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SUSE ups its IaaS, PaaS game

SUSE acquires OpenStack and Cloud Foundry assets of HPE and joins Cloud Foundry as a Platinum member.

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Visual Studio toolkit will build bootable apps

The kit helps developers build apps that boot as OSes and are less dependent on hardware

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Mirantis moves out of OpenStack BS-as-a-Service market

The company is dropping its ‘pure play’ slogan and evolving a support and services business model around OpenStack cloud.

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Open source has won, and Microsoft has surrendered

Many Linux users are ticked off and anxious about Microsoft joining the Linux Foundation. They are missing the real significance of that move.

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To the cloud! Real-world container migrations

Forward-thinking organizations offer real-world lessons for containerizing enterprise apps for the cloud

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Linux hardening: a 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

The negative career implications of choosing not to harden your Kali Linux host are severe, so I’ll share the necessary steps to make your Linux host secure, including how I use penetration testing and Kali Linux to get the job done. ...

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Fedora 25 vs. openSUSE 42.2 Leap: which is the right distro for you?

That’s like asking me who is my favorite child.

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Disney's best releases may be its open source tools

From animation to MacOS admin tools, the animation giant opens up

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Open-source hardware makers unite to start certifying products

In recent weeks, OSHWA also met one of its initial goals: to start certifying open-source hardware. The goal behind certification is to clearly identify open-source hardware from the mish-mash of other hardware products, which could...

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Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: The choice is obvious

On the surface, it may seem like a difficult choice between Alexa and Google Home, but once you look at them from a practical perspective, the choice becomes clear.

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Why a cross-platform Microsoft is good for your business

Microsoft is preaching the mantra ‘any developer, any app, any platform.’ But it’s not just dev tools. It’s about wider technology choices for the business.

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Microsoft embraces open source in the cloud and on-premises

Microsoft is positioning itself as the software vendor of choice for enterprises that maintain hybrid cloud environments, and it's opening its arms to Linux and open source software to do it.

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Pandora FMS wins open-source management shootout

Doing more with less remains an ongoing challenge for IT execs. Making sure everything keeps humming along to meet SLAs can be challenging for resource-stretched IT departments. For all but the smallest shops, effective monitoring...

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Best open source management tools

Open source software provides an attractive alternative to more costly commercial products, but can open source products deliver enterprise-grade results?

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Abby Kearns named Executive Director of Cloud Foundry Foundation; Sam Ramji headed to Google

With Abby Kearns in charge, Chip Childers as CTO and Sam Ramji heading to Google, what's ahead for Cloud Foundry?

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VMware taps Angular 2 for rapid web dev framework

VMware's open source Clarity design system is available on GitHub now

If you are a KDE neon user, reinstall your distro now!

A little blunder was committed by the core developers that made the entire archive insecure.

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Microsoft really has changed, Linux Foundation chief says

Microsoft made waves when it announced that it joined the Linux Foundation, but some are skeptical of the company's motives. Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin says that this isn't a case of Microsoft trying to kill Linux,...

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