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Why Leading DevOps May Get You a Promotion

Does leading or engaging in DevOps a career booster?  Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project and leading DevOps proponent, seems to think so. In a recent interview with TechBeacon's Mike Perrow, Kim notes that of "the nearly 100 speakers at DevOps Enterprise Summits over the last two years, about...
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EFF Sues US Government, Saying Copyright Rules on DRM Are Unconstitutional

Since the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) became law in 1998, it has been a federal crime to copy a DVD or do anything else that subverts digital copy-protection schemes. Soon, government lawyers will have to show up in court to defend those rules. Yesterday, the Electronic Frontier...
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Cloud Vendors, The Great Disruptors, Face Disruption From Blockchain

Over the past seven years or so, an emerging generation of cloud companies turned the tech industry on its head. Now, these cloud companies face their own disruption — courtesy of blockchain technology. Unless these providers develop offerings that leverage blockchain, they may see a new generation...
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Stack Overflow Reimagines Documentation

Stack Overflow is bringing gamification to the sometimes dreary labor of software documentation. On Thursday, the company launched Documentation, a new service that aims to document the workings of every software program not behind corporate firewalls. Since its launch in 2008, Stack Overflow has...
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Open Source is growing fast and many factors are driving the increased number of jobs.

Graduates: How to Get Your Dream Open Source Job

The excitement that comes with a college degree is memorable – not only because of the joy of accomplishment, but because of the fear of the unknown. In the open source community, job hunting is its own unique experience. There is great optimism and opportunity in The Linux Foundation’s 2016 Open...
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Hack The World

As some of you will know, recently I have been consulting with HackerOne. hacktheworld-logo.png Used with permission I just wanted to share a new competition we launched yesterday called Hack The World. I think it could be interesting to those of you already hacking, but also...
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Verizon's Next With VNFs

The Verizon business unit rolls out three virtual network services on a managed, on-demand basis, offering total flexibility and deployment choices. Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced its first set of virtual network services, including the usual suspects of security, WAN optimization,...
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Evolution of Linux Containers and Future

A history of containerization technology starting in 1979, and what the future holds for Docker and similar technologies. In general, containers provide a means of creating container images based on various Linux distributions, an API for managing the lifecycle of the containers, client tools for...
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Containers Rated More Secure Than Conventional Apps, says Gartner

Containers are more secure than apps running on a bare OS and organisations that like not being hacked therefore need to seriously consider a move, according to analyst firm Gartner. Analyst Jeorg Fritsch, in a new document titled How to Secure Docker Containers in Operation says “Gartner asserts...
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Linux Troubleshooting Cheatsheet: strace, htop, lsof, tcpdump, iftop & sysdig

This cheatsheet is a great guide of command-lines linux admins can use to get insights into their servers. Whether you’ve been an admin for one month or 20 years you’ve definitely used one if not all of these tools to troubleshoot an issue. Because we love sysdig (naturally!) we also included a...
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