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Atom-Based Gateway Taps New Open Source IoT Cloud Platform

Eurotech’s rugged, IP40 protected “ReliaGate 20-26” IoT gateway runs Red Hat Linux on a Bay Trail Atom, and has cellular, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth options. Eurotech’s ReliaGate 20-26 is the latest in a line of Internet of Things gateways, such as the ReliaGate 10-11, based on a TI AM3352 Sitara SoC...
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Can You Imagine a World Without Open Source?

Preeti Upendra Murthy is the academic winner of the 2016 Red Hat Women in Open Source Award. She is currently a software engineer with the VMKernel team at VMware, and prior to her role there was a Linux kernel developer for the Linux Technology Center at IBM where she focused on energy management...
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Joshua Bernstein, Vice President of Technology at EMC, describes the benefits of open source at MesosCon North America.

Open Source Is Key to the Modern Data Center, Says EMC's Joshua Bernstein

Flexibility, freedom, innovation and integration is the answer. The question is why should the enterprise build on open source? How can a business survive if it gives away everything? Joshua Bernstein, Vice President of Technology at EMC, makes the case for enterprise open source in his MesosCon...
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Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18

Clement Lefebvre has announced a new release of Linux Mint. The new version, Linux Mint 18, is a long term support release which will receive support through to the year 2021. This release is based on Ubuntu 16.04 and is available in Cinnamon and MATE editions. There are....
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Open source plays an important role in the Comcast ecosystem.

How Linux and Open Source Are Powering Comcast’s Massive Infrastructure

Comcast is the nation’s largest Internet service provider. In 2015 the company had more than 23.76 million high-speed data subscribers and 22.4 million video subscribers. To serve these customers, Comcast  deals with a massive amount of data. Let me give you an idea of how data usage is growing on...
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HPE’s ChatOps Aims to Replace Dev Collaboration Platforms with Slack

Do developers really need another collaboration and communications platform, over and above what theyre already using today?  In one of the more startling responses you may expect to find from a company in the business of pushing software, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has effectively said, no. In...
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Cinnamon 3.2 Desktop Environment to Adopt New Menu Layout, Add Many Improvements

Thanks to a news tip we've received earlier today, we now know that work on the next major release of the Cinnamon desktop environment has apparently begun, and a lot of improvements are being planned for Cinnamon 3.2 later this year. Yes, that's right, Cinnamon 3.2 will be the drop-in replacement...
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ODPi Advances Hadoop Standards with Open Source Runtime Specification

The ODPi's Hadoop runtime specification for big data apps has been adopted by data analytics vendors, which simplifies the open source big data ecosystem. The ODPi, a Linux Foundation collaborative project building, has moved one step closer to building a better integrated big data ecosystem based...
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NFV and Cloud Driving Changes in Core Network Licensing Models

As telecom operators move towards NFV, SDN and cloud architectures, licensing models will need to adapt to new deployment methods One of the greatest advantages of network functions virtualization and cloud network architectures is the ability for network operators to dynamically scale the capacity...
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DevOps Done Right: Five Tips for Implementing Database Infrastructures

But while DevOps can provide many improvements throughout all stages of the development lifecycle, it is imperative to avoid some of the common pitfalls. A fully-firing database is core to any DevOps strategy, because slow data equates to slow results, something the methodology is trying to...
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