Cgroups (abbreviated from control groups) is a Linux kernel feature that limits, accounts for, and isolates the resource usage of a collection of processes. Cgroups allow you to allocate resources — such as CPU time, system memory, network bandwidth, or combinations of these resources — among user-defined groups of processes. In order to use cgroups… Continue reading Using cgroups in Linux
The latest Linux kernel is 6.0 and it brings an assortment of performance improvements, new hardware support, security fixes, and the usual grab-bag of file-system tweaks. This includes support for Intel’s fourth generation Xeon server chips “Sapphire Rapids”, and their 13th generation “Raptor Lake” core chips. AMD provides a kernel graphics driver for their RDNA… Continue reading New Linux kernel 6.0
The latest stable version of the Linux kernel at the time of writing is 5.12, which was released on May 2, 2021. Some of the key features and improvements in this release include: These are just a few examples of the many improvements and features that have been added to the Linux kernel in recent… Continue reading What is new in the last Linux kernel?
Today, there are many distributions of Linux to choose from. Picking one that is right for you can be straightforward as long as you know your needs, stable server environment, just a simple Linux client? The market leaders today are Ubuntu Linux, Red Hat and Fedora Linux, Mandriva Linux, and SuSE Linux, which offer reliability,… Continue reading Which distribution of Linux should you use?