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Jan Lübbe
Pengutronix kernel hacker Jan Lübbe summarized growing security threats in embedded Linux and outlined a plan to keep long-life devices secure and fully functional in this talk from Embedded Linux Conference Europe.

Long-term Embedded Linux Maintenance Made Easier

The good old days when security breaches only happened to Windows folk are fading fast. Malware hackers and denial of service specialists are increasingly targeting out of date embedded Linux devices, and fixing Linux security vulnerabilities was the topic of several presentations at the Embedded...
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Set Up a Simple CI Pipeline to Build Docker Images for ARM

Recently I did an experiment: Can we build Docker images for ARM on ordinary cloud CI services that only provide Intel CPU’s? The idea was to get rid of self hosted CI build agents that you have to care for. If you want to provide an ARM Docker image for an open source project your task is to build...
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Distributed Fabric: A New Architecture for Container-Based Applications

There’s a palpable sense of excitement in the application development world around container technology. Containers bring a new level of agility and speed to app development, giving developers the ability to break large monolithic apps into small, manageable microservices that can talk to one...
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npm Best Practices - Node.js at Scale

With our new series, called Node.js at Scale, we are creating a collection of articles focusing on the needs of companies with bigger Node.js installations, and developers who already learned the basics of Node. In the first chapter of Node.js at Scale you are going to learn the best practices on...
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Intel's BigDL Deep Learning Framework Snubs GPUs for CPUs

Last week Intel unveiled BigDL, a Spark-powered framework for distributed deep learning, available as an open source project. With most major IT vendors releasing machine learning frameworks, why not the CPU giant, too? What matters most about Intel's project may not be what it offers people...
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Davos 2017: China Unites 25 Countries to Establish Global Blockchain Business Council

...The national representatives provided their progress in blockchain research in detail and reached initial consensus in the fields of global blockchain teaching, business cooperation, standard synergy, and governmental communications on the first conference of GBBC. In industry, the layout of...
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Make some of the magic happen for yourself, said Disney senior cloud engineer Blake White in his talk at CloudNativeCon.

How Disney Is Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes

The Walt Disney Company is famous for “making magic happen,” and their cross-cloud, enterprise level Kubernetes implementation is no different. In a brief but information-packed lightning talk at CloudNativeCon in Seattle in November, Disney senior cloud engineer Blake White laid out a few of the...
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Who Contributes to the Linux Kernel?

While many people tend to think of open source projects as being developed by passionate volunteers, the Linux kernel is mostly developed by people who are paid by their employers to contribute. According to The Linux Foundation, since 2005, “some 14,000 individual developers from over 1,300...
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Moving Persistent Data Out of Redis

Historically, we have used Redis in two ways at GitHub: We used it as an LRU cache to conveniently store the results of expensive computations over data originally persisted in Git repositories or MySQL. We call this transient Redis. We also enabled persistence, which gave us durability guarantees...
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Public Cloud on the Rise While Private Cloud Usage Declines

The use of public clouds has nearly doubled to 57 percent from 30 percent since 2012, while private cloud use has dropped to 40 percent from 52 percent, according to an Interop ITX and InformationWeek survey. Even further, the respondents who use a private cloud estimate a 12 percent drop between...
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