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Kubernetes
Learn how Kubernetes keeps state with etcd and how normal Linux networking ties everything together in this Kubernetes course preview.

Keeping State and Networking in Kubernetes

In our previous installments of this series (see below), we learned a lot of neat things about Kubernetes. We learned that it is descended from the secret Google Borg project, its architecture, and why it is a good choice for your datacenter. Now we'll learn how Kubernetes keeps state with etcd,...
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Q&A with Mark Hinkle, the New Executive Director for the Node.js Foundation

These days, Node.js is under the hood of everything from the web, the Internet of Things and desktop applications to microservice architectures. Node’s 15 million-plus downloads per month, and more than a billion package downloads per week, render it the world’s biggest open source platform. The ...
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Introducing Moby Project

Since Docker democratized software containers four years ago, a whole ecosystem grew around containerization and in this compressed time period it has gone through two distinct phases of growth. In each of these two phases, the model for producing container systems evolved to adapt to the size and...
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5 Ways to Succeed at Learning a Programming Language

Whether you're taking up programming for the first time, or learning your 50th language, you might ask, "What's the best way to learn to program?" I surveyed dozens of people who taught themselves to program in Rust as part of my OSCON talk in 2016, and asked the expert autodidacts what advice they...
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Lessons Learned with Docker

I've been working with Docker on a semi-regular basis for a couple months now. I am the technical lead for a product that not only has the usual dev and test, but multiple user-facing deployments. These deployments may have 5 or 50 users (or more), and may be accessed over the internet by external...
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The Architecture of the Web Is Unsafe for Today's World

Twenty-eight years ago, British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee proposed a system to link text documents across a computer network. It changed the way the world communicates and does business. From its humble beginnings, the Internet has become a complex, dynamic, and heterogeneous environment....
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Zephyr ELC
Fabien Parent and Neil Armstrong of BayLibre shared their experiences in developing a wearable device with Zephyr at Embedded Linux Conference.

Building a Wearable Device with Zephyr

The Linux Foundation’s open source Zephyr Project received considerable attention at this February’s Embedded Linux Conference (ELC). Although there are still no shipping products running this lightweight real-time operating system (RTOS) for microcontrollers, Fabien Parent and Neil Armstrong of...
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How to Manage the Computer Security Threat

It is tempting to believe that the security problem can be solved with yet more technical wizardry and a call for heightened vigilance. And it is certainly true that many firms still fail to take security seriously enough. That requires a kind of cultivated paranoia which does not come naturally to...
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Watson Service Chaining With OpenWhisk (Part 1 of 3)

OpenWhisk can merge the power of Watson with the simple beauty of serverless computing. As we delve into Watson services, we'll cover the building blocks here. This three-part series will help you understand the in-depth features of Serverless Computing via OpenWhisk. OpenWhisk offers an easy way...
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How Docker Is Growing Its Container Business

Docker is a name that has become synonymous with the application container revolution in recent years. At the helm of Docker Inc. is CEO Ben Golub who is tasked with leading the company forward and making sure that containers aren't just a good idea for developers, but are also a good idea for...
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