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Kubernetes-Powered PaaS Focuses on DevOps

The creator of Kel, a devops-focused PaaS for Web applications has released an open source edition of its platform. Kel is based on the container-cluster management system Kubernetes and was originally made to run Gondor, a managed host for Python and Django apps. Eldarion, the company behind...
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Netbeast: A Cross-Platform Tool for the Internet of Things

When smart devices are closed, they're not smart at all. Netbeast is an open source platform for developing Internet of Things (IoT) applications for appliances and other devices. It's an environment-agnostic platform that allows users to ignore details like wireless protocols, brand-specific...
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Albert Greenberg, Director of Azure Networking and Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, at Open Networking Summit 2016.
Albert Greenberg, Director of Azure Networking and Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, at Open Networking Summit 2016.

Open Source Enables Scale-out in SDN Powered Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure’s programmable, scalable and high-performance network infrastructure is leveraging software-defined networking (SDN) principles as well as open source components to meet the demands of massive cloud-based production environments, said Albert Greenberg, Director of Azure Networking...
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Open Source Projects Are Transforming Machine Learning and AI

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have quickly gained traction with the public through applications such as Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana. The true promise of these disciplines, though, extends far beyond simple speech recognition performed on our smartphones.  New, open source...
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 51 percent of hiring managers say experience with or knowledge of OpenStack and CloudStack are driving open source hiring decisions. While 21 percent of hiring managers cited networking and 14 percent cited security experience as having the biggest impac
Fifty-one percent of hiring managers say experience with or knowledge of OpenStack and CloudStack are driving open source hiring decisions, according to the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report from The Linux Foundation and Dice.

Open Source Hiring to Increase in Next 6 Months, Says 2016 Jobs Report

Professionals skilled in open source tools and technologies are now in high demand as open source adoption in the enterprise continues to climb, according to the Open Source Jobs Report released today by The Linux Foundation and Dice. open-source-jobs-report-2016-infographic.png The...
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Mashing Up OpenStack With Hyperconverged Storage

OpenStack has pretty much vanquished Eucalyptus, CloudStack, and a few other open source alternatives from the corporate datacenter, and it is giving VMware’s vCloud/vRealize a run for the money and has even compelled VMware to launch its own OpenStack distribution, VMware Integrated OpenStack....
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Interop: SDN Growing to $12.5B, SD-WAN to $6B

With Software Defined Networking (SDN), Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and the overall disaggregation of networking from hardware, IDC's view is that now is an exciting time for networking. At the 2015 IDC Interop breakfast meeting the analyst...
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Preparing Your Network for the IoT Revolution

We seem to be hearing about Internet of Things (IOT) and the security challenges related to it everywhere these days… While there is no denying that IP-based connectivity continues to become more and more pervasive, this is not a fundamentally new thing. What is new is the target audience is...
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Qualcomm Security Flaw Impacts Android Devices, Project APIs

The issue can result in information leaks and local privilege escalation -- and it may be impossible to patch all vulnerable devices. A security flaw affecting Android devices using Qualcomm chips leading to information disclosure and device manipulation has been revealed by researchers. The...
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Bufferbloat Is Still Being Fought In Linux Kernel, Another Big Improvement Queued

Bufferbloat is the excess buffering of packets resulting in high latency, jitter, and lower network throughput. There's been efforts to battle bufferbloat within the Linux kernel going back a long time while this week another new patch has surfaced. Dave Taht, one of the Linux developers who has...
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