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How Red Hat can catch the developer train

Developers are embracing a range of open source technologies, virtually none supported or sold by Red Hat. Can the open source giant recover?

Review: RHEL 7 anchors enterprise-focused ecosystem

With new emphasis on containerized workloads, RHEL 7 anchors larger enterprise-focused ecosystem

Docker founder Solomon Hykes explains Docker

You've no doubt heard of Docker, but if you don't get what it is or why it was created, its founder lays it all out

Famo.us talks big, but jQuery Foundation isn't worried

The cool Web and mobile library has high expectations but may be biting off more than it can chew

Container convergence: Docker, VMware, and Google team up

Docker-VMware partnership lets Docker containers run on VMware infrastructure, with help from Google and Pivotal

VMware stamps its imprint on OpenStack, with eye toward VM management

Virtualization giant preps OpenStack distribution, perhaps as part of broader move to decouple its management tools and VM offerings

The beginner's guide to Docker

Dig into Docker, the red-hot open source framework, from getting started to services you can use right now to the company's direction, in this downloadable PDF

Choose your side on the Linux divide

The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins

Docker 1.2 punches up security, day-to-day management

The popular Docker app-container project tweaks its feature set, but far bigger changes are waiting in the wings

Walmart's investment in open source isn't cheap

While proprietary vendors want us to focus on price, innovators focus on the flexibility and business value of open source

Open Source Software Features

Desktop Linux: Ready for the mainstream

Organizations can adopt Linux for many users, and save the high upgrade costs of Vista or Windows 7 more

Open Source Software Quiz

Linux admin IQ test

How much do you really know about the free OS? more

Walmart's investment in open source isn't cheap
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Walmart's investment in open source isn't cheap

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While proprietary vendors want us to focus on price, innovators focus on the flexibility and business value of open source
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