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 »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.