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  • How to develop the apps customers want

    If you're developing an application for customers, but you only have a rough idea of what they want, then you face a Catch-22: You can't specify the application's requirements and develop it until you get feedback from customers, but they can't provide feedback until you've developed it.

    Written by Paul Rubens11 Nov. 14 05:29
  • Open source startup targeting DevOps-defined networking

    A software startup debuted this week proposing software-defined networking to <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2361465/cloud-computing/docker-101-what-it-is-and-why-it-s-important.html">Docker</a>, the open source software for creating <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2174150/smb/docker-challenges-virtualization-market-with-containers.html">Linux application virtualization containers</a>.

    Written by Jim Duffy16 Oct. 14 23:36
  • The coming war for developers

    In March, I discussed IDC's 2014 forecast. This unusually dramatic set of predictions based on what IDC refers to as the third platform, a confluence of cloud computing, mobile devices and applications, social media and big data.

    Written by Bernard Golden15 Oct. 14 02:13
  • Improved patch tackles new Shellshock attack vectors

    System administrators who spent last week making sure their computers are patched against Shellshock, a critical vulnerability in the Bash Unix command-line interpreter, will have to install a new patch that addresses additional attack vectors.

    Written by Lucian Constantin29 Sept. 14 23:31
  • How to choose the right Linux distro

    Unlike most other desktop and server operating systems, Linux comes in a wide variety of flavors, each based on a common core of the Linux kernel and various GNU user space utilities. If you're running Linux servers -- or Linux desktops, for that matter -- you should understand the important differences and be discerning about which flavor of Linux is best suited to any given situation. This article will help you do just that. 

    Written by Paul Venezia24 Sept. 14 20:09
  • Red Hat acquires FeedHenry to get mobile app chops

    Red Hat wants a piece of the enterprise mobile app market, so it has acquired Irish company FeedHenry for approximately €63.5 million (US$82 million).

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs19 Sept. 14 01:08
  • Red Hat Satellite orbits the Amazon cloud

    Red Hat Satellite, the software for managing fleets of servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux, can now also manage copies of RHEL that run in the cloud as well.

    Written by Joab Jackson11 Sept. 14 02:32
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook, Bill Gates challenged to dump ice water on heads for ALS

    It was only a matter of time before high tech execs got in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS awareness that has been sweeping across Facebook, Twitter and other social networks in recent weeks. Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of marketing, has showered himself in freezing water and via Twitter, has challenged CEO Tim Cook to do likewise, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has challenged Bill Gates and others.

    Written by Network World staff15 Aug. 14 00:45
  • Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

    Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system that can be used to test chips and associated hardware based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers with the aim of standardizing that market.

    Written by Joab Jackson31 July 14 04:39
  • Red Hat gears RHEL for the long haul

    Knowing how system administrators enjoy continuity, Red Hat has designed the latest release of its flagship Linux distribution to be run, with support, until 2024.

    Written by Joab Jackson11 June 14 02:17