Even as the tech world works to figure out just what to do with the potential of cloud computing and big data, along comes a new bit of technology fueled by open source software: software-defined networks.more »
SpringSource Releases New Tool Suites
Codethink Releases Baserock 1.1
PostgreSQL 9.2 Released
ROSA Announces Enterprise Distributionmore »
Amahi Releases Ubuntu Edition
New Version of UndoDB Released
Black Duck Announces Code Quality Audit
digiKam Releases Version 2.7more »
Security Lessons: Virtual Hosts Serving websites as unique users off a single serverJul 24, 2012
Creating secure websites with their own privileges on a single server.more »
Nested Virtualization A private cloud with high availability and storage on the laptopJun 21, 2012
Nesting of hypervisors, known as a nested virtualization, makes it possible to set up a complete virtualization scenario with a data center, storage, and high-availability functions on a laptop. In this article, we show you how, with Linux iSCSI and free VMware trial versions.more »
NoOps Divining the future of the networkMay 29, 2012
Mention NoOps, and you’re sure to start an argument. But terminology aside, this is a coming trend to which ITs should pay attention.more »
System Diagnosis Tools Tune in to your system with these popular diagnostic toolsApr 24, 2012
To check on the health of a Linux system, administrators can turn to vmstat, iostat, netstat, and ifstat. Or, you can just use the versatile dstat, which combines the features of several tools in a single package.more »
Monitoring Logfiles Monitoring logs with Logcheck and LogsurferApr 24, 2012
Logfiles contain records of what happens on a Linux system and the services it runs. Tools like Logcheck and Logsurfer filter out the most important events for the administrator, and they can even trigger an appropriate reaction automatically.more »
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.