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Good news for Microsoft: China wants to dump Windows

If China makes good on its threat to break up with Windows, Microsoft could lose the battle -- yet win the war

Microsoft Azure makes nice with Google to get a piece of Docker

Microsoft Azure digs deeper into Docker, with visual tool and Kubernetes support for containers

Linux Foundation's certification sets new benchmark for admins

Do open source projects need formal certification? Two notable open source foundations think they do

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?

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

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

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

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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

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Linux admin IQ test

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Linux Foundation's certification sets new benchmark for admins
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Linux Foundation's certification sets new benchmark for admins

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Do open source projects need formal certification? Two notable open source foundations think they do
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