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Chef: Now We Know DevOps, How to Understand DevOps Metrics

Instead of starting a potentially very long, conceptual conversation about what DevOps means, it’s more effective to identify a small but non-trivial project or area of your business that would benefit from being able to develop and deploy software faster, at scale… and more easily. This means...
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84% of IoT Data Comes From Data Center Equipment

Even though they may not be familiar with the term “Internet of Things” (IoT), 65 percent of organizations are collecting data from equipment, devices, or other connected endpoints. And they’re using that data for business purposes, according to an IoT study conducted by 451 Research. The vast...
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Atom-Based Gateway Taps New Open Source IoT Cloud Platform

Eurotech’s rugged, IP40 protected “ReliaGate 20-26” IoT gateway runs Red Hat Linux on a Bay Trail Atom, and has cellular, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth options. Eurotech’s ReliaGate 20-26 is the latest in a line of Internet of Things gateways, such as the ReliaGate 10-11, based on a TI AM3352 Sitara SoC...
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Function as a Service for Docker

I missed DockerCon live for its closing sessions but I saw a tweet from Jerome mentioning Ben Firshman about “Serverless” Docker. And I really don’t know what does “Severless” mean. So I dig around and found it’s the Function-as-a-Service model. I studied this model a while ago to POC a Map-Reduce...
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Nvidia Plugin Makes GPU Acceleration Possible in Docker Containers

Machine learning apps in containers can't run GPU-accelerated code, but a new Docker plugin by Nvidia is set to remedy all that. Nvidia, developer of the CUDA standard for GPU-accelerated programming, is releasing a plugin for the Docker ecosystem that makes GPU-accelerated computing possible in...
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Can You Imagine a World Without Open Source?

Preeti Upendra Murthy is the academic winner of the 2016 Red Hat Women in Open Source Award. She is currently a software engineer with the VMKernel team at VMware, and prior to her role there was a Linux kernel developer for the Linux Technology Center at IBM where she focused on energy management...
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Joshua Bernstein, Vice President of Technology at EMC, describes the benefits of open source at MesosCon North America.

Open Source Is Key to the Modern Data Center, Says EMC's Joshua Bernstein

Flexibility, freedom, innovation and integration is the answer. The question is why should the enterprise build on open source? How can a business survive if it gives away everything? Joshua Bernstein, Vice President of Technology at EMC, makes the case for enterprise open source in his MesosCon...
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Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18

Clement Lefebvre has announced a new release of Linux Mint. The new version, Linux Mint 18, is a long term support release which will receive support through to the year 2021. This release is based on Ubuntu 16.04 and is available in Cinnamon and MATE editions. There are....
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Open source plays an important role in the Comcast ecosystem.

How Linux and Open Source Are Powering Comcast’s Massive Infrastructure

Comcast is the nation’s largest Internet service provider. In 2015 the company had more than 23.76 million high-speed data subscribers and 22.4 million video subscribers. To serve these customers, Comcast  deals with a massive amount of data. Let me give you an idea of how data usage is growing on...
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HPE’s ChatOps Aims to Replace Dev Collaboration Platforms with Slack

Do developers really need another collaboration and communications platform, over and above what theyre already using today?  In one of the more startling responses you may expect to find from a company in the business of pushing software, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has effectively said, no. In...
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