Dell has started offering a discount on the XPS 13 Developer Edition laptops, in preparation to release the newer version, with Ubuntu Linux and Intel Skylake processors, according to Computerworld.
IBM is setting its sights on developers and DevOps professionals once again with the latest update to its hybrid cloud product portfolio. Through new features and technology partner collaborations, IBM is aiming to make it easier to develop, deploy and manage apps on its high-performance LinuxONE systems while also maintaining security.
A serious bug has been found in the Linux kernel that allows local-to-root escalation, putting tens of millions of PCs, servers and Android devices at risk.
Black Duck has added container scanning capabilities to its Hub software, providing DevOps professionals with another option for keeping their containers safe and secure.
Linux Kernel 4.4 gets Long-Term Support and adds support for newer chipsets.
ActiveState CEO Bart Copeland certainly has some self-interest in getting enterprises to hop on the open source bandwagon, but he still makes some good points in a column on The New Stack about why open source has become more attractive to such organizations.
Linux systems running the Grub bootloader are susceptible to a security flaw that could allow extended privileges to anyone who presses the backspace key 28 times, according to a pair of computer science researchers. Most alarming, the researchers found that versions of Grub from December 2009 to last week contained the flaw.
Microsoft announced today a new certification for professionals proficient with Linux on Azure.
Support for Linux on Microsoft Azure continues to grow.
Red Hat unveiled the latest version of OpenShift Enterprise, as well as a preview of Atomic Enterprise Platform, at KubeCon in San Francisco this week. With OpenShift Enterprise 3.1, Red Hat has beefed up the Docker and Kubernetes components, added middleware services and expanded its integration with OpenStack.