Collection of Linux related news hopefully!

You down with OCP? Yeah you know me

Any follower of today's technology magazines will have heard a lot about Open Compute Project (OCP) servers. These are servers stripped down the bare minimum, crammed into a single chassis and managed centrally through software that provides high automation and data centre-scale orchestration.

With the Linux platform, you’ll find applications to meet just about every need to keep track of your finances. 

Software vendors and service providers can test their PHP applications on IBM Power8 servers running a ‘turbo charged’ LAMP (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP) stack for free until Dec. 10 under a new IBM promotion.

DockerCon EU Forget containers – are you ready for a platform?

Linux container wrangler Docker rounded out the first day of its DockerCon EU conference on Thursday by unveiling three new services that represent the next steps in Docker's transition from toolset to full-fledged platform.

Imagination Technologies today launched Creator CI20, a new development board that unites a dual-core 1.2 GHz MIPS32 CPU and a full suite of connectivity options into an Internet of Things platform that runs a variety of Linux distributions or Android 4.4 KitKat and retails for $65.

You'll need to bring the ideas, though

Imagination Technologies, the MIPS chipper firm behind PowerVR, has a new hobbyist board. For fifty quid you can do some techie tinkering.

Prognostication, Redmond and the Red Wedding

It's clear that Docker is here to stay, but we must temper our enthusiasm with pragmatism and a careful analysis of history. There are many pieces on the chessboard to consider, and each of them has a mind of its own.

VMware workstation 11 arrives, complete with cloudy connection

VMware has sent version 11 of its Workstation desktop virtualisation product down the slipway.

Bare metal, with fewer nekked bits

US bare-metal startup Pluribus Networks is starting to close the kimono somewhat. Not that it's flipping the switch to proprietary hardware, but it is expanding the capabilities for formerly bare-metal switches to make them more enterprise-friendly, by shipping them with its own OS installed.

Analysis Can CoreOS achieve liftoff in Linux container space race?

CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi certainly got the attention of the Docker community on Monday when he announced Rocket, his company's alternative to the Docker container file format and runtime. But just what is Rocket and what does it offer that Docker doesn't?