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The Linux Foundation, IBM, the United Nations, and others band together to use code to better anticipate natural disasters and help with humanitarian efforts.

This Week in Open Source News: The Linux Foundation Joins IBM In Pledging to Help Combat Natural Disasters

This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation joins IBM, the United Nations, and others in supporting an effort to use technology to better predict natural disasters. Read on for other top stories from this past week! 1) "IBM is calling on the global public and private sectors,...
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CERN
CERN relies on open source technology to handle huge amounts of data generated by the Large Hadron Collider. The ATLAS (shown here) is a general-purpose detector that probes for fundamental particles. (Image courtesy: CERN)

How CERN Is Using Linux and Open Source

CERN really needs no introduction. Among other things, the European Organization for Nuclear Research created the World Wide Web and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator, which was used in discovery of the Higgs boson.  Tim Bell, who is responsible for the...
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OpenStack Spins Out Its Zuul Open Source CI/CD Platform

There are few open-source projects as complex as OpenStack, which essentially provides large companies with all the tools to run the equivalent of the core AWS services in their own data centers. To build OpenStack’s  various systems the team also had to develop some of its own DevOps tools, and,...
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Kubernetes as a Service Built on OpenStack

In this video from the 2018 Swiss HPC Conference, Saverio Proto from SWITCH presents: Kubernetes as a Service Built on OpenStack. “At SWITCH we are looking to provide a container platform as a Service solution. We are working on Kubernetes leveraging the Openstack cloud provider integration. In...
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Recommendations for High-Performance Computing on OpenStack

Over the last year, I’ve been working on use cases with high-performance computing (HPC) on OpenStack. In this post, I’ll offer some considerations about hosting high performance and high-throughput workloads. First, let’s start with the three types of architectures that can be used when hosting...
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OpenStack Foundation Embraces Containers With “Kata Containers”

Kata Containers were one of the exciting announcements from this year's KubeCon. See how they work and how the makers are working with the community. On Dec. 5, when the enthusiastic container community was getting ready for KubeCon, the OpenStack Foundation renewed its long-standing friendship...
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Why Now Is the Time for Multi-Cloud

Craig McLuckie isn’t a fan of every buzzword flitting across the tech landscape. He admits that multi-cloud wasn’t one of his favorites, but he’s changing his mind. “I’m starting to see a deep legitimacy to multi-cloud,”  says McLuckie,  co-founder of Kubernetes and now CEO of Heptio, “I used to...
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CableLabs Announces Two Open Source Projects for NFV

SNAPS is an overarching program at CableLabs to facilitate the adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) within the CableLabs’ community. The organization says it spearheaded SNAPS to fill in gaps within open source to ease the adoption of SDN and NFV...
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The OpenStack Foundation team has been thinking about what “open” means for the project. Learn more.

What Open Means to OpenStack

In his keynote at OpenStack Summit in Australia, Jonathan Bryce (Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation) stressed on the meaning of both “Open” and “Stack” in the name of the project and focused on the importance of collaboration within the OpenStackecosystem. OpenStack has enjoyed...
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OpenStack’s Next Mission: Bridging the Gaps Between Open Source Projects

OpenStack, the massive open source project that provides large businesses with the software tools to run their data center infrastructure, is now almost eight years old. While it had its ups and downs, hundreds of enterprises now use it to run their private clouds and there are even over two dozen...
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