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Webcast and Easier Tools Aim to Demystify Hadoop

Hadoop is steadily making its way into many enterprises, thanks to its ability to surface unique insights from very large data sets. It power and success as an open source platform are a direct result of the fact that it can perform analytics that go ... [Published OStatic blogs - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

FLOSS Manuals Turns Out More Useful FOSS Documentation

Regularly here at OStatic, we're committed to compiling documentation and guidance resources for popular open source platforms and applications. After all, one of the most common critcisms of open source creations is the lack of official project documentation. ... [Published OStatic blogs - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

New Duke Beta, Debian 6 Update, and Geary Still Coming

Today in Linux news, Geary 0.7.0 was recently released despite the programmers' troubles with the IRS. Debian released an update the 6.0 branch of their old stable Linux distribution. A new Duke Nukem enhanced compilation game has hit beta. "GCC 5.0 ... [Published OStatic blogs - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Debian, Linux, Linux Mint
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Chrome Brings Text into Focus After Lagging Other Browsers

If you're a regular user of the Google Chrome browser, you probably know that the nightly builds and beta channel versions often incorporate cutting-edge features that you can't get in the stable release. These features also often foreshadow what will ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Netflix Keeps Open Sourcing its "Simian Army" of Useful Cloud Tools

While cloud computing platforms make headlines every day now, including leading open source platforms such as OpenStack, it's still true that cloud computing is a young science. There is a premium on reliable, mature tools for the cloud, and a real ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Slackware's 21st, Post-Open Source, and Six Lightweights

Today in Linux news is a belated Happy Birthday to the oldest living Linux distribution. Matt Asay says we're living in a "post-open source world." Jack Wallen says KDE Plasma 5 is "fast but not furious" and Carla Schroder shares a list of six lightweight ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mozilla Reveals Far Reaching Global Push for Firefox OS

Firefox OS has "unlocked the mobile ecosystem" and is quickly expanding across a broad range of devices and product categories in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, according to a new post from Mozilla . There are those who have questioned whether ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

As the Web Grows, Do Browser Makers Wield Too Much Power?

Do you ever take a step back and look at how central the web is to your life? For some people, it's an always connected, ever present adjunct to their actual consciousness. Futurists like Ray Kurzweil even predict that we will eventually effectively ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mirantis OpenStack Integrates with Oracle Linux, Oracle VM

Mirantis, which has been expanding its bets on the OpenStack cloud computing platform throughout 2014, is also deepening its bets on the enteprise. The company, which is already a member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has announced that Oracle Linux ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus' Office

There is so much news today I'm not sure which to highlight first. Linux.com has a look at Linus Torvalds' home office and a new paper describes fresh malware "Mayhem." X.Org Server 1.16 and GCC 4.9.1 have been released and the Plasma 5.1 development ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

No Chaos KaOS, LibreSSL Fixed, and More KDE 5

Today in Linux news, LinuxInsider said "KaOS calms down" that unruly KDE desktop. Several places are reporting that the "catastrophic" flaw in LibreSSL has been patched. Mutkware.com has a look at KDE Plasma 5 and Jos Poortvliet tries to clear up some ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Linux, LibreSSL, Chaos, Debian
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nokia Devices Dumping Android, as Microsoft's CEO Brings More Change

You have to hand it to incoming Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: He is not afraid to stir the pot, and seems well aware that it needs stirring. In a company-wide email , Nadella announced that it will cut its employee base by up to 18,000 jobs, or 14 percent ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]

