Digital Transformation: Trust but Verify | IT Infrastructure Advice, Discussion, Community


Moving digital assets to the public cloud reduces costs and increases productivity, but it poses some new information security challenges. Specifically, many Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) that were designed for the on-premises network come up short when deployed in the public cloud. For this reason, public cloud providers have built-in security layers to manage information security using their own security monitoring infrastructure. Unfortunately, these built-in monitoring services are one-size-fits-all and may miss crucial customer-specific security requirements […] Continue Reading…

Intel Submits Final Batch Of Graphics Driver Changes For Linux 5.4 – Growing Tiger Lake

After having been submitting various feature updates to DRM-Next the past few weeks of new graphics driver feature code to introduce in Linux 5.4, a final pull request was sent in today with the remaining feature work slated for this next version of the Linux kernel.
As added earlier to Linux 5.4, the big focus at this stage for the open-source Intel Linux developers is on bringing up the “Gen 12” graphics support for Tiger Lake. With the Icelake […] Continue Reading…

From 0 To 6000: Celebrating One Year Of Proton, Valve’s Brilliant Linux Gaming Solution




This week, Valve’s Proton turns one year old, and it has unarguably propelled the notion of gaming on Linux further than I would have thought possible. It has led to noticeably more mainstream press and YouTube coverage of […] Continue Reading…

5G Is Coming, but When? | IT Infrastructure Advice, Discussion, Community


5G is coming, and while it is ultimately going to have a massive impact on nearly every aspect of our lives, the introduction of 5G will take many years to unfold. Understanding how and when the new capabilities of 5G will impact a particular area of our lives can be hard to understand. This is an area that many IT managers are considering for their businesses. Planning for 5G will be challenging. The reason: 5G will bring a […] Continue Reading…

Systemd 243 RC2 Released – Phoronix

Released nearly one month ago was the systemd 243 release candidate while the official update has yet to materialize. It looks though like it may be on the horizon with a second release candidate being posted today.
Red Hat’s Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek has just tagged systemd 243-RC2 as the newest test release for this new version of this de facto Linux init system. Over the past month have been new hardware database (HWDB) additions, various fixes, new network settings, resolvectl […] Continue Reading…