Docker Embraces Kubernetes » Linux Magazine

At DockerCon Europe, Solomon Hykes, the founder of Docker, announced support for Kubernetes as an orchestration platform alongside Swarm, it’s own orchestration tool.“The addition of Kubernetes as an option alongside Swarm gives our users and customers the ability to make an orchestration choice with the added security, management, and end-to-end Docker experience that they’ve come to expect from Docker since the very beginning. We look forward to working with the Kubernetes community to help […] Continue Reading…

Object Storage: 8 Things to Know

Object storage is one of the hottest technology trends, but it isn’t a particularly new idea: The concept surfaced in the mid-90s and by 2005 a number of alternatives had entered the market. Resistance from the entrenched file (NAS) and block (SAN) vendors, coupled with a new interface method, slowed adoption of object storage. Today, with the brilliant success of Amazon Web Services’ S3 storage system, object storage is here to stay and is making huge gains against […] Continue Reading…

Linux Comes to Windows » Linux Magazine

Microsoft has announced that WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux, also known as Bash on Windows, is now out of beta. With Windows 10 Fall Creator update, every Windows user will be able to use the feature. However, WSL is not enabled by default. User have to enable it from the Settings turn Windows features on or off feature.Microsoft will offer supported Linux distributions from the Windows Store, so there is no need to install them manually. […] Continue Reading…

NixOS Linux Lets You Configure Your OS Before Installing | Linux.com


I’ve been using Linux for a very long time. Over the years, I’ve been incredibly happy with how the open source landscape has evolved. One particular area that has come quite a long way is the installation of various distributions. Once upon a time, installing Linux was a task best left to those who had considerable tech skills. Now, if you can install an app, you can install Linux. It’s that simple. And that, my friends, is a […] Continue Reading…

Linux Networking Hardware for Beginners: Think Software | Linux.com


Last week, we learned about LAN (local area network) hardware. This week, we’ll learn about connecting networks to each other, and some cool hacks for mobile broadband.
Routers
Network routers are everything in computer networking, because routers connect networks. Without routers we would be lonely little islands. Figure 1 shows a simple wired LAN (local area network) with a wireless access point, all connected to the Internet. Computers on the LAN connect to an Ethernet switch, which connects to a combination […] Continue Reading…