New Btrfs Free Tutorial and Request for End User Feedback on Btrfs
“Those who follow Linux have certainly heard of Btrfs, a relatively new high performance file system that has a lot of people excited about its potential. Two months ago during LinuxCon Japan, we were pleased to sit down with lead developer Chris Mason [...]
By Brian Proffitt
The promise of cloud computing is very compelling. Just listen to the pitch for hybrid clouds: “If your organization needs more computing resources, why purchase extra hardware? Just set up a connection to a public cloud, use the extra machines to your heart’s content, and stop using them when your needs are satisfied.”
While Ububtu 10.10 doesn’t officially “come out” until Sunday, previews galore have been running everywhere this week. Of interest to readers of this weekly Enterprise Linux blog is NetworkWorld’s review of the server edition. Julie Bort reports on the new release’s tight integration with Amazon and makes the following comment: “One of the more interesting [...]
The recent announcements by Adobe and Microsoft of source code releases under FOSS licenses are attempts to co-opt free software.
Microsoft announced this week that they are releasing source code for Linux drivers that allow it to interact better with Windows, where Windows is the host OS and Linux is running as a guest OS. This [...]