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LiFT
This year’s LiFT recipients represent the potential for greatness in future participation in the open source community. Learn more.

The Linux Foundation Awards 31 Open Source Training Scholarships

The Linux Foundation training (LiFT) program provides advanced open source training to existing and aspiring IT professionals from around the world who might not have the means for specialized training. Since 2011, the Linux Foundation has awarded 106 training scholarships worth over $220...
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Xen
The Xen Project is now one of the most popular open source hypervisors and amasses more than 10 million users, and this October marks our 15th anniversary.

Celebrating 15 Years of the Xen Project and Our Future

In the 1990s, Xen was a part of a research project to build a public computing infrastructure on the Internet led by Ian Pratt and Keir Fraser at The University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. The Xen Project is now one of the most popular open source hypervisors and amasses more than 10 million...
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Pivotal Cloud Foundry Architecture

​Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is a multi-cloud platform for the deployment, management, and continuous delivery of applications, containers, and functions. PCF is a distribution of the open source Cloud Foundry developed and maintained by Pivotal Software, Inc. PCF is aimed at enterprise users and...
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What MMORPGs Can Teach Us About Leveling Up a Heroic Developer Team

For the better part of a decade, I have been leading guilds in massively multiplayer role-playing games (MMORPGs). Currently, I lead a guild in Guild Wars 2, and before that, I led progression raid teams in World of Warcraft, while also maintaining a career as a software engineer. As I made the...
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Testing Kubernetes RBAC

Securing your Kubernetes cluster is one thing, keeping it secure is a continuous uphill struggle. However, with the introduction of new features to Kubernetes it is becoming much easier to do both. Kubernetes (as of version 1.6) has introduced the concept of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), allows...
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​Revised Linux Code of Conduct is Now Officially Part of Linux

Some organizations might not include their Code of Conductin the software source code tree, but the Linux developers aren't your ordinary group. In the Linux 4.19 announcement, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux's leader for this release and maintainer of the stable branch, added in the Code of Conduct and...
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The Top 13 Linux and Open Source Conferences in 2019

No matter how small your budget, there's a Linux or open source conference you can afford—and should attend. By the end of 2018, I'll have spent nine weeks at one open source conference or another. Now, you don't need to spend that much time on the road learning about Linux and open source...
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OSS livestream
Watch the keynotes LIVE next week at Open Source Summit & ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe.

Tune Into Free Live Stream of Keynotes at Open Source Summit & ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe, October 22-24!

Open Source Summit & ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe is taking place in Edinburgh, UK next week, October 22-24, 2018. Can’t make it? You’ll be missed, but you don’t have to miss out on the action. Tune into the free livestream to catch all of the keynotes live from your desktop, tablet or phone! ...
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New Security Woes for Popular IoT Protocols

Researchers at Black Hat Europe will detail denial-of-service and other flaws in MQTT, CoAP machine-to-machine communications protocols that imperil industrial and other IoT networks online. Security researcher Federico Maggi had been collecting data – some of it sensitive in nature – from hundreds...
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Raspbian Linux Distribution Updated, But with One Unexpected Omission

New distribution images for the Raspberry Pi's Raspbian operating system appeared on their Download page a week or so ago. The dates of the new images are 2018-10-09 for the Raspbian-only version, and 2018-10-11 for the NOOBS (Raspbian and More) version. In a nutshell, this release includes: a...
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