what every open source project needs


In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? While open source projects come in all shapes and sizes and all forms of governance, no matter what kind of project you’re a part of, there are a set of fundamentals that lead to success. What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. spf13 Chief Operator @ Docker? ?

Getting stuck on OpenStack: Overcoming the open source cloud platform's upgrade barriers

Computer Weekly

Some members of the OpenStack community are finding it a struggle to upgrade to newer versions of the open source cloud operating system. Could customisation be to blame

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OpenStack Liberty Enhances Open Source Cloud Networking, Containers

Data Center Knowledge

Open source cloud operating system's newest release adds networking features, Big Tent governance, and more Read More. Shared

Mesosphere: Organizing the machines in your datacenter as if they are one large computer


The Mesosphere datacenter operating system helps you organize the machines in your datacenter as if they are one big computer. Mesosphere provides a new kind of operating system. Events Debian KDE Linux Linux distribution Open Source operating system

You Should Run R On Your Computer: Not just for stats, but to know what all the excitement is about


R runs on a wide variety of systems, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Unix. Download and install the one for your system. Now you have R running on your system. Open it, and look around. By Bob Gourley.

5 open source security tools too good to ignore

Network World

Open source is a wonderful thing. A significant chunk of today’s enterprise IT and personal technology depends on open source software. But even while open source software is widely used in networking, operating systems, and virtualization, enterprise security platforms still tend to be proprietary and vendor-locked.

Huawei unveils new operating system HarmonyOS, will it replace Google’s Android?


took the wraps off its “HarmonyOS” operating system Friday, offering the first glimpses of in-house software that may someday replace Google’s Android and reduce its reliance on American technology. To begin with, the open-source software will skip smartphones and instead find its way into everything from cars and watches to personal computers by […]. Huawei Technologies Co.

Four Attributes of Openness in Modern Communications


By Prayson Pate Openness is one of the most-cited advantages of cloud-based applications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). In this context, what does open really mean? A Beginning of Openness – Documented and Supported.

How Linux has influenced modern IT

Computer Weekly

We look at how the open source operating system has evolved in the last quarter of a centuryOn 25 August 1991, Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel.

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Heck yeah! Facebook's Open Compute Project is making an open source switch

Virtualized Greek

Reblogged from GigaOM: The Open Compute Project, which Facebook launched a little more than two years ago, has decided that utterly disrupting the server and storage market isn''t enough. On Wednesday, it said it would solicit input on an open source top-of-rack switch.

Truly Useful Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today


This part of the market is very likely going to take off, since open source platforms and open cloud API's and services like Prediction.io Soar is a general cognitive architecture for developing systems that exhibit intelligent behavior. is a service with easy to use, open templates for a variety of advanced AI workloads. Simplifies multi-agent system development. Skycatch : Software for fully autonomous aerial systems.

Why is Linux technically so good?

IT Toolbox

You may think this is going to be another rant on Linux being so good because it is open source and free and Linus Torvalds is god and this and that but it is not going to be like that. Instead of focusing on the philosophical side of things I am going to focus on the operating system itself. As you may know, Linux is modelled after the Unix operating system.

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How to Choose a Container Management Platform

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Open source container platforms. Kubernetes is a rapidly moving open source project that can be downloaded, installed, and run on-premises or on cloud infrastructure. Examples of open source container platforms include: Kubernetes.

What You Need to Know about iOS 9


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. As open source code, Apple's Swift language could take flight (pcworld.com).

Free tool protects PCs from master boot record attacks

Network World

Cisco Systems' Talos team has developed an open-source tool that can protect the master boot record of Windows computers from modification by ransomware and other malicious attacks. The tool, called MBRFilter , functions as a signed system driver and puts the disk's sector 0 into a read-only state. It is available for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions and its source code has been published on GitHub.

Security researcher blasts Tizen: 'May be the worst code I've ever seen'

Network World

Samsung has had enough struggles with Tizen , the open-source operating system it is positioning as an alternative to Android. But now Tizen is being blasted by a security expert for being full of egregious security flaws and sloppy programming. Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman, who heads the research department for Equus Software, spoke at Kaspersky Lab's Security Analyst Summit and later to Motherboard, the tech site run by Vice.com.

Critical Xen hypervisor flaw endangers virtualized environments

Network World

A critical vulnerability in the widely used Xen hypervisor allows attackers to break out of a guest operating system running inside a virtual machine and access the host system's entire memory. The open-source Xen hypervisor is used by cloud computing providers and virtual private server hosting companies, as well as by security-oriented operating systems like Qubes OS.

