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PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) that is suited for large databases and has many advanced features. Its emphasis is on extensibility and standards-compliance. PostgreSQL can handle workloads ranging from small single-machine applications to large Internet-facing applications with many concurrent users.
The path to cloud native computing isn't just about using containers and microservices. Here's how the cloud native approach is evolving.
Linus Torvalds describes Linux's secret origins.
Red Hat announced that version 7.3 of its powerful Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system is now in development, and a Beta build is available for download and testing.
Connect Tech has launched an Ubuntu-driven COM Express Compact Type 6 module with an Nvidia Tegra K1 and optional extended temperature support. Nvidia’s Tegra SoCs have faded fast in the smartphone world, but appear to be doing just fine in embedded, especially in automotive.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
In this article, the strongSwan IPsec VPN will be installed on Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS), I will show the integration of OpenSC for hardware tokens and finally the creation of a gateway-to-gateway tunnel using a pre-shared key and x.509 certificates.
VIDEO: Nicko van Someren, CTO of the Linux Foundation, discusses how the CII is moving forward to make open-source software more secure.
"Secure by design" doesn't mean that Linux users should take a carefree approach to security. On the Internet, somebody's always hiding behind the firewall trying to pick the lock.
If you’re a refugee from Windows, you may be finding the Linux world slightly confusing, wondering how you can get the all same functionality you had in Windows, but still enjoy the freedom that Linux offers. Never fear!
It was twenty-five years ago, August 25, that a young Linus Torvalds sent out that fateful message.
After being in development for the past two years, the open-source KDevelop IDE (Integrated Development Environment) software has finally reached the 5.0 milestone.
The web is not secure. As of August 2016, only 45.5 percent of Firefox page loads are HTTPS, according to Josh Aas, co-founder and executive director of Internet Security Research Group. This number should be 100 percent, he said in his talk called “Let’s Encrypt: A Free, Automated, and Open Certificate Authority” at LinuxCon North America.
Today marks 25 years of Linux, the most successful software ever.At LinuxCon this week, Jim Zemlin of the Linux Foundation spoke words of admiration, praise, and excitement from the keynote stage, saying "Linux at 25 is a big thing" and "You can better yourself while bettering others at the same time."read more
Mozilla has launched a petition — and will be releasing public education videos — to reform outdated copyright law in the EU ? The internet is an unprecedented platform for innovation, opportunity and creativity. It’s where artists create; where coders … Continue reading
As you might expect, this week's LinuxCon and ContainerCon 2016, held in Toronto, is heavy on the benefits and pitfalls of deploying containers, but several vendors aim to come to the rescue with flexible tools to manage it all.
While Windows 10 is generally well-liked by reviewers and users, it's relatively clear that it's not the OS to choose if you actually want to control how much babbling your OS does over the network. While a lot of complaints about Windows 10 have been proven to be hyperbole or just plain wrong (like it delivers your BitTorrent behavior to Hollywood or it makes use of menacing keyloggers), Windows 10 is annoyingly chatty, sending numerous reports back to Microsoft even when the operating system is configured to be as quiet and private as possible.
Linux turns 25 today. That's four years older than Linus waswhen he invented it. That means Linus has spent more of his life withLinux than he did without it.
Kids are naturally curious about how things work, and with a new trend in hardware companies creating open source hardware products, it's a great time to teach kids about electronics. But modern technology can seem too complex to even begin to understand. So where do you start?read more
Tilde Clubs (shared server space where members can create web pages, send and receive email from pine) are also a great way to learn Linux. This tutorial will get you started.