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RHEL 7.3 touches up container tools, touches on IoT

No earth-shaking changes in this year's point revision to Red Hat Enterprise Linux; instead, expect incremental updates around containers, security, IoT

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New Red Hat project looks a lot like a Docker fork

The new OCID project places a variant of the Docker runtime directly into Kubernetes

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The next version of Fedora picks up Rust

The first public alpha of Fedora 25 rolls in Mozilla's Rust language as a standard-issue component

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Red Hat Virtualization 4 woos VMware faithful

The latest update to Red Hat's virtualization platform adds new container and VM tech, and it entices VMware users to check out the open source side

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Linux at 25: How Linux changed the world

A devoted practitioner offers an eyewitness account of the rise of Linux and the open source movement, plus analysis of where Linux is taking us now

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Pivotal, WSO2 seize on Oracle's Java EE delays

Oracle will announce a new Java EE road map at JavaOne, but until then, third parties are trying to fill the gaps


New toolset makes it possible to build and ship Docker containers within Ansible

Using Ansible playbooks, instead of Docker's tools, opens the doors to new kinds of dev automation

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Red Hat builds Linux container security scanning into RHEL

The latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux features two directly integrated scanning mechanisms to find and block known vulnerabilities in containerized apps

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Red Hat opens the door to wider use of OpenShift container technology

New pricing and support levels are designed to entice developers into building private and hybrid clouds with OpenShift

Public APIs give customers access to the internals of the SaaS platform

Red Hat ups its API management game by acquiring 3Scale

Joining the API-management trend, Red Hat can now help JBoss and OpenShift customers to add API magic to their projects


Red Hat revamps OpenShift Online for containers

The newest version of Red Hat's PaaS for business uses the container-centric revamp of OpenShift for easier app deployment and management

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Ansible 2.1 gets a grip on Microsoft Azure and Docker

Automation framework Ansible's second point revision adds management for Microsoft Azure and Docker containers, and so far avoids being just a Red Hat support tool

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Fedora 24 beta focuses on containers and the cloud

The desktop and server portions of Red Hat's bleeding-edge Linux distribution aren't standing still, but the cloud version hosts its biggest and boldest innovations

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Red Hat covers cloud apps with OpenStack and Cloud Suite

Red Hat's latest OpenStack Platform release wraps up the cloud for easier deployment, but Cloud Suite will likely claim a broader audience

Patch JBoss now to prevent SamSam ransomware attacks

Cisco Talos has identified millions of vulnerable JBoss servers that can potentially be infected with SamSam ransomware

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As in beer: Red Hat offers RHEL free to developers

No joke: Red Hat is offering access to the full array of RHEL development tools for nothing more than an email address sign-up

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Red Hat, Microsoft buddy up to run RHEL in Azure

Red Hat Enterprise Linux images are now available in Azure, with both Microsoft and Red Hat providing support -- and boosting Microsoft's hybrid cloud strategy

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Face it: There's no money in open source

Rail against profiteering and raise the timeworn example of Red Hat all you like, but building a viable business around 'real' open source is as dicey as it's ever been

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Google's new managed containers are brought to you by Red Hat

Having Red Hat's OpenShift Dedicated on Google Cloud Platform is another step toward Google building an open source hybrid cloud

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InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year

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