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First OpenStack official certifications

The OpenStack Foundation in collaboration with the Linux Foundation will roll out early next year the first OpenStack official certifications. In this way, those working with these Open Source clou...
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AMD releases an Open Source driver

AMD has released the Open Source driver AMDGPU with support for Radeon R9 285. Publishing the code of this driver, the company reaches out to Linux distributions' users that have been demanding f...
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GNU Hurd 0.6 released

GNU Hurd 0.6 is currently available, the kernel the Free Software Foundation and the GNU project want to become an alternative to Unix and Linux. It is a collection of servers that run on the Mach ...
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Creating Linux virtual machines with KVM

In our post today we explain how to deploy and create KVM virtual machines under Red Hat based distros, such as RHEL, CentOS7 and Fedora 21. First of all, you should make sure that the system has t...
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Ericsson and Canonical partner to offer Ubuntu

Canonical announced a three year partnership with Ericsson to drive innovation around IT cloud and telecom cloud solutions, the latter in line with OPNFV. The move will help both organizations resp...
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VMware expands VDI to Linux desktops

In addition to what is included in VMware Horizon 6, VMware is offering participation in an early access program for a Linux a virtual desktop solution. VMware is expanding its virtual desktop capa...
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Red Hat Launches Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host

Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host, an operating system optimized for running the next generation of applications with Linux containers. Red Hat En...
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Ubuntu, XenServer & VDI for Education

Ubuntu's new file system for LXC, UDS Enterprise's full support for XenServer and the presentation by our team at CRUE-TIC & RedIRIS VDI Conference were the most read posts during the past week...
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Ubuntu 15.04 will come up with its own file system

Canonical has introduced LXCFS, its own file system for LXC, which will be released with the next version of Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Verbet. It will be available with Apache 2.0 license and it will prov...
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2014 Top Linux Software

The prestigious community of users LinuxQuestions has published the list of the best Open Source programs for Linux according to their surveys. Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Slackware have tied in the cat...
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Linux 3.19 released

Linux 3.19 has been released. We sum up below the main innovations that come with the latter version of the kernel: -Graphics: support for the new Intel Skylake architecture (which will be release...
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VDI architecture, XenServer & VMI

The VDI architecture used by the University of Sevilla, the improvements in Citrix XenServer Workload Balancing an the new mobile virtual infrastruture have been the top 3 topics in our blog during...
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UDS Enterprise in The Linux Foundation's Guide to the Open Cloud

The Linux Foundation has released this week its second annual Guide to the Open Cloud, with a compillation of Open Source projects used by organizations to build from scratch its open clouds. The ...
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Hyper-V enhancements for Linux Virtual Machines

The initial version of Hyper-V only supported one minimal feature for Linux virtual machines (VM) through the installation of an additional component called Linux Integration Services (LIS). But re...
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Should we move from Ext4 Linux file system to Btrfs and XFS?

Red Hat and SUSE gave up Ext file system last year and started using Btrfs and XFS. For this reason, many users are wondering whether they should follow the steps of the two main professional Linux...
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KVM management tools and vSphere to oVirt migration

Our analysis about KVM hypervisor management tools and the cost savings by migrating from a desktop virtualization platform with vSphere to another with oVirt have been the most read articles in ou...
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KVM hypervisor management tools: OpenStack

In previous publications we talked about oVirt and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and today we finish our series of articles about KVM hypervisor management tools talking about OpenStack thanks...
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KVM hypervisor management tools: RHEV

In the first of our posts on KVM hypervisor management tools we talked about oVirt and today we borrow again vMiss.net article to talk about Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV). RHEV is anot...
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KVM hypervisor management tools: oVirt

KVM is a hypervisor included in the main Linux kernel. It is really good as hypervisor, but like all hypervisors, a set of tools is needed to manage it. In this post we talk about one of them, oVir...
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Open Source VDI platforms, Fedora, CentOS & OpenSUSE 13.2

The formula to get rid of proprietary systems to deploy a desktop virtualization platform, the new operating systems supported by UDS Enterprise and OpenSUSE 13.2 in KDE or Gnome desktops have been...
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Why VMware and Citrix will launch Linux VDI

Very shortly after Citrix announced its Linux technologies for apps and virtual desktops in XenDesktop and XenApp, VMware reported that Horizon View will support Linux in 2015. And why these firms ...
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