A Look Inside A Live Linux Kernel


The open source bloodline (no pun intended) in this year’s Heartbleed security bug has predictably fuelled our interest in Linux-related cryptographic functions and “open†technology safety in general. Whether an inevitable Heartbleed 2.0 is around the corner or not, the IT industry (and hopefully the business community too) now shares a wider awareness of terms like patching, peer review, code integrity and the wider realms of software application development lifecycle management.

As web designer, student and open source advocate Shaun Gillies points out, successful industry leaders or project managers in the open source community “frequently employ†peer review techniques as a criteria for quality control in their development cycle.

Read more at Forbes.