The battle in the virtualization market enters a new phase: Sun Microsystems released new versions of its virtualization software Sun xVM. And a few days ago Red Hat announced its takeover of Qumranet, makers of the virtualizer KVM. Meanwhile Microsoft and Novell are teaming up to counter with their own Microsoft Hyper-V and Suse Linux Enterprise Server offerings.more »
KVM Kernel-based virtualization with KVMSep 05, 2008
KVM brings the kernel into the virualization game. We’ll explain why the Linux world is so interested in this promising virtualization alternative.more »
U.S. Linux distributor Red Hat has bought the virtual computing solutions vendor Qumranet.more »
The arrival of Ubuntu 8.04 “Hardy Heron” signaled a new era for the whole family of distributions that use Ubuntu as a base. Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Mythbuntu, and other Ubuntu derivatives soon followed with new releases of their own projects.more »
Virtual Box VirtualBoxJul 07, 2008
Many popular virtualization tools are either too expensive or too complicated. If you’re looking for another option, try the no-cost and user-friendly VirtualBox.more »
Virtualization on System p Virtualization with IBM’s System p serversJul 01, 2008
IBM has been in the virtualization business for decades. We’ll show you around the award-winning virtualization environment for IBM System p series servers.more »
Running server systems in virtual environments is a popular approach, but the technology offers benefits to desktop users. In this article, we investigate some virtual desktop alternatives.more »
Bochs Emulator Legacy emulatorJun 30, 2008
Bochs, the granddaddy of all emulators, is alive and kicking; thanks to regular vitamin jabs, the lively old pretender can even handle Windows XP.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics