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DDoS attacks rally Linux servers

A significant string of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) campaigns during the second quarter of 2014 were driven by Linux web servers that were compromised and infected by IptabLes and IptabLex malware,…

Red Hat to ditch MySQL for MariaDB in RHEL 7

In a surprise move, Red Hat has announced that version 7 of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) will ship with the MariaDB database installed by default, in place of MySQL. The…

Linux Kernel Panel: What’s what with Linux today

Summary: Some of Linux’s best and brightest kernel developers talk about the state of Linux development today. Napa Valley, CA: At an exclusive gathering at the Linux Collaboration Summit, some…

How OpenStack parallels the adoption of Linux

In spite of its considerable momentum, there are still skeptics about whether OpenStack will ultimately succeed. My colleague tackled some of that skepticism in a blog post last year and…