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Ubuntu 16.04 Review: What’s New for Desktop Users

Ubuntu 16.04 was announced recently, and, as a Long Term Support (LTS) release, the primary focus is on enterprise users. That doesn’t mean there is nothing exciting for desktop users; in fact, there’s a lot. First of all, it’s an LTS release. That means it's supported for five years. If you are...
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Linux or Bust: Why Businesses Can’t Ignore This Growing Trend

It used to be a clear sign of geekiness. People who were into Linux would rave about its benefits and flexibility…as long as you knew how to install your own OS, dig around for the hardware drivers you needed, and be a master of command-line instructions. For a world building technical literacy...
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The view from Collaboration Summit 2016 in Lake Tahoe, California.
The view from Collaboration Summit 2016 in Lake Tahoe, California.

RedMonk Analyst: Open Source is Good for Business [Video]

The technology industry is changing fast – much faster than we've seen in the past – due to the proliferation of high quality, free and open source software, said Stephen O'Grady, co-founder and principal analyst at RedMonk, in his keynote talk at Collaboration Summit in March. Developers have...
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openSUSE Tumbleweed Prepares for GCC 6, Users Get Linux Kernel 4.5.2, Mesa 11.2

The openSUSE Project today, May 4, 2016, published details about the latest major open-source components that landed in the main software repositories of the openSUSE Tumbleweed distro recently. opensuse-tumbleweed-prepares.jpg Used with permission There were many snapshots...
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Scalable CI/CD with Jenkins and Nomad

With the onset of cluster schedulers we are leaving behind statically configured platforms. No longer do we know upfront where our workloads will be running. Instead, the scheduler is going to automatically distribute, scale and supervise the workloads to optimally utilise the available cluster...
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The Linux Embedded Development Environment launches

Developers introduce LEDE, a reboot of the OpenWrt community. "We are building an embedded Linux distribution that makes it easy for developers, system administrators or other Linux enthusiasts to build and customize software for embedded devices, especially wireless routers. The name 'LEDE' stands...
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Containers Used on over Half of New Apps in Production

Docker and other application container technologies are already having a major effect on how enterprises deliver and deploy new applications, according to a new survey from Shippable. Shippable, the Seattle-based producer of a continuous delivery platform for software developers, recently quizzed...
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Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.
Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.

4 Tutorials on Using Docker Tools to Run a Truly Distributed Application in Production

In this series of four tutorials, Docker Cookbook author Sebastien Goasguen introduces the Docker tools which empower developers to create distributed applications. He introduces Docker Compose, Docker Engine, Docker Machine, and Docker Swarm and demonstrates how to use them to create a multi-...
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Linux Foundation Launches Badge Program to Boost Open Source Security

The Linux Foundation has released the first round of CII Best Practices badges as part of a program designed to improve the quality and security of open-source software. Announced on Tuesday, the non-profit said the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project which brings tech firms, developers...
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Docker Networking and DNS: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Docker SDN (Software Defined Network) already exists for quite some time. What is new, starting from the release 1.11, is the addition of DNS round-robin load balancing. That is both a reason for celebration and an opportunity to explore Docker networking and DNS. We’ll explore internal and...
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