Lenovo and Red Hat advance partnership with telco push
Two Triangle tech titans are teaming up to create cloud solutions for the changing telco space: Lenovo and Red Hat.
It’s not their first collaboration, says Brian Connors, vice president of next generation IT and business development in Lenovo’s Research Triangle Park-based Data Center Group.
Red Hat even invested in Lenovo’s RTP executive briefing center, where its technology is currently “displayed prominently as customers come in."
Alpine Linux 3.4.1 Released with Linux Kernel 4.4.14 LTS, Latest Security Fixes
Today, June 28, 2016, Natanael Copa, the creator of the Alpine Linux distribution, was proud to announce the immediate availability of the first point release of Alpine Linux 3.4 series.
For those making use of DRI PRIME for multi-GPU systems (mainly in the context of iGPU + dGPU notebooks), the xorg-server's PRIME code now has synchronization support and double buffering.
Alex Goins of NVIDIA has been working on this big PRIME synchronization project for a while now to help reduce tearing in such configurations. That work has gone through many revisions over the months but as of this afternoon it's landed in xserver Git.
The deal is not crucial to Red Hat though it does plan to "open source the code in the Red Hat way", according to a blog post from the vice president and general manager of middleware at the company, Mike Piech. The company also said that its GAAP operating expenses will increase by $7 million during the 2017 fiscal year.
Most cloud-native applications require there to be persistent storage somewhere. While one can assume that it’s provided through a service running somewhere else, a platform supporting the development of complete cloud applications needs to provide persistence mechanisms within that platform.
Ubuntu 16.10 Alpha 1 to Come Only in Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Kylin & Lubuntu Flavors
In only two days from the moment of writing this article, we will be able to get a very early taste of the upcoming Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system, as the first Alpha build should be released, as planned, on June 30, 2016.