Docker has already gained adoption and has seen interest from large enterprises to run their container technology in production. Among those that see the promise of Docker is Linux vendor Red Hat, which will be including the technology in its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 platform in 2014.
Multi-core processor architecture becomes increasingly popular nowadays. This trend is accelerated by the need for supporting multi-tenant hardware virtualization, high-performance computing applications, and Internet-scale workloads in data centers. This tutorial describes how to identify CPU processor architecture on Linux from the command line.
Linux containers (LXC) is a lightweight virtualization technology built into Linux kernel. Unlike other similar technologies, the virtual machines (VM) are driven without any overhead by the kernel already running on the computer. In VM you run only the processes you need, most of the time without even going through the regular SysV or Linux init.
When Red Hat (RHT) announces Q1 2014 earnings on July 19, customers will gain a reality check. Is Red Hat successfully pushing beyond Linux to monetize virtualization, storage and cloud services? And if so, are channel partners profiting from those moves?