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How Rackspace will stay alive in cloud: Stop competing with Amazon, start partnering

Rackspace ended months of speculation in August by announcing it had been acquired by a private equity firm. With a new corporate structure, the company has pivoted from being one of Amazon Web Service’s earliest competitors in the...

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Sorriest technology companies of 2016

You won’t be sorry for spinning through our review of public apologies issued by tech organizations, from Microsoft to Apple to Facebook to Samsung, in 2016.

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Linux Foundation adds an open source networking specialist to the team

In recognition of the increasingly central role open source technology has played for the networking sector, the Linux Foundation today named Arpit Joshipura as its general manager for networking and orchestration.

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Apache Zeppelin open-source analytics startup reveals new name, fresh funding

The team behind the Apache Zeppelin open-source notebook for big data analytics visualization has renamed itself ZEPL and announced $4.1M in Series A funding.

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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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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 monitoring 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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Six big projects that went open-source

Making big software and hardware projects open-source is an increasingly popular thing to do, whether you’re a big company, a small company, or even the government. Here’s a sampling of the latest major projects to hit the open-source...

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The future of Drupal could be cooking in this lab

Acquia Labs has no illusions of making self-driving cars or shooting things into space like Google X, but the budding applied research arm of enterprise open-source Drupal provider Acquia does have designs on a slew of new...

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Celebrating 12 years of Ubuntu

Founder Mark Shuttleworth announced the first public release of Ubuntu – version 4.10, or “Warty Warthog” – on Oct. 20, 2004. The idea behind what would become the most recognizable and widely used Linux distributions ever was simple...

6 reasons to try Linux today

There's never been a better time to give Linux a try on your PC. Here's why.

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What you need to know about open source forking

Forking is a concept that can strike terror into the heart of any CIO that relies on open source software. Here’s how to make sure you’re on the right side of the split.

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Linux's lack of software is a myth

If you think Linux lacks software, Bryan Lunduke is here to tell you you’re wrong. There’s nothing you can’t do on a Linux-powered computer.

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LinuxCon: Q&A with inventor of, um, Microsoft PowerShell

The creator of Microsoft's recently open-sourced scripting and configuration framework PowerShell, Jeffrey Snover, sat down with Network World at LinuxCon North America 2016.

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LinuxCon: With open-source’s great power comes great responsibility

One of the biggest Linux events of the year opened with a look at the social role of the largest open-source project in history, as well as Linux’s potential place in the history books.

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Raspberry Pi roundup: The Raspberry Baron takes to the skies; big talk about voice; thin client scuttlebutt

In possibly the coolest news for aviation geeks who cover the technology sector – so, you know, basically just the author of this article – a former University of Cincinnati doctoral candidate has created a Raspberry Pi-powered AI...

Chef’s open source tool lets applications automate infrastructure provisioning

Chef’s Habitat is a way of packaging an application that lets the app provision the infrastructure it needs to run.

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Raspberry Pi news roundup: Some burgers to go with that Pi?

You’d think that people would be squashing up against the limits of what you can do with a Raspberry Pi by now, but you’d be wrong.

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What CIOs don't know about open source software

Even companies contributing to open source projects have little understanding of open source usage.

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Top Raspberry Pi news of the week: Magic mirror; Micro:Bit gets real; more on Android

This week for our Raspberry Pi news roundup, we check out a little bit of magic, check in on the competition and follow up on some exciting Android-related buzz.

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