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Aqua Security Launches Microsoft Azure Marketplace Private Offers - Linux.com

Google News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 09:58
Aqua Security Launches Microsoft Azure Marketplace Private Offers  Linux.com

Aqua Security has announced a new Private Offer for software licensing and procurement directly through Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Software purchased ...

Aqua Security Launches Microsoft Azure Marketplace Private Offers

Linux.com - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 09:58

Aqua Security has announced a new Private Offer for software licensing and procurement directly through Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Software purchased directly from Aqua can easily be installed on Azure while still taking advantage of streamlined deployment through the Azure Marketplace.  The Aqua Cloud-Native Security Platform (CSP) now offers full support for the widest range of Microsoft cloud-native technologies including Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Container Instances (ACI) and the Azure Functions serverless compute service. 

AMD Sends Out Linux Graphics Driver Patches For "Arcturus" As New Vega Derived GPU

Phoronix - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 05:58
Remember last September when that AMD Arcturus codename dropped in our forums for what at first appeared to be a successor to Navi but later clarified to be used as a Linux driver enablement codename? Well, the Linux kernel driver patches for this "Arcturus" GPU have just been posted...

AMD Sends Out Linux Graphics Driver Patches For "Arcturus" As New Vega Derived GPU - Phoronix

Google News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 05:58
AMD Sends Out Linux Graphics Driver Patches For "Arcturus" As New Vega Derived GPU  Phoronix

Remember last September when that AMD Arcturus codename dropped in our forums for what at first appeared to be a successor to Navi but later clarified to be ...

Linux is now beating Windows on Microsoft’s own turf, and Azure is better for it - Yahoo Tech

Google News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 03:38
Linux is now beating Windows on Microsoft’s own turf, and Azure is better for it  Yahoo Tech

According to remarks by a developer at Microsoft, there are now more instances of Linux-based operating systems running on the company's Azure cloud ...

D9VK 0.13f Brings Extra Features For Direct3D 9 Over Vulkan

Phoronix - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 02:22
It was just earlier this month that D9VK 0.13 was released with new features while now a "0.13f" Hypnofrog release is available in pre-release form...

Intel Speed Select Technology Comes To Linux With The 5.3 Kernel

Phoronix - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 00:27
With the in-development Linux 5.3 kernel is now support for Intel Speed Select Technology (SST) that was introduced as part of Cascade Lake processors. Speed Select Technology allows optimizing the system with per-core performance configurations to prioritize certain workloads while lowering the performance envelope for other cores...

Thread Synchronization in Linux and Windows Systems, Part 1 - Embedded Computing Design

Google News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:51
Thread Synchronization in Linux and Windows Systems, Part 1  Embedded Computing Design

This article will be useful for those who have never programmed applications with multiple threads but plan to do so in the future.

Spectre Mitigation Performance Impact Benchmarks On AMD Ryzen 3700X / 3900X Against Intel

Phoronix - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:15
AMD Zen 2 processors feature hardware-based mitigations for Spectre V2 and Spectre V4 SSBD while remaining immune to the likes of Meltdown and Zombieload. Here are some benchmarks looking at toggling the CPU speculative execution mitigations across various Intel and AMD processors.

ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO Testing On Ubuntu 18.04 Linux

Phoronix - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:17
For those in the market for an AMD X570 high-end motherboard for use with the new Zen 2 processors, the ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO was one of the boards sent out as part of the reviewer's kit and it's been working out quite well...

Best Linux Distro for Windows 7 Refugees: Manjaro KDE - Ghacks Technology News

Google News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:52
Best Linux Distro for Windows 7 Refugees: Manjaro KDE  Ghacks Technology News

Mike explains why he thinks that Manjaro Linux is the best choice for Windows 7 users who want to make the switch to Linux.

An AI Wizard of Words - Linux Journal

Google News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:41
An AI Wizard of Words  Linux Journal

A look at using OpenAI's Generative Pretrained Transformer 2 (GPT-2) to generate text. It's probably fair to say that there's more than one person out there who is ...

Linux Operating System Market 2019 - 2025 | Emerging Key Players by Size, Types, Applications and Regions - Boston Life News

Google News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:24
Linux Operating System Market 2019 - 2025 | Emerging Key Players by Size, Types, Applications and Regions  Boston Life News

Global “Linux Operating System market” research report 2019-2025 offers an unbiased and complete analysis of the on-going trends, opportunities/ high ...

The Massive DRM Pull Request With AMDGPU Navi Support Sent In For Linux 5.3

Phoronix - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:23
At 479,818 lines of new code and just 36,145 lines of code removed while touching nearly two thousand files, the Direct Rendering Manger (DRM) driver updates for Linux 5.3 are huge. But a big portion of that line count is the addition of AMD Radeon RX 5000 "Navi" support and a good portion of that in turn being auto-generated header files. Navi support is ready for the mainline Linux kernel!..

Q4OS 3.8 Released As A Traditional Desktop Linux Distribution Built Atop Debian 10.0

Phoronix - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:08
With more tier-one Linux distributions working on plans for doing away with 32-bit x86 support, if you are looking for a new distribution to play nicely with older hardware, Q4OS 3.8 may be it...

Q4OS 3.8 Released As A Traditional Desktop Linux Distribution Built Atop Debian 10.0 - Phoronix

Google News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:08
Q4OS 3.8 Released As A Traditional Desktop Linux Distribution Built Atop Debian 10.0  Phoronix

With more tier-one Linux distributions working on plans for doing away with 32-bit x86 support, if you are looking for a new distribution to play nicely with older ...

Char/Misc Has A Bit Of Changes All Over For Linux 5.3

Phoronix - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:59
The char/misc changes with each succeeding kernel release seem to have less changes to the character device subsystem itself and more just a random collection of changes not fitting in other subsystems / pull requests. With Linux 5.3 comes another smothering of different changes...

AMD resolves Destiny 2, Linux crashes via AGESA update - bit-tech.net

Google News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:38
AMD resolves Destiny 2, Linux crashes via AGESA update  bit-tech.net

AMD has confirmed that a bug causing Destiny 2 and selected Linux distributions to fail to run on its latest Zen 2-based Ryzen 3000 series processors will need ...

AMD resolves Destiny 2, Linux crashes via AGESA update - bit-tech.net

Google News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:38
AMD resolves Destiny 2, Linux crashes via AGESA update  bit-tech.net

AMD has confirmed that a bug causing Destiny 2 and selected Linux distributions to fail to run on its latest Zen 2-based Ryzen 3000 series processors will need ...

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