Topic: linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 receives Common Criteria Certification

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 has achieved a new certification that will make it a more appealing option for companies that are managing critical workloads in classified and sensitive deployments. It has earned a new Common Criteria Certification, which is a certification that assures that a product meets security criteria for a specific environment. According … continue reading

Wind River Studio announces new Linux services

Wind River, the company working to deliver software for mission-critical intelligent systems, today unveiled new Wind River Studio Linux Services. The goal of this release is to address new challenges around security, defects, compliance, and the continuing management of mission-critical intelligent systems when using community-based open-source software.  With rising system complexity, new challenges have risen … continue reading

DENT 2.0 released

DENT 2.0 is now available with new features that can be utilized by distributed enterprises in retail and remote facilities.  The DENT project is an open-source network that uses the Linux Kernel, Switchdev, and other Linux-based projects. DENT was launched in December 2019 under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation with the aim to simplify … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Podman

Podman is a tool for managing OCI containers and pods that are made from groups of containers. It provides APIs for managing containers, pods, container images, and more.  Podman’s GitHub documentation states that the project is based on libpod, a library for container lifecycle management that is also contained in this repository.  The latest 2.2.1 … continue reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 to offer a more stable platform

Red Hat has announced the upcoming release of its enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 is expected to feature cloud-native innovation capabilities as well as a more stable platform.  “From delivering the latest supported developer tools via Application Streams to making the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform even more accessible to systems administrators, … continue reading

CoreOS Container Linux

CoreOS Container Linux will reach end-of-life on May 26

CoreOS Container Linux will reach its end-of-life on May 26, 2020 and will no longer receive updates. Fedora CoreOS is the official successor to CoreOS Container Linux.  Fedora CoreOS is built for running containerized workloads securely and at scale and It combines the provisioning tools and automatic update model of Container Linux with the packaging … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 beta, Keyfactor’s DevOps integrations, and Circonus’ latest investment

Red Hat has released the latest beta version of its enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.2 focuses on making it easier for users to innovate faster as well as updates the user experience, monitoring and performancing capabilities.  As part of the user experience, the team has streamlined its subscription process, and adds … continue reading

Canonical releases consolidated security, compliance, and support offering

In order to help customers keep costs down, Canonical has released a consolidated security, compliance and support offering for open-source infrastructure, Ubuntu Advantage (UA) for Infrastructure. “Aggregating Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, OpenStack, KVM, Ceph and SWIFT security update and support offerings into a single package enables businesses to evolve from traditional infrastructure to private cloud and … continue reading

Linux Foundation and ETSI find common ground

The Linux Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ETSI, a creator of IT global standards and the EU-registered European Standards Organization (ESO). The organizations agree that joint communication between code collaborators and the standards community is necessary to foster the collation of open source and standards. Faster information-sharing with the standards community will expedite … continue reading

Why Kubernetes will turn your data center into a smartphone

Installing and managing server software is hard, especially in corporate environments. There’s the inherent complexity of managing disparate platforms and systems, all while dealing with compliance and security policies. What is worse is that a lot of the work is repetitive, undifferentiated heavy lifting. Configuration management tools like Chef and Puppet were supposed to be … continue reading

Facebook open-sources new approach for handling OOM situations

Facebook believes it has developed a faster and more reliable solution for resolving common out-of-memory (OOM) situations. The company announced it is open sourcing oomd, a userspace OOM killer. The solution was designed with two key features: pre-OOM hooks and a custom plugin system. According to the company, pre-OOM hooks provide visibility into an OOM … continue reading

SUSE gets new ownership, sold for $2.5 billion

Micro Focus has sold the open-source infrastructure software provider SUSE for $2.5 billion to the investment firm EQT VIII. Micro Focus first acquired SUSE in 2014 for $1.2 billion as part of its Attachmate acquisition. SUSE was founded in 1992, and is known for its enterprise-grade open-source Linux operating system. Today, the company provides enterprise-grade, … continue reading

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