the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote

SPF13

The Future of the Operating System. What is an Operating System ? Operating Systems & Apps Over Time. OS in 1960s • IBM OS/360 – First OS that kept track of system resources (program, memory, storage) • CTSS – Introduce scheduling • Univac Exec 8, Burrows MCP, Multics. Linux + Docker 
 is the Future of Operating Systems. Given as a keynote at LinuxCon + CloudOpen Japan 2015.

Apple reveals iOS 14 for iPhones, adding Widgets and App Library

Venture Beast

The operating system for iPhone and iPod touch is getting long-awaited home screen improvements and a variety of tweaks to core apps. Read More.

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Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2020

Venture Beast

Business Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 ARKit Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology Intel iOS 14 Tim Cook WWDC

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How to watch Apple’s all-digital WWDC20 keynotes

Venture Beast

Dev Games Marketing Media Mobile Apple Apple Developer Apple WWDC 2020 category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology keynotes streaming watch online WWDC20

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Control your Hyundai from your Smartwatch

CTOvision

The app is basically a scaled-down version of the Blue Link app already available for Android phones — you can start and stop the engine, lock and unlock the doors, find the car if you can''t remember where you parked it, and flash the lights, among other things. By Katie Kennedy.

Former VMware CTO Joins CloudFlare as Head of Engineering

Data Center Knowledge

Wants to help build always-on "Internet Operating System" at the edge of the network Read More. Shared

5 trillion bytes a day: SpaceX engineers flash some facts about Starlink satellites

GeekWire

Those are a couple of the nuggets coming from a weekend Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session featuring SpaceX engineers. This weekend’s Reddit AMA attracted more than 7,000 questions and comments, and the engineers could reply to only a few of them.

Google’s Mysterious Fuchsia OS Developer Site Debuts With New Fascinating Details

CTOvision

Google’s mysterious Fuchsia OS has been a skunkworks project at the company for years now, with only small glimpses of the new operating system, and lots of buzz in the media every time some new development takes place. Earlier this year, Google hired a prominent Apple software engineer to help bring the new operating system […].

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The Symbiosis Between Automation and Engineering

Scott Lowe

A little while ago Steve Beaver wrote a post titled “Is Automation Killing The Engineering?” ” In the post, Steve ponders whether the increased use of automation in today’s data centers is killing engineering knowledge. Is automation killing engineering? We can carefully engineer and hand-craft our solutions ( snowflake servers , anyone?), I believe there is a careful symbiosis between engineering and automation that we must maintain.

The Symbiosis Between Automation and Engineering

Scott Lowe

A little while ago Steve Beaver wrote a post titled “Is Automation Killing The Engineering?” ” In the post, Steve ponders whether the increased use of automation in today’s data centers is killing engineering knowledge. Is automation killing engineering? We can carefully engineer and hand-craft our solutions ( snowflake servers , anyone?), I believe there is a careful symbiosis between engineering and automation that we must maintain.

Report: Facebook Helped the FBI Exploit Vulnerability in a Secure Linux Distro for Child Predator Sting

Gizmodo

Facebook security personnel and engineers helped the FBI track down a notorious child predator by helping a third-party company develop an exploit in a security-focused version of the Linux operating system, Tails, per a Wednesday report by Vice.

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Grown-Up IT For Grown-Up Applications

Chuck's Blog - EMC

There’s now a burgeoning category "integrated" solutions intended to lessen that burden and produce more predictable results with less effort -- reference architectures, converged systems, hyperconverged systems and similar. Enter the notion of engineered systems.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk: A Quick and Simple Way into the Cloud - All.

All Things Distributed

Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Flexibility is one of the key principles of Amazon Web Services - developers can select any programming language and software package, any operating system, any middleware and any database to build systems and applications that meet their requirements. and Engine Yard , Springsource users have CloudFoundry. All Things Distributed.

Airware: Powering Drones For The Enterprise

CTOvision

To enable companies to take full advantage of commercial drones, Airware offers a common operating system that enables businesses to safely operate drones, manage a variety of aircraft and integrate aerial data into design, engineering, asset management and decision workflows.

What You Need to Know about iOS 9

CTOvision

Craig Federighi, Apple's senior VP of software engineering, has just demoed the new in OS X and iOS 9 operating systems. There are many more updates with the new OS X and iOS 9 operating systems.

Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

In addition, EDRLab is also the driving force behind the LCP (Licensed Content Protection) system, which is a significant new development of Readium. This engine can be deployed in browsers and embedded into browser apps such as Google Chrome extension or into native applications.

How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform

Kitaboo

The content created using KITABOO SDK is accessible on all major operating systems. Extremely light but powerful engine. The SDK is designed to be combined with both modern browser rendering engines and a platform-specific code to help create an ePUB compliant app.

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How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform

Kitaboo

The content created using KITABOO SDK is accessible on all major operating systems. Extremely light but powerful engine. The SDK is designed to be combined with both modern browser rendering engines and a platform-specific code to help create an ePUB compliant app.

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LinkedIn says it will stop repeatedly copying iOS clipboard

The Verge

The app copies clipboard contents in order to perform an “equality check” between what a user is typing and what’s in their clipboard, according to LinkedIn engineering VP Erran Berger. The operating system now notifies users when an app copies something from another app or device.

Boeing Black Smartphone: Security, modularity and productivity

CTOvision

Key Features: Android™ Operating System : Convenient smartphone for Android usage. Hardware Crypto Engine : Protects stored and transmitted data. Embedded Secure Components : Enables trusted operations.

Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business

CTOvision

Major cloud infrastructure services like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services have fueled new hiring strategies, with 81% of enterprises adopting DevOps strategies and engineers. Carol M. Evenson.

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Get TotalAV Essential AntiVirus for $19.99 (80% off)

Network World

The term “computer virus” calls to mind imagery of pathogenic creepy-crawlies bringing down a device’s operating system, their flagella wriggling as they multiply into hordes that infiltrate its chips and wires.

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Take Heed or Risk Being Out of Support: IBM FileNet ECM Upgrade

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The latest version of IBM FileNet Content Manager will have: Content Process Engine support for the S3 connector. HP-UX Operating System. HP Itanium Operating System. Solaris Operating System. IBM released a new version of FileNet Content Manager, version 5.5, and will end support for all previous versions. Users will need to either upgrade their ECM infrastructure by April 30, 2019, purchase extended support, or risk losing support.

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Get TotalAV Essential AntiVirus for $19.99 (80% off)

Network World

The term “computer virus” calls to mind imagery of pathogenic creepy-crawlies bringing down a device’s operating system, their flagella wriggling as they multiply into hordes that infiltrate its chips and wires.

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Gartner Keynote: Leverage Automation for Modern Security

CEB IT

For example, algorithms can include implicit and explicit bias by a creator, or algorithms on untrusted operating systems could be unknowingly controlled by outside parties. As systems and companies become more complex, relying solely on multiple passwords for identity confirmation becomes difficult and risky. Consider using an intelligent risk engine to automate certain parts of the process.

IBM touts full data encryption in new Z series mainframes

Network World

The mainframe, called IBM Z or z14, introduces a new encryption engine that for the first time will allow users to encrypt all of their data with one click—in databases, applications or cloud services—with virtually no impact on performance. The new encryption engine is capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions every day. IBM has introduced the 14th generation of its Z series mainframes, which still sell respectably despite repeated predictions of their demise.

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New Bill Called 'Full Frontal Nuclear Assault on Encryption in the United States'

SecureWorld News

Warrant-proof encryption allows these criminals to operate with impunity. government, and AG Bill Barr: "I am confident that our world-class technology companies can engineer secure products that protect user information and allow for lawful access.".

Naturally Better Security: Leveraging the power of nature to enhance Internet security

CTOvision

Nature has provided insights for engineers for years, inspiring technical solutions to challenges that replicate the elegant perfection of approaches that work in the natural world. Nature is now providing engineers with the missing link that can help with the most vexing challenge of our age: enabling both security and functionality in our interconnected IT systems. This approach mitigates risk when properly engineered and overseen, but it is always expensive.

Enhance Your Security Posture: Doing Four Things Can Reduce Unauthorized Penetrations by 85%

CTOvision

Secure Network Engineering. href="[link] Control 19: Secure Network Engineering. With limited budgets and shortages of skilled people, senior executives are asking, “What do we need to do to protect our systems, and how much is enough?” For more on the top four mitigation strategies see the DSD site at: [link] These four strategies are: Application Whitelisting: this makes it much harder for adversaries to run code on your systems.

