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DevOps pillars
DevOps is the emerging process and mindset for managing modern, cloud-based infrastructure.

DevOps: A Pillar of Modern IT Infrastructure

A massive transformation is underway in the way we manage IT infrastructure. More companies are looking for improved agility and flexibility. They are moving from traditional server stacks to cloudy infrastructure to support a new array of applications and services that must be delivered at...
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Google, Samsung Join AT&T and Verizon in Independent CORD Project

Google and Samsung join AT&T and Verizon as partners in ONOS project’s CORD platform, which is set to be spun off as an independent open source project. The Open Network Operating System project’s central office re-architected as data center platform continues to gain momentum, with the Open...
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NASA OODT
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory designed the OODT framework, which transformed NASA’s big data into an accessible virtual knowledge system.

The Apache Software Foundation's Two New Big Data Projects Tackle Science and Processing

The Apache Software Foundation is making a big commitment to Big Data. As reported in this post, in recent months the foundation has promoted a slew of open source Big Data projects to Top-Level Status.  This puts a number of them on the same kind of development fast track that catapulted the Spark...
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Docker London: Container Security [Video]

In this talk, Phil Estes will walk through the core security capabilities available today in Docker and other container runtimes, and how those capabilities have improved for both pure container isolation, but also improvements and capabilities that touch across the whole lifecycle of a container...
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Electric Cloud Automates Rolling Deployments for Zero-Downtime Updates

Electric Cloud wants to free up deployment teams weekends by eliminating the heavy scripting and manual steps involved in releasing new software. The latest feature for its ElectricFlow release automation software is rolling deployments with the push of a button, allowing customers to choose the...
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TNS Research: Multiple Orchestrators, Multiple Clouds, What a Mess

Most users of containers have Docker Engine in their stack, even if it is just the open source engine. Now that Docker Engine 1.12 comes with built-in orchestration capabilities, we expect future surveys to find a substantial increase in people using some of that capability. While this gives Docker...
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Europol, Intel and Kaspersky Team Up to Crack Down on Ransomware

Paying those who take your data hostage only makes the ransomware problem worse, says Kaspersky. The European Police Agency Europol on Monday announced a collaboration with tech giant Intel, security expert Kaspersky Lab and the Netherlands police to tackle the exponential growth of ransomware use...
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DevOps'n the Operating System [Video]

In this video, John Willis takes a brief look at the history of how Devops principles and operating systems have converged. He spends most of the time forward looking at what and how unikernels will converge with Devops tools, processes and culture. He ends with a demo of how containers, unikernels...
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Speed Bumps Ahead for Network Security

Traffic volumes are growing exponentially across every segment. Will faster network speeds outrun essential security controls? It’s a question that should be top of mind for securityprofessionals today. Traffic volumes are growing exponentially across every segment, with the fastest growth rates...
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Writing systemd Units

Systemd has become the defacto new standard init for Linux-based systems. While not everyone has made the switch yet, pretty much all the major distros have made the decision to switch. For most people this has not meant all that much yet, other than a lot of controversy. Systemd has built in SysV...
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