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Eduardo Silva
Eduardo Silva, a software engineer at Treasure Data, gave a crash course in distributed logging during his keynote at CloudNativeCon last November.

Distributed Logging for Containers

The era of microservices calls for a new approach to logging with built-in infrastructure for both aggregation and storage. Multiple applications running in isolated containers require a specialized approach to make sure all data is collected, stored and usable later. Eduardo Silva, a software...
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Evolution of Business Logic from Monoliths through Microservices, to Functions

The whole point of running application software is to deliver business value of some sort. That business value is delivered by creating business logic and operating it so it can provide a service to some users. The time between creating business logic and providing service to users with that logic...
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Blockchain: A New Hope, or Just Hype?

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin may have captured the public’s fancy – and also engendered a healthy dose of skepticism — but it is their underlying technology that is proving to be of practical benefit to organizations: the blockchain. Many industries are exploring its benefits and testing its...
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5 Open Source Security Tools Too Good to Ignore

If you haven’t been looking to open source to help address your security needs, it’s a shame—you’re missing out on a growing number of freely available tools for protecting your networks, hosts, and data. The best part is, many of these tools come from active projects backed by well-known sources...
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Why Upstream Contributions Matter when Developing Open Source NFV Solutions

When software is developed using open source methods, an upstream repository of the code is accessible to all members of the project. Members contribute to the code, test it, write documentation and can create a solution from that code to use or distribute under license. If an organization follows...
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Apache Kafka: A Primer

Apache Kafka is fast becoming the preferred messaging infrastructure for dealing with contemporary, data-centric workloads such as Internet of Things, gaming, and online advertising. The ability to ingest data at a lightening speed makes it an ideal choice for building complex data processing...
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Networking and Orchestration
The Linux Foundation is in the best position to help harmonize SDN projects due to its umbrella of projects and the services it provides to them.

Open Source Networking: Disruptive Innovation Ready for Prime Time

Innovations are much more interesting than inventions.  The “laser” is a classic invention and “FedEx” is a classic innovation.  Successful innovation disrupts entire industries and ecosystems as we’ve seen with Uber, AirBnB, and Amazon to name just a few.   The entire global telecommunication...
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Ben Hindman
Ben Hindman, the founder and chief architect of Mesosphere, explains how his team is developing a DC/OS software development kit (SDK) to support the development of even more sophisticated distributed systems.

Mesos Is to the Datacenter as the Kernel Is to Linux

Necessity is the mother of invention. We needed our datacenters to be more automated, so we invented tools like Puppet and Chef. We needed easier application deployment, so we invented Docker. Of course it didn't stop there. Ben Hindman, the founder and chief architect of Mesosphere, co-created...
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Intent-Based Security Gains Momentum at RSA

It isn’t a buzzphrase on par with “artificial intelligence” yet, but intent-based security has been gathering steam, as evidenced at this week’s RSA Conference. Startups such as Illumio, Twistlock, and vArmour have staked their plans on intent-based security, and at least one established player, ...
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Of Pies and Platforms: Platform-as-a-Service vs. Containers-as-a-Service

I’m often asked about the difference between using a platform as a service (PaaS) vs. a containers-as-a-service (CaaS) approach to developing cloud applications. When does it makes sense to choose one or the other? One way to describe the difference and how it affects your development time and...
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