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Robert Shimp
Robert Shimp of Oracle paints a picture of a fascinating future full of specialized distributed services and devices, in his presentation at LinuxCon North America.

Microservices and Smart Networks Will Save the Internet

Imagine smart cars talking directly to each other so they don't crash. Imagine hooking your smart phone into a giant mesh of phone video streams at a stadium event, so you can watch your event from multiple perspectives. Imagine smart factory devices that manage themselves for better safety and...
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Using OpenStack To Build A Hybrid Cloud With AWS

Multi-cloud has become the new standard and a lot of organizations see it as a necessary evil. Organizations cannot avoid investing in a cloud and still expect to remain competitive. However, it is extremely complex to deploy and manage a multi-cloud across diverse endpoints, while trying to use a...
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The World Runs on OpenStack

The OpenStack Summit keynotes got underway the morning of October 25, with Mark Collier, Chief Operating Officer of the OpenStack Foundation, declaring that the world runs on OpenStack. Collier's claims were not exactly bravado, as they were backed by a conga line of large operators all using...
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Kubernetes
Sebastien Goasguen covers five more reasons to love Kubernetes, from his presentation at LinuxCon + ContainerCon in Berlin.

5 More Reasons to Love Kubernetes

In part one of this series, I covered my top five reasons to love Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration platform created by Google. Kubernetes was donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in July of 2015, where it is now under development by dozens of companies including...
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The Point Of Docker Is More Than Containers

Spending time with Docker during Cloud Field Day about a month ago opened my eyes to the larger ecosystem that Docker is building, and that others are building around it. There is so much more to Docker than just the idea of immutable containers. For a start, Docker made using containers easy. That...
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CloudNativeCon
CNCF is hosting CloudNativeCon, along with KubeCon and PrometheusDay, to bring together leading contributors in cloud native applications and computing, containers, microservices, central orchestration processing, and more November 8-9 in Seattle.

CloudNativeCon Unites Leaders in Open Source, Container and Cloud Native Tech

Today’s cloud native ecosystem is growing at an incredibly rapid pace – as new technologies are continuously introduced and current applications are ever-evolving. Taking the lead in bringing together the industry’s top developers, end users, and vendors, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF...
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OpenTracing: Microservices in Plain View

By Ben Sigelman (@el_bhs), OpenTracing co-author Those building microservices at scale understand the role and importance of distributed tracing: after all, it’s the most direct way to understand how and why complex systems misbehave. When we deployed Dapper at Google in 2005, it was like someone...
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Docker Networking Fundamentals

Each Docker container has its own network stack. This is due to the Linux kernel NET namespace, where a new NET namespace for each container is instantiated and cannot be seen from outside the container or from other containers. Docker networking is powered by the following network components and...
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IoT at the Network Edge

Fog computing infrastructure provides an intermediate processing point between IoT endpoints and the cloud. A significant trend in the Internet of Things is the shifting balance between cloud computing and edge computing (also known as fog computing). While in the past machine-to-machine (M2M)...
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Node.js v6 Transitions to LTS

The Node.js project has three major updates this month: Node.js v7 will become a current release line. Node.js v6, code named “Boron,” transitions to LTS. Node.js v0.10 will reach “End of Life” at the end of the month. There will be no further releases of this line, including security or stability...
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