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Server/Linux Foundation: Sleepy Sysadmins, Academy Software Foundation, and Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

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  • When I was sleepy

    One day I came back from the lunch (a good one), and was feeling a bit sleepy. I had taken down the tomcat server, pushed the changes to the application, and then wanted to start the server up again.

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    From that day on, before doing any kind of destructive operation, I double check the command prompt for any typo. I make sure, that I don’t remove anything randomly and also make sure that I have my backups is place.

  • Sony Pictures Has Open-Sourced Software Used to Make ‘Into the Spider-Verse’

    Sony Pictures Imageworks has contributed a software tool used to create movies like "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," "Hotel Transylvania 3," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" to the open source community.

    OpenColorIO, a tool used for color management during the production process, has become the second software project of the Academy Software Foundation , an industry-wide open source association spearheaded by the Linux Foundation.

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    The Academy Software Foundation was founded in August of 2018 as an industry-wide effort to advance the development and use of open source software in Hollywood. Founding members include Autodesk, Cisco, DreamWorks, Epic Games, Foundry, Google Cloud, Intel, Walt Disney Studios and others. Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Bros., the Blender Foundation and the Visual Effects Society (VES) joined the group last fall.

  • The CNCF 2018 annual report
  • Decipher Technology Studios Announces Silver Membership with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

    Decipher Technology Studios, the leader in cognitive service mesh operations for the enterprise, announced it is now a silver member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), a sub-foundation of the Linux Foundation.

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