The overlaysfs first landed in the Linux 3.8 kernel that was released in December 2014, providing an overlay on top of the existing system filesystem, on which a container engine can run without needing to interact with the base filesystem.In Linux 4.1…
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The latest Ubuntu Linux distribution release provides new capabilities for both desktop and server users.
While traditional silicon forms of compute including x86 and Power are likely to remain the cornerstone of servers for at least another generation, CPUs are increasingly being accelerated by GPUs
Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution is set to release latest milestone update, Ubuntu 18.10, on Oct. 18. The release, which is also known as the Cosmic Cuttlefish is a standard release and will only be supported …
NEWS ANALYSIS: A decade after claiming that Linux and open-source software infringes on over 200 of its’ patents, Microsoft is now pledging its patents to the Open Invention Network in support of Linux.
The new release shows a degree of stability and feature parity that wasn’t always part of the open source container orchestration platform.
Third major release of the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system in 2018 is now out, providing users with a stable release of a key security feature that has been in development for two years, while previewing a new sandboxing isolation…
The second major milestone release of Java in 2018 is now available, providing organizations with a release that will be supported for up to eight years.
Fedora 29 Beta is noteworthy for a number of aspects, among them is the fact that it marks the debut of the newly named Silverblue edition, that had formerly been known as Fedora Atomic Workstation.
Red Hat reports second quarter revenue of $823M, as interest in container technology continues to grow