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3 hrs ago | Data Storage Today

IBM Targets Big Data with New Power8 Server Line

The new Power8 processor Power Systems servers from IBM are "the first truly disruptive advancement in high-end server technology in decades, with radical technology changes and the full support of an open server ecosystem [designed for] massive data volumes and complexity," said Tom Rosamilia, senior VP of IBM Systems and Technology.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, Cloud Computing

7 hrs ago | Free Republic

Reading Into the Red Hat CentOS Deal

Red Hat has proven many times that it can acquire and oversee open source projects without tainting them with commercial efforts or otherwise fouling them up.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Cloud Computing, Science, Computer Science

11 hrs ago | Python

openstack-doc-tools 0.12

OpenStack Doc Tools ******************* This repository contains tools used by the OpenStack Documentation project.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Programming Languages

15 hrs ago | GigaOM

Linux trailblazer Mark Shuttleworth on why it's OpenStack that matters now

On this week's Structure Show, Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth on why we have to move on from the operating system wars to get to cloud goodness.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

Wed Apr 23, 2014

OStatic

Linux Kernel Song, Think Before Switching, and RH RC Ready

In today's Linux news, Paul McNamara is reporting that a band has released " its debut album as a Linux kernel module."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

CNET News.com

Server from IBM, Google, others part of effort to best Intel in data centers

IBM hooks up with industry heavyweights including Google, Ubuntu Linux, and Nividia, to establish "open" ecosystem based on its new Power8 compute architecture to take on Intel.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Intel, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, NVidia

Data Center Knowledge

IBM Unveils New POWER8 Systems, Built for Big Data

IBM unveiled new Power Systems servers Wednesday, leveraging POWER8 technology for a new era of big data and open innovation.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, Science, Computer Science

Ars Technica

Ubuntu 14.04 review: Missing the boat on big changes

Canonical pushed out Ubuntu 14.04 last week. This release is the first Ubuntu Long Term Support release in two years and will be supported for the next five years.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software

InfoWorld

You want to replace Windows XP with Linux? Seriously?

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more IT organizations are inundated with the support issues and headaches that accompany supporting a mobile workforce.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft, Startups

Tue Apr 22, 2014

UbuntuGeek

What is new in ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) desktop

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and if you have questions related to your ubuntu system post question to our forums .

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Related Topix: Open Source Software

Linux Today

Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Docker: Container virtualization goes mainstream

A container, however, is based on a shared operating-system kernel. This, as James Bottomley, Parallels' CTO of server virtualization and a leading Linux kernel developer, explained at the Linux Collaboration Summit in March 2014, containers are much lighter and more efficient than hypervisors.

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Iol.co.za

SA woman's quest stalled by avalanche

Saray Khumalo's bid to become the first black woman to reach the world's highest peak is in the balance as her expedition is considering pulling out after a deadly avalanche.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Social Software, Open Source Software, Science / Technology

Bit-tech.net

Windows 8.2 rumoured for autumn launch

Microsoft is rumoured to be planning Windows 8.2 for an autumn launch, to be followed by Windows 9 and a new product dubbed Windows Cloud.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux

Mon Apr 21, 2014

OStatic

Ubuntu 14.04, AntiX Review, and Robolinux 7.4.2

Today's news hunt includes the news that Ubuntu 14.04 was released Friday. Also today is a review of AntiX, a lightweight SimplyMepis derivative, that I overlooked last week.

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Free Republic

50 Open Source Replacements for Windows XP

Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. That means the company is no longer patching newly discovered security vulnerabilities in the operating system, and people who continue to use it are opening themselves up to security risks.

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Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Open Source Software, Linux

MSDN Blogs

Custom Data and Cloud-Init on Microsoft Azure

Customers often ask how they can inject a script or other metadata into a Microsoft Azure virtual machine at provision time.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Fedora Vs. Debian Vs. openSUSE 2014 - Server Reviews From ThreeHosts.com

April 22, 2014 Threehosts.com compares the top Linux Operating Systems, including Fedora, Debian and openSUSE.

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Free Republic

How to Install and Try Linux the Absolutely Easiest and Safest Way

In this follow up to Replace the Retiring Windows XP with Linux we're going learn the easiest and most foolproof way to install and run Xubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS on your old Windows XP computer.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Computers, PC

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Python

BA-4chan-thread-archiver 0.6.9

This script is designed to replace the typical "Right-click Save As, Web Page Complete" action, since that does not save full-sized images or JSON.

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Neowin.net

Canonical trying to lure XP users with the release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Desktop

There are a range of improvements to the latest version of the popular distro, such as "a slicker experience, with improvements to the Unity [user interface]", Canonical stated.

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