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Becoming a Senior Developer: 9 Experiences You'll Encounter

Many programming career guidelines stress the skills a software developer is expected to acquire. Such general advice suggests that someone who wants to focus on a technical track—as opposed to, say, taking a management path to CIO—should go after the skills needed to mentor junior developers,...
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​The Return of Spectre

The return of Spectre sounds like the next James Bond movie, but it's really the discovery of two new Spectre-style CPU attacks. Vladimir Kiriansky, a Ph.D. candidate at MIT, and independent researcher Carl Waldspurger found the latest two security holes. They have since published a MIT paper, ...
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Container Adoption Starts to Outpace DevOps

The survey of 601 IT decision-makers conducted by ClearPath Strategies on behalf of the Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) finds that 32 percent of respondents have adopted containers and are employing DevOps processes. But the number of respondents who plan to adopt or evaluate containers in the next...
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Becoming a 10x Developer

When I was first learning to play water polo, a coach told me something I’ve never forgotten. He said, “Great players make everyone around them look like great players.” A great player can catch any pass, anticipating imperfect throws and getting into position. When they make a return pass, they...
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Developer Recruitment Drives Open Source Funding

The latest 2018 Open Source Jobs Report points to several ways employers can help developers. For the study, the Linux Foundation and Dice surveyed over 750 hiring managers involved with recruiting open source professionals. Due to the survey’s subject, it is not surprising almost half of hiring...
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OS Jobs Report
Nearly half of hiring managers say employing certified open source professionals is a priority, according to 2018 Open Source Jobs Report.

Certification Plays Big Role in Open Source Hiring

With high demand for Linux professionals and a shortage of workers with these skills, it’s small wonder that employers are willing not only to train their staff but also to help them get certified. Forty-two percent of employers report having trained existing workers on new open source technologies...
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Xen hypervisor
Learn about Xen Project power management: how the requirements change in the embedded space and how this change can unite the hypervisor and power manager functions.

Xen Project Hypervisor: Virtualization and Power Management are Coalescing into an Energy-Aware Hypervisor

Power management in the Xen Project Hypervisor historically targets server applications to improve power consumption and heat management in data centers reducing electricity and cooling costs. In the embedded space, the Xen Project Hypervisor faces very different applications, architectures and...
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Docker Guide: Dockerizing Python Django Application

Docker is an open-source project that provides an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, package, and run applications anywhere as a lightweight container. Docker automates the deployment of applications inside software containers. Django is a web application framework written in...
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Open Collaboration
Jono Bacon previews the Open Collaboration Conference, coming up in Vancouver August 29-31 and then in Edinburgh from October 22-24, 2018.

Open Collaboration in Practice at Open Source Summit

A key goal in my career is growing the understanding and best practice of how communities, and open source communities in particular, can work well together. There is a lot of nuance to this work, and the best way to build a corpus of best practice is to bring people together to share ideas and...
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How Open Source Can Transform the Way a Company's Developers Work Together

Open source has been a tech mainstay for decades in large part, as Tilde co-founder and JavaScript veteran Yehuda Katz has argued, because it "gives engineers the power to collaborate across ...companies without involving [business development]." "The benefits of this workaround are extraordinary...
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