Publications

Linux Jobs Report 2015

With its ability to adapt faster than any other platform to new technologies and markets, Linux is today’s defacto choice for everything from open cloud operating systems like OpenStack to product...
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Linux Kernel Development: How Fast it is Going, Who is Doing It, What They are Doing, and Who is Sponsoring It [2015]

The kernel which forms the core of the Linux system is the result of one of the largest cooperative software projects ever attempted. Regular 2-3 month releases deliver stable updates to Linux users...
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Guide to the Open Cloud

The open source cloud computing landscape has changed significantly since we published our first cloud guide in October 2013. This revised version adds new projects and technology categories that...
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2014 Enterprise End User Report

The extent of Linux adoption among the world’s largest enterprises continues to grow, according to the findings of the 2014 Enterprise End User Report produced by The Linux Foundation in partnership...
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Collaborative Development Trends Report 2014

The report is the result of an invitation-only survey The Linux Foundation sent to its members during the first week of March 2014. Admittedly this group will have a positive bias towards...
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Linux Jobs Report 2014

The 2014 Linux Jobs Report explores the explosive demand for Linux talent and the lengths employers will go in order to attract and retain the best candidates. This year’s survey includes responses...
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Understanding the Open Cloud

The open cloud, like Linux, is fueling dramatic enterprise innovation and growth, which in turn is spurring a worldwide transformation of the technology landscape. The flurry of innovation is...
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The Economic Value of the Long-Term Support Initiative (LTSI)

Authors: Hisao Munakata, Renesas; Tsugikazu Shibata, NEC; Noriaki Fukuyasu, The Linux Foundation The Long-Term Support Initiative, or LTSI, provides a common Linux kernel base for embedded products...
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Linux Kernel Development: How Fast it is Going, Who is Doing It, What They are Doing, and Who is Sponsoring It [2013]

The kernel which forms the core of the Linux system is the result of one of the largest cooperative software projects ever attempted. Regular 2-3 month releases deliver stable updates to Linux users...
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Practical Advice to Scale Open Source Legal Support

Ibrahim Haddad, Ph.D., Samsung Research America In this article, we look closely at the role of the Legal Counsel in ensuring FOSS compliance and examine practical advice that a Legal Counsel can...
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