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Open Source Milagro Project Aims to Fix Web Security for Cloud, Mobile, IoT

Editor's Note: This article is paid for by MIRACL as a Diamond-level sponsor of ApacheCon North America, to be held May 11-13, 2016, and was written by Linux.com. As the Internet continues to both grow in size and widen in scope, so do demands on the supporting infrastructure.  The number of users...
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This Week In Linux News: Cloud Native Computing Foundation to Host KubeCon, Node.js 6 Released, and More

This Week in Linux News: Cloud Native Computing Foundation will begin hosting KubeCon, Version 6 of Node.js was released, and more. Read the latest Linux news with our weekly digest. cncf_logo_hztl2.png Used with permission 1) Cloud Native Computing Foundation to begin hosting...
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IBM Launches Blockchain Cloud Services for Government, Healthcare Sectors

IBM announced Friday it is launching its own framework for running blockchain networks along with new services on the IBM Cloud designed to meet security and regulatory compliance. Blockchain, best known as the technology behind bitcoin, is a distributed, encrypted database architecture that is...
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Auto-Scale Everything

If you’ve never received a message like this from your cloud provider, consider yourself lucky, because you will eventually: Dear Amazon EC2 Customer, One or more of your Amazon EC2 instances is scheduled for maintenance on 2016–01–01 for 2 hours starting at 05:00 UTC. During this time, the...
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Coming Soon to PowerShell: Docker Controls, Courtesy of Microsoft

Microsoft is hard at work making Docker a first-class citizen on Windows. It has already integrated Docker more closely with Windows' internals and made Docker's CLI run well. Now, the company is providing a first, early peek at a PowerShell module for the Docker Engine on Windows. The project...
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Encrypted Network Traffic Comes at a Cost

Emily Ratliff, Sr. Director of Infrastructure Security at The Linux Foundation, writes that the use of encryption over the Internet is growing. Fueled by Edward Snowden's revelations on the extent of NSA and GCHQ content monitoring, encryption is now increasingly provided by the big tech companies...
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OpenStack for NFV Applications: SR-IOV and PCI Passthrough

Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) initiatives in the telecommunication industry require specific OpenStack functionalities enabled. Without entering into the details of the NFV specifications, the goal in OpenStack is to optimise network, memory and CPU performance on the running instances. In...
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OpenDaylight as an NFV Controller

The OpenDaylight and OPNFV Projects: An Update as of Brahma/Beryllium By Dave Neary of Red Hat and SeniorTechnical Marketing Manager of OpenDaylight and OPNFV, Alan Sardella odl-logo.png Used with permission In discussing our use cases, we’ve noticed that a key domain for...
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No Exit: The Case for Moving Security Information Front and Center

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) was founded in 2001. This non-profit organization seeks to educate and inform developers on secure development practices, and provides developers with tools to create web applications securely. One of their flagship projects is the Top 10 list of...
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The NTP Project develops the protocol standard used to communicate time between systems.

Network Time Keeps on Ticking with Long-Running NTP Project

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” This quote from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is the title of a recent article by George V. Neville-Neil in the Communications of the ACM that takes an in-depth look at how time is kept for individual machines and across computer networks. The...
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