OpenStack Victoria Released

OpenStack Victoria was released on October 14, 2020 and is the 22nd release of OpenStack, the open source cloud software. It was interesting to see that contributions came from close to 800 people, 45 countries and 160 organizations. OpenStack is developed and released around 6-month cycles, and this project stable…

Red Hat Virtualization 4.4

The latest release of Red Hat virtualization (RHV) which runs on Red Hat 8.2, now integrates with Red Hat OpenShift and combines containers with virtual machines. You can now have one standard development and management stack.…

Windows DNS Server Exploit

On July 14th, Microsoft publicly released a statement associated with a severe vulnerability in the Windows DNS server All Windows Server versions starting from 2003 to 2019 are vulnerable to CVE-2020-1350.…

Note-Taking: Zettlekasten Method

The end result of a good note taking system is that it will allow you to see connections made between ideas. By connecting your notes, Niklas Luhman was able to produce a mountain of books and articles.…

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Released

Last week Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: Focal Fossa was released and for those new to Ubuntu, this is a 'Long Term Support" release which is published every two years in April. These are typically the most widely used versions of Ubuntu as they are enterprise-grade. Version numbers are YY.MM…

What is Chaos Engineering?

Before I explain the term chaos engineering in detail, you should be familiar with some understanding of the significance of testing software during the software development cycle. Today, the need to offer a faultless, seamless and reliable experience to users is the reason behind the agile development, continuous software examination…

Microsoft Teams on Linux

To expand the reach of its Microsoft Teams product, Microsoft has announced that the Office 365 group chat tool is now available for Linux. The Microsoft Team product is being made available in a public preview in .deb and .rpm formats starting immediately, with all Linux users' capabilities, although the…

OpenTitan: Root of Trust (RoT) Project

Google along with a number of other trusted manufacturers announced OpenTitanwhich is an open-source silicon root of trust (RoT) project. If this the first time you have heard of 'root of trust' - well join the club. It seems we have lots to learn together. Google and others are taking…