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What if you DON'T wish to torture data until it confesses to anything you want?

When it comes to storage, what benchmarks to use, how to configure them and how to interpret the results has been the subject of many a heated debate.

New submitter fourbadgers writes: CoreOS, the start-up making the CoreOS Linux distribution, has announced Rocket, a container management system that's an alternative to Docker. CoreOS is derived from Chrome OS and has a focus on lightweight virtualization based on Linux containers. The project has been a long-time supporter of Docker, but saw the need for a simpler container system after what was seen as scope-creep in what Docker provides.

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Numerous major companies have lately been opting to open the doors to their own, in-house security tools and it's changing the security landscape significantly.

Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.
Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.
Claim's Docker's direction is 'fundamentally flawed'

CoreOS, the lightweight Linux distro based around Linux containers and Docker, will develop its own application container tech to compete against Docker.

Today, Mozilla has released Firefox 34 for Windows, Mac and Linux desktops, the first stable release since last month's security n' bug fix update.

The post Firefox 34 Arrives with Plugin-Free Video Calling and Powerful WebIDE first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

All. Access. It was right there, in all caps, on the badge hanging at the bottom of my lanyard. And, boy howdy, did I treat those two little words as a challenge. If I was going to be technically allowed to go anywhere at any time, you bet I was going to do so.

Enterprise cloud storage has come a long way in the past decade as storage developers have worked out a lot of the kinks that plagued the technology early on. In this series of articles I'll take you through some different cloud storage options. 

linuxscreenshot writes The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 'Rebecca' MATE. Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.1 MATE edition comes with two window managers installed and configured by default: Marco (MATE's very own window manager, simple, fast and very stable); Compiz (an advanced compositing window manager which can do wonders if your hardware supports it). Among the various window managers available for Linux, Compiz is certainly the most impressive when it comes to desktop effects. Screenshots can be found here.

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