Microsoft is delivering a preview its HDInsight big-data service on Azure available to Linux users, and is making its machine-learning service generally available.
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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.
The virtualisation specialist is to make its vCloud Air platform available from a datacentre in Germany, introduce new database and object storage services, and roll out the ability to pay per minute for infrastructure.
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.
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.
Virtualisation specialist VMware on how it plans to become one of the biggest providers of cloud services in the world by making it easier for businesses to extend datacentres into the cloud.
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.
Service Pack 3 is available for Suse Linux Enterprise Server - introducing support for new Intel, AMD and IBM hardware and increasing its virtualisation features.
Better integration with cloud services and simpler virtualisation are some of the new features in the next release of its Microsoft Server 2012 Essentials, the version of Windows Server targeted at small businesses.
TurnKey Linux, the ready-to-run Linux cloud server app company, is now offering 64-bit server apps on Amazon Web Services.
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.
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.
Dell has acquired Gale Technologies, a software company that specialises in cloud management, and has set up a new Enterprise Systems and Solutions group as it continues to push into enterprise IT services.
A Sydney company will use a Kickstarter program to launch a programmable light running a LAMP stack.
The ambitious launch sees Rackspace bet that the future lies with an open-source cloud system, though the technology is unproven
Microsoft's latest patent licensing deal isn't like its recent Android/Chrome OS arrangements. It is with a service provider running Linux boxes in its own datacenters.
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