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3 hrs ago | Data Storage Today
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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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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In today's Linux news, Paul McNamara is reporting that a band has released " its debut album as a Linux kernel module."
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.
IBM unveiled new Power Systems servers Wednesday, leveraging POWER8 technology for a new era of big data and open innovation.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Customers often ask how they can inject a script or other metadata into a Microsoft Azure virtual machine at provision time.
April 22, 2014 Threehosts.com compares the top Linux Operating Systems, including Fedora, Debian and openSUSE.
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