March 18, 2016

This Week in Linux News: SDN Reigns Supreme at ONS, The White House Requires Custom Code Sharing, & More.

dsc 6055-100650748-primary.idgeThis week in Linux news, Software Defined Networking takes the sportlight at the Open Networking Summit, The White House will require agencies using third-party vendors to share their code, and more! Get up to speed on the latest news in Linux/open source with this weekly digest.

1) As adoption of software defined networking (SDN) increases, open source reigns supreme at ONS.

Open Source is Center Stage at Open Networking Summit- CIO

2) U.S. Source Code Policy dictates that agencies contracting with third-party vendors to create new software are now required to secure unlimited rights to the underlying custom code.

White House Requires Agencies to Share Custom Code with Open-Source Community- SC Magazine

3) Microsoft is targeting Oracle customers with their new decision to port the SQL Server to Linux, Sam Varghese posits.

Why Microsoft is Porting SQL Server to Linux- ITWire Magazine

4) The new free 'Intro to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies' course is the second course partnership between The Linux Foundation & edX.

The Linux Foundation Announces Free 'Intro to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies' edX Course- betanews

5) Microsoft should "stop forcing companies to pay for its bogus Android patents" to be trusted by the open source community, writes Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.

The One Thing Microsoft Must Do - But Won't - to Gain Open-Source Trust- ZDNet


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