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CloudNativeDay Brings Containers, Microservices, PostgreSQL, Mantl.io, OpenWhisk and More

Thursday 11th of August 2016 02:00:05 PM
Title: CloudNativeDay Brings Containers, Microservices, PostgreSQL, Mantl.io, OpenWhisk and More11 AugLearn more

Virtual Machine Introspection: A Security Innovation With New Commercial Applications

Thursday 11th of August 2016 01:00:20 PM

A few weeks ago, Citrix and Bitdefender launched XenServer 7 and Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection, which together compose the first commercial application of the Xen Project Hypervisor’s Virtual Machine Introspection (VMI) infrastructure. In this article, we will cover why this technology is revolutionary and how members of the Xen Project Community and open source projects that were early adopters of VMI (most notably LibVMI and DRAKVUF) collaborated to enable this technology.

Be Cautious With Containers Says FutureAdvisor’s DevOps Director

Wednesday 10th of August 2016 03:00:00 PM

Docker and microservices-based architectures have expanded our horizons with respect to how the industry builds and supports applications at scale, says Corey Quinn, Director of DevOps at FutureAdvisor and an early developer behind SaltStack. Nonetheless, Quinn, in his LinuxCon and ContainerCon North America talk — called “Heresy in the Church of Docker” — will preach caution and present an alternative view of the containerization craze.

LFCE Prep Course: Test Your Knowledge (Part 6)

Wednesday 10th of August 2016 01:00:28 PM
Title: LFCE Prep Course: Test Your Knowledge (Part 6)10 AugLearn more

The Next Generation of Open Source Blockchains

Tuesday 9th of August 2016 03:00:30 PM

Never before has any open source project generated as much attention on the international stage as Bitcoin.

But Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency platform void of allegiance to any nation or financial institution, is just the first of an expanding and more sophisticated class of open source blockchains expected to revolutionize the exchange of all digital assets -- money, real estate, music and intellectual property --  in future commerce.

Build a $20 Computer with PINE64

Tuesday 9th of August 2016 01:00:57 PM

I love my Raspberry Pi, which I use for many different projects. But when I saw Kickstarter campaign for 64-bit PINE64 I could not resist, so I pre-ordered one for myself.

Linux Foundation Certified Engineer: Ronni Jensen

Monday 8th of August 2016 01:22:53 PM
Title: Linux Foundation Certified Engineer: Ronni Jensen8 AugLearn more

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! How Fast Is It?

Monday 8th of August 2016 01:00:58 PM
Title: Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! How Fast Is It?8 AugLearn more

This Week in Open Source News: British Government Seeks OSS Lead, Business Models Increasingly Embrace Open Software

Friday 5th of August 2016 04:00:49 PM
Title: This Week in Open Source News: British Government Seeks OSS Lead, Business Models Increasingly Embrace Open Software 5 AugLearn more

Managing Encrypted Backups in Linux, Part 2

Friday 5th of August 2016 03:51:00 PM
Title: Managing Encrypted Backups in Linux, Part 2 5 AugLearn more

Total System Backup and Recall with Déjà Dup

Friday 5th of August 2016 02:01:19 PM
Title: Total System Backup and Recall with Déjà Dup5 AugLearn more

The NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Developer Kit: A Tiny, Low Power, Ultra Fast Computer

Friday 5th of August 2016 01:00:24 PM
Title: The NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Developer Kit: A Tiny, Low Power, Ultra Fast Computer5 AugLearn more

Linux Kernel 4.7 Offers New Support for Virtual Devices, Drivers, and More

Thursday 4th of August 2016 05:09:46 PM

So, Linux kernel 4.7 is here. The release happened July 24, just over 10 weeks after the release of 4.6 and two weeks after the final release candidate (4.7-rc7). This release cycle was slightly longer than usual due to Torvalds traveling commitments.

Open Source OVN to Offer Solid Virtual Networking For OpenStack

Thursday 4th of August 2016 02:00:22 PM

Open Virtual Networking (OVN) is a new open source project that brings virtual networking to the Open vSwitch user community and aims to develop a single, standard, vendor-neutral protocol for the virtualization of network switching functions. In their upcoming talk at LinuxCon North America in Toronto this month, Kyle Mestery of IBM and Justin Pettit of VMware will cover the current status of the OVN project, including the first software release planned for this fall.

Managing Encrypted Backups in Linux: Part 1

Thursday 4th of August 2016 01:00:11 PM
Title: Managing Encrypted Backups in Linux: Part 14 AugLearn more

7 Essential Open Source DevOps Projects

Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 03:00:56 PM

As more and more enterprises adopt a “cloud-like” infrastructure, a shift in work culture and practices -- known as DevOps -- is also occurring. According to Puppet’s 2016 State of DevOps report, the number of people working in DevOps teams has increased from 16 percent in 2014 to 22 percent in 2016.

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Writing for Compiled Languages

Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 02:30:14 PM
Title: Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Writing for Compiled Languages3 AugLearn more

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GNOME Control Center 3.22 to Update the Keyboard Settings, Improve Networking

The upcoming GNOME 3.22 desktop environment is still in the works, and a first Beta build was seeded to public beta testers last week, bringing multiple enhancements and new features to most of its core components and apps. While GNOME 3.22 Beta was announced on August 22, it appears that the maintainers of certain core packages needed a little more time to work on various improvements and polish their applications before they were suitable for public testing. And this is the case of GNOME Control Center, which was recently updated to version 3.21.90, which means 3.22 Beta. Read more

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Canonical Releases Snapd 2.13 Snappy Tool for Ubuntu 16.04 and Fedora 24 (COPR)

Canonical's Michael Vogt has been happy to announce the release and immediate availability of a new maintenance update of the Snapd daemon that implements support for Snap universal binary packages in GNU/Linux distributions. Read more Also: