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Take the 6th annual North Bridge Future of Cloud survey.

Take the Future of Cloud Computing Survey

What’s next in cloud computing for you? Take the sixth annual Future of Cloud survey, led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Wikibon analysts, and contribute to one of the broadest and deepest explorations of cloud trends in the industry. Dozens of organizations, including The Linux Foundation,...
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OpenStack Summit
OpenStack has an international community of more than 60,700 individual members.

Navigating OpenStack: Community, Release Cycles and Events

Hopefully last week we piqued your interest in a career path in OpenStack. Adoption is growing and so is the number of OpenStack jobs. Like any other open source project, if you’re going to use it---professionally or personally—it’s important to understand its community and design/release patterns...
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Luis Camacho Caballero, from Peru, is one of 14 recipients of the 2016 Linux Foundation Training LiFT scholarship.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Luis Camacho Caballero: Preserving Amazon Languages with Linux

Luis Camacho Caballero is working on a project to preserve endangered South American languages by porting them to computational systems through automatic speech recognition using Linux-based systems. He was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT)...
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Want to Work for a Cloud Company? Here's the Cream of the Crop

What do Asana, Greenhouse Software, WalkMe, Chef Software, and Sprout Social have in common? They’ve been deemed the very best privately held “cloud” companies to work for, according to new rankings compiled by Glassdoor and venture capital firm Battery Ventures. For “The 50 Highest Rated Private...
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Linus Torvalds and Dirk Hohndel at LinuxCon 2016
Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux and Git, and Dirk Hohndel, chief open source officer at VMware, at LinuxCon 2016.

Linus Torvalds Reflects on 25 Years of Linux

When Linus Torvalds first announced his new operating system, Linux, on Aug. 25, 1991, it was a "completely personal project,” Torvalds said at LinuxCon today. The kernel totaled 10,000 lines of code that would only run on the same type of hard disk Torvalds himself used because the geometry of the...
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Zephyr Project is a small, scalable, RTOS designed specifically for small-footprint IoT devices.

Open Source RTOS for IoT Gains Support from Linaro

With more than 25 billion Internet connected things predicted to hit the market by 2020, the “Internet of Things” is evolving from a promise to an everyday reality. Whether it’s how we control our energy usage or secure our homes, smart devices are changing the world we live in and how we live...
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Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of The Linux Foundation, kicks off LinuxCon North America with a keynote presentation. Sign up for the free streaming video.

Live Keynotes From Linus Torvalds, Joe Beda and More at LinuxCon and ContainerCon This Week

Watch open source leaders, entrepreneurs, visionaries, and educators speak live on Aug. 22-24, 2016, at LinuxCon and ContainerCon North America in Toronto.  The Linux Foundation will provide live streaming video of all the event’s keynotes for those who can't attend. Sign up for the free streaming...
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The Linux Foundation Events team produces open source events all over the world. LinuxCon and Embedded Linux Conference Europe were held in Dublin, Ireland in 2015.

Top Reasons The Open Source Community Attends Events

It should go without saying that there is no substitute for face to face collaboration. And what is open source if not the ultimate example of collaboration? Open source events provide a wide range of opportunities for the community to connect, and the end result of all of this is good for the...
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Open Source Jobs Report 2016
Employers are in the market for open source professionals with experience in configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible or SaltStack, according to Dice.

How Cloud Computing is Driving Demand for Open Source Talent

There are very few technologies that have had as big an influence on businesses today as cloud computing. It has completely changed the way in which businesses and tech teams think and function. Prior to the adoption of public cloud technologies, businesses relied heavily upon data centers in order...
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Almost 20 percent of open source professionals said containers would have a big impact on open source hiring in 2016, but only 8 percent of employers felt this way, according to the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report.

Why Container Skills Aren't a Priority in Hiring Open Source Pros (Yet)

It should come as no surprise that open source training and hiring is typically predicated on what skills are trending in tech. As an example, Big Data, cloud and security are three of the most in-demand skillsets today, which explains why more and more open source professionals look to develop...
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