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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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Doug Goldstein
We recently sat down with Doug Goldstein, principal software engineer at Star Lab, to discuss how companies can use hypervisors to reduce attack surfaces.

How To Shrink Attack Surfaces with a Hypervisor

A software environment’s attack surface is defined as the sum of points in which an unauthorized user or malicious adversary can enter or extract data. The smaller the attack surface, the better. We recently sat down with Doug Goldstein (https://github.com/cardoe or @doug_goldstein) to discuss how...
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A Closer Look at Git Rebase

Most of the comments to my recent articles on 3 Git commands I use every day and When to make a Git commit have mentioned using git rebase. So, let's talk about git rebase. Jumping right in, I use git rebase for two reasons: To bring a stale branch up to date. To change a set of unmerged commits...
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The Basics: Explaining Kubernetes, Mesosphere, and Docker Swarm

The IT world is turning to containers, but to control them you need container management programs. That's where Kubernetes, Mesosphere, and Docker Swarm step in. Containers, a lightweight way to virtualize applications, are an important element of any DevOps plan. But how are you going to manage...
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