Rackspace Adds Support for MariaDB, Percona Open Source Databases

Rackspace will now officially support the relational database storage platforms from MariaDB and Percona, which are forked from Oracle MySQL. In a move that will please devotees of open source cloud storage, hosting giant Rackspace (RAX) has announced it will officially support two additional types of open source MySQL databases, from MariaDB and Percona.
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Windows comes to Raspberry Pi-style board in Microsoft/Intel project

Even Microsoft wants a piece of the development board market made famous by Arduino and Raspberry Pi…At $ 300, Sharks Cove is significantly more expensive than non-Windows alternatives. Hobbyists will probably be more inclined to buy the ARM-based Raspberry Pi, which is just $ 35, or the $ 55 BeagleBone Black. Even the Intel-based MinnowBoard, which is compatible with Linux and Android, starts at just $ 99. CircuitCo also makes both the BeagleBone Black and MinnowBoard.
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Canonical Rolls Out Ubuntu Linux 14.04.1 Updates

Canonical has introduced a long list of hardware fixes and other updates to Ubuntu with the Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS release. Just days after marking the end of life of Ubuntu 13.10, Canonical has released Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, the newest version of its open source Linux operating system for desktops, servers, the cloud and (coming soon, maybe) mobile devices.
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