Andrew Grimberg is the primary administrator for the OpenDaylight Project's infrastructure. In this Q&A he describes his typical day at work, his love for learning new technologies and for snowboarding, and his favorite sysadmin tool, Vim.
The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project released the first version of its open source AGL stack for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) last month. Expect an AGL-based IVI from a major carmaker this year, says the Linux Foundation's general manager of automotive, Dan Cauchy.
Raimund Vogl, director of IT at Münster University explains why the public universities in the German state of Northrhine-Westfalia need their own private cloud and why only open source would do.
Ryan Day is one of nine Linux Foundation system administrators, and is part of the global team that supports developers working on collaborative projects. In this Q&A, the first in a series of profiles of Linux Foundation sysadmins, he describes a typical work day, talks about his favorite tools, his nightmare scenario, and how he spends his free time.
Today a small group of companies announced an effort to address IoT interoperability. We are happy to see our industry peers affirming the goals and objectives the AllSeen Alliance made six months ago about needing a common interoperable language for the Internet of Everything.
Congratulations to Alan Bruce, the first winner of our Linux poetry writing contest. Bruce has won a free pass to LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, Aug. 20-22 in Chicago, for his poem "btrfs."
At least 10 stuffed penguins are hidden around the world and are waiting to be found and adopted by you.
Cisco earlier this year unveiled its plans to build smarter routers and switches to help manage the massive flows of data expected between Internet-connected devices and the data center. This re-architecting of the Internet to bring computing capabilities to the edge of the network is what the company calls “fog computing” and it could help alleviate data center strain created by the Internet of Things.
The flood of Linux-based home automation hubs that has arrived over the last two years is now being joined by a wave of intermediary solutions that integrate multiple ecosystems. One of the most promising is Wink, a spinoff from crowd-investment firm Quirky. A week after announcing its Linux-based Wink home automation hub and mobile app, the well-heeled startup demonstrated the technology in a model smart home launch event in New York City, and announced 15 partners and 60 compatible devices.
Don't get rid of your classic Quake and Quake 2 disks, because you can play them better on Linux.
Pretty much all of the projects in software developer Yitao Li's GitHub repository were developed on his Linux machine. None of them are necessarily Linux-specific, he says, but he uses Linux for “everything.”
Google's announcement last week of new work-friendly features in its forthcoming Android L release underscores just how much businesses are turning to mobile devices and the cloud for operations and communication. Nextiva is right in the thick of this trend as an industry-leading provider of cloud-based business phone services.
Command-line lovers, allow me to introduce you to Xiki, the incredibly interactive, flexible, and revolutionary command shell. I do not use the word "revolutionary" lightly. The command shell has not advanced all that much since the ancient days of Unix. Xiki is a giant leap forward. If you're looking for the Next Big Thing in FOSS, Xiki is it.