All posts by The Linux Administrator

Oh No, Too Many Distros?

Fossforce’s Christine Hall said recently that those declaring “too many distros” are just spreading FUD and then ran a poll. Their results were surprising, too surprising. So, I ran my own poll. Turns out, my results are surprising too. Fossforce’s poll showed a majority of respondents said there were too many distros, 29% thought the number is about right, and 19% said there were too few. They were “flabbergasted” and “surprised” as was I. The results had to be an anomaly. So, I ran my own poll to see what I’d get. My results show no anomaly…

    

What’s Next for SUSE Cloud and OpenStack

Last month SUSE released Cloud 2.0, the latest version of its OpenStack-based enterprise private cloud product. Here SUSE’s Doug Jarvis discusses how the open cloud has changed in the past year since SUSE’s original enterprise cloud release; the advantage of SUSE Cloud 2.0; their decision to support Hyper-V; what’s next for OpenStack; and SUSE’s contributions to the project.

    

Scholarship Winner Sarah Kiden Will Use Linux Training to Help Others

One of the things that our Linux training team looks forward to every year is reading through the submissions that come in for our Linux training scholarship program, which we recently announced the winners of. We’re aware that when we provide a Linux training scholarship to one person, that knowledge does not just help them alone, but typically has an impact on others they work with and those in their community.