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Kubernetes Dominates in IT Job Searches

Kubernetes was the dominant technology skill requested by IT firms in 2018, according to a new report from jobs board Dice. The report, which scoured the site’s job postings, found that “Kubernetes” was far and away the skill most requested by IT recruiters and hiring managers. Nate Swanner, editor...
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The Great "DevOps Engineer" Title Debate

At the DevOps Enterprise Summit in Las Vegas last month, DevOps author and researcher Gene Kim unveiled his latest definition of DevOps: The architecture, technical practices, and cultural norms that enable us to: increase our ability to deliver applications and services; quickly and safely, which...
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Systems Engineer Salary Rises Even Higher with Linux Experience

System administration is a very reactive role, with sysadmins constantly monitoring networks for issues. Systems engineers, on the other hand, can build a system that anticipates users’ needs (and potential problems). In certain cases, they must integrate existing technology stacks (e.g., following...
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10 Ways to Learn More about Open Source Software and Trends

When Forrester released its 2016 report “Open Source Powers Enterprise Digital Transformation,” some people in the open source community were surprised by the results. They weren’t surprised that 41 percent of enterprise decision makers called open source a high priority and planned to increase use...
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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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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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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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Finding IT Professionals With SDN Skills Remains a Struggle

With any major technology transition there is a gap between the time when the innovation is created and when there is a critical mass of IT professionals available with training and knowledge on how to deploy that state-of-the-art technology. Although software-defined networking (SDN) and network...
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Open Source Jobs Report: 3 Hot Skill Areas Now

In the IT job market right now, it pays to have open source skills. That’s the main takeaway from the seventh annual Open Source Jobs Report, conducted by The Linux Foundationand careers site Dice. Demand for experience and skills with open source platforms isn’t some overnight sensation, but it...
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Nearly half of hiring managers say employing certified open source professionals is a priority, according to 2018 Open Source Jobs Report.

Linux Professionals Hard to Find, Say Hiring Managers

It’s a very good time to be a Linux professional. Linux is back on top as the most in-demand open source skill and hiring these professionals has become a higher priority for 83% of hiring managers this year compared to 76% in 2017, according to the newly released 2018 Open Source Jobs Report.  ...
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