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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation today announced it has purchased the source code to RethinkDB, relicensed the code under Apache, and contributed it to The Linux Foundation. RethinkDB is an open source, NoSQL, distributed document-oriented database that was previously licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License, Version 3 (AGPLv3).
Not so long ago, Red Hat was about the only serious option for big enterprise customers seeking to make the move to Linux. Times have changed and Red Hat is no longer the only game in town.
This tutorial documents the process of installing OpenVAS 8.0 on Kali Linux rolling. OpenVAS is open source vulnerability assessment application that automates the process of performing network security audits and vulnerability assessments.
The change, which effectively doubles Oracle's prices for implementing its software on AWS, was put in effect quietly, with little notification to users.
Lynis is a open source security auditing tool for UNIX derivatives like Linux, macOS, BSD, and others. It's providing guidance for system hardening and compliance testing.
Tech companies often prefer hiring those who have open source experience because quite simply open source experience is more valuable. This preference is only growing stronger now that open source software dominates the industry and free and open source hardware is gaining momentum.read more
Marek, the Mesa developer from AMD posted a message to the public Mesa-dev mailing list asking to merge the threaded GL dispatch code and get it cleaned up to help with the high CPU overhead of Mesa.
In a previous article, ‘NMAP Installation’, a listing of ten different ZeNMAP Profiles were listed. Most of the Profiles used various parameters. Most of the parameters represented different scans which can be performed. This article will cover the common four scan types.
GS Shop is one of the largest TV shopping networks in Asia, and one of the largest e-commerce sites in Korea with more than 1000 employees and 1.5 million users daily. Vivek Juneja of GS Shop[he]#039[/he]s Container Platform Team, at MesosCon Asia 2016, shares how he and his team moved this behemoth to the new agile way of running the datacenter.
Over the last four years, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has put a great deal of effort into optimizing Raspbian, its port of Debian, for Pi hardware, including creating new educational software, programming tools, and a nicer looking desktop.In September, we released an update that introduced Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight (PIXEL), the Pi's new desktop environment. Just before Christmas, we released a version of the OS that runs on x86 PCs, so now you can install it on your PC, Mac, or laptop.read more
Mozilla filed a legal brief against the Executive Order on immigration, along with nearly 100 other major companies across different industries. We joined this brief in support of the State of Washington v. Trump case because the freedom for ideas … Read more
Generally speaking Logs are very much important part of any troubleshooting activity, However these logs grows in size with time. In this case we need to perform log cleanup manually in order to reclaim the space and its tedious task to administer these logs. To overcome this we can configure logrotate utility available in Linux which automatically does rotation, compression , removal and mailing of logfile.
The Kodi team proudly announced today the general availability of the final release of the Kodi 17 "Krypton" open-source media center for Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, and Windows.
Books are very personal things. And programming books are no exception. We all form bonds with programming books that help master the rudiments of a language, and then be able to move on to fully exploit the language’s flexibility.
This guide shows how to install the latest version of Cinnamon on Ubuntu. You may ask why bother, why not use Linux Mint? If you have already installed Ubuntu it seems a little extreme to install a new OS just to get a different desktop environment
Global Menu is one of the most interesting features of Kde Plasma 5.9, but enabling it may be a bit complicated if you don’t know where to search. In this tutorial we will see how to enable it.
Performance for an application determines how quickly your software can complete the intended task. It answers questions about the application, such as: Response time under peak load; ease of use, supported functionality, and use cases compared to an alternative............
This got totally missed, Sudden Strike 4 has a trailer out from December that shows off a little of this RTS game and it looks amazing.
I recently had to reinstall my laptop, and, since I only use Linux on my laptop, I could not afford to spend half a day customizing the operating system, install hundreds of updates, and set up my favorite apps.
This guide shows how to install the latest Java runtime environment and development kits on Ubuntu. It shows how to install the official and open source versions.