Kaspersky researchers love “Mr. Robot” hacker but claim no Snowden ties

Network World

Most of the scenes are top class and the usage of tools, operating systems and other tiny details, from social engineering to opsec is very good. Malware researchers for Kaspersky Lab took to Reddit’s IAmA chat today and pronounced an affection for the hacker-hero TV show “Mr. Robot” but not NSA hacker Edward Snowden. Responding to a question about how they like it, the team’s global director Costin Raiu says, “Mr Robot is a strong 9.5 for me.

iOS 14’s public beta is rolling out today

The Verge

This will be the first opportunity for anyone who’s not enrolled in Apple’s developer program to try out the new operating systems, which we expect to see in their final form at the end of this summer. Dieter Bohn / The Verge.

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Efficient Multi-Vendor Clouds Help Break Incipient Monopolies

CTOvision

Google’s Compute Engine is snapping at Amazon’s heels, but ideally we’d like to see a flourishing market with many competitors. The operating system and productivity software market in the 1990s and 2000s is a perfect example of this process. By Bob Gourley.

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Alleged NSA data dump contain hacking tools rarely seen

Network World

That includes malware that can infect a device’s firmware and persist, even if the operating system is reinstalled. “It's terrifying because it demonstrates a serious level of expertise and technical ability,” said Brendan Dolan-Gavitt, an assistant professor at New York University’s school of engineering.

2015 Predictions: Enterprise Software Heats Up and the Office Landscape Changes Dramatically

CTOvision

Webapps are increasing in their complexity, in part, because they require closer and closer access to the operating system – for better presence, access to peripherals, and better performance. By Andrei Soroker.

WiBotic raises $5.7M to boost wireless systems for charging up robots and drones

GeekWire

WiBotic’s system is designed to charge up robots wirelessly. million in fresh investment to ramp up development of its wireless charging and power optimization systems, five years after being spun out from the University of Washington.

All the new features iOS 14 borrows from Android

The Verge

iOS 14 is here , and it brings a bunch of big new features to Apple’s operating system — including a few that should look pretty familiar to Android users who have had similar functionality for some time.

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what every open source project needs

SPF13

spf13 Chief Operator @ Docker? ? You need users • No matter how good a project is, it can’t succeed without users • Unless you tell the world about your project, people will not come • Unnatural behavior for most engineers. Summary: small poll for my new operating system? Hello everybody out there using minix — I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386 (486) AT clones.

The Back-to-Basics Readings of 2012 - All Things Distributed

All Things Distributed

Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. I am pretty sure some if not all of these papers deserved to be elected to the hall of fame of best papers in distributed systems. Feb 11 - A Survey of Rollback-Recovery Protocols in Message-Passing Systems , E.

Apple announces digital car keys for wirelessly unlocking your car with an iPhone

The Verge

Other carmakers already offer digital keys that have similar functionality, but they’re separate apps, not baked directly into Apple’s operating systems, with all of the advantages that can provide. Image: Apple.

Free Courses at Linux Academy – November 2019

Linux Academy

Linux Operating System Fundamentals. AWS offers a wealth of features allowing an experienced architect, engineer or developer to implement systems to meet any need.

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How to Choose a Container Management Platform

Perficient - Digital Transformation

These services provide rapid cluster provisioning options and leave many of the cluster management and host operating system tasks to the cloud provider. Example options: Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).

Full Stack Journey Episode #1: Bart Smith

Scott Lowe

Bart shares some details about his journey from being a Microsoft-centric infrastructure engineer to what he calls a cloud-native full-stack engineer. Bart’s view is that a full-stack engineer knows about operations, the hardware stack (compute, storage, network), the software (network, operating system [OS], management, logging), and most importantly knows how to “code” an immutable infrastructure.

Full Stack Journey Episode #1: Bart Smith

Scott Lowe

Bart shares some details about his journey from being a Microsoft-centric infrastructure engineer to what he calls a cloud-native full-stack engineer. Bart’s view is that a full-stack engineer knows about operations, the hardware stack (compute, storage, network), the software (network, operating system [OS], management, logging), and most importantly knows how to “code” an immutable infrastructure.