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The new SoC, which is aimed at industrial, consumer, smart home, health, and wellness applications, runs a new “mainlined, open-sourced” OpenSTLinux distro with Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded underpinnings.

ST Spins Its First Linux-Powered Cortex-A SoC

STMicroelectronics announced its first Cortex-A SoC and first Linux- and Android-driven processor. The STM32MP1 SoC intends to ease the transition for developers moving from its STM32 microprocessor unit (MCU) family to more complex embedded systems. Development boards based on the SoC will be...
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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview with Support for Linux Files

Microsoft yesterday released a new Windows 10 preview with support for Linux files, gaming improvements, and a Chrome extension for Timeline. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18334 (made available to testers on February 9) to build 18342. These builds are from the 19H1 branch, which...
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A Linux Noob Reviews: The openSUSE Leap 15.0 Installer

Welcome to a regular series here at Forbes that zeroes in on your very first experience with a desktop Linux operating system: the installer. This time around I'm escaping my comfort zone and leaving Ubuntu-based distributions behind with openSUSE Leap 15.0. Linux installers can be many things....
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The Calico Cloud

You know what’s one of the real pains of cloud and container based computing? Networking. Workloads on a cloud come and go faster than you can read this story. Connecting those workloads, especially when they become even more ephemeral containers, is not easy. That’s where the open-source Software...
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Do Linux Distributions Still Matter with Containers?

There are two major trends in container builds: using a base image and building from scratch. Each has engineering tradeoffs. Some people say Linux distributions no longer matter with containers. Alternative approaches, like distroless and scratch containers, seem to be all the rage. It appears we...
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 Refreshes This Long-Term Support Linux Distro

Do you want the best compromise between the latest and greatest open-source software and the stability of an established Linux? If that's you, and you're an Ubuntu user, then you want Ubuntu 18.04.2. This latest version of Ubuntu 18.04, the Long-Term Support (LTS) edition, will be supported until...
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6 Must-Attend Talks at Cloud Foundry Summit on Serverless, Knative, Microservices

Tech conferences often feel the same to me. It’s all about the ratios. Too much technical stuff and you wonder how any of it actually applies to your business problems. Too much business-speak and you might end up looking for a slide deck escape hatch to take you to a code repository. Like...
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The Hard Part in Becoming a Command Line Wizard

I’ve long been impressed by shell one-liners. They seem like magical incantations. Pipe a few terse commands together, et voilà! Out pops the solution to a problem that would seem to require pages of code. Are these one-liners real or mythology? To some extent, they’re both. Below I’ll give a...
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Zowe 1.0 offers a modern interface to interact with the power of z/OS on the mainframe.

Zowe Makes Mainframe Evergreen

Mainframes are, and will continue to be, a bedrock for industries and organizations that run mission-critical applications. In one way or another, all of us are mainframe users. Every time you make an online transaction or make a reservation, for example, you are using a mainframe. According to IBM...
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Why Data Scientists Love Kubernetes

Let's start with an uncontroversial point: Software developers and system operators love Kubernetes as a way to deploy and manage applications in Linux containers. Linux containers provide the foundation for reproducible builds and deployments, but Kubernetes and its ecosystem provide essential...
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