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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 Deprecates Btrfs

Buried within the notes for today's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 release are a few interesting notes.<p>First, RHEL has deprecated support for the Btrfs …

Configure PXE (Network Boot) installation Server on CentOS 7.x

PXE (Preboot eXecution Environment) Server allows unattended or automated OS installation over the Network.The main benefit of pxe is that we don’t …

This hilarious Cisco fail is a network engineer's worst nightmare

In 2013, Cisco issued a ‘field notice’ warning of a problem with its very expensive 3650 and 3850 Series Switches, used in many datacenters around the world.<p>That field notice detailed a major problem with the switches, discovered after they were released: plugging in a cable could wipe them …

Amazing

Google systems guru explains why containers are the future of computing

<i>As a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Eric Brewer devised the</i> <i>CAP theorem</i><i> — a governing concept in the design of distributed</i> …

Porting Docker Client to Windows

I spent the last two months porting the Docker command line interface to Windows with my colleagues on the Microsoft Azure Linux team. Starting with …

Linux

A massive change for Ubuntu package management is on the horizon

Ubuntu might well be doing the unthinkable─making its Linux distribution even more secure. That is pure, unadulterated crazy talk. How on earth does …

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Jolata Brings Big Data Tactics to Network Monitoring

It’s certainly <i>possible</i> to monitor all the traffic in a network, packet by packet. The problem lies in doing it cheaply enough — and then doing …

VMware Creates Its Own Linux OS for Containers

VMware is launching two open source projects targeting Linux containers, continuing the vendor’s efforts to show that Docker and other containers can …

Virtualization

Nutanix Solutions for Development & Test

Accelerate Time to Market<p>Set up complete test environments in minutes and cut QA cycles by as much as 50%. Improve quality through better test …

Software Development

Why a startup called Nutanix is making VMware absolutely crazy

At stake is big up-and-coming $77 billion market that VMware desperately needs.<p>Here's what we're hearing:<p><b>1. Nutanix is working on a technology that would allow businesses to easily rip and replace VMware's flagship product, known as a hypervisor</b>, with an alternative homegrown hypervisor created by …

Hypervisor

Addressing Hybrid Architecture Complexity With New Docker Monitoring Plugin

It is now relatively easy to have hybrid infrastructures comprising containers, virtual servers and bare metal machines. Container adoption is …

News & Topics - OpenStack

infrastructure 0.2 released!

Cisco Cloud Services is proud to announce the 0.2 release of microservices-infrastructure, a modern platform for rapidly deploying globally distributed services based on Mesos, Marathon, and Consul.<p><b>What’s new in 0.2?</b><p><b>• Security</b><br>0.2 was focused primarily on improving platform security for ZooKeeper, …

DevOps

Net-Neutrality-in-a-Virtual-Box Aims to Equalize Access

Saisei unveiled Net-Neutrality-in-a-Virtual-Box (yup, that’s the name) today, a less complex version of its FlowCommand Network Performance …

VirtualBox

Solving the Cloud Security Crisis

Network security is entering a new phase in which an entirely different approach may be needed to battle the bad guys. Will software defined …

Subscribe to vGhetto Nested ESXi Template Content Library in vSphere 6.0

During the early development of vSphere 6.0, one of the features that I got an early sneak preview of was the Content Library which originated from …

JavaScript

In Defense Of OpenStack

Launched by Rackspace Hosting and NASA in 2010, and supported today by many of the biggest technology vendors, the OpenStack cloud computing project is a critical component of cloud-based ambitions in boardrooms around the world. And yet, according to Business Insider’s Matt Weinberger,<p>the …

OpenStack

So VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) is here, when will people start using it » Welcome to vSphere-land!

After many years in the making VMware’s new storage architecture, Virtual Volumes (VVols) is finally available as part of vSphere 6.0. VVols …

vCenter Server 6.0 Tidbits Part 2: What is my SSO Domain Name & Site Name?

When deploying an Embedded vCenter Server or an external Platform Services Controller, one of the configurations you will be asked for is the vCenter …

Linux
Hybrid Clouds

Cisco vs. VMware vs. BYOC: Bright-box war heats up

Just in case you somehow missed the latest SDN-related markenclature, "bright-box" (old name, white box) is the new name for gear based on merchant …

Virtualization

The Optical White Box Is Coming

Fifteen years ago, or even 10 years ago, the optical white box would have been a good April Fool’s Day joke. Now, it’s looking like a serious …

ONOS Project Unveils Second Release of Open SDN Platform

The ONOS Project, which rolled out the first release of its open-source software-defined network operating system in December 2014, is unveiling the …

Open Networking Acronym Soup

During the past few years, software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) have emerged as the next big thing in …

ONUG Featured Interview with Nick Lippis

<i>SDxCentral caught up with Nick Lippis, co-founder and co-chairman of the Open Networking User Group (ONUG), and got his insights on all things</i> …

Virtualization

OpenStack Neutron – The Dirty Network Detail

Update: I’m slowly getting there, third and more accurate diagram attached below which now includes where security policies, iptables and network …

Linux

Wordpress Sites at Risk of Pirate Bay Clone Slinging Malware

Some WordPress sites are at risk of being targeted by a fake Pirate Bay copycat site that is launching attacks, according to Malwarebytes researchers.<p>The campaign uses compromised WordPress sites as a means to redirect customers to a page with an exploit kit.<p>All of the compromised sites appear to …

WordPress