What is new? New Ubuntu version for virtualization, or faster compression of small files. Of course, few interesting security news won´t be missed.
Minimal Ubuntu – ideal solution for cloud
The Canonical introduced entirely new, amazing, breakthrough, fresh ... not just boring version of Ubuntu. It called the Minimal Ubuntu and is intended primarily for virtual servers. According to developers, it starts approximately 40% faster than the standard version with a focus on stability and performance. It has maybe half size of the full Ubuntu. More information
Zstd - 15x faster compression
Do you know Zstd? Yeah, this is compressed algoritmus for unix systems. Now, it comes with a brutal performance increasing in the version 1.3.5. Particularly for small files until 32kb, a massive acceleration up to fifteen times than the original speed is occured thanks to this upgrade. And this is hell difference, what do you thing? More information
Linux, Linux, which one is the fastest?
A portal Phoronix made a comparison of nine the most popular server linux distributions. The main feature or variable was the speed. Entire test has been done on the Intel Core i7 8086K. And the winner is….More information
And Spectre again….
Sure, it's getting a little awkward. But let be honest, the Spectre is a major problem, which has a significant impact on millions of important servers. Now we have a description of two new versions of this bug, specifically referred as Specter 1.1 and 1.2. More information
Bit of malware for Arch Linux
In the Arch User Repository (AUR), which allows users to manage the contained packages, three malware packages have been discovered. Fortunately, they were quickly detected and fixed, but if you use Arch Linux in the production environment, you should make sure you have not been influenced with this problem. More information
News from Coolhousing
New dedicated server offer
Coolhousing Datacenter comes with a brand new offer of HPE and SuperMicro dedicated servers. If you look for mailserver, storage or performed server for virtualization, dedicated servers from Coolhousing will entirely satisfied your demand. More information
Author: Jirka Dvořák