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How Open Source Projects Are Pushing the Shift to Edge Computing

Gnanavelkandan Kathirvel of AT&T is sure of one thing: it will take a large group of open-source projects working together to push computing closer to the edge. He’s behind the telecom’s efforts at Akraino Edge Stack, a Linux Foundation project that aims to create an open-source software for...
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AT&T’s open source white box blueprint “decouples hardware from software” so any organization can build its own compliant systems running other software.

AT&T Details Open White Box Specs for Linux-Based 5G Routers

This week AT&T will release detailed specs to the Open Compute Project for building white box cell site gateway routers for 5G. Over the next few years, more than 60,000 white box routers built by a variety of manufacturers will be deployed as 5G routers in AT&T’s network. In its Oct. 1...
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Open Source Communities Unite Around Cloud-Native Network Functions

Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), chiefly responsible for Kubernetes, and the recently established Linux Foundation Networking (LF Networking) group are collaborating on a new class of software tools called Cloud-native Network Functions (CNFs). CNFs are the next generation Virtual Network...
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Top Five Reasons to Attend Hyperledger Global Forum

In just over two months, the global Hyperledger community will gather in Basel, Switzerland, for the inaugural Hyperledger Global Forum. With business and technical tracks filled with a diverse range of speakers – from Kiva to the Royal Bank of Canada and from Oracle to the Sovrin Foundation –...
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Shareware: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Shareware software had a simple premise: You could try the application and if you liked it, you paid for it. In those halcyon days, the PC software market was still getting its traction. Most programs were expensive—a single application often retailed for $495, in 1980s dollars. Often, they were...
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How to Install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu 18.04

LDAP is the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, which allows for the querying and modification of an X.500-based directory service. LDAP is used over an IP network to manage and access a distributed directory service. The primary purpose of LDAP is to provide a set of records in a hierarchical...
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A New Method of Containment: IBM Nabla Containers

By James Bottomley In the previous post about Containers and Cloud Security, I noted that most of the tenants of a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) could safely not worry about the Horizontal Attack Profile (HAP) and leave the CSP to manage the risk.  However, there is a small category of jobs (mostly...
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Kubernetes 1.12 Arrives With TLS and Better Cloud Integrations

The Kubernetes project has been hurtling at breakneck speed towards the boring. As the popular open source container orchestration platform has matured, it’s been the boring features which have come front and center, many of which focus on stability and reliability. For the Kubernetes 1.12 release ...
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Programming Snapshot: Implementing Fast Queries for Local Files in Go

To find files quickly in the deeply nested subdirectories of his home directory, Mike whips up a Go program to index file metadata in an SQLite database. ...the GitHub Codesearch [1] project, with its indexer built in Go, at least lets you browse locally available repositories, index them, and...
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Survey Shows Service Provider Confidence in Open Source, SDN

The Linux Foundation published results of an industry survey that revealed strong confidence among communication services providers (CSPs) in open source networking, and software-defined networking (SDN) in particular. The foundation announced the results during the Open Networking Summit Europe in...
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