Microsoft Will Bring Its SQL Database Software to Linux

Nearly one quarter of all the servers running in Microsoft’s Azure cloud service are powered by the open source operating system Linux. But you can’t actually run much Microsoft software on those Linux servers. That’s about to change. Companies will soon be able to run Microsoft’s database software SQL Server on Linux, Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie […]

5 Key Steps to Ensuring Database Security

Databases often contain extremely sensitive information that must be protected from security vulnerabilities and exploits. All organizations need to work on a continual basis to identify and remediate those vulnerabilities using a variety of tools that are available. In addition to doing monitoring and security assessments constantly, it is vital that the results are analyzed […]

A year in the life of OpenStack

What a year for OpenStack! With two shiny new releases, two excellent summits on opposite sides of the Atlantic, countless new features, and an ever-growing community of users and developers, it truly has been a year of progress for OpenStack. Let’s take a look back at some of our coverage here on Opensource.com, and perhaps […]