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SDN redefines travel
Rashesh Jethi will speak at Open Networking Summit about how software-defined networking and data centers are redefining the travel industry and moving millions of people every day.

Amadeus: Redefining Travel Industry Tech Through Open Source and SDN

Travel tech giant Amadeus has been moving toward a fully software-defined data center strategy over the past few years -- one based on open source and software-defined networking (SDN). rashesh-jethi-amadeus-2016.jpg Rashesh Jethi, SVP of Engineering at Amadeus, will speak at Open...
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Docker swarm
John Kinsella shows how to allow services outside the Swarm Mode cluster to discover services running in the cluster.

How to Set Up External Service Discovery with Docker Swarm Mode and Træfik

In my previous post, I showed how to use service discovery built into Docker Swarm Mode to allow containers to find other services in a cluster of hosts. This time, I’ll show you how to allow services outside the Swarm Mode cluster to discover services running in the cluster. It turns out this isn...
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A Beginner-Friendly Introduction to Containers, VMs and Docker

If you’re a programmer or techie, chances are you’ve at least heard of Docker: a helpful tool for packing, shipping, and running applications within “containers.” It’d be hard not to, with all the attention it’s getting these days — from developers and system admins alike. Even the big dogs like...
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Open Source JavaScript, Node.js Devs Get NPM Orgs for Free

NPM Inc.'s NPM Orgs tool, which has been available as a paid service for JavaScript and Node.js development teams collaborating on private code, is now available for free use by teams working on open source code. The SaaS-based tool, which features capabilities like role-based access control,...
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Simulate the Internet with Flashback, a New WebDev Test Tool from LinkedIn

The internet is a harsh mistress. Sites go down, change without notice, or even just disappear entirely. The web — are you sitting down? — is not 100 percent reliable. This means that testing a project that has external dependencies, things can fail that aren’t even your bugs. What’s a software...
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An Efficient Approach to Continuous Documentation

An outside observer watching a software developer work on a small feature in a real project would find the process to look less like engineering and more like a contrived scavenger hunt for knowledge new and old. The problem is that we scatter what we learn and teach to the winds. A quick comment...
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CoreOS Tectonic Now Installs Kubernetes on OpenStack

CoreOS and OpenStack have a somewhat intertwined history, which is why it's somewhat surprising it took until today for CoreOS's Tectonic Kubernetes distribution to provide an installer that targets OpenStack cloud deployments. The founders of CoreOS originally worked at Rackspace, alongside the...
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The Goal of HP's Radical The Machine: Reshaping Computing Around Memory

...HPE's goal with The Machine is to build a large pool of persistent memory that application processors can just access. "We want all the warm and hot data to reside in a very large in-memory domain," Wheeler said. "At the software level, we are trying to eliminate a lot of the shuffling of data...
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The Peril in Counting Source Lines on an OSS Project

There seems to be a phase that OSS projects go through where as they mature and gain traction. As they do it becomes increasingly important for vendors to point to their contributions to credibly say they are the ‘xyz’ company. Heptio is one such vendor operating in the OSS space, and this isn’t...
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BeagleBone Blue
The BeagleBone Blue is a robotics-focused collaboration with the University of California San Diego Robotics Lab, which is using the board for robotics education.

Latest Linux Maker Boards Gamble on Diversity

As usual, last week’s Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany was primarily focused on commercial embedded single board computers (SBCs), computer-on-modules, and rugged industrial systems for the OEM market. Yet, we also saw a growing number of community-backed maker boards, which, like most of...
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