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Linus Torvalds
Linus Torvalds spoke with Dirk Hohndel in one of their famous “fireside chats” at LinuxCon China 2017. Watch the video below.

Video: Linus Torvalds Explains How Linux Still Surprises and Motivates Him

Hear about Linux development directly from Linus Torvalds in this video from our archives. Linus Torvalds took to the stage in China for the first time Monday at LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China 2017 in Beijing. In front of a crowd of nearly 2,000, Torvalds spoke with VMware Head of Open...
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A Look Inside Facebook's Open Source Program

Open source becomes more ubiquitous every year, appearing everywhere from government municipalities to universities. Companies of all sizes are also increasingly turning to open source software. In fact, some companies are taking open source a step further by supporting projects financially or...
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One of the most important things when building an open source community is making sure that your own processes are open, according to Dropbox’s Luke Faraone.

The Evolution of Open Source at Dropbox

The open source program at Dropbox was initially just a mailing list, where some interested engineers wanted to open source projects and develop with open source. Over time, things became more formalized, with a focus on ensuring that the company was consistent about what code it would release...
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OS platform
Creating a certified, predictable, manageable product requires a lot more effort than just writing good code; learn more from John Mark Walker in this new ebook.

Learn the Secrets of Building a Business with Open Source

Today, if you’re building a new product or service, open source software is likely playing a role. But many entrepreneurs and product managers still struggle with how to build a successful business purely on open source.                     The big secret of a successful open source business is...
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The 2017 SD Times 100: 'Best in Show' in Software Development

It’s one thing to create a great piece of software. It’s quite another to have it make a mark on the entire industry. These are the companies and organizations whose work has had a significant impact on what others build, how they build it, and ultimately, who uses it. Apple Facebook Google IBM...
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Open Source Survey

The Open Source Survey is an open data project by GitHub and collaborators from academia, industry, and the broader open source community. With over 50 questions, the 2017 survey covers a wide range of topics. Below, we highlight some of the most actionable and important insights about the...
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SNAS.io, a project that provides network routing topologies for software-defined applications, is joining The Linux Foundation’s Networking and Orchestration umbrella.

SNAS.io, Formerly OpenBMP Project, Joins The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Networking Umbrella

By Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking and Orchestration, The Linux Foundation We are excited to announce that SNAS.io, a project that provides network routing topologies for software-defined applications, is joining The Linux Foundation’s Networking and Orchestration umbrella. SNAS.io...
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Open source management
Major companies and industries are quickly building out their open source programs, and the open source community is responding. The Linux Foundation is just one resource that organizations can turn to when advancing their open source strategies.

Enterprise Open Source Programs: From Concept to Reality

How pervasive is open source in today’s businesses? According to the 2016 Future of Open Source Survey from Black Duck and North Bridge, a mere three percent of respondents say they don't use any open source tools or platforms. Leveraging open source has also become a key avenue for fostering new...
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API Strategy & Practice Conference
API Strategy & Practice Conference (APIstrat) will be held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2017, in Portland, OR.

APIStrat Conference Now Organized By The Linux Foundation and Open API Initiative

The API Strategy & Practice Conference has become a Linux Foundation event and will be jointly produced with the Open API Initiative (OAI), a Linux Foundation project, The Linux Foundation announced today. APIStrat2017, to be held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 in Portland, OR,  will bring together everyone...
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OSS Japan
The Linux Foundation has announced the schedule for Open Source Summit Japan, to be held May 31 - June 2, 2017, in Tokyo.

Open Source Project Directors in Cloud, Blockchain, IoT, SDN to Speak at Open Source Summit in Japan

Executive directors from top open source projects in cloud computing, blockchain, Internet of Things, and software-defined networking will keynote next month at Open Source Summit Japan, The Linux Foundation has announced. The full agenda, now available on the event website, also features a panel...
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