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John Hawley
John “Warthog” Hawley, Intel’s evangelist for the MinnowBoard SBC, surveyed key open hardware trends at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe.

Open Source Hardware: From SBCs to Servers

When you mention open source hardware, people typically think about community-backed hacker boards. However, the open hardware movement is growing on many fronts, including medical devices, rocketry and satellites, 3D printers, cameras, VR gear, and even laptops and servers. At the Embedded Linux...
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10 Most Common Reasons Kubernetes Deployments Fail (Part 1)

I've catalogued the most common reasons Kubernetes Deployments fail, and I'm sharing my troubleshooting playbook with you! Without further ado, here are the 10 most common reasons Kubernetes Deployments fail: 1. Wrong Container Image / Invalid Registry Permissions Two of the most common problems...
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Today's Leading Causes of DDoS Attacks

Last fall, we saw the biggest distibuted denial of service (DDoS) attack ever. This year we'll see even bigger ones. According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet Security report, here's what's behind them. First, you should know that while the total DDoS attacks only increased by 4 percent...
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How to Contribute to Open Source

Want to contribute to open source? Here's a guide to making open source contributions, for first-timers and for veterans, including: Why contribute to open source? What it means to contribute How to orient yourself to a new project Finding a project to contribute to And more... Read more at GitHub
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Valve Launches SteamVR Support for Linux

Valve has been giving Steam users Linux love since 2012, and it's not stopping with VR. The company just launched SteamVR for Linux, letting developers create Linux content for the HTC Vive VR headset, trackers and other hardware. The program is in beta, meaning developers must use an NVIDIA...
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China Mobile
China Mobile is one of the biggest telecom companies in the world, with more than 800 million users in China -- all of whom are served with open source technologies.

How China Mobile Is Using Linux and Open Source

China Mobile is one of the biggest telecom companies in the world, with more than 800 million users in China -- all of whom are served with open source technologies. During the 2016 Mobile World Congress, China Mobile declared that the operational support system running their massive network would...
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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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