News Category: Enterprise

Want to Work for a Cloud Company? Here's the Cream of the Crop

What do Asana, Greenhouse Software, WalkMe, Chef Software, and Sprout Social have in common? They’ve been deemed the very best privately held “cloud” companies to work for, according to new rankings compiled by Glassdoor and venture capital firm Battery Ventures. For “The 50 Highest Rated Private...
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Let's Encrypt
“We want every server on the Internet to have a certificate,” said Josh Aas, speaking about the Let’s Encrypt project at LinuxCon North America.

Let's Encrypt: Every Server on the Internet Should Have a Certificate

The web is not secure. As of August 2016, only 45.5 percent of Firefox page loads are HTTPS, according to Josh Aas, co-founder and executive director of Internet Security Research Group. This number should be 100 percent, he said in his talk called “Let’s Encrypt: A Free, Automated, and Open...
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LinuxCon: Cloud Native Computing Foundation Expands

Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the CNCF details what his organization is now doing.   Read more at Datamation.
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Red Hat Updates its Kernel-based Virtual Machine

Red Hat updated its Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)-powered virtualization platform for both Linux- and Windows-based workloads.Red Hat Virtualization 4 includes both a high-performing hypervisor (Red Hat Virtualization Host) and a web-based virtualization resource manager (Red Hat...
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DIGIT games
Speedy application deployment, rollbacks, and scaling are important to DIGIT Game Studios.

How DIGIT Created High Availability on the Public Cloud to Keep Its Games Running

The mobile gaming company must deliver a seamless experience for its gamers and allow for spikes in player activity on its Massively Multiplayer Online gaming platform. That’s why the company built a high-availability infrastructure that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and allows them to launch a...
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NGINX’s Plan to Create a $1 Billion Business from its Open Source Software

NGINX Inc. has a set an ambitious goal for itself: To become a $1 billion company within the next eight to 10 years. It will not be an easy task, especially given that its biggest competitor may be its own well-engineered open source software. For NGINX, the key to success will be to successfully...
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Open Source 25-Core Chip can be Stringed into a 200,000-Core Computer

Researchers want to give a 25-core open-source processor called Piton some serious bite. The developers of the chip at Princeton University have in mind a 200,000-core computer crammed with 8,000 64-bit Piton chips. It won't happen anytime soon, but that's one possible usage scenario for Piton. The...
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Citrix Gives Away Netscaler Containers for Free

Having put Netscaler’s load balancing software into containers, Citrix is now handing out free samples. Netscaler CPX Express, a developer version of the CPX container, is available for free downloading, the company announced yesterday at LinuxCon North America in Toronto. There’s even a catchy URL...
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Jim Whitehurst and Wim Coekaerts on stage at LinuxCon 2016
Wim Coekaerts, vice president of open source at Microsoft, and Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, on stage at LinuxCon 2016 in Toronto, Aug. 23, 2016.

Live From LinuxCon: Red Hat and Microsoft Embrace On Stage

If any LinuxCon moment so far has underscored the evolution of Linux over 25 years, it was during the transition between keynotes this morning when Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst found himself on stage with Microsoft’s new vice president of open source, Wim Coekaerts. The men laughed nervously at the...
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LinuxOne
IBM executives Jim Wasko and Donna Dillenberger provide an update on LinuxOne and how IBM is now involved in the open source community.

How IBM’s LinuxONE Has Evolved For the New Open Source Cloud

One year ago at LinuxCon 2015 in Seattle, IBM announced IBM LinuxONE, its enterprise-grade system specifically designed for Linux and open source workloads. Today in their keynote at LinuxCon 2016 in Toronto, IBM executives Jim Wasko and Donna Dillenberger will give us an update on how the...
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