News Category: Enterprise

An Introduction to Swap Space on Linux Systems

Swap space is a common aspect of computing today, regardless of operating system. Linux uses swap space to increase the amount of virtual memory available to a host. It can use one or more dedicated swap partitions or a swap file on a regular filesystem or logical volume. There are two basic types...
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Linkerd 2.0: Service Ops for You and Me

In a microservices environment the service owner writes the code as well as increasingly is also responsible for keeping the service(s) they wrote up and running. We call that, very fittingly, service ops. To me, the service ops idea is really a kind of a subset of the appops moniker I’m...
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Why Linux Users Should Try Rust

Rust is a fairly young and modern programming language with a lot of features that make it incredibly flexible and very secure. It's also becoming quite popular, having won first place for the "most loved programming language" in the Stack Overflow Developer Survey three years in a row — 2016, 2017...
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Kubernetes 1.12 Improves Cloud-Native Security With TLS Bootstrap

The third major release of the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system in 2018 is now out, providing users with a stable release of a key security feature that has been in development for two years, while previewing a new sandboxing isolation capability. On Sept. 27, the Cloud Native...
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3 Docker Compose Features for Improving Team Development Workflow

A developer today is bombarded with a plethora of tools that cover every possible problem you might have—but, selecting which tools to use is The New Problem. Even in container-land, we're swimming in an ocean of tool choices, most of which didn't exist a few years ago. I'm here to help. I make a...
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Blockchain Development Made Easy: Getting Started with Hyperledger Iroha

Our ‘Blockchain development made easy’ series continues with Hyperledger Iroha, a simple blockchain platform you can use to make trusted, secure, and fast applications. What are the advantages and how can developers get started with it? We talked to Makoto Takemiya, co-founder and co-CEO of...
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The State of Machine Learning in Business Today

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Deep Learning are all topics of considerable interest in news articles and industry discussions these days. However, to the average person or to senior business executives and CEO’s, it becomes increasingly difficult to parse out the technical...
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Site Reliability Engineering (SRE): A Simple Overview

Curious about site reliability engineering (SRE)? The following overview is for you. It covers some of the basics of SRE: what it is, how it’s used, and what you need to keep in mind before adopting SRE methods. In the book Site Reliability Engineering, contributor Benjamin Treynor Sloss—the...
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How to Land an IT Job: Showcase your Adaptability

Where do you see your career in 10 years? This classic interview question is getting harder to answer. It's likely that many of the jobs people will hold in the year 2028 haven't been invented yet. It's even more likely that all jobs, especially those in IT, will be different in some way – altered...
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Yubico Launches New Lineup of Multifactor FIDO2 Security Keys

It’s an open secret that passwords aren’t the most effective way to protect online accounts. Alarmingly, three out of four people use duplicate passwords, and 21 percent of people use codes that are over 10 years old. (In 2014, among the five most popular passwords were “password,” “123456,” and “...
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