Tags: Applications

The Rise of the Helpful Operational Bots: ChatOps

Over the last number of years, the idea of a conversational interface to technology has entered the mainstream conscience. As is often the case, many of the ideas that get neatly packaged up into consumer facing technology have been knocking around for a long time, and conversational interfaces are...
Read 0 Comments

The Second Wave of Platforms, an Interview with Cloud Foundry’s Sam Ramji

In today’s world of platforms, services are increasingly connected. In the past, PaaS offerings were pretty much isolated. It’s that new connected infrastructure that is driving the growth of Cloud Foundry, the open source, service-oriented platform technology. Sam Ramji is CEO of Cloud Foundry,...
Read 0 Comments

Raspberry Pi Foundation Unveils New LXDE-Based Desktop for Raspbian Called PIXEL

Today, September 28, 2016, Raspberry Pi Foundation's Simon Long proudly unveiled a new desktop environment for the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux operating system for Raspberry Pi devices. Until today, Raspbian shipped with the well-known and lightweight LXDE desktop environment, which looks...
Read 0 Comments

The Best Way to Develop Software with Effective Security

Regardless of the level at which you're doing your programming, security is going to get in the way. No amount of application abstraction or modern development process seems capable of shielding developers from the barriers raised by security. It's pretty hard not to hate security when it doesn't...
Read 0 Comments

Writing Your First Postmortem

I’m one of the operators of Wonderland, Jimdo’s in-house PaaS for microservices. Two weeks ago, on September 5, I did something embarrassing at work. We were debugging a broken deployment of our central API service. This API is nothing less than the entry point for managing all container-based...
Read 0 Comments

Cloud Migration Is Making Performance Monitoring Crucial

Application performance monitoring (APM) and network performance monitoring (NPM) are becoming increasingly important as businesses that have adopt cloud-based services and virtualized infrastructure. In the recent SDxCentral report, “Network Performance Management Takes On Applications,” more than...
Read 0 Comments

4 Big Ways Companies Benefit from Having Open Source Program Offices

In the first article in my series on open source program offices, I took a deep dive into what an open source program office is and why your company might need one. Next I looked at how Google created a new kind of open source program office. In this article, I'll explain a few benefits of having...
Read 0 Comments

How to Install Your OpenStack Cloud Before Lunch

What if I told you that you can have your OpenStack Cloud environment setup before you have to stop for lunch?Would you be surprised? Could you do that today?In most cases, I am betting your answer would be "Not possible," not even on your best day. Not to worry — the solution is here and it's...
Read 0 Comments

loki_main.png

Elementary OS Loki
Learn why Jack Wallen says Elementary OS Loki is one of the most elegant and well-designed Linux desktops on the planet.

Elementary OS Loki Has Arrived

I’ve been a big fan of Elementary OS Freya since it released in 2015. So, when I heard the developers had released the beta of the next iteration, Loki, into the wild, I immediately downloaded and installed. I went into this wondering how the Elementary team could improve on their already...
Read 0 Comments

open-book.jpg

LibreOffice
The Document Foundation has provided statistics indicating that LibreOffice is gaining traction with Linux users, developers, administrators, and enterprises.

LibreOffice Suite Now Competes Directly with Google Docs

On the heels of announcing new versions 5.2 and 5.1.5 of the free, LibreOffice suite of productivity applications, The Document Foundation has provided statistics indicating that LibreOffice is gaining traction with Linux users, developers, administrators, and enterprises. In fact, the new version...
Read 0 Comments

Pages

Click Here!