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5 Easy Tips for Linux Web Browser Security

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:39
Title: 5 Easy Tips for Linux Web Browser Security16 NovLearn more

What Is the MEAN Stack? JavaScript Web Applications

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 07:53

Most anyone who has developed web applications knows the acronym LAMP, which is used to describe web stacks made with Linux, Apache (web server), MySQL (database server), and PHP, Perl, or Python (programming language).

Another web-stack acronym has come to prominence in the last few years: MEAN—signifying a stack that uses MongoDB (database server), Express (server-side JavaScript framework), Angular (client-side JavaScript framework), and Node.js (JavaScript runtime).

The Great "DevOps Engineer" Title Debate

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:59

At the DevOps Enterprise Summit in Las Vegas last month, DevOps author and researcher Gene Kim unveiled his latest definition of DevOps:

Ruby in Containers

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:14
Title: Ruby in Containers16 NovLearn more

AI in the Real World

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:25
Title: AI in the Real World15 NovLearn more

New IoT Security Regulations

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:51

It falls upon lawmakers to create laws that protect consumers. While the US government is largely absent in this area of consumer protection, the state of California has recently stepped in and started regulating the Internet of Things, or "IoT" devices sold in the state­ -- and the effects will soon be felt worldwide.

CNCF Survey: Cloud Usage in Asia Has Grown 135% Since March 2018

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:02

The bi-annual CNCF survey takes a pulse of the community to better understand the adoption of cloud native technologies. This is the second time CNCF has conducted its cloud native survey in Mandarin to better gauge how Asian companies are adopting open source and cloud native technologies. The previous Mandarin survey was conducted in March 2018.

An Introduction to Udev: The Linux Subsystem for Managing Device Events

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:21
Title: An Introduction to Udev: The Linux Subsystem for Managing Device Events15 NovLearn more

Machine Learning for Operations

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 05:52

Managing infrastructure is a complex problem with a massive amount of signals and many actions that can be taken in response; that’s the classic definition of a situation where machine learning can help. 

Uber Joins the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 04:48

“Uber has been influential in the open source community for years, and we’re very excited to welcome them as a Gold member at the Linux Foundation,” said Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation. “Uber truly understands the power of open source and community collaboration, and I am honored to witness that first hand as a part of Uber Open Summit 2018.”

Virtualizing the Clock

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:48

Dmitry Safonov wanted to implement a namespace for time information. The twisted and bizarre thing about virtual machines is that they get more virtual all the time. There's always some new element of the host system that can be given its own namespace and enter the realm of the virtual machine. But as that process rolls forward, virtual systems have to share aspects of themselves with other virtual systems and the host system itself—for example, the date and time.

The Growing Significance Of DevOps For Data Science

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 05:44

DevOps involves infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, continuous integration and deployment, testing and monitoring.  DevOps teams have been closely working with the development teams to manage the lifecycle of applications effectively.

6 Best Practices for High-Performance Serverless Engineering

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 04:56

When you write your first few lambdas, performance is the last thing on your mind. Permissions, security, identity and access management (IAM) roles and triggers all conspire to make the first couple of lambdas, even after a “hello world” trial just to get your first serverless deployments up and working. But once your users begin to rely on services your lambdas provide, it’s time to focus on high-performance serverless.

Here are some key things to remember when you’re trying to produce high-performance serverless applications.

Beyond Finding Stuff

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:11
Title: Beyond Finding Stuff13 NovLearn more

OPNFV Gambia — Doing What We Do Best While Advancing Cloud Native

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:19

Today, the OPNFV community is pleased to announce the availability of Gambia, our seventh platform release! I am extremely proud of the way the community rallied together to make this happen and provide the industry with another integrated reference platform for accelerating their NFV deployments.

The Ceph Storage Project Gets a Dedicated Open-Source Foundation

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:31

Ceph is an open source technology for distributed storage that gets very little public attention but that provides the underlying storage services for many of the world’s largest container and OpenStack deployments. It’s used by financial institutions like Bloomberg and Fidelity, cloud service providers like Rackspace and Linode, telcos like Deutsche Telekom, car manufacturers like BMW and software firms like SAP and Salesforce.

Systems Engineer Salary Rises Even Higher with Linux Experience

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 07:45

System administration is a very reactive role, with sysadmins constantly monitoring networks for issues. Systems engineers, on the other hand, can build a system that anticipates users’ needs (and potential problems). In certain cases, they must integrate existing technology stacks (e.g., following the merger of two companies), and prototype different aspects of the network before it goes “live.”

LDAP Authentication In Linux

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 06:39
Title: LDAP Authentication In Linux13 NovLearn more

A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:49
Title: A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy12 NovLearn more

New TOP500 List Lead by DOE Supercomputers

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:16

The latest TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers is out, a remarkable ranking that shows five Department of Energy supercomputers in the top 10, with the first two captured by Summit at Oak Ridge and Sierra at Livermore.