Linus Torvalds this week released the Linux 4.0 kernel -- a relatively small release that still holds some interesting new features. It's also a milestone for the project in a few unintentional ways, which Torvalds spells out in his 4.0 release notes.
Git has changed the way that software is built -- including the Ceph open source distributed storage platform, says Ceph Creator Sage Weil. Ceph has used the Git revision control system for seven years after switching from SVN. It has changed the project’s work flow and how they think about code.