Spectre and Meltdown: Are ServerMania Customers At Risk?

Meltdown and Spectre are critical security vulnerabilities that exploit flaws in the design of computer processors to expose sensitive data. Most processors are vulnerable, including Intel, ARM, and AMD processors. The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affect the entire technology industry. Microsoft and the teams behind the industry standard Linux distributions have released patches that mitigate the most serious risk. Linux patches are available from distribution repositories, including the CentOS and Ubuntu repositories. (more…)

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Why Use Linux? 8 Benefits to Consider

Are you setting up a new server and wondering which Operating System is best for you? Linux has been the premier choice in server hosting for decades, but you may be wondering, why should I choose Linux?  It has experienced consistent growth since it was introduced over 25 years ago. While it might not have the largest market share, it’s still a worthy competitor to traditional proprietary options.

In this article we will take a look at 8 benefits of choosing Linux that you should consider.