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Linux owns supercomputing

In the latest Top500 supercomputer race, only two -- count 'em, two -- of the world's fastest computers aren't running Linux.

Red Hat moves into remote offices with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Red Hat's new Hyperconverged Infrastructure brings datacenter capabilites into your branch offices.

Fedora 26 beta finally rolls out

Red Hat and community developers took their own sweet time, but the next version of Fedora is finally on the runway and ready to fly.

SUSE releases Container-as-a-Service Platform

SUSE goes all in for containers with SUSE Container-as-a-Service.

Debian 9 'Stretch' Linux has arrived

Debian, one of the main Linux distributions, has just released its latest major update.

​Cloud Foundry certification launches

Want to master the hottest Platform-as-a-Service cloud around? The Cloud Foundry Certified Developer program is now open.

​How to use Linux's built-in USB attack protection

Worried over malicious USB sticks? Linux has you covered with USBGuard.

​Oracle to use Kubernetes to manage its cloud containers

Oracle wants to be a cloud power, but instead of branding their own cloud DevOps program, they'll be working with CoreOS on Kubernetes.

​Red Hat supports NFS in Ceph Storage 2.3

Want better NFS and cloud storage software-defined storage for your Linux servers? Check out Red Hat's latest take on Ceph.

​Why you must patch the new Linux sudo security hole

Ironically, only the most secure Linux server setups are vulnerable to this newly discovered hole.

​Kubernetes leads container orchestration

According to a 451 Research study, containers are taking over cloud server deployments, and Kubernetes is taking over container orchestration.

​Microsoft Azure container team releases first open-source developer tool

Microsoft releases Draft, an open-source tool to streamline development of applications running on Kubernetes.

Microsoft uses open-source software to create Windows

Windows will almost certainly never be open source, but virtually all Microsoft Windows engineers are now using the open-source program Git to build Windows on.

Ready for more Red Hat? RHEL 7.4 beta released

The next major Red Hat Enterprise Linux update is on its way.

Chef expands its cloud and container menu

Chef, the popular DevOps company, has expanded its Chef Automate program to handle cloud-native and container-first server environments.

​How to install Linux Mint on your Windows PC

Are you a Windows power-user? You can get and install Linux Mint running on your PC -- either to try it out, or as a replacement for Windows.

Nextcloud 12: The bigger, better, in-house small business cloud

Nextcloud gives even the smallest businesses a private cloud to call their own.

Jaded by Java? Android now supports Kotlin programming language

Google I/O: Kotlin, a popular new language for mobile platforms that's compatible with Java, is now officially supported on Android.

​HPE hasn't abandoned OpenStack, releases Helion OpenStack 5.0

HPE is no longer developing OpenStack, but it's still offering a new OpenStack distro and services.

​Snowden praises open source for protecting privacy

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden claims 21st century political freedom and privacy is springing from open-source software.