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This is the official blog of The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration. We write about industry trends, best practices in open source, and Linux Foundation initiatives. Our goal is to make users of open source successful in their organization and their career through education, collaboration and networking.


EdgeX Foundry -- a new project from The Linux Foundation -- is building a common open framework for IoT edge computing. Industry heavyweights are taking notice.

This Week in Open Source News: Aerospace Industry Opens Up, New EdgeX Foundry Project Supported by IoT Industry & More

This week in open source and Linux news, open source Cosmos project is taking over aerospace, EdgeX Foundry IoT project announced this week by The...
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The Linux Foundation's Clyde Seepersad to Host Training Q&A on Twitter

On Friday, April 28, The Linux Foundation will continue its new series of Twitter chats with leaders at the organization. This monthly activity,...
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The Companies That Support Linux and Open Source: Doky

Doky is a Linux-based online operating system that provides cloud collaboration and storage and a quickly growing, fully integrated set of virtual...
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MesosCon events 2017
The MesosCon program committee is now seeking proposals for MesosCon North America and Europe from speakers with fresh ideas, enlightening case studies, best practices, or deep technical knowledge.

Share Your Apache Mesos Expertise and Best Practices at MesosCon Events in 2017

MesosCon is an annual conference held in three locations around the globe and organized by the Apache Mesos community in partnership with The Linux...
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Women in Open Source
Attend a free Women in Open Source webinar with Editor and Community Manager Rikki Endsley (left) and Editor Libby Clark (right).

Free Webinar: Why and How To Publish Your Work and Opinions

As part of its goal to cultivate more diverse thoughts and opinions in open source, the April Women in Open Source webinar will discuss why...
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Heather Kirksey
Heather Kirksey, Director of OPNFV (a Linux Foundation Project) has been nominated for a Women in Comms award by Light Reading: a recognition of leaders empowering women and disrupting the gender bias.

This Week in Open Source: Heather Kirksey Nominated Finalist in WiC Awards, Ubuntu's Uncertainty Continues & More

This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation/OPNFV's very own Heather Kirksey is recognized for her leadership as a finalist in...
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API Strategy & Practice Conference
API Strategy & Practice Conference (APIstrat) will be held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2017, in Portland, OR.

APIStrat Conference Now Organized By The Linux Foundation and Open API Initiative

The API Strategy & Practice Conference has become a Linux Foundation event and will be jointly produced with the Open API Initiative (OAI), a...
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OSS Japan
The Linux Foundation has announced the schedule for Open Source Summit Japan, to be held May 31 - June 2, 2017, in Tokyo.

Open Source Project Directors in Cloud, Blockchain, IoT, SDN to Speak at Open Source Summit in Japan

Executive directors from top open source projects in cloud computing, blockchain, Internet of Things, and software-defined networking will keynote...
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Take Our Cloud Providers Survey and Enter to Win a Raspberry Pi

Some of today’s most dynamic and innovative free and open source software (FOSS) projects boast significant investment and involvement by well-known...
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Open Source Summit North America will be held Sept. 11-13, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA.
The call for speaking proposals is now open for Open Source Summit North America, to be held Sept. 11-13, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA.

Speak at The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Summit North America in L.A.

Four events, one name: LinuxCon, ContainerCon, CloudOpen and the all-new Community Leadership Conference have combined to form one big event: Open...
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