Don't-Miss Operating System Stories
At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, VMware demonstrated how to move a live virtual machine across two different data centers, and showed off its new container management software.
On the plus side, Obsidian says actually creating a Linux port of Pillars of Eternity wasn't difficult.
Windows 10 Enterprise has been installed in about 1.5 million business devices in less than a month. Now Microsoft is considering how to best offer patch information to users of its new OS.
An ex-Googler is writing a file system, Bcachefs, to match the speed of traditional Linux file systems with the advanced scalability and reliability of newer file systems.
Microsoft has released a technical preview of the first publically available version of Windows Server Containers, which will be built into Windows Server 2016, the next version of Microsoft's operating system for servers.
The newest version of Kali Linux is built so you can update its penetration testing tools with less hassle.
Amazon and Microsoft are going after developers and IT departments with upgraded tools and cloud storage offerings.
Microsoft has kicked off its Windows as a service plans with the launch of its first Insider update for Windows 10 Tuesday.
Earliest adopters of Microsoft's new mobile operating system will see some improvements, along with broken features in Build 10512.
Make room, Ubuntu Touch. KDE's Plasma Mobile also has plans to bring Linux to phones.
They won't be gone for long, however. Microsoft is shifting over from sending Windows 10 builds from its Insider program to sending them using its production channels.
Build 10166 is short on new features, but long on bug fixes, including solving a few major problems.
Android M is on track for the fall, and the latest Developer Preview includes near-final APIs.