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"Whether this is your first Hadoop or NoSQL cluster, or your organization runs production clusters with thousands of nodes, Hunk delivers dramatic improvements in the speed and simplicity of getting insights from big data. To find out more, visit the Hunk tutorial."
...(He said for Windows 8 refuges, any Linux is preferable.) After another fantastic review, Newell concludes , "Linux Mint 17 is a great choice for the everyday Linux user. It is easy to install, easy to use and has a good selection of applications. The user interface is pleasing and professional. The hardware support is extensive and the stability is incredibly good. I would recommend Linux Mint for all users."
"Janitor Monkey is a service which runs in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud looking for unused resources to clean up. Similar to Chaos Monkey , the design of Janitor Monkey is flexible enough to allow extending it to work with other cloud providers and cloud resources. The service is configured to run by default on non-holiday weekdays at 11 AM. The schedule can be easily re-configured to fit your business' need. Janitor Monkey determines whether a resource should be a cleanup candidate by applying a set of rules on it."
"Some users should begin seeing better-looking fonts and increased rendering performance as we roll out DirectWrite, with no changes required by web developers. Assuming everything goes smoothly, all users will experience the improvements by the Chrome 37 stable release."

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Chrome Brings Text into Focus After Lagging Oth... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 21 2014]
Slackware's 21st, Post-Open Source, and Six Lig... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 19 2014]
Mozilla Reveals Far Reaching Global Push for Fi... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
As the Web Grows, Do Browser Makers Wield Too M... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus' Office [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Nokia Devices Dumping Android, as Microsoft's C... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
Mirantis OpenStack Integrates with Oracle Linux... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
No Chaos KaOS, LibreSSL Fixed, and More KDE 5 [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
Mozilla and Facebook Work to Put Web Images on ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 16 2014]
As Chromeboks Sell Well, Microsoft Takes Notice [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 16 2014]
KDE 5 is Here, LibreSSL Unsafe, and Debian 7.6 ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 16 2014]
Chrome OS Moves Away from Legacy Packaged Apps,... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 15 2014]
Firefox OS Phones Reported Due in India in July... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 15 2014]
Best Linux Desktop, FreeDOS Still Matters, and ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 15 2014]
Internet Titans Defend Net Neutrality in an FCC... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 14 2014]
Red Hat to be a Key Contributor to and Benefact... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 14 2014]
KDE 5 Preview, Linux Survey, and the PC Lives [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 12 2014]
Chrome Remote Desktop Plug-in Now Supports Linu... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 11 2014]
Microsoft's New CEO Is Pushing Change, and Maki... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 11 2014]
"Among The Sleep" Broke, Fedora 21 Branched, an... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 11 2014]
Imaginative Raspberry Pi Concepts Are Still Pro... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 10 2014]
Microsoft, Docker, Red Hat and IBM Join Google'... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 10 2014]
RHEL 5.11 Beta, Gaming News, and Fedora Playground [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 10 2014]
Early Reviews of Android Wear Reflect Promise f... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 09 2014]
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Webcast and Easier Tools Aim to Demystify Hadoop [Published OStatic blogs - 3 hours ago]
Hadoop is steadily making its way into many enterprises, thanks to its ability to surface unique insights from very large data sets. It power and success as an open source platform are a direct result of the fact that it can perform analytics that go ...
FLOSS Manuals Turns Out More Useful FOSS Docume... [Published OStatic blogs - 3 hours ago]
Regularly here at OStatic, we're committed to compiling documentation and guidance resources for popular open source platforms and applications. After all, one of the most common critcisms of open source creations is the lack of official project documentation. ...
New Duke Beta, Debian 6 Update, and Geary Still... [Published OStatic blogs - 12 hours ago]
Today in Linux news, Geary 0.7.0 was recently released despite the programmers' troubles with the IRS. Debian released an update the 6.0 branch of their old stable Linux distribution. A new Duke Nukem enhanced compilation game has hit beta. "GCC 5.0 ...
Netflix Keeps Open Sourcing its "Simian Army" o... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 21 2014]
While cloud computing platforms make headlines every day now, including leading open source platforms such as OpenStack, it's still true that cloud computing is a young science. There is a premium on reliable, mature tools for the cloud, and a real ...
Chrome Brings Text into Focus After Lagging Oth... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 21 2014]
If you're a regular user of the Google Chrome browser, you probably know that the nightly builds and beta channel versions often incorporate cutting-edge features that you can't get in the stable release. These features also often foreshadow what will ...
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