Shared Storage with NFS and SSHFS | Linux.com


Up to this point, my series on HPC fundamentals has covered PDSH, to run commands in parallel across the nodes of a cluster, and Lmod, to allow users to manage their environment so they can specify various versions of compilers, libraries, and tools for building and executing applications. One missing piece is how to share files across the nodes of a cluster.
File sharing is one of the cornerstones of client-server computing, HPC, and many other architectures. You can perhaps get […] Continue Reading…

Deepin Linux: As Gorgeous As It Is User-Friendly | Linux.com


Deepin Linux. You may not have heard much about this distribution, and the fact that it’s often left out of the conversation is a shame. Why? Because Deepin Linux is as beautiful as it is user-friendly. This distribution has plenty of “wow” factor and very little disappointment.
For the longest time, Deepin Linux was based on Ubuntu. But with the release of 15.7, that all changed. Now, Deepin’s foundation is Debian, but the desktop is still that beautiful Deepin […] Continue Reading…

The Future of Open Source | Software

By Jack M. Germain
Sep 19, 2018 5:00 AM PT
Linux and the open source business model are far different today than many of the early developers might have hoped. Neither can claim a rags-to-riches story. Rather, their growth cycles have been a series of hit-or-miss milestones.
The Linux desktop has yet to find a home on the majority of consumer and enterprise computers. However, Linux-powered technology has long ruled the Internet and conquered the cloud and Internet of Things deployments. […] Continue Reading…

Linus Torvalds Takes a Break, Apologizes » Linux Magazine

In an unexpected move, Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux kernel, is going to take a break from the kernel as he reflects on his behavior on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML).He made this announcement on LKML, “I am going to take time off and get some assistance on how to understand people’s emotions and respond appropriately.”Torvalds admitted, “I need to change some of my behavior, and I want to apologize to […] Continue Reading…

NextCloud 14 Arrives » Linux Magazine

Nextcloud Gmbh has announced the release of Nextcloud 14, a fully open source enterprise file sync and storage (EFSS) solution. The new release brings many new features, including an even tighter focus on security.Unlike its closest competitor Dropbox, Nextcloud is more of a platform than just a sync and storage solution. Nextcloud comes with online collaborative software, secure web chat, secure voice and video conferencing, calendering, contacts, and more.Now Nextcloud is using a combination […] Continue Reading…