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FreeBSD 12.0 is now out!

Yesterday, the FreeBSD release engineering team announced the availability of FreeBSD 12.0, which marks the first release of the stable/12 branch. This version is...

The Linux and RISC-V foundations team up to drive open source development and adoption...

Yesterday, the Linux Foundation announced that they are joining hands with the RISC-V Foundation to drive the open source development and adoption of the...
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Linux is reverting the STIBP support due to major slowdowns in Linux 4.20

Linux 4.20 has shown major performance issues and the reason behind this regression was Single Thread Indirect Branch Predictors (STIBP), as shared by Phoronix yesterday. This support is being reverted from the...
The cost of downtime on Black Friday

It’s Black Friday: But what’s the business (and developer) cost of downtime?

Black Friday is back, and, as you've probably already noticed, with a considerable vengeance. According to Adobe Analytics data, online spending is predicted to...
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Linux 4.20 kernel slower than its previous stable releases, Spectre flaw to be blamed,...

On the 4th of November, Linux 4.20 rc-1 was released with a host of notable changes right from AMD Vega 20 support getting squared...
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Red Hat releases Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 beta; deprecates Btrfs filesystem

Earlier this month, Red Hat released RHEL 7.6. Now, Red Hata Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 beta version is available with more container friendliness than...
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Uber becomes a Gold member of the Linux Foundation

Yesterday, at Uber Open Summit 2018, the company announced that it is joining the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member with a promise to...
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Facebook GEneral Matrix Multiplication (FBGEMM), high performance kernel library, open sourced, to run deep...

Yesterday (on the 7th of November), Facebook open-sourced its high-performance kernel library FBGEMM: Facebook GEneral Matrix Multiplication. This library offers optimized on-CPU performance for...

Kernel 4.20-rc1 is out

Linus Torvalds announced on 4th November that Kernel 4.20-rc1 is tagged and pushed out, and the merge window is closed.  Linux 4.20 brings a...
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Microsoft releases ProcDump for Linux, a Linux version of the ProcDump Sysinternals tool

Microsoft developer, David Fowler revealed ‘ProcDump for Linux’, a Linux version of the ProcDump Sysinternals tool, over the weekend on November 3. ProcDump is a...

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