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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 moves closer to general release

Due next week, RHEL release candidate features 64-bit architecture support, integration with Active Directory, and more

VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service

vCloud Hybrid Service Disaster Recovery, for businesses that can't afford a second data center, hints at uses for VMware's new public cloud

3 big lessons to learn from Heartbleed

The devastating OpenSSL vulnerability proves the importance of data center orchestration, the wisdom of running older versions, and the need to give back to the OpenSSL project

Big data needs software-defined storage

With demands for agility and capacity, storage systems can't be islands. IBM's Ronald Riffe explains how software-defined storage provides a broad, hardware-independent solution

Don't want to mix programming languages? You already do!

Multilingual development is already the norm, and every coder would be wise to embrace it

Suse open-sources live updater for Linux kernel

Kgraft, which allows live patching of the Linux kernel without downtime, is available under the GPLv3 license

You say Python, and I say Perl ...

Or rather, let's admit there's a right tool for every job, and the multilingual developer is painted into fewer corners

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization promises more OpenStack integration

RHEV 3.4 beta adds greater integration with OpenStack, as well as more network management functionality and storage options

Facebook, Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn pump up scaling for MySQL

Big names come together on WebScaleSQL for better scaling among companies with heavy database demands

Cisco's Intercloud could supercharge its Internet of things plans

The company's IOx edge-computing platform could mesh with its cloud plan to improve IoT performance

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The green IT stars of 2010

InfoWorld's 2010 Green 15 Awards: Green-tech projects coupled with innovation and collaboration yield bountiful rewards more

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The InfoWorld Hardware Hall of Fame

From mainframes and minis to PCs and PDAs, our picks for the greatest, most enduring computer hardware of all time more

3 big lessons to learn from Heartbleed
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3 big lessons to learn from Heartbleed

Blog by Paul Venezia

The devastating OpenSSL vulnerability proves the importance of data center orchestration, the wisdom of running older versions, and the need to give back to the OpenSSL project
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