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Networking and Orchestration
The Linux Foundation is in the best position to help harmonize SDN projects due to its umbrella of projects and the services it provides to them.

Open Source Networking: Disruptive Innovation Ready for Prime Time

Innovations are much more interesting than inventions.  The “laser” is a classic invention and “FedEx” is a classic innovation.  Successful innovation disrupts entire industries and ecosystems as we’ve seen with Uber, AirBnB, and Amazon to name just a few.   The entire global telecommunication...
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Ben Hindman
Ben Hindman, the founder and chief architect of Mesosphere, explains how his team is developing a DC/OS software development kit (SDK) to support the development of even more sophisticated distributed systems.

Mesos Is to the Datacenter as the Kernel Is to Linux

Necessity is the mother of invention. We needed our datacenters to be more automated, so we invented tools like Puppet and Chef. We needed easier application deployment, so we invented Docker. Of course it didn't stop there. Ben Hindman, the founder and chief architect of Mesosphere, co-created...
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Why is IoT Popular? Because of Open Source, Big Data, Security and SDN

If you think the IoT is a new thing, think again. The term Internet of Things has been around since the late 1990s. Devices other than computers and phones have been connecting to the Internet for decades. Neither the concept nor the substance of the IoT is very novel. Yet it has been only in the...
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Linus Torvalds
Linux creator Linus Torvalds took the stage at Open Source Leadership Summit this week to share secrets of building one of the world’s largest and most successful open source projects. Watch the video below.

Video: Linus Torvalds on How to Build a Successful Open Source Project

Linux creator Linus Torvalds took the stage at Open Source Leadership Summit this week to share some of his secrets to success in building one of the world’s largest and most successful open source projects. After 25 years of development, the Linux kernel last year reached more than 22 million...
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Arunesh Chandra at Node.js Interactive
Arunesh Chandra, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, introduced ChakraCore and how it fits into the larger Node ecosystem at Node.js Interactive.

Time-Travel Debugging with ChakraCore and Node.js

ChakraCore is the Core part of Microsoft Edge's JavaScript Engine as used in Windows 10. It’s a standalone JavaScript engine in its own right but does not include bindings and the API for Windows because this is provided by a larger framework, Chakra. Arunesh Chandra, Senior Program Manager at...
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An Overview of Open Standards for IoT Communication Protocols

In its simplest terms, an IoT solution is a collection of sensors combined with a centralized management application permitting the user to modify the environment in some way. Examples include being able to monitor the temperature of your home and adjust it based on occupancy; and being able to...
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Docker's Tops for DevOps, AWS Is the Cloud King

RightScale's 'State of the Cloud' survey also shows hybrid cloud beating public-only and private-only clouds, and Microsoft Azure making major inroads. If there's one devops tool that's out in front with cloud-conscious companies, it's Docker. Thirty-five percent of respondents were already using...
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Linux Foundation Releases Business Open Source Basics Ebook

Want to know how your business can get the most from open source? This free ebook can help. Developers know that open source is great. Even Microsoft is now on the open-source bandwagon. But, outside of the IT department, many companies don't understand why and how open source can help their...
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Marc Kleine-Budde
In this talk from Embedded Linux Conference, Marc Kleine-Budde of Pengutronix described the architecture and strategies of a recently developed verified boot scheme for a single-core, Cortex-A9 NXP i.MX6 running on the RIoTboard SBC.

Verified Boot: From ROM to Userspace

Amid growing attacks on Linux devices, the 2016 Embedded Linux Conference demonstrated a renewed focus on security. One well-attended presentation at ELC Europe covered the topic of verified boot schemes. In this talk, Marc Kleine-Budde of Pengutronix revealed the architecture and strategies of a ...
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What's the Difference Between NFV Automation and NFV Orchestration?

NFV automation is the ability to transfer manual network configuration to technology; NFV orchestration creates the deployment and automation blueprint. NFV automation and NFV orchestration have overlapping and interrelated capabilities, which are essential to the deployment of virtual network...
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