The message from SUSECon 2013: Big-time Linux is going to get bigger. What I learned at SUSECon: large-scale enterprise Linux is huge, and its serious growth is just beginning. Consolidating the datacenter into Linux on mainframes is perfect for financial institutions and retailers, and for any workloads with large-scale transactions and database processing. Linux is also a great fit on mid-range and small servers, distributed computing, supercomputers, and well, pretty much everything.
Shuah Khan is a Senior Linux Kernel Developer at Samsung's Open Source Group. She has contributed to various kernel sub-systems including the Android mainlining project, LED class drivers, IOMMU, DMA, and more. Her current focus areas are Power Management and PCIe ASPM. She also helps with stable kernel release maintenance testing and bug fixes. In this Q&A she describes her work space and the hardware she uses for kernel development.
How to have an interesting and rewarding life? Never stop learning new things. Developing new skills exercises your brain and muscles and keeps you young in spirit. It makes your days brighter, inspires your dreams, and creates opportunities. You never know where a new interest is going to lead you, and that's half the fun.
The interns who worked with The Linux Foundation as part of the FOSS Outreach Program for Women this summer come from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience, but they now have at least one thing in common (besides their gender). They can all add “Linux kernel hacker” to their resume.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and a well-crafted how-to video is darned near priceless. Linux has all the tools you need to make high-quality and useful instructional videos. We shall make a simple screencast with the wonderful Kdenlive video editor and the Audacity audio recorder and editor, and learn how to share this splendid screencast on YouTube.
Greetings fellow Linux users, and welcome to the second part of our glorious OpenVPN series. When last we met we learned how to set up a simple OpenVPN encrypted tunnel between a home server and a remote node, such as a laptop. Today we're adding refinements such as how to daemonize OpenVPN so we don't have to start it manually, use Network Manager for easy connecting to our remote server, and access services. Read more at Linux.com
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SUSE today announced the availability of the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications, based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3. It offers the advantages of the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise, providing customers more scale-up and scale-out options to run workloads in mission-critical SAP software environments.