News Category: Enterprise

Container Image Signing

Red Hat engineers have been working to more securely distribute container images. In this post we look at where we’ve come from, where we need to go, and how we hope to get there. History When the Docker image specification was introduced it did not have a cryptographic verification model. The most...
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Companies with stakes in the container landscape adopt different approaches toward security. This article looks at how organizations can adapt their approach to keep pace with the rapid evolution of containers.

Fix Bugs, Go Fast, and Update: 3 Approaches to Container Security

Containers are becoming the central piece of the future of IT. Linux has had containers for ages, but they are still maturing as a technology to be used in production or mission-critical enterprise scenarios. With that, security is becoming a central theme around containers. There are many proposed...
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AT&T, Orange team up to Create Open SDN, NFV Standards

AT&T and Orange are joining hands in a new agreement to collaborate on new open source activities related to SDN and NFV, aiming at developing new standards carriers can follow as they implement virtualization in their networks.   Set on achieving three goals -- simplify technological...
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Why Leading DevOps May Get You a Promotion

Does leading or engaging in DevOps a career booster?  Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project and leading DevOps proponent, seems to think so. In a recent interview with TechBeacon's Mike Perrow, Kim notes that of "the nearly 100 speakers at DevOps Enterprise Summits over the last two years, about...
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Cloud Vendors, The Great Disruptors, Face Disruption From Blockchain

Over the past seven years or so, an emerging generation of cloud companies turned the tech industry on its head. Now, these cloud companies face their own disruption — courtesy of blockchain technology. Unless these providers develop offerings that leverage blockchain, they may see a new generation...
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Stack Overflow Reimagines Documentation

Stack Overflow is bringing gamification to the sometimes dreary labor of software documentation. On Thursday, the company launched Documentation, a new service that aims to document the workings of every software program not behind corporate firewalls. Since its launch in 2008, Stack Overflow has...
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Open Source is growing fast and many factors are driving the increased number of jobs.

Graduates: How to Get Your Dream Open Source Job

The excitement that comes with a college degree is memorable – not only because of the joy of accomplishment, but because of the fear of the unknown. In the open source community, job hunting is its own unique experience. There is great optimism and opportunity in The Linux Foundation’s 2016 Open...
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Verizon's Next With VNFs

The Verizon business unit rolls out three virtual network services on a managed, on-demand basis, offering total flexibility and deployment choices. Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced its first set of virtual network services, including the usual suspects of security, WAN optimization,...
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Evolution of Linux Containers and Future

A history of containerization technology starting in 1979, and what the future holds for Docker and similar technologies. In general, containers provide a means of creating container images based on various Linux distributions, an API for managing the lifecycle of the containers, client tools for...
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Containers Rated More Secure Than Conventional Apps, says Gartner

Containers are more secure than apps running on a bare OS and organisations that like not being hacked therefore need to seriously consider a move, according to analyst firm Gartner. Analyst Jeorg Fritsch, in a new document titled How to Secure Docker Containers in Operation says “Gartner asserts...
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