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Linux in the data center News
August 18, 2015
IBM opens the doors of its proprietary mainframes, delivering two Linux-only boxes and significant code contributions to the open source world.
June 29, 2015
RHEL on ARM servers has developers envisioning new apps, but the hardware and software ecosystem for 64-bit ARM is still just a vision.
March 16, 2015
Linux talent is in high demand, with organizations willing to pay big bucks for those with the right qualifications. Do you have what it takes?
July 11, 2014
Red Hat, Microsoft, IBM, others are backing an open-source effort led by Google to develop a containerization management tool for startup Docker.
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YaST handles much of the administration load, offers a simple graphical interface and sets up setting system parameters easily. Continue Reading
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With the LIO iSCSI target service, Linux shops have an affordable SAN option that ranks up there with expensive proprietary storage solutions. Continue Reading
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