The first Xen Project User Summit may be over, but it has left a fine legacy in its wake. Co-located with LinuxCon and CloudOpen in New Orleans, the event featured some excellent talks covering a wide range of Xen-related subjects. From clouds to orchestration, from hardware architectures to file systems, the Summit gave attendees much to think about.
The team behind the cross-platform game 0 A.D. is asking for donations to drive continued development of the free and open source realtime strategy title.
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In part one of this two part series on how to use open source ConVirt to manage virtual machines, guest contributor Jaydeep Marfatia, founder of Convirture, gives a brief overview of ConVirt, who should use it and why. Next week he'll go into more depth about how to install and configure ConVirt.
Videos from the OpenDaylight Mini-Summit in New Orleans Presenters at the first OpenDaylight Mini-Summit in New Orleans offered a first glimpse of the SDN platform architecture and the benefits it will provide in enterprise, cloud and service provider environments.
Previously, I gave you an overview of ConVirt Open Source, who’s using it and why. Today, I’ll give specific guidance on using Convirt Open Source, which offers an open source, agent-less lifecycle management solution that works for both KVM and Xen. In addition, I’ll touch on some of the advanced automation capabilities which are available in ConVirt’s commercial (e.g. paid for) version as well.
Gaming house Valve has completed its trio of announcements for the week with news of a planned wireless game controller that replaces the traditional thumb-controlled mini joysticks with two force-feedback touchpads and a programmable screen.
Thirty years ago today Richard Stallman announced his plans to build GNU in a post to the net.unix-wizards mailing list. What followed was the birth of the free software movement, the founding of the Free Software Foundation and the GNU public license (GPL). To celebrate this important milestone for the GNU project and free software, we asked the Linux community to tell us what GNU means to them. Here are some of their answers.
A GitHub account may be one of the best ways for open source developers to showcase their technical skills to potential employers. But sysamdins and DevOps engineers who don’t code, don’t have an easy equivalent for proving their skills in, say, spinning up a secure server. TrueAbility is a new testing and training platform that aims to help Linux IT professionals show off their existing skills and learn new ones. It’s also a tool for recruiters and employers to find new talent and administer screening tests for job candidates.
In the last of three announcements this week, Valve have revealed the Steam Controller for their Steam OS-powered devices.
Title: Like the legend of the phoenix
In this episode: The founder of Puppy Linux retires. SteamOS has been announced by Valve and CyanogenMod gets $7m in funding. Hear our eclectic discoveries, the sound of Tanner's brains and your own opinions in the Internet Famous Open Ballot.
The beta preview of openSUSE 13.1, released this month, shows this distro is waddling in the footsteps of its Linux brethren.
The final beta of Ubuntu 13.10 is now available for download, bringing with it powerful new semantic search features to the Unity Dash.
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