With Microsoft throwing its weight behind Docker containers, the man who started the project, Docker CTO Solomon Hykes, spells out the message behind the Windows move.
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The surge of interest among developers in Docker and containers is giving operations teams issues that startup StackEngine aims to address.
Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has certified plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
Service Pack 3 is available for Suse Linux Enterprise Server - introducing support for new Intel, AMD and IBM hardware and increasing its virtualisation features.
The militaries of various countries are using virtualisation and private clouds to cut costs on hardware testing, make it easier to maintain systems while deployed, and to make systems more adaptive to changing battlefields
Microsoft and Casio Computer have signed a patent-protection deal, resulting in Casio paying Microsoft an undisclosed amount for IP coverage for Linux-based devices.
The company exceeded analyst expectations with its fourth-quarter earnings, while it announced a cloud-computing partnership with Red Hat
RHEL 6 offers greatly enhanced scalability and is well equipped to handle future technological advances. The switch to KVM virtualisation and server subscription tweaks may not be universally popular, but existing Red Hat customers and new Linux converts should still consider it.
The latest beta release introduces new management tools for system admins, enhanced virtualisation options and general performance gains to the enterprise-focused Linux distribution
Just last week the "Here you have" virus was spreading like wildfire. In the very early hours of Friday morning, I watched a Linux mail server get slammed with bogus emails coming from a huge array of IP addresses.
Businesses that buy vSphere licences will get SLES free of charge, as Novell and VMware continue a collaboration centred on making it easier to move workloads across clouds
Open source is on the march and it's set its sights on enterprise: All you need to know about Red Hat
The free Red Hat-sponsored Linux distribution now comes with a month-old kernel and with features to bump up virtualisation performance
Novell's service pack update to SLE 11 improves integration with Hyper-V, adds KVM support and offers the latest Xen hypervisor, among other changes
More great news for Linux distributors Red Hat and Novell, which prevailed in a patent infringement case brought by IP Innovation.IP Innovation, a unit of Acacia Research and holder of multiple patent portfolios, alleged that the two Linux companies infringed three patents that protect computer GUIs that span multiple work sites and that allow users to access icons remotely, the court documents show.
The three blade servers are based on the Power7 processor introduced in February and come in four-, eight- and 16-core versions
Apple claims that HTC violates 20 patents. A win, and Apple could control much more than handsets
The company's bare-metal virtualisation product lets Windows and Linux virtual machines run directly on Apple's hardware
Amazon.com has joined a host of other companies using Linux to pay Microsoft as part of a patent cross-licensing arrangement. Not surprisingly, the wording of the February 22 announcement by Microsoft regarding its latest IP licensing deal doesn't claim Amazon or Linux infringing (or even potentially infringing) on any Microsoft patents.
The Linux firm has launched its server virtualisation hypervisor and management platform, extending its KVM-based product range