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Serverless: The next step in cloud computing’s evolution

Expectations are high and steadily growing for how serverless computing can revolutionize the way organizations approach development and innovation.

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IBM building blockchain ecosystem

To help build an ecosystem around IBM Blockchain and the Linux Foundation Hyperledger Fabric, Big Blue is offering a revenue-sharing program, along with tools and expert support.

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Mirantis moves deeper into the container world, launches certification

Mirantis offers value in the container world and launches the first vendor-agnostic Kubernetes and Docker certification.

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7 Linux predictions for 2017

In 2017, Bryan Lunduke sees changes for the Linux desktop market, Canonical shifting its focus, changes for Ubuntu installation and more.

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Review: GitLab rocks version control

Thanks to a solid foundation and delightful extras, this open source VCS is a serious contender

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2016 Linux predictions: Which ones came true?

At the end of 2015, Bryan Lunduke offered his Linux predictions for 2016. Many of them came true.

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Are we in a golden age of open source or just openwashing?

More developers than ever are contributing to open-source projects, but many vendors are practicing openwashing where their claims are more spin than reality.

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Real-world container migrations

Forward-thinking organizations offer real-world lessons for containerizing enterprise apps for the cloud

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Linux hardening: a 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

The negative career implications of choosing not to harden your Kali Linux host are severe, so I’ll share the necessary steps to make your Linux host secure, including how I use penetration testing and Kali Linux to get the job done. ...

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Disney's best releases may be its open source tools

From animation to MacOS admin tools, the animation giant opens up

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Open-source hardware makers unite to start certifying products

In recent weeks, OSHWA also met one of its initial goals: to start certifying open-source hardware. The goal behind certification is to clearly identify open-source hardware from the mish-mash of other hardware products, which could...

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Why a cross-platform Microsoft is good for your business

Microsoft is preaching the mantra ‘any developer, any app, any platform.’ But it’s not just dev tools. It’s about wider technology choices for the business.

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Linux-y things I am thankful for

Eleven Linux and free software things Bryan Lunduke is thankful for in 2016.

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Microsoft embraces open source in the cloud and on-premises

Microsoft is positioning itself as the software vendor of choice for enterprises that maintain hybrid cloud environments, and it's opening its arms to Linux and open source software to do it.

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Pandora FMS wins open-source management shootout

Doing more with less remains an ongoing challenge for IT execs. Making sure everything keeps humming along to meet SLAs can be challenging for resource-stretched IT departments. For all but the smallest shops, effective monitoring...

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Best open source management tools

Open source software provides an attractive alternative to more costly commercial products, but can open source products deliver enterprise-grade results?

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Microsoft really has changed, Linux Foundation chief says

Microsoft made waves when it announced that it joined the Linux Foundation, but some are skeptical of the company's motives. Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin says that this isn't a case of Microsoft trying to kill Linux,...

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Down the rabbit hole, part 6: Secure and private online file storage

These four online file storage options give you better control, security and privacy over large, cloud storage services.

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