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 »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.