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Kubernetes 101: How to Get Started with Container Orchestration

With Kubernetes, life as a developer is a whole lot simpler. Although it started life as an open source project at Google, Kubernetes now is one of the fastest growing automation systems for containers today. Though there is a steep learning curve with Kubernetes, it’s still a simple, highly...
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Working with Linux File Links

In this article by Oliver Pelz, the author of Fundamentals of Linux, you’ll take a look at what Linux file links are and how to work with them. Connecting a filename to the actual data is managed by the filesystem using a table or data structure, which is called a title allocation table. In the...
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At the Crossroads of Open Source and Open Standards

This piece is the first in a series from speakers and sponsors at the Linux Foundation’s Node+JS Interactive (formerly JS Interactive), conference, taking place October 10-12, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, Canada. The program will cover a broad spectrum of the JavaScript...
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Why the Future of Data Storage is (Still) Magnetic Tape

Studies show [PDF] that the amount of data being recorded is increasing at 30 to 40 percent per year. At the same time, the capacity of modern hard drives, which are used to store most of this, is increasing at less than half that rate. Fortunately, much of this information doesn’t need to be...
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Linux on Windows 10: Running Ubuntu VMs Just Got a Lot Easier, Says Microsoft

Ubuntu maintainer Canonical and Microsoft have teamed up to release an optimized Ubuntu Desktop image that's available through Microsoft's Hyper-V gallery. The Ubuntu Desktop image should deliver a better experience when running it as a guest on a Windows 10 Pro host, according to Canonical. The...
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A Deep Dive Into Data Lakes

In the age of Big Data, we’ve had to come up with new terms to describe large-scale data storage. We have databases, data warehouses and now data lakes. While they all contain data, these terms describe different ways of storing and using that data. Before we discuss data lakes and why they are...
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The (Awesome) Economics of Open Source

By lowering barriers to innovation, open source is superior to proprietary solutions for enabling continued positive economic growth. ... Successful open source software companies "discover" markets where transaction costs far outweigh all other costs, outcompete the proprietary alternatives for...
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Learn more about IBM’s open source initiatives, including the Call for Code.

How IBM Is Using Open Source for a Greater Good

Dr. Angel Diaz is the face of open source at IBM as Vice President of Developer Technology, Open Source & Advocacy. At the recent Open Source Summit in Vancouver, we spoke with Diaz to talk about the importance of open source at IBM and how it’s changing the world around us. LF: What’s the...
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TNS Context: The CNCF Open Source Survey and the Ballerina Programming Language

Today on The New Stack Context podcast, we talk with Chris Aniszczyk, co-founder of the TODO Group and Chief Technology Officer of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) about the results of our recent open source program management survey.  This week, we released the results of a survey on...
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Quantum Computing and Cryptography

Quantum computing is a new way of computing -- one that could allow humankind to perform computations that are simply impossible using today's computing technologies. It allows for very fast searching, something that would break some of the encryption algorithms we use today. And it allows us to...
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