13 Apr 2016

AWS intrinsically enters open source cloud computing world After a months-long anticipation, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has finally stepped into the ever-growing world of open source. The cloud-centric subsidiary of Amazon has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a platinum member to kick-start its new journey. The main aim of joining hands with the Linux Foundatio...

13 Apr 2016

Indian woman wins scholarship from The Linux Foundation ShivaniBhardwaj has made India proud in the world of open source. 22-year-old Bhardwaj is one of the 14 recipients who won the Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) scholarships this year. The Linux Foundation on Wednesday released the list of its 2016 LiFT scholarship recipients in which Bhardwaj is the only winner from India. The...

13 Apr 2016

Linus Torvalds set to release Linux 4.13 on September 3 Finnish-American software engineer Linus Torvalds has published yet another release candidate (RC) milestone of the upcoming Linux 4.13 kernel. But alongside releasing the new RC version, the Linux creator has announced that he is set to launch the final build of the new kernel in the first week of September. Considering the r...

13 Apr 2016

Microsoft aims to expand in ‘big computing’ space with new acquisition Microsoft has announced that it has acquired cloud-focused Cycle Computing. The new acquisition will help the company expand its presence in the world of “big computing” that includes high-performance computing (HPC) to cater the growing demands of enterprises. Utilising the resources from Cycle Computing, Micro...

13 Apr 2016

Microsoft brings Linux even to Windows Server Microsoft has released its second Insider preview build for Windows Server 2016. The new version, debuted as Windows Server Insider Build 16257, enables Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to offer distributions such as Ubuntu and OpenSUSE to the proprietary server platform. The WSL is a compatibility layer to natively run Linux binary ex...