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  • New local Cloud built with Linux-based KVM hypervisor

    A Sydney-based IT services provider has built a public Cloud with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualisation hypervisor instead of one of the better-known commercial or open source products making it one of the first of its kind in Australia.

    Written by Rodney Gedda14 June 11 11:23
  • Red Hat exec: Oracle's not an open source company

    It's been said that Oracle is now the industry's most powerful open source vendor, but don't tell that to Red Hat executives, who say Oracle doesn't even qualify as an open source company.

    Written by Jon Brodkin25 May 10 06:31
  • Linux kernel 2.6.34 released, new file systems added

    A new version of the Linux kernel, 2.6.34, has been released by Linus Torvalds featuring two new file systems and a number of updates to virtualisation and device driver code.

    Written by Rodney Gedda18 May 10 13:38
  • Linux KVM virtualization gains steam in cloud computing market

    The Linux KVM hypervisor is gaining steam in the cloud computing market, with two major vendors using the virtualization software to create cloud platforms to compete against Amazon's popular EC2 service.

    Written by Jon Brodkin21 April 10 08:56
  • Red Hat moves into desktop virtualization

    Open source enterprise software company Red Hat has updated its virtualization platform, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (REV), to include support for desktop virtualization, the company announced Monday.

    Written by Joab Jackson30 March 10 07:20
  • Linux 2.6.33 released: nVidia driver in, Android out

    The first Linux kernel release of 2010 has arrived with version 2.6.33 and it is big on graphics with a new open source nVidia driver and support for the Nintendo Wii and GameCube gaming consoles, in addition to usual high-end features.

    Written by Rodney Gedda25 Feb. 10 10:48
  • Linux kernel 2.6.32 released, ups graphics drivers, virtualization

    Following nearly three months of development, Linus Torvalds has released version 2.6.32 of the Linux kernel, which brings a number of improvements to the open source operating systems' graphics, virtualization and power management capabilities, as well as boosting overall performance.

    Written by Rodney Gedda04 Dec. 09 09:45
  • Linux 2.6.30 released, Torvalds proclaims 'new world order'

    Linux kernel 2.6.30 has been released with hundreds of changes from the previous version, including a new architecture for suspend and resume which Linus Torvalds says switches the kernel to a “new world order”.

    Written by Rodney Gedda11 June 09 09:10