Microsoft is bringing its flagship relational database product, SQL Server, to the Linux operating system. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux, as well as on-premises and cloud, the company announced.
Microsoft and Red Hat have joined forces in the world of hybrid cloud computing, announcing greater flexibility for deploying Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. The deal also shines a light on .NET Core technology, sharing even more of the open source love.
We love inspiring stories about technologies that have changed people’s lives. Chase Crum shares his story about Linux and the important role its played in his career.
One million new lines of code have graced the Linux kernel, with 4.2-rc1 shipping as the biggest release candidate ever. While a quarter of a million lines were removed, 4.2-rc1 is still massive in size.
Docker and CoreOS have chosen to set aside their differences and work together with users to develop and agree on a set of standards. As container technology gains traction, it makes great sense to purposely lay down definitions and formats.
More systemd adoption, more from Red Hat Linux, more from the Linux world. The latest in Linux news is rounded up with the sad recognition of a milestone death in the world of Linux gaming.
By upgrading its membership status, Red Hat has committed to a stronger engagement with various Eclipse projects, in addition to entering the Eclipse IoT workgroup.
Linux 4.1 is on its way, and with it comes the much awaited integration of KDBUS, which will get systemd developers excited. There’s also decidedly more girl power via the Outreachy paid internship program.
Linux container darlings CoreOS have announced Tectonic: an enterprise-ready platform for running Linux containers in a distributed environment. It combines Kubernetes and the CoreOS stack in a commercial distro and is now in beta.
For users looking for a lightweight version of Linux to run Docker containers, Rancher has announced the launch of RancherOS, which runs all system services as Docker containers. It’s the latest release in a string of available minimalist distros.
Some updates for all you Linux folk today, with coding standards, the latest RC for version 4.0 and Google’s dope Project Zero team who have been tasked with unearthing bummer zero-day flaws.
Some might consider Systemd to be controversial, but Ubuntu will be going ahead with its plan to implement the system management tool over the home-grown Upstart event-based init system. Let the protests begin.
Red Hat is joining in on the microservices trend with a newer operating system for running Linux containers.
In the upcoming Linux 4.0, you may never need to reboot your operating system ever again – or at least, hardly ever. Live patching is coming, but apparently there are still a few hurdles to get through before we have full functionality.