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How (and Why) to Get Ready for 802.11ax

802.11ax will dominate the Wi-Fi-infrastructure landscape. Here's why--and what you need to do to get ready for 802.11ax. With the steady advances in wireless LAN (WLAN) technologies during the past two decades--remember, the first 802.11 standard of 1997 specified just 1 and 2 Mbps throughput--it’...
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How to Lead a Disaster Recovery Exercise For Your On-Call Team

A disaster recovery exercise is a fire drill for your on-call team. The exercise is the most useful when it is as realistic as possible. A well-designed exercise will involve engineers searching through your production codebase trying to find the tools to operate on a production-like environment....
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LF Energy
The new LF Energy coalition is focused on accelerating the energy transition, including the move to renewable energy, electric mobility, demand response and more.

The Linux Foundation Transforms the Energy Industry with New Initiative: LF Energy

We are thrilled to introduce the new LF Energy initiative to support and promote open source in the energy and electricity sectors. LF Energy is focused on accelerating the energy transition, including the move to renewable energy, electric mobility, demand response and more. Open source has...
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This Week in Numbers: Chinese Adoption of Kubernetes

Chinese developers are, in general, less far along in their production deployment of containers and Kubernetes, according to our reading of data from a Mandarin-translated version of a Cloud Native Computing Foundationsurvey. For example, 44 percent of the Mandarin respondents were using Kubernetes...
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5 Things to Know Before Adopting Microservice and Container Architectures

I spend a lot of time with existing and potential customers answering questions about how we use and manage containers to create a platform composed of dozens of microservices. We definitely consider ourselves early adopters of containers, and we started packaging services in them almost as soon as...
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Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry: Better Together

Here are three reasons to consider using Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry together. Containerization is the new virtualization: Containers present a new way to virtualizing compute resources that is faster and more efficient than traditional virtual machines. Containers are also much easier to build...
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Yoshitake Kobayashi
“Our civilization’s infrastructure already runs on Linux,” said Yoshitake Kobayashi, contributor to the Civil Infrastructure Platform project, at the recent Embedded Linux Conference.

Civil Infrastructure Platform Sets Out to Save Civilization

“The Civil Infrastructure Platform is the most conservative of The Linux Foundation projects,” began Yoshitake Kobayashi at the recent Embedded Linux Conference in Portland. Yet, if any eyelids started fluttering shut in anticipation of an afternoon nap, they quickly opened when he added: “It may...
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Identity Management from the Cloud

Offers for identity management as a service (IDaaS) are entering the market and promising simplicity. However, many lack functionality, adaptability, and in-depth integration with existing systems. We look at how IT managers should consider IDaaS in their strategy. Identity and access management (...
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The Evolution of Systems Requires an Evolution of Systems Engineers

The systems we worked on when many of us first started out were the first generations of client-server applications. They were fundamentally different from the prior generation: terminals connecting to centralized apps running on mainframe or midrange systems. Engineers learned to care about the...
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Infrastructure 2.0: Whatever We’re Calling it Now, It’s Here

The cloud has taught us about the economies of scale, and now containers are threatening to redefine it once again. It’s the collection of devices known as the network — or the data path — that support the scale of applications and services. In that data path lies a number of network and...
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