Open Source

Linus Torvalds and others on Linux’s systemd

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Systemd has been widely adopted by Linux distributions, but many developers hate it.

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Cisco acquires Metacloud, boosting Intercloud, OpenStack efforts

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The privately-held cloud player will be snapped up for an undisclosed sum as the networking giant aims to bolster its inter-connected cloud effort, run on open-source OpenStack.

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Open source training and the Red Hat Challenge Labs

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Open source training is a powerful tool, and the skills and experiences learned can be immediately applied to numerous real-world working situations. Red Hat Challenge@Labs is a strong starting point for students, as they have the opportunity to design…

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AMD and Canonical create OpenStack in a rack

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Want to use OpenStack for your private cloud, but don’t want the headaches of setting it up? AMD and Canonical have a deal for you.

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AMD and Canonical create OpenStack in a rack

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Want to use OpenStack for your private cloud, but don’t want the headaches of setting it up? AMD and Canonical have a deal for you.

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HP and Eucalyptus and OpenStack, oh my!

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What the heck is going on with HP, an OpenStack cloud supporter, buying Eucalyptus? Here’s one theory.

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Another Italian city announces it’s ditching Microsoft Windows for open source

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The City of Udine is moving from Windows for OpenOffice – and may soon ditch Microsoft at an operating system level too.

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HP-Eucalyptus: Buying an edge in a busy, complex market

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In its move to acquire the AWS-compatible cloud stack provider, HP wants to present itself as being the “most compatible” of systems suppliers.

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Cassandra gets a clean up and speed up in release 2.1

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Big Data users who swear by Cassandra should seriously consider upgrading to the new version.

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Transformation with an open mind

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The collaborative nature of open source development can be applied to business best practices and innovation. Red Hat and industry partners gather in Asia Pacific to talk about cloud, DevOps and IT transformation.

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