Linus Torvalds and Dirk Hohndel at LinuxCon 2016

Linus Torvalds Reflects on 25 Years of Linux

When Linus Torvalds first announced his new operating system, Linux, on Aug. 25, 1991, it was a "completely personal project,” Torvalds said at LinuxCon today...
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DIGIT games

How DIGIT Created High Availability on the Public Cloud to Keep Its Games Running

The mobile gaming company must deliver a seamless experience for its gamers and allow for spikes in player activity on its Massively Multiplayer Online gaming...
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Outreachy

Be Bold, Be Curious, and Be Open, Advise Outreachy Participants

In Tuesday afternoon’s “Kernel Internship Report and Outreachy Panel” session at LinuxCon North America, interns and mentors involved with the Outreachy...
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NGINX’s Plan to Create a $1 Billion Business from its Open Source Software

NGINX Inc. has a set an ambitious goal for itself: To become a $1 billion company within the next eight to 10 years. It will not be an easy task, especially...
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Google Fuchsia Eyes Non-Linux Things

Google’s latest operating system project, Fuchsia, may be largely a mystery, but it reinforces a truth that the platforms vendors are having, grudgingly, to...
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Open Source 25-Core Chip can be Stringed into a 200,000-Core Computer

Researchers want to give a 25-core open-source processor called Piton some serious bite. The developers of the chip at Princeton University have in mind a 200,...
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Citrix Gives Away Netscaler Containers for Free

Having put Netscaler’s load balancing software into containers, Citrix is now handing out free samples. Netscaler CPX Express, a developer version of the CPX...
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