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Open Source State of the Union

Wed, 2017-03-29 16:35

The Linux Foundation is on track to break the 1,000 participating organizations mark some time in 2017 and has set its sights on bringing more new and diverse voices into open source technology through training and outreach efforts.

Trivial Transfers with TFTP, Part 1: Why Use It?

Wed, 2017-03-29 16:30
Title: Trivial Transfers with TFTP, Part 1: Why Use It?29 MarLearn more

OpenSDS at CloudNativeCon + KubeCon: Moving Forward with SDS and Cloud Computing

Tue, 2017-03-28 18:00

CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017 has begun and is bringing together the world’s top experts in open source cloud computing. Their goal is to maintain and promote the development of integrated open source technologies to better deploy and implement cloud computing.

VisionMobile Report Lays Out Developer Salaries by Skill, Software Sector, and Location

Tue, 2017-03-28 17:00

Developers earn higher salaries when their software skills are scarce and more complex, according to VisionMobile’s 12th annual report on developer economics released this week.

What Is Kubernetes?

Tue, 2017-03-28 16:15

Kubernetes is open source software for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. The project is governed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which is hosted by The Linux Foundation. And it’s quickly becoming the Linux of the cloud, says Jim Zemlin, executive director of The Linux Foundation.

Using the Valgrind Framework to Build a Persistent Memory Error Detector

Tue, 2017-03-28 16:00
Title: Using the Valgrind Framework to Build a Persistent Memory Error Detector28 MarLearn more

Slaying Monoliths at Netflix with Node.js

Mon, 2017-03-27 16:55

The growing number of Netflix subscribers -- nearing 85 million at the time of this Node.js Interactive talk -- has generated a number of scaling challenges for the company. In his talk, Yunong Xiao, Principal Software Engineer at Netflix, describes these challenges and explains how the company went from delivering content to a global audience on an ever-growing number of platforms, to supporting all modern browsers, gaming consoles, smart TVs, and beyond. He also looks at how this led to radically modifying their delivery framework to make it more flexible and resilient.

Amadeus: Redefining Travel Industry Tech Through Open Source and SDN

Mon, 2017-03-27 16:00

Travel tech giant Amadeus has been moving toward a fully software-defined data center strategy over the past few years -- one based on open source and software-defined networking (SDN).

How to Set Up External Service Discovery with Docker Swarm Mode and Træfik

Mon, 2017-03-27 15:36

In my previous post, I showed how to use service discovery built into Docker Swarm Mode to allow containers to find other services in a cluster of hosts. This time, I’ll show you how to allow services outside the Swarm Mode cluster to discover services running in the cluster.

This Week in Open Source News: Blockchain Helps China Go Green, Old Linux Vulnerability Exposed, and More

Fri, 2017-03-24 17:00
Title: This Week in Open Source News: Blockchain Helps China Go Green, Old Linux Vulnerability Exposed, and More24 MarLearn more

Manjaro: User-Friendly Arch Linux for Everyone

Fri, 2017-03-24 15:33
Title: Manjaro: User-Friendly Arch Linux for Everyone24 MarLearn more

How to Use Different Linux Bash Shells in Windows 10

Fri, 2017-03-24 14:51
Title: How to Use Different Linux Bash Shells in Windows 1024 MarLearn more

ONAP: Raising the Standard for NFV/SDN Telecom Networks

Fri, 2017-03-24 14:14
Title: ONAP: Raising the Standard for NFV/SDN Telecom Networks24 MarLearn more

Latest Linux Maker Boards Gamble on Diversity

Thu, 2017-03-23 18:29

As usual, last week’s Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany was primarily focused on commercial embedded single board computers (SBCs), computer-on-modules, and rugged industrial systems for the OEM market. Yet, we also saw a growing number of community-backed maker boards, which, like most of the commercial boards, run Linux.

Vim Shortcuts and Text Searches

Thu, 2017-03-23 15:30
Title: Vim Shortcuts and Text Searches23 MarLearn more

5 Legal Risks For Companies Involved in Open Source Software Development

Thu, 2017-03-23 14:30
Title: 5 Legal Risks For Companies Involved in Open Source Software Development23 MarLearn more

Easier Persistent Memory Programming with Extensions to libstdc++ and libc++

Wed, 2017-03-22 15:30
Title: Easier Persistent Memory Programming with Extensions to libstdc++ and libc++22 MarLearn more

MesosCon Europe 2017

Wed, 2017-03-22 00:26

MesosCon is an annual conference organized by the Apache Mesos community, bringing together users and developers to share and learn about the project and its growing ecosystem.

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Event Title: MesosCon Europe 201721 MarLearn more

KVM Forum

Wed, 2017-03-22 00:15

KVM Forum is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for developers and users to meet, discuss the state of Linux virtualization technology, and plan for the challenges ahead.

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Event Title: KVM Forum21 MarLearn more

Diversity Makes Projects More Successful

Tue, 2017-03-21 15:00

Open source projects are by their nature intended to be welcoming, pulling in contributions from many different volunteers. But in reality, open source and the tech industry in general often lack diversity. Speaking at the Open Source Leadership Summit in February, Mozilla’s Chief Innovation Officer Katharina Borchert told the crowd that working to bring ethnic, gender, and skill diversity to open source projects isn’t just the right thing to do because of moral grounds, it’s the right thing to do to make projects more successful.