ServerWatch: "Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, is gearing up to launch a new series of support and services offerings for enterprise desktop and server users."
Canonical is somewhat of a new player in the Linux server market, but it has been making great headway in the past years, especially thanks to its more unusual approach of offering Ubuntu Server for free unlike popular alternatives from Red Hat or SUSE. But one area where Ubuntu has really caught on is cloud computing thanks...
Canonical's Ubuntu may have that special je ne sais quoi when it comes to the desktop, but will enterprise users be similarly enchanted by its new commercial support? That's the question of the moment, as Linux bloggers ponder the company's recent foray into Red Hat territory with its new Advantage enterprise service.
Online integration and commercial search results in Ubuntu‘s Unity interface are here to stay–and will grow more comprehensive in the next release of the operating system, according to Canonical. But so, too, will tools for controlling and filtering results.
As companies grow their data centers to accommodate more cloud services and applications, their resource management practices also grow increasingly complex. CoreOS is a new Linux distribution that uses containers to help manage these massive server deployments.
On May 19, CoreOS joined the Linux Foundation as a corporate member, along with Rackspace Hosting and Cumulus Networks.
Red Hat released a directory service, that it acquired from AOL's
Netscape Security Solutions unit, as a commercial product running
on top of Red Hat Enterprise Linux called Red Hat Directory Server and
as the community supported 389 Directory Server project.
There is an impact when choose RHEL as OS for LDAP server instead of Debian OS