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How to Build an Enterprise Kubernetes Strategy - Linux Journal

Google News - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 15:00
How to Build an Enterprise Kubernetes Strategy  Linux Journal

In today's emerging cloud-native environments, Kubernetes is everywhere. Organizations love Kubernetes because it helps significantly increase the agility and ...

IO_uring Gets A Huge Performance Fix - Up To 755x Improvement

Phoronix - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 13:13
IO_uring is designed to deliver fast and efficient I/O operations thanks to a re-designed interface introduced in Linux 5.1 with various efficiency improvements compared to the kernel's existing asynchronous I/O code. But it turns out there was a big bottleneck within the current IO_uring code up until now...

Lima Gallium3D Gets A Reworked Scheduler

Phoronix - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 12:05
Landing this week in Mesa 19.2 for the Lima Gallium3D driver for Arm Mali 400/450 series hardware is a reworked GPIR regiaster scheduler...

DXVK 1.3.1 Brings Logging Improvements, GPU Load Monitoring In The HUD

Phoronix - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 07:04
Just one week after releasing DXVK 1.3, lead developer Philip Rebohle has released DXVK 1.3.1 with a few more features plus a number of bug fixes -- including performance work...

GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.33.4 Released

Phoronix - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 04:47
Florian Müllner released new development versions of GNOME Shell and Mutter today for this week's GNOME 3.33.4 development milestone...

Systemd Introduces A New & Practical Service For Dealing With PStore

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 23:29
Adding to the list of new features for systemd 243 is another last-minute addition to this growing init system... Systemd picked up a new service and while some may view it as bloat, should be quite practical at least for those encountering kernel crashes from time to time...

How to install ffmpeg linux via command line - H2S Media

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 19:53
How to install ffmpeg linux via command line  H2S Media

Install FFMPEG on CentOS, Ubuntu 19.04, Redhat, Debian Linux for a powerful open-source library dedicated to processing audio and video.

RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver Adds Navi Wave32 Support

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 19:19
One of the new features to the RDNA architecture with Navi is support for single cycle issue Wave32 execution on SIMD32. Up to now the RadeonSI code was using just Wave64 but now there is support in this AMD open-source Linux OpenGL driver for Wave32...

The Arm SoC/Platform Changes Finally Sent In For Linux 5.3: Jetson Nano, New SoCs

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 18:18
The Arm SoC/platform changes arrived a bit late to the Linux 5.3 merge window ending this weekend. The Arm SoC/platform changes were only sent in on Friday night but include Librem 5 Developer Kit support in terms of the DeviceTree bits as well as improving the NVIDIA Jetson Nano support and various other SoC/platform additions...

NFS Changes On Linux 5.3 Will Allow Clients To Use New "nconnect" Mount Option

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 16:49
Sent out on Thursday were the NFS client updates for the Linux 5.3 kernel merge window. This time around are a few interesting changes...

Databases adopt open licenses, JavaScript gets faster on Android, governments use more OSS, and more news

opensource.com - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 15:04

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at database vendors going all in with open source, Facebook and Uber's latest open source releases, City of London's homebuilding app, and more!


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Weston 7.0 Reaches Alpha With PipeWire, HDCP, EGL Partial Updates & Mores

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 14:25
Wayland release manager Simon Ser announced the alpha release of the Weston 7.0 reference compositor on Friday that also marks the feature freeze for this Wayland compositor update...

Intel / Clear Linux Is Looking For Your Feedback On Your Linux Development Workflow

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 12:06
Intel's Clear Linux crew has launched a twelve-question survey seeking feedback on your Linux usage though the survey slightly caters towards developers. While the survey is being put out by Intel's performance-oriented Linux distribution, users of any Linux platform are encouraged to participate...

Intel / Clear Linux Is Looking For Your Feedback On Your Linux Development Workflow - Phoronix

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 12:06
Intel / Clear Linux Is Looking For Your Feedback On Your Linux Development Workflow  Phoronix

Intel's Clear Linux crew has launched a twelve-question survey seeking feedback on your Linux usage though the survey slightly caters towards developers.

Linux Mint 19.2 Beta jetzt erhältlich - Nau.ch

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 04:10
Linux Mint 19.2 Beta jetzt erhältlich  Nau.ch

Die Beta von Linux Mint Version 19.2 ist ab sofort erhältlich. «Tina» kommt mit verbessertem Update-Manager und komfortablerer System-Optimierung daher.

Pango 1.44 Is Coming Thanks To The Revival By GNOME Developers

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 04:00
Back in May there were the plans shared by Red Hat's Matthias Clasen to work out some improvements to the Pango layout engine library after going fairly stale in recent years. That work is coming to fruition with a Pango 1.44 release looking like it will be here soon with new features...

Oracle Linux 8 Released | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:21
Oracle Linux 8 Released | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

Oracle has announced the general availability of Oracle Linux 8. With the release, the core operating environment and associated packages for a typical Oracle ...

Zstd 1.4.1 Further Improves Decode Speed, Other Optimizations

Phoronix - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:20
Zstd 1.4.1 is out today as a maintenance release to Facebook's Zstandard compression algorithm but with this update comes even more performance optimizations...

VMware To Acquire AI, ML Accelerator Bitfusion | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:20
VMware To Acquire AI, ML Accelerator Bitfusion | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

VMware is acquiring Austin, Texas-based Bitfusion in a move to boost its ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads in its ...

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 03:19
First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS. Fedora community has announced the preview release of Fedora CoreOS. The initial preview release of Fedora ...

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