Paul Venezia

Senior Contributing Editor

Paul Venezia is a veteran enterprise architect and senior contributing editor at InfoWorld, where he writes analyses and reviews.

Linux at 25: Linus Torvalds on the evolution and future of Linux

Linux at 25: How Linux changed the world

Linux at 25: How Linux changed the world

A devoted practitioner offers an eyewitness account of the rise of Linux and the open source movement, plus analysis of where Linux is taking us now

Microsoft embraces Linux -- way too late

Microsoft embraces Linux -- way too late

As usual, Microsoft is late to the party. But this isn't like all the other times that came before

Review: Dell PowerEdge R330 stands tall for small shops

Review: Dell PowerEdge R330 stands tall for small shops

Single-socket, rack-mount R330 offers plentiful horsepower and flexibility to small offices and remote sites

10 essential OS X command-line tips for power users

10 essential OS X command-line tips for power users

Believe it or not, the Mac GUI can't do everything -- or at least not as quickly or powerfully as these command-line utilities

Put your API on a JSON diet

Put your API on a JSON diet

Slimming down your JSON payload can bring significant savings in the mobile era, but beware overdoing it to the point of illegibility.

First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

With welcome improvements to key features, as well as the bundling of backup and recovery, the leading virtualization platform doesn't disappoint

SDN in action: Hands-on with Cumulus Linux

SDN in action: Hands-on with Cumulus Linux

Imagine being able to manage scores of network switches as easily as scores of servers; Cumulus Linux makes it happen.

How to choose the right Linux distro

RHEL/CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, and OpenSuse have far more similarities than differences, but choosing the wrong one for the job can make life much harder.

7 killer open source monitoring tools

7 killer open source monitoring tools

Looking for greater visibility into your network? Look no further than these excellent free tools

Review: RHEL 7 lands with a jolt

There's a lot to like in the next Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but some fundamental changes may prove problematic.

Docker 1.0 is ready for prime time

The first production-ready version of the open source Linux container engine irons out networking and other wrinkles.

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