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Linux vs Unix Hot Patching – Have We Reached The Tipping Point?

Forrester IT

The Background - Linux as a Fast Follower and the Need for Hot Patching. Along the way it gained reliable and highly scalable schedulers, a multiplicity of efficient and scalable file systems, advanced RAS features, its own embedded virtualization and efficient thread support. i] Read more Categories: AIX. Open POWER. data center.

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Technology Short Take 176

Scott Lowe

Ivan Pepelnjak dives deep on DHCP relaying on a Linux host. Servers/Hardware Menno Finlay-Smits shares information on reducing fan noise on Intel NUCs. Rob McBryde shares his story of reviving a 2012 MacBook Pro with Linux. Security In early February a vulnerability was uncovered in a key component of the Linux boot process.

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IDF 2014: Bare Metal, Docker Containers, and Virtualization

Scott Lowe

This is a live blog of session DATS004, titled “Bare-Metal, Docker Containers, and Virtualization: The Growing Choices for Cloud Applications.” ” The speaker is Nicholas Weaver (yes, that Nick Weaver, who now works at Intel). There is a Docker daemon that runs on Linux; the Docker client can be run elsewhere.

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COMS002: Next Generation Cloud Infrastructure with Data Plane Virtualization

Scott Lowe

This is session COMS002, titled “Next Generation Cloud Infrastructure with Data Plane Virtualization.” ” The speaker is Edwin Verplanke, a System Architect with Intel. In recent years, we’ve seen more devices running off-the-shelf software (like Linux). Is the Linux bridge efficient enough?

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You can now run Windows 10 on Arm on Apple’s M1 Macs

The Verge

Parallels is releasing an update to its Desktop virtual machine software that allows M1 Mac owners to install Windows 10 on Arm. Parallels Desktop maker Corel says its latest update also results in some impressive performance and battery improvements over running the software on Intel-based Macs. Apple’s M1 MacBook Pro. Debian 10.7,

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Meltdown and Spectre exploits: Cutting through the FUD

Network World

There is lots of information circulating about the new exploits of computer chips from Intel and others announced in the past few days. And all the major software vendors of Linux, Microsoft for Windows, Apple for macOS, and virtualization software suppliers such as VMware and Citrix have all collaborated to mitigate this threat.

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Weekly Update 6-3-2019

Linux Academy

This week, we’re talking all about serverless computing, what it is, why it’s relevant, and the release of a free course that can be enjoyed by everyone on the Linux Academy platform, including Community Edition account members. You have to launch the virtual servers, which means you need to: Choose an operating system. Now h old up.

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