Windows Subsystem for Linux

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) allows Linux binaries to run natively on Windows 10. That being said, one could run user-mode binaries such as Bash, Sed, Awk etc. WSL provides a Linux-compatible kernel interface that is developed by Microsoft and it runs binaries from Ubuntu 16.04. Work on the Windows... [Read More]

Linux and supercomputers :-)

Whenever I am asked whether Linux is trustworthy or not for critical applications I cite statistics from top500.org. That’s a list of the top 500 commercial supercomputers that are known. Every six months the list is updated and the Linux share of supercomputers keeps growing. [Read More]