For years now, Linux has been all the rage. But in recent times, there have been murmurings among some veterans — long-time users — after the introduction of systemd, the init system that seems to overstep its boundaries.
FreeBSD is now available on the DigitalOcean platform.
A brief introduction to FreeBSD for curious Linux users. Covers the installation and updating process, building a basic firewall, installing binary packages, and finally installing and configuring a typical web stack with Apache, PHP, and MySQL.
The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce the receipt of a record-breaking donation from Jan Koum, CEO and Co-Founder of WhatsApp.
Cavium, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking announced today that it is collaborating with the FreeBSD Foundation to develop and deliver the first ARMv8 reference design and implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System based on the ThunderX workload optimized processor family for next generation Data Center and Cloud workloads.
"Parole de Tux" is a Belgian monthly podcast which talks about news and technical topics regarding Free and Open Source Software. For the first time, this episode is dedicated to FreeBSD. The guest, a FreeBSD developer, sums up the history of the BSDs and their differences. He then briefly explains similarities and differences between a typical Linux distribution and FreeBSD before moving on to the main topic: the graphics stack, and how FreeBSD performs in this area.
SSD cloud VPS hosting solutions provider Atlantic.net has rolled out FreeBSD to its data centers in Orlando, Dallas and Toronto.
Kirk McKusick describes the progress FreeBSD has been making in supporting UEFI secure boot, which is scheduled for inclusion in FreeBSD 10.1.
Kirk McKusick denies that FreeBSD is trailing behind when it comes to security practices, asserting that over the past decade FreeBSD has made good design and engineering choices in random(4).
Ben Laurie discusses how and why he replaced a proprietary NAS with one based on FreeBSD and commodity hardware.