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Here’s how the Android-x86 project brings Oreo to standard PCs

Автор: | 19.06.2018

While it seems as if there should be no shortage of devices on which to run Android—particularly as Android apps are installable on many Chromebooks—running Android in a VM is perhaps not the most confidence-inspiring activity, given recent concerns about the Andy OS emulator bundling a cryptocurrency miner that consumes power and computing resources. Despite… Читать далее »

Google makes it easier to edit VR video and images with the VR180 Creator

Автор: | 19.06.2018

Google is hoping to democratize virtual reality (VR) production with its new VR180 cameras and software that allows you to edit video in Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro. Google Software Engineer Erik Ackermann announced the move in a blog post, writing that the affordable cameras will «allow creators to shoot three-dimensional, immersive photos and… Читать далее »

Rubrik CDM 4.2 extends data protection to Amazon cloud storage

Автор: | 19.06.2018

In its latest upgrade, Rubrik has extended its backup and data management platform to applications that run in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) and using Elastic Block Storage (EBS). Key to this in version 4.2 of Rubrik Alta Cloud Data Management is native protection for applications that run in Amazon EC2. The… Читать далее »

Here are the latest Chrome OS devices that will support Linux apps

Автор: | 18.06.2018

The ability to run Linux apps in virtual machines in Chrome is expanding beyond Google’s flagship Pixelbook line of Chromebooks. The feature, for which plans were first discovered in late February, was formally announced by Google at I/O 2018. Unlike the existing solution, Crouton, support for Linux apps does not require enabling developer mode on… Читать далее »

Making sense of Microsoft’s cloud developer platform

Автор: | 18.06.2018

In early 2016, Microsoft stated in a “Microsoft by the numbers” announcement that more than 25% of Azure virtual machines (VMs) were Linux. By the end of 2016, it was saying “nearly one in three”. In October 2017, it announced 40% of VMs in Azure were running Linux. «; } }); /** * remove unnecessary… Читать далее »

How to ensure all new user home directories are created without world-readable permissions in Linux

Автор: | 15.06.2018

If you administer a Linux server, chances are that server might be used by numerous users. In fact, you probably created those users yourself. Or maybe another admin created the users. Either way, there are probably a number of users working on the server, each of which has their own home directory. Thing is, when… Читать далее »

How to select the right enterprise Linux

Автор: | 14.06.2018

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is widely thought of as the first choice in operating systems for important servers, but it may not be the right choice for all applications. The decision to use any modern edition of that operating system, generally spoken as RHEL with a silent H, is usually based on a need for… Читать далее »

Why data scientists are trading traditional big data for cloud-native tech

Автор: | 14.06.2018

Cloud-native data science is on the rise, as traditional Hadoop-centric big data infrastructure falls out of favor, according to a Wednesday report from data science platform Anaconda. The company surveyed 4,218 data science students, professionals, academics, and software developers who use the platform. In terms of data sources, files reign supreme, with the majority of… Читать далее »

Devuan 2.0 is a Debian fork for Linux users who want to avoid systemd

Автор: | 12.06.2018

The Linux world has a certain reputation for highly-opinionated people engaging in protracted debates about the merits of a particular application or approach to a problem. While some of these—such as the Mir vs. Wayland controversy—have been resolved, the faction of Linux veterans who insist on avoiding systemd have released Devuan 2.0. Devuan is a… Читать далее »

Insurer Beazley meets global challenge to secure mobile workforce

Автор: | 12.06.2018

Beazley, a specialist commercial insurer that’s active in the Lloyd’s of London market, has adapted its business model and infrastructure to grab global opportunities, where once it conducted nearly all its business from the City of London. For its 1,800-plus staff spread across Europe, the US and Asia, the insurer’s “work anywhere” strategy is now… Читать далее »