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Steven Vaughan-Nichols
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The horror! The horror!
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Although the noise was just noise most of the time, it was kind of neat that you could actually hear handshake issues.
Quite fitting in an age when you could tell whether your computer had frozen or just was running incredibly slow, by putting your hand to the chassi and feel for any movement from hard drive.
I miss feedback like that!
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Exclusive, Shuttleworth is seriously considering taking Canonical public.
Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Linux, revealed that he's considering taking the company public.
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The Ubuntu Community Investors Group. :)
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It's going to be a lot easier to manage massive file storage on OpenStack.
Summary:Red Hat Gluster Storage with OpenStack Manila technology preview gives enterprises software-defined file storage for OpenStack clouds.
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+Naomi Friedman's  latest take on Middle East foreign policy. We may not agree on some of the details, but we do agree on one big point: The Middle East is a bloody, violent mess and the US's current policy of reacting to the crisis of the moment isn't helping.
There is only one sheriff in town, and that sheriff better put on his badge.
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+Harry Evangelou it's amazing how people try to blame Obama for the nightmare that Bush created.
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And, for certain use cases, they have the numbers to back it up.
Summary:Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, claims its container-based hypervisor LXD is much better than KVM, Linux's built-in virtual machine hypervisor.
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+John Pagourtzis Personally, my current fave DEs are Cinnamon, LXDE, and Chrome OS's use the Chrome browser for everything. For tech. support work, I'd go with Cinnamon. A better question might be what do your users use? If they're all using say Windows 7 Aero, you might as well use it <Grrrr> so you know what their world is like.
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To paraphrase Steve Ballmer: Open-source! Open-source! Open-source!
Summary:In August 2014, Walmart moved its entire ecommerce stack to OpenStack running on Canonical's Ubuntu Linux.
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business is business and profit is profit and looks like Walmart has found both
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AT&T, Best Buy, BMW, eBay, and WalMart... yeah I'd say OpenStack is pretty much already for real.
Summary:Forrester still worries about OpenStack in the enterprise. For Best Buy, BMW, EBay, and Wal-Mart OpenStack is already mission-critical.
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I manage over 120 servers in OpenStack in my day job, and we're adding more all the time.
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Exclusive, Shuttleworth is seriously considering taking Canonical public.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/mark-shuttleworth-considering-canonical-ipo/
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Exclusive, Shuttleworth is seriously considering taking Canonical public.
Summary:Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Linux, revealed that he's considering taking the company public.
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+Swapnil Bhartiya
The stock market never ever reveals the "true" worth of a company.
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Glorious!
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Yes, Google is supporting other container formats. No, they're not abandoning Docker. Capiche?
Summary:Yes, Google is supporting more container formats than Docker, but that doesn't mean it's turning against Docker in its cloud programs.
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Capiche.
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And, for certain use cases, they have the numbers to back it up.
Summary:Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, claims its container-based hypervisor LXD is much better than KVM, Linux's built-in virtual machine hypervisor.
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+Gordan Bobic, also, of course, if you want to run something like a different distro (with, no doubt, a different distro kernel), or, God forbid, a completely different OS, you've got no choice but virtualization. As for an OS on completely different hardware, you're down to the (really slow) original purpose of QEMU: emulation. But it's still useful, dog slow though it is: if you need it, you need it, and nothing else will do.
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    Journalist, 1989 - present
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge, PC operating system; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it!

Steven was also the first writer to notice this little thing called the Web and he thought it just might be important some day. Who knew!? :-)
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  • West Virginia University
    History, 1982 - 1984
  • Glenville State College
    English & history, 1974 - 1975
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