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Review: Red Hat does Docker the hard way

Project Atomic pours Kubernetes and Red Hat engineering into a state-of-the-art container host, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves

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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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Orchestration tools fully exploit Linux container technology

Once companies get past the “let’s see how these container things work” stage, they end up with a lot of containers running in a lot of different places

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Docker Enterprise now runs Windows and Linux in one cluster

The new version of Docker's professional version lets applications across multiple platforms -- Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z -- run side by side in the same cluster

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RancherOS: A tiny Linux for Docker lovers

Rancher Labs takes the container paradigm to its final destination with a completely Dockerized operating system

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9 crushing performance problems in scalable systems

We have no shortage of ways to slow complex systems to a crawl. Fix these nine, and a tenth will be along soon

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Red Hat's Boltron snaps together a modular Linux server

The Fedora Modular Server project experiments with a new way to deliver multiple versions of packages side-by-side, each with their own development life cycles

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.Net Core 2.0 to extend coding optimizations to Linux

The next version of Microsoft's open source, cross-platform runtime will make native code run faster on Linux as well as Windows

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Review: Alpine Linux is small, fast, and different

Stripped-down Linux distribution shines for containers and appliances, but you have to earn it

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Hotspot brings GUI to Linux Perf data

Hotspot frees the analysis of Linux performance data from static, text-based reports with an interactive, eye-opening GUI

Is open source good for business?

Understand the benefits of open source software and why it is spreading into new markets

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39% off Exploring Raspberry Pi: Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux, Paperback - Deal Alert

The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental...

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Get started with the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Here’s what WSL is all about: getting the tools you need to do cross-platform development and management on your PC

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

A brief introduction to lightweight, portable, flexible Docker containers and why developers love them

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Inside Windows Server’s containerized Linux future

Microsoft’s Windows Server strategy is about to change, with faster updates, a lot of Linux love, and a devops focus

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Kubernetes foundation takes on container networking

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds another open source project to its container-centric toolbelt

Linux: Is Lubuntu better than Xubuntu?

Also in today’s open source roundup: How to kill a process from the command line, and ReactOS 0.4.5 has been released.

How to build a Raspberry Pi-based desktop PC

Build your own under-$100 desktop Linux PC with Raspberry Pi; just don’t expect it to be a true PC

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