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CoreOS Donates its rkt Container Technology to CNCF

At the same time that Docker offered to donate its containerd technology to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), CoreOS did the same with its competing rkt. Containerd (pronounced “container dee”) and rkt (say “rocket”) are both container runtime facilities, managing container images, a...
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Takeaways from the Open Source Leadership Summit: Mainstream Open Source, Security, Policy, and Business Models

By Melissa Smolensky The 2017 Open Source Leadership Summit, put on by the Linux Foundation, brought together leaders from the open source community in Lake Tahoe last week to discuss timely open source topics. The topics that came up most throughout the conference included: open source becoming...
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8 Docker Security Rules to Live By

Odds are, software (or virtual) containers are in use right now somewhere within your organization, probably by isolated developers or development teams to rapidly create new applications. They might even be running in production. Unfortunately, many security teams don’t yet understand the security...
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Micro OS
A micro OS has a targeted focus on server workloads and optimizing containers; here are a few you should know about.

Four Micro OSes You Should Know About

What are micro operating systems and why should individuals and organizations focused on the cloud care about them? In the cloud, performance, elasticity, and security are all paramount. A lean operating system that facilitates simple server workloads and allows for containers to run optimally can...
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Testing Distributed Systems in Go

What is etcd etcd is a key-value store for the most critical data of distributed systems. Use cases include applications running on Container Linux by CoreOS, which enables automatic Linux kernel updates. CoreOS uses etcd to store semaphore values to make sure only subset of cluster are rebooting...
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CoreOS Updates its Tectonic Container Platform to Make Updates Easy

CoreOS today launched an update to its Kubernetes-based Tectonic container management service that makes it easy for its users to enable automatic updates of both Kubernetes itself and the containers it manages. Until now, it was surprisingly hard to keep a Kubernetes cluster updated without...
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Matthew Garrett
Security of the boot chain is a vital component of any other security solution, said Matthew Garrett of CoreOS in his presentation at Linux Security Summit.

Matthew Garrett Explains How to Increase Security at Boot Time

Security of the boot chain is a vital component of any other security solution, said Matthew Garrett of CoreOS in his presentation at Linux Security Summit. If someone is able to tamper with your boot chain then any other security functionality can be subverted. And, if someone can interfere with...
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China
CoreOS Linux is now available in China.

Microsoft Azure Brings CoreOS Linux to China

CoreOS Linux, an open source Linux operating system, is now available in China. Microsoft Azure operator 21Vianet has become the first officially supported cloud provider to offer CoreOS Linux in China. Until now, many Chinese organizations have deployed CoreOS Linux internally, on their own. "As a...
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The Quest to Make Code Work Like Biology Just Took A Big Step

The Google search engine isn’t software that runs on a single machine. Serving millions upon millions of people around the globe, it’s software that runs on thousands of machines spread across multiple computer data centers. Google runs this entire service like a biological system, as a vast...
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Linus-Torvalds
Linus Torvalds will speak at the upcoming LinuxCon Japan conference.

This Week in Linux News: OpenSwitch Now a Linux Foundation Project, Linus Torvalds to Speak at LinuxCon Japan, & More

New open source networking project, OpenSwitch, is now a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. HPE’s OpenSwitch Project Gets Linux Foundation Backing- SiliconANGLE Linus Torvalds will speak at LinuxCon Japan this July. ContainerCon and LinuxCon Japan 2016 Events to Take Place July 13-15 in Tokyo...
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