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Docker founder Solomon Hykes explained at LinuxCon what Docker is, what it does right, and what it still needs to work on.
LinuxCon 2014 Standards to lift data center boxes out of device doldrums

It's practically a given that the ARM processor architecture – so beloved by makers of small devices everywhere – will graduate to servers soon. But before ARM servers can ship in any significant volume, a standardized hardware platform that specifically targets the data center is a must.

Spoiler alert: OpenStack leads, but the still wet-behind-the-ears Docker is gaining fast.

Popular voice and messaging service Viber has remembered it has a Linux app, issuing the first update to it in almost a year.

The post Viber Linux App Features Now Match Windows, Mac Clients first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Plus added 3PAR flash seasoning

HP has added lots of features to its StoreVirtual software SAN, announced a lower-cost all-flash 3PAR array and provided cheaper backup for remote offices.

Though Local Motors was the first car company to produce an open source vehicle, Founder Jay Rogers says it is not an open source car company. It's a hardware company.

Docker's meteoric rise is still puzzling, and somewhat problematic, said founder Solomon Hykes in his keynote at LinuxCon and CloudOpen on Thursday. Most people today who are aware of Docker don't necessarily understand how it works or even why it exists, he said, because they haven't actually used it.

Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman was joined on stage at LinuxCon this morning by Linux Creator Linus Torvalds as well as kernel developers Andrew Morton from Google, Shuah Khan from Samsung, and Andy Lutomirski, a co-founder of AMA Capital Management.