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Igor Seletskiy Steps Down from AlmaLinux Foundation Board

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: October 13, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

CloudLinux CEO Igor Seletskiy announced Tuesday that he was stepping down from the AlmaLinux OS Foundation Board.  While he cited multiple reasons, he highlighted the main cause as his desire to emphasize that CloudLinux does not have control over the AlmaLinux foundation. AlmaLinux was created in December 2020 after IBM announced a rushed EOL for […]

SQL vs. NoSQL – Which is Better?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: October 2, 2021 @ 3:41 pm, by raindog308

In the world of database systems, SQL has been the king since it took off in the early 80s.  It was conceived, developed, and codified in the 1970s but really hit its stride once developers had worked out the kinks and it rapidly overtook earlier, hierarchical DB systems like IMS. In the 21st century, NoSQL […]

Microsoft Azure is the World’s Largest Cloud

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: August 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

According to recent data, Microsoft Azure is the world’s largest public cloud with $17.7 billion in quarterly revenue.  Amazon AWS trails not far behind at $13.3 billion.  The top five (which also includes IBM, Salesforce, and Google Cloud) combined for $47.3 billion in sales. Microsoft and Amazon together make up 65% of the field, with […]

Meme Monday: We’re IBM

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

  We covered the recent jarring changes with the CentOS Project. You might also enjoy Our article on rpm-land alternatives A poll we did on your CentOS plans (results) Our interview with Igor Seletskiy, whose company CloudLinux has released Alma Linux  

LowEndBoxTV: CentOS…What Happened?!?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

CentOS, RIP…long live CentOS Stream?!? What hath IBM wrought? In this video, we break down the CentOS drama. As you can tell from the thumbnail…it isn’t pretty!  You could answer the question in one word: IBM.  But the roots of what happened pre-date IBM’s involvement. We also mention Alma Linux and Rocky Linux. Related LowEndBox […]

Poll Results: What are Your CentOS Plans?

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: March 25, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

We recently asked you what your plans were regarding CentOS.  As you may have read, CentOS is changing and we were curious how the community was going to react. The results are in!  With 270 votes, here are the raw results: You’ll notice that almost 30% of respondents don’t use CentOS and don’t plan on […]