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  • Review: 5 memory debuggers for Linux coding

    When you're working in Linux, manually debugging memory-related errors can be difficult and time consuming. These five tools can help.

    20 Nov. 15 14:30 Written by Himanshu Arora
  • Review: Docker Swarm soars, and the sky's the limit

    It's a well-known fact that deploying and managing anything at scale is hard. Docker is no different. However, the engineers at Docker recognize this and are working on three products to help: Docker Machine, Docker Compose, and Docker Swarm. 

    23 April 15 20:06 Written by Nigel Poulton
  • Technology of the Year 2015: The best hardware and software of the year

    Like InfoWorld itself, InfoWorld's Technology of the Year Awards have always been about change. We keep an eye out for the platforms and tools pushing against the barriers in application development, mobile, cloud computing, and in other corners of information technology, and we bring them in for review. At the end of the year, we get together and decide which are the very best.

    26 Jan. 15 22:11 Written by Doug Dineley
  • CentOS 7: The perfect gift for the Linux do-it-yourselfer

    Although differentiation is tough in <a href="">Linux</a> distributions today, CentOS 7 has carved out a niche as the free and open alter ego to <a href="">Red Hat Enterprise Linux</a> (RHEL). We found that CentOS, which is mandated to be binary-compatible with Red Hat 7, shares about 95% of the features of its commercial enterprise-class sibling.

    22 Dec. 14 22:09 Written by Tom Henderson
  • Review: RHEL 7 lands with a jolt

    There's a lot to like in the next Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but some fundamental changes may prove problematic

    28 Aug. 14 00:19 Written by Paul Venezia
  • 5 Twitter clients for Linux

    Linux users who want to avoid browser-based Twitter apps can try out these five local clients -- including one that still uses a command-line interface.

    09 May 14 21:12 Written by Himanshu Arora
  • Fedora tips its hat to mobility, cloud, big data

    The latest release of Fedora, nicknamed "Heisenbug," is a step towards making Fedora a player in the mobile arena. Fedora 20 also includes more support for cloud, and this is also the first release that supports cheap, low-power ARM processors as a primary architecture, in addition to Intel and AMD chips.

    31 March 14 22:24 Written by Maria Korolov
  • Ubuntu 13.10 takes aim at Microsoft, Apple, Google

    Ubuntu is moving into the rarified class of operating systems that cover x86/x64 clients and servers, ARM-based tablets/smartphones, and commodity cloud instances. Meaning that it's taking on everybody from Microsoft to Red Hat to Apple and Google.

    06 Jan. 14 11:57 Written by Tom Henderson, ExtremeLabs, Inc.
  • Ubuntu 13.10: The good, the bad and the ugly

    The newest release of Ubuntu, dubbed Saucy Salamander, doesn't offer much in the way of new features – except for the introduction of Ubuntu Touch for mobile platforms.

    09 Dec. 13 13:26 Written by Maria Korolov
  • Red Hat OpenShift delivers rapid app deployment, collaboration

    Platform as a Service is a cloud-based hosting environment for application development designed to provide a full-featured development, staging and production environment without the need for extensive in-house infrastructure.

    02 Dec. 13 13:31 Written by Susan Perschke
  • Firefox OS sputters on the ZTE Open

    The open source challenger is meant to be simple, but it crosses the line into the less than functional

    28 Nov. 13 21:32 Written by Galen Gruman

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