The Linbit firm out of Vienna will take over care of the Heartbeat 2 cluster manager.more »
Backup specialist SEP is providing additional parts of its data security software under GPL, including disclosing the SEP file backup format.more »
The open source backup software Bacula has surpassed the 1 million mark in Sourceforge's download statistics.more »
The FreeNAS project had discussed whether the free storage systems should use BSD or Linux in the future. The result is that both variants will now be available.more »
The French-U.S. firm Arkeia Software is taking over Kadena Systems, the California backup provider specializing in eliminating redundancies.more »
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Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.