Paul Venezia

Senior Contributing Editor

Paul Venezia is a veteran enterprise architect and senior contributing editor at InfoWorld, where he writes analyses and reviews.

Linux at 25: Linus Torvalds on the evolution and future of Linux

Linux at 25: How Linux changed the world

Linux at 25: How Linux changed the world

A devoted practitioner offers an eyewitness account of the rise of Linux and the open source movement, plus analysis of where Linux is taking us now

10 essential OS X command-line tips for power users

10 essential OS X command-line tips for power users

Believe it or not, the Mac GUI can't do everything -- or at least not as quickly or powerfully as these command-line utilities

How-to: Get started with MariaDB

How-to: Get started with MariaDB

An easy step-by-step guide to setting up a MariaDB database server and phpMyAdmin on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu

How to choose the right Linux distro

How to choose the right Linux distro

RHEL/CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, and OpenSuse have far more similarities than differences, but choosing the wrong one for the job can make life much harder

How-to: Get started with Docker

Docker makes virtualization light, easy, and portable; follow this step-by-step guide from installing Docker to building a Docker container for the Apache Web server

How to roll your own VPN

With free open source OpenVPN and a low-cost VPS, you can have a secure connection from any location

How to roll your own VPN

With free open source OpenVPN and a low-cost VPS, you can have a secure connection from any location

How to get started with MySQL

An easy step-by-step guide to setting up a MySQL database server, along with phpMyAdmin, on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu

How to install Apache on Linux

An easy step-by-step guide to setting up an Apache Web server on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu

The Oracle flaw: Clarifications and more information

In the wake of InfoWorld's exclusive story on a flaw in Oracle's flagship database product, Oracle weighs in and new developments emerge

Fundamental Oracle flaw revealed

A design decision made by Oracle architects long ago may have painted some of Oracle's largest customers into a corner. Patches have arrived, but how much will they correct?

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