Severe flaws in widely used archive library put many projects at risk

Network World

In a world where any new software project is built in large part on existing third-party code, finding and patching vulnerabilities in popular open-source libraries is vital to creating reliable and secure applications. For example, three severe flaws in libarchive, recently found by researchers from Cisco Systems' Talos group, could affect a large number of software products.

How and Where to Find and Download R


The first choice you must make is to determine what operating system your computer is running. If anyone is interested in using a more enhanced version of R, Revolution Analytics has their own version called Revolution R Open, which can be downloaded from their site at [link].

How Red Hat OpenShift Helps Enterprises Digitally Transform

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Ultimately, their goals are to streamline operations, remain secure and compliant, and save money. Red Hat OpenShift , an open-source container platform based on Kubernetes that helps enterprises modernize and build applications, solves for these needs. .

Citrix Acquires Sanbolic

Scott Lowe

Early this year, Sanbolic announced their storage virtualization product, completing a pivot from offering a Windows-only solution (file system and volume manager) to a multi-platform solution that encompasses multiple storage tiers, multiple operating systems, and multiple hypervisors. KVM seems to be the open source hypervisor of choice while VMware’s vSphere continues to dominate (for now) the commercial market—leaving XenServer with leftovers.

(Lack of) Patch Management Highlighted in US Congress

Cloud Musings

According to the former Equifax CEO’s testimony to Congress , one of the primary causes of this now infamous data breach was the company’s failure to patch a critical vulnerability in the open source Apache Struts Web application framework.

Red Hat: Optimizing Your IT Operations

Perficient - Digital Transformation

I order to shift your focus to the future, you need to modernize what you have or migrate to flexible, stable, open platforms and tools. Otherwise, you will have outdated systems that can’t handle future IT workloads.

Weekly Update 6-3-2019

Linux Academy

You have to launch the virtual servers, which means you need to: Choose an operating system. Serverless computing simplifies this whole process so you can focus on building your awesome application instead of managing and operating servers.

Mirantis: Emphasizes Truly Open OpenStack


By Bob Gourley Mirantis OpenStack is a flexible and commercially-supported OpenStack distribution that gives enterprises the widest selection in choice of supported operating systems, hypervisors and storage back-ends. Where Is Mirantis Finding Talent to Build the Open-Source OpenStack Cloud?

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Finding the Best ebook Creator | 10 Best ebook creation software


Sigil – Open-source application for eBook creation. The content you create using this tool is device agnostic and is accessible on all major operating systems. The eBooks can be accessed from any system and platform.

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Malware and Antivirus Systems for Linux


Each computer system may have a malware or viruses, including Linux. It is recommended that users install these antivirus softwares on the Linux operating system that can be downloaded via Internet. There are many ways to prevent malware on the Linux operating systems.

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Free Courses at Linux Academy – November 2019

Linux Academy

Linux Operating System Fundamentals. This course explains the history of Linux, the open-source movement, and how this software is used today. AWS offers a wealth of features allowing an experienced architect, engineer or developer to implement systems to meet any need.

American Airlines Adopts Public Cloud Computing

Cloud Musings

Did you know that the reservations systems of the biggest carriers mostly run on a specialized IBM operating system known as Transaction Processing Facility (TPF). Buzzfeed reports that flight staff were left stranded and unable to log in to internal systems.

Going Serverless: Where to Start

Linux Academy

The Serverless Framework is an open-source project that replaces traditional platforms (hardware, operating systems) with a platform that can run in a cloud environment. You’ve got to have a good notification system, an easy way to view logs and error messages, and catch warnings before things spiral out of control. What is serverless framework? Why use it?

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Top 8 Highly Paid and in-demand Programming Languages in 2018


Mastering any programming language opens up a whole new world of possibilities. When programming applications for the operating system of Apple, iOS, and therefore to create apps for iPhone and iPad, you must use the Objective-C language. Kotlin is an open source language.

Enhancing the User Experience: Fantastic Android Q Features Proving Google as the Ultimate Winner


Hence, Google has introduced an open-source operating system running excellently over the smartphones and furnishing the customization needs of smartphone manufacturers, Android. .

Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019


These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. The official source for news about Android — from phones to watches and more.

Best Tech Blogs – Must Read Tech Resources 2019


These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. The official source for news about Android — from phones to watches and more.

CRM Phone Integration


Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a communications server and powers IP PBX systems, VoIP gateways, conference servers and is in use today by small businesses, large businesses, call centers, carriers and governments worldwide.