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Ubuntu Server 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.
May 16, 2014
Ubuntu isn't trying to be the best Linux server OS for enterprise apps. Instead, the distribution focuses on cloud and hyperscale installations.
June 04, 2012
Canonical’s Ubuntu ARM server AMI for Amazon EC2 provide open source shops with a fast ARM server for the cloud.
May 25, 2012
Linux kernel 3.4's changes to the btrfs file system and new tools may spur some to update servers without waiting for Linux to play catch-up.
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Learn how Ubuntu Server 11.04 can be set up as an iSCSI storage server using simple Linux command line operations. Continue Reading
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