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Subuser Uses Docker Containers to Deliver Desktop Apps for Linux

Subuser is a new application-packaging system that allows Dockerized desktop apps to be run as if they were regular Linux applications. It provides just enough permissions to allow the Dockerized app to interact with the local system -- for instance, to work with the X11 display server -- while...
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OPNFV Survey Shows Nearly All Telecom Operators on Board with NFV

The Linux Foundation’s OPNFV Project claims 94% of telecom operators have NFV plans, although security, MANO and OSS/BSS remain top concerns A recent survey released by the Linux Foundation’s Open Platform for NFV Project, found an increasingly small percentage of telecom operators have not yet...
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Microsoft Says It’s in Love With Linux. Now It’s Finally Proving It

Today, the company released .NET Core 1.0, a version of its popular software development platform that will run not just on its own Windows operating systems, but on the Linux and Mac OS X operating systems as well. What’s more, .NET Core is open source, meaning that any developer can not only use...
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Automotive Grade Linux Wants to Help Open Source Your Next Car

The Linux Foundation is bringing open source to the auto industry, thanks to Automotive Grade Linux.  The foundation started Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) to create open source software solutions for automotive applications. Their initial focus is on In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI) and their long-term...
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The End of Cattle vs. Pets

Metaphors and models have finite lifespans.  This usually happens for one of two reasons. The first is that metaphors and models simplify and abstract a messy real world down to especially relevant or important points. Over time, these simplifications can come to be seen as too simple or not...
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Codenvy, Microsoft and Red Hat Collaborate on a Protocol for Sharing Programming Language Guidance

Codenvy, Microsoft and Red Hat have banded together to bring a more consistent developer experience across different code editors, by way of a new protocol that would allow any editing tool to check user’s code against a set of rules and best practices formed for each language. For the keepers of...
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Almost 20 percent of open source professionals said containers would have a big impact on open source hiring in 2016, but only 8 percent of employers felt this way, according to the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report.

Why Container Skills Aren't a Priority in Hiring Open Source Pros (Yet)

It should come as no surprise that open source training and hiring is typically predicated on what skills are trending in tech. As an example, Big Data, cloud and security are three of the most in-demand skillsets today, which explains why more and more open source professionals look to develop...
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Apache Spark creator Matei Zaharia speaking at MesosCon North America.

Apache Spark Creator Matei Zaharia Describes Structured Streaming in Spark 2.0 [Video]

Apache Spark has been an integral part of Mesos from its inception. Spark is one of the most widely used big data processing systems for clusters. Matei Zaharia, the CTO of Databricks and creator of Spark, talked about Spark's advanced data analysis power and new features in its upcoming 2.0...
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All Hail the New Docker Swarm

As part of the Docker Captains program, I was given a preview of Docker 1.12 including the new Swarm integration which is Docker’s native clustering/orchestration solution (also known as SwarmKit, but that’s really the repo/library name). And it’s certainly a big change. In this post I’ll try to...
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The Heartbeat of Open Source Projects Can be Heard with GitHub Data

GitHub released charts last week that tell a story about the heartbeat of a few open source, giving insights into activity, productivity and collaboration of software development. Salted throughout the GitHub website are analytics, and there is an application programming interface (API) that data-...
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