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Hands-on comparison of Debian GUN/Linux and three first- and second-generation derivatives.
Yes, GnuTLS has major security holes. So what? Almost no one uses it in ways where it could be vulnerable to fraud.
In a surprising move, Red Hat will enable users to run .NET applications and SQL Server on its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service cloud.
Even though it may be the wrong tool for the job, the years of development behind the relational database ensure its popularity — for the moment, says MongoDB's Max Schireson.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was to be the first converged desktop/tablet/smartphone release. However, it's shaping up to be more of a typical Long Term Support release, with the emphasis on solid and stable, rather than radical changes.
When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus.
The City of Munich, famous for dropping Windows for a Linux OS, has chosen open-source software to handle mail and calendar for its staff.
Along with better search and management tools, the next version of the Cassandra-based DataStax Enterprise big-data platform offers in-memory computing.
It's been a long time coming, but it is finally - almost - here.
Intel signs Australian Hadoop partner as increasing demand for better, faster analytics whets appetite for ever more "grunty and powerful" CPUs.
IBM thinks that opening its middleware stack to the cloud in BlueMix will prove to be winning bet.
The Cloud Foundry Foundation will be backed by ActiveState, CenturyLink, EMC, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Rackspace, SAP and VMware.
More trial and error attempts to set up multi-boot on my new laptop. Here's what I've learned to date.
While the technology to run big-data projects may be opening up to more firms, progress has been hampered by a lack of skills and a corporate preference for gut instinct.
Want a tech job? Then polish up your Linux skills and you will be handsomely rewarded.