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IBM Introduces Two Open-Source-Only Mainframes

IBM is introducing two mainframe servers that run only on the open-source Linux operating system. Here are some articles on it: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-17/ibm-introduces-two-open-source-only-mainframes-in-hardware-push http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/16/linux-foundation-launches-open-mainframe-project/ http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/16/ibm-teams-with-canonical-on-linux-mainframe/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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FreeBSD v10.2 Released

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has just released FreeBSD v10.2. http://www.freebsd.org/releases/10.2R/announce.html FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for modern server, desktop, and embedded computer platforms. FreeBSD’s code base has undergone over thirty years of continuous development, improvement, and optimization. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. FreeBSD provides advanced networking, impressive […]

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 IoT Core for Raspberry Pi

Today, Microsoft announced the public release of Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 2 and the MinnowBoard Max. Microsoft also announced a “build a home automation solution that leverages the power of Windows 10 IoT Core running on Raspberry Pi 2” contest. For more information, go here. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Debian 8.1 Released

Debian Project has just released Debian 8.1. https://www.debian.org/News/2015/20150606 Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the […]

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OpenBSD v5.7 Released

Theo de Raadt has just released OpenBSD v5.7. http://www.openbsd.org/57.html The OpenBSD project produces a FREE, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system. Our efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Debian 8.0 Released

Debian Project has just released Debian 8.0. https://www.debian.org/News/2015/20150426 Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the […]

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Ubuntu 15.04 Released

Ubuntu has just released Ubuntu v15.04. http://releases.ubuntu.com/15.04/ Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world. Ubuntu does everything you need it to. It’ll work with your existing PC files, printers, cameras and MP3 players. And it comes with thousands of free apps. Regards, […]

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IBM releases IBM MQ Appliance M2000

IBM has announced IBM MQ Appliance M2000 that provides an optimized version of IBM MQ V8 that runs in a hardware appliance. IBM MQ provides universal messaging that allows applications, systems, and services to connect and exchange information securely, reliably, rapidly, and simply. Offering MQ capability in hardware appliances, additional features are provided, as well […]

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Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be supported on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and it will be FREE. Yes, that is correct. Windows 10 will be free for Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. http://dev.windows.com/en-us/featured/raspberrypi2support http://dev.windows.com/en-us/featured/Windows-Developer-Program-for-IoT I’m thinking that the new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B is going to be a hot commodity, so […]

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New Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Released

Raspberry Pi Foundation has just released a new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. http://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-2-model-b/ Specifications: A 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU 1GB RAM 4 USB ports 40 GPIO pins Full HDMI port Ethernet port Combined 3.5mm audio jack and composite videov Camera interface (CSI) Display interface (DSI) Micro SD card slot VideoCore IV 3D graphics […]

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