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Report: 1 major Linux migration that went awry

Workers for the city of Munich are apparently clamoring to switch back to Windows, leaving their high-end machines idle as they use their personal devices at work instead.

Get your first public preview glimpse of Windows Server Containers

In the third technical preview of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016, Microsoft is building on previous announcements around containers. With the preview, Microsoft is introducing native support for Windows Server Containers.

LinuxCon kicks off with new projects for mainframe, storage

As you may be aware, LinuxCon kicked off yesterday, and there has been plenty of news coming out of the conference so far. And in the last several years, the number of vendors backing Linux-based projects has skyrocketed. Many of those are present at the conference this week.

Linux Foundation, IBM beef up efforts around Linux on mainframes

Today at LinuxCon, The Linux Foundation announced a new initiative aimed at mainframe users, the Open Mainframe Project. IBM is contributing code to the project and announced new mainframe packages. 

Pica8 fires back at Cisco, calls ACI security 'primitive'

The battle between open source and proprietary software-defined networking continues; and of course, Cisco is once again at the heart of the disagreement between the two sides. But this time, instead of Cisco executives taking shots at whitebox solutions, it's an open source proponent saying Cisco is behind the times.

News Scan: Want to innovate? Try cutting your budget; Most IT administrators stressed out, considering job change; More

The top news stories for June 17, 2015.

Moose worm targeting Linux-based routers and systems

ESET researchers have uncovered a new worm dubbed Linux/Moose that is targeting Linux-based routers as well as other Linux-based embedded systems.

Docker Inc. walks a tightrope

While Docker dominates the container conversation right now, it's far from certain that it will continue to do so in the future. Despite the thriving ecosystem of companies around the Docker technology, Docker Inc.'s acquisition strategy has made some businesses wary of building on top of the container. Plus, this renewed interest in containers may be opening doors for new and old container technologies, strengthening the competition against Docker.

Mumblehard malware targets Linux and BSD systems to send spam

Researchers at ESET uncover a new malware specifically created to run on Linux and BSD systems to send spam.

What to expect from Docker's technology roadmap this year

Docker's recent attempts to fill technological gaps in its containerization technology seem to have been going well. From beefing up security to adding orchestration capabilities, Docker's 2015 is already shaping up to be a busy one. More features are planned for 2015.