Linux on the desktop is so hot there's now a fight over it
Citrix has made good on its April promise to deliver virtual Linux desktops, today announcing it's ready to roll out penguin-powered pretend PCs.
The company snuck the penguin-powered desktops into Feature Pack 2 for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6. For now, Citrix says says you can choose from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Workstation and Server, or SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop and Server 11 Service Pack 3, the two distros the company says its customers have asked for the most.
Also: Citrix: Linux Virtual Desktop released with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 FP2
As Red Hat, Inc.’s offerings become more enterprise-ready — and widely adopted — demands on its projects continue to increase. Ashesh Badani, GM of Cloud Product Strategy at Red Hat, joined theCUBE at RedHat Summit to talk about how its pipeline is structured to deliver reliable results.
Equity Analysts at the Mizuho Securities maintains the rating on Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT). The brokerage firm has issued a Buy rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency raises the price target from $85 per share to $88 per share.
Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) now offers Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on the Amazon Web Services marketplace, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.
Red Hat said Wednesday it sees the listing as providing clients more avenues with which to implement big data workload deployments and data analysis work.
The availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA has been expanded to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Red Hat announced.
An Introduction to Linux Containers
Linux container technology is the latest computing trend sweeping the computing world. A lot of financial and technical investors, Linux software programmers, and customers are betting that containers will change the way businesses manage their computer systems—from deployment to maintenance. Container technology has become its own ecosystem with no less than 60 companies supporting some aspect of the technology. But what exactly are Linux containers, and how can they help you?