This has been rumored for some time, but it now seems that Microsoft’s latest iteration of online community is live. Launched on September 2nd, but in beta testing for months, the Microsoft Tech Community asserts to bring multiple communities together in a central location. Sound familiar? That’s essentially what Microsoft did by ending 5 different conferences and merging them into Microsoft Ignite.
Pretty much any of the nearly 300 Linux distributions you'll find listed on Distrowatch can be made to work as servers. Since Linux's earliest days, users have been provisioning "all purpose" distributions such as Slackware, Debian and Gentoo to do heavy lifting as servers for home and business. That may be fine for the hobbyist, but its a lot of unnecessary work for the professional.
First off, I confess to enjoying the occasional cigar – so I’d like to know where this kid works: How did this place happen to institute a Smoking Policy in 2016!?? (Kudos). On the other hand – maybe he’s an older worker who just looks great for his age!
Business today is changing faster than ever. In match there must be a ready-posture on the part of IT to not only support change, but to lead it. But not just any change. Change must be qualified: Solutions need to be on-target, on-time, and on-budget.
Yesterday the big news was that Hewlett Packard Enterprise had confirmed that, in a deal worth about $8.8 billion, it would <a href="http://www.zdnet.com/article/hpe-offloads-non-core-software-assets-to-micro-focus-in-8-8-billion-deal/">"spin-merge" its non-core software</a> with Micro Focus. This will give HPE 50.1 percent ownership of a new combined company that HPE thinks will generate $4.5 billion in annual revenue. The deal was confirmed Wednesday as HPE announced its third quarter results.