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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Hey! Don't Criticize Open Source Code Over Quality

There has probably never been a catalyst for criticism of open source development models as influential as the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" bug , but critics analyzing the problems that Heartbleed is causing should pay attention to a couple of recent reports. ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

With OpenStack Icehouse Here, Database-as-a-Service Tech Draws Attention

As we've been covering this week , Icehouse, the next major release of the OpenStack cloud platform is available now. Rackspace has made available a video on the development of Icehouse, and we previously covered it here . The OpenStack Foundation's ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Containers Answer The Right Question

Russell Pavlicek from the Xen project asks " Are Containers the Right Answer to the Wrong Question? on the Citrix Open@Citrix blog. While Russell brings up many good points, including both Mirage OS and OSv , I believe his article misses the mark ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

KDE 4.1.3 Released, Orphan Linux, and Mint Tips

Today's news search might have been a bit of a bust if not for the release of KDE 4.1.3 yesterday. This release is said to bring major updates as well as new features and bug fixes. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols posted some tips and tricks for using Linux ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

OpenStack Deployments Spread Out as the Icehouse Release Arrives

This week, there is a slew of news about major OpenStack deployments going on at enterprises. Red Hat announced that a number of notable organizations, including The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and Midokura, are building out OpenStack deployments ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

In Intel, Android Has Gained a Mighty Friend

For a couple of years now, efforts to usher in devices that can run both Microsoft's Windows platform and Android have been  in the works. We've written about BlueStacks Player , which runs a virtualized instance of Android that can be used alongside ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Use Tails to Avoid Prying Eyes

It was a bit of a slow-news day today, however, www.engadget.com has a bit of a summary of Tails in the context of avoiding certain prying eyes. www.deccanherald.com posted an overview of Linux for its readers a few days ago saying, "It may not be widely ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Red Hat Announces Several Enterprise OpenStack Deployments

Today, in conjunction with Red Hat Summit, Red Hat officials are providing updates on the company's continuing effort to focus its strategy on the OpenStack cloud computing platform. Since their introduction in June 2013 , Red Hat’s enterprise OpenStack ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Leading Linux Players Rapidly Shift Their Emphasis to the Cloud

This week, not only is Red Hat touting its success at getting a number of notable enterprises to choose its Linux platform and OpenStack offering for deployments, but Canonical is rolling out Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and highlighting it as the best way to ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Google Patches Pesky Android Icon Permissions Problem

Android users should be aware of a sneaky phishing and malware scheme that FireEye mobile security researchers have uncovered. The researchers have put up a blog post about the issue, which involves a malicious app with normal protection level permissions ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Red Hat 7 RC, Ubuntu 14.04 Server, and Why GNOME

In today's Linux news, Red Hat announced the release of their Enterprise 7 Release Candidate saying, "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RC offers a near-final look at the only operating system crafted for the open hybrid cloud." In other news, Ubuntu is trying ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New MakuluLinux Released and Reviewed

Ken Miller, Makulu forum moderator, wrote this weekend to announce the release of MakuluLinx 6 MATE . This release, based on Debian Testing, features MATE 1.8, Linux 3.13.7 PAE, and systemd support. MakuluLinux 6 also introduced a new installer that ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Linux, Ken Miller, AS Watson

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...growing demands of complex query processing, high concurrency and instantaneous response times," said Amrith Kumar, CTO of Tesora, in a statement. "At Tesora, we're committed to bringing the benefits of scale out DBaaS simplicity without forcing any customer code changes and making it easy to add database capacity as demand grows."
"Coverity Scan analysis found that defect density—the number of defects per 1,000 lines of code—was 0.59 among the openopen sourcesource code it analyzed, compared to 0.72 for proprietary code. Put another way, that means the openopen sourcesource code in the sample had 22 percent fewer errors than its proprietary cousin."
...Many saw performance improvements and Okular and Kate got interface revamps and little usability improvements. KMix "introduced remote control via the DBUS inter-process communication protocol, additions to the sound menu and a new configuration dialog, and a series of bug fixes and smaller improvements."
Russell Pavlicek from the Xen project asks " Are Containers the Right Answer to the Wrong Question? on the Citrix Open@Citrix blog. While Russell brings up many good points, including both Mirage OS and OSv , I believe his article misses the mark about where and how Linux containers are changing the way we do IT. Its true that containers are more limited than full blown virtual machines, but the real magic is about process and management."

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With OpenStack Icehouse Here, Database-as-a-Ser... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
Hey! Don't Criticize Open Source Code Over Quality [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
KDE 4.1.3 Released, Orphan Linux, and Mint Tips [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
Containers Answer The Right Question [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
OpenStack Deployments Spread Out as the Icehous... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
In Intel, Android Has Gained a Mighty Friend [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
Use Tails to Avoid Prying Eyes [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
Leading Linux Players Rapidly Shift Their Empha... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 16 2014]
Red Hat Announces Several Enterprise OpenStack ... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 16 2014]
Red Hat 7 RC, Ubuntu 14.04 Server, and Why GNOME [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 16 2014]
Dell and Red Hat's OpenStack Partnership Deepens [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 15 2014]
Google Patches Pesky Android Icon Permissions P... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 15 2014]
New MakuluLinux Released and Reviewed [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 15 2014]
Future of Open Source Survey: FOSS Means Quality [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 14 2014]
Reports: Google Beta Testing Android App for Ch... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 14 2014]
Overclocking w/ Linux, Heartbleed Ideas, and Li... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 12 2014]
CloudOps Extends the Security of Apache's Cloud... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 11 2014]
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CAELinux, FSF Awards, Knowing Linux [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 11 2014]
Firefox OS 2.0 Is Taking Shape [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 10 2014]
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Raspberry Pi to Deliver a Modular Device for Bu... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 08 2014]
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With OpenStack Icehouse Here, Database-as-a-Ser... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
As we've been covering this week , Icehouse, the next major release of the OpenStack cloud platform is available now. Rackspace has made available a video on the development of Icehouse, and we previously covered it here . The OpenStack Foundation's ...
Hey! Don't Criticize Open Source Code Over Quality [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
There has probably never been a catalyst for criticism of open source development models as influential as the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" bug , but critics analyzing the problems that Heartbleed is causing should pay attention to a couple of recent reports. ...
KDE 4.1.3 Released, Orphan Linux, and Mint Tips [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 18 2014]
Today's news search might have been a bit of a bust if not for the release of KDE 4.1.3 yesterday. This release is said to bring major updates as well as new features and bug fixes. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols posted some tips and tricks for using Linux ...
Containers Answer The Right Question [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
Russell Pavlicek from the Xen project asks " Are Containers the Right Answer to the Wrong Question? on the Citrix Open@Citrix blog. While Russell brings up many good points, including both Mirage OS and OSv , I believe his article misses the mark ...
OpenStack Deployments Spread Out as the Icehous... [Published OStatic blogs - Apr 17 2014]
This week, there is a slew of news about major OpenStack deployments going on at enterprises. Red Hat announced that a number of notable organizations, including The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and Midokura, are building out OpenStack deployments ...
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