomboy Online are among the handful of open source web services on the market -- but many more are needed.Stormy Peters, executive director of the GNOME Foundation, said the open source community has fallen behind Google and other proprietary web services developers and must write more Affero GPL-based web services, integrate them better with the Linux desktop and offer hosting services for open source web services such as Gobby.
When you tell a user decision maker that thing X will work better for some job than thing Y, are you an educator or an advocate? Think you know? try it with specifics: "Linux is better than Windows for web services." Education or advocacy? that is indeed the question - and it's not just words words words - this kind of thing has real consequences, for your company, for your career - and for the technology you prefer.
I haven't had much opportunity recently to play with LTSP within any of the major distributions. Ubuntu is my desktop OS of choice everywhere except on my Mac, but the Linux Terminal Server Project, though powerful when I last used it in an Edubuntu test server early last year, was still not quite as mature as Microsoft Terminal Services or Citrix.
Canonical has launched three-tiered support services for individual and small-business users of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution.
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?
The upcoming version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution will have a new look, along with functionality to let users deploy their own clouds and cloud-based services
Jaunty Jackalope hasn't been released yet, but Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth says the following Ubuntu Linux distribution, Karmic Koala, will have a new look, along with functionality to let users deploy their own clouds and cloud-based services.
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