How to Manage the Computer Security Threat

It is tempting to believe that the security problem can be solved with yet more technical wizardry and a call for heightened vigilance. And it is certainly true that many firms still fail to take security seriously enough. That requires a kind of cultivated paranoia which does not come naturally to...
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Watson Service Chaining With OpenWhisk (Part 1 of 3)

OpenWhisk can merge the power of Watson with the simple beauty of serverless computing. As we delve into Watson services, we'll cover the building blocks here. This three-part series will help you understand the in-depth features of Serverless Computing via OpenWhisk. OpenWhisk offers an easy way...
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How Docker Is Growing Its Container Business

Docker is a name that has become synonymous with the application container revolution in recent years. At the helm of Docker Inc. is CEO Ben Golub who is tasked with leading the company forward and making sure that containers aren't just a good idea for developers, but are also a good idea for...
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Mirantis Launches its New OpenStack and Kubernetes Cloud Platform

Mirantis, one of the earliest players in the OpenStack ecosystem, today announced that it will end-of-life Mirantis OpenStack support in September 2019. The Mirantis Cloud Platform, which combines OpenStack with the Kubernetes container platform (or which could even be used to run Kubernetes...
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Software Heritage Backed By UNESCO

UNESCO and INRIA signed last Monday an agreement to contribute to the preservation of the technological and scientific knowledge contained in software. This includes promoting universal access to software source code. The agreement, signed by UNESCO's Director-General, Irina Bokova, and INRIA's...
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Update on the Exascale Computing Project (ECP)

In this video from the HPC User Forum, Paul Messina from Argonne presents: Update on the Exascale Computing Project. “The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) was established with the goals of maximizing the benefits of high-performance computing (HPC) for the United States and accelerating the...
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Internet of Cars
Alex Agizim looks at the importance of creating a security-first approach with open source software.

How to Look at Mission-Critical Safety in the Internet of Cars

Alex Agizim is CTO of Automotive and Embedded Systems at EPAM. The autonomous car will redefine how we travel, ship inventory, and design infrastructure. As physical objects become more deeply integrated into the Internet of Things, the connected car will soon become an essential component of the...
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Shawn McKinney, Software Architect at Symas Corporation, will present “The Anatomy of a Secure Web Application Using Java EE, Spring Security, and Apache Fortress” at ApacheCon in May.

Secure Web Apps with JavaEE and Apache Fortress

ApacheCon is just a couple weeks away -- coming up May 16-18 in Miami. We asked Shawn McKinney, Software Architect at Symas Corporation,  to share some details about his talk at ApacheCon. His presentation, “The Anatomy of a Secure Web Application Using Java EE, Spring Security, and Apache Fortress...
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Blockchain’s Weak Spots Pose a Hidden Danger to Users

Technologists, entrepreneurs, and some big companies are busy dreaming up new ways of using the core of Bitcoin—a distributed cryptographic ledger, or blockchain—to reinvent everything from business contracts and health records to carbon credits and new trading platforms (see “Why Bitcoin Could Be...
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Docker Brings Containerization to Legacy Apps

At the DockerCon conference today in Austin, Docker announced a new service called the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) Program that enables customers to move certain legacy apps into Docker containers, put them under management of Docker Enterprise Edition and prepare them for use on more...
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