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What is LLVM? The Power Behind Swift, Rust, Clang, and More

LLVM makes it easier to not only create new languages, but to enhance the development of existing ones. It provides tools for automating many of the most thankless parts of the task of language creation: creating a compiler, porting the outputted code to multiple platforms and architectures, and...
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Top Programming Languages 2017: Focus on Jobs

While the default IEEE Spectrum ranking in the Top Programming Languages interactive gives a good aggregate signal of language popularity, here we are taking a deep dive into the metrics related to job demand. Two of our data sources, Dice and CareerBuilder, measure job openings for the languages...
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Software defined Storage
With SDS, organizations can manage policy-based provisioning and management of data storage independent of the underlying hardware. Here's a list of open source projects you should know.

Software-Defined Storage Opens Up: 10 Projects to Know

Throughout 2016, the SDS (Software-Defined Storage) category achieved many new milestones and became increasingly tied to successful cloud deployments. With SDS, organizations can manage policy-based provisioning and management of data storage independent of the underlying hardware. They can also...
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Meet OpenStack Big Tent Projects Storlets and Tricircle

OpenStack’s big tent has expanded to include two projects: Storlets and Tricircle. We’ll give you a quick overview of them and find out how you can get involved from the project team leads (PTLs) ahead of the Project Teams Gathering (PTG). Storlets What Storlets enables a user-friendly, cost-...
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Christian Schwede LinuxCon
In his LinuxCon Europe talk, Christian Schwede from Red Hat talked about how Swift is deployed at large enterprise companies.

OpenStack Swift: Scalable and Durable Object Storage

The goal of OpenStack Swift is modeled after Alpine swift birds that can stay in the air for months at a time without coming down. These birds even eat and drink while flying. Not unlike the birds, OpenStack Swift is designed for maximum uptime to be able to serve data to your users all the time...
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The flexibility of Swift means you can change your cluster to meet the storage demands as necessary.

Swift Is Old, Why Should I Use it?

With emerging technology, there can be the thought that old is not good. It could lack the features and performance the business requires.  Cloud technology changes so much, do we still need something like Swift that predates OpenStack? To answer this question, we must understand Swift’s unique...
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