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IBM offers devops services to speed up enterprises' app development

Big Blue experts can help CIOs implement this new approach to rapid creation and release of software


The fate of NASA’s supercomputer may depend on Sen. Ted Cruz

The 2-petaflop supercomputer would be dedicated to climate research, but Cruz opposes climate change funding

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U.S. sets sights on 300-petaflop supercomputer

There is bipartisan support for spending $325 million on two new supercomputers to reach 300 petaflops, regaining the lead from China

IBM details plans for supercomputing future

IBM is placing more accelerators, CPUs, and FPGAs at multiple layers in supercomputers

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Docker on course for next big frontier: Container monitoring

As Docker grows, so too does the need to monitor containers and their apps, and third parties are stepping up

Microsoft ramps up 'devops' capabilities for developers

Microsoft has added release management, performance measurement and configuration blueprints to its devops arsenal

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Red Hat confuses Linux users with latest Fedora moves

Fedora for servers? Red Hat's copious new Fedora community options seem odd at best

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Why CoreOS is a game-changer in the data center and cloud

Offering Linux as a service, CoreOS has become the preferred distro for Docker -- and may go a long way toward making data centers more cloudlike

Why your old SAN doesn't scale

The speed of flash storage devices has changed how applications should access data and heralded the end of old storage

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What we talk about when we talk about Linux and systemd

The raging debate over systemd exposes the two factions tugging at modern-day Linux

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Free and cheap ways to learn about network administration

These nine self-taught labs give you hands-on experience with various networking tasks -- and most don't cost anything.

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Devops, agile development cut through federal agency's red tape

Scrum, waterfall approaches, paired with Jenkins, Git, Chef tools as well as Java and Spring add up to higher efficiency and better tech management

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Why BI projects fail -- and how to succeed instead

You can't simply shop for a BI solution and expect good results -- you need to think through your strategy first. Here's how to go about it

Devops has moved out of the cloud

The cloud is a natural venue for taking advantage of devops -- but you shouldn't stop there

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7 free tools every network needs

From device discovery to visibility into systems, networks, and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered

The Onion’s 9 best bits about Microsoft

Poking fun at the software giant and founder Bill Gates since 1996

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The best new features in Windows Server 10 (so far)

The early look at Windows Server 10 reveals many expected enhancements and nice surprises

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Facebook open-sources its Chef cookbooks

Facebook offers two homemade devops tools for systems management on GitHub and says more are on the way

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How thin? Imagine the Linux server as a process

Imagine a time when processes and services are completely transitory and server-agnostic, carrying their dependencies with them; it's not far away

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