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Blockchain for Good Hackathon, September 30 and October 1

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 18:17

When is it on?

The Blockchain for Good Hackathon takes place Saturday, 30 September and Sunday, 1 October. Full agenda can be found here.

How many years has it been going?

This is the inaugural event.

What exciting things can people look forward to for the 2017 version?

Security Tools to Check for Viruses and Malware on Linux

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:38
Title: Security Tools to Check for Viruses and Malware on Linux22 SepLearn more

Finding the Mainframers of the Future With Linux and Open Source

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:00

Speak the word “mainframe” to many millennial techies, and the first things that likely come to mind are in the form of grainy sepia photos of floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall computers with big spinning tapes. But that’s far from the reality of the modern mainframe.

Electric Cars, Open Source Summit, and Linux Server Innovation

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:35
Title: Electric Cars, Open Source Summit, and Linux Server Innovation22 SepLearn more

Microservice Architecture Takes a Whole New Approach to Infrastructure

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:17

With microservice architecture where it is today, the gap between the good, the bad, and the ugly, is now enormous in terms of being able to deliver high-quality software with speed and efficiency.

Why Should You Speak at Tech Conferences? Or At Least Attend Them Regularly (Part 1)

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 04:10

Now I talk regularly at local meetups and I went as a speaker to few big conferences. Given that I am no expert in public speaking, my heart beat rises and occasionally words scramble as I am on the stage. But still, I will give you some reasons, why you should speak at conferences or at least attend them.

Open Source Summit in Los Angeles: Day 1 in 5 Minutes

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:20

Open Source Summit North America in Los Angeles was packed with keynotes, technical sessions, and special presentations, including a conversation with Linux creator Linus Torvalds. In case you couldn't make it,'s Gregg Pollack has put together some short videos recapping highlights of the event. 

Here's Day 1 in 5 minutes!

Introducing The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Networking Days

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:00

OSN Days are a fantastic opportunity for network developers and users to learn how ONAP, OPNFV, OpenDaylight  and other open source initiatives are changing NFV/SDN orchestration and networking solutions.

Open Source Networking Days

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:12

Open Source Networking Days (OSN Days) are a series of regional events that are hosted and organized by local Open Source Networking user groups and members, with support from open source networking projects within the Linux Foundation: DPDK,, ONAP, OpenDaylight, OPNFV, PNDA, and others.



Event Title: Open Source Networking Days21 SepLearn more

Kubernetes is Transforming Operations in the Enterprise

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:00

At many organizations, managing containerized applications at scale is the order of the day (or soon will be). And few open source projects are having the impact in this arena that Kubernetes is.

Advanced lm-sensors Tips and Tricks on Linux

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:50
Title: Advanced lm-sensors Tips and Tricks on Linux21 SepLearn more

The Eye-Opening Power of Cultural Difference

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:17

Inclusivity is the quality of an open organization that allows and encourages people to join the organization and feel a connection to it. Practices aimed at enhancing inclusivity are typically those that welcome new participants to the organization and create an environment that makes them want to stay.

The Four Layers of Programming Skills

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:07

When learning how to code for the first time, there's a common misconception that learning how to code is primarily about learning the syntax of a programming language. That is, learning how the special symbols, keywords, and characters must be written in the right order for the language to run without errors.

Kubernetes Gains Momentum as Big-Name Vendors Flock to Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:27

Like a train gaining speed as it leaves the station, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation is quickly gathering momentum, attracting some of the biggest names in tech.

The Cloud-Native Architecture: One Stack, Many Options

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:00

As the chief technology officer of a company specialized in cloud native storage, I have a first hand view of the massive transformation happening right now in enterprise IT. In short, two things are happening in parallel right now that make it radically simpler to build, deploy and run sophisticated applications.

The first is the move to the cloud. This topic has been discussed so much that I won’t try to add anything new. We all know it’s happening, and we all know that its impact is huge.

uniprof: Transparent Unikernel for Performance Profiling and Debugging

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:00
Title: uniprof: Transparent Unikernel for Performance Profiling and Debugging20 SepLearn more

Watch the Keynote Videos from Open Source Summit in Los Angeles

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:00

If you weren’t able to attend Open Source Summit North America 2017 in Los Angeles, don’t worry! We’ve rounded up the following keynote presentations so you can hear from the experts about the growing impact of open source software.

The Ten Essentials for Good API Documentation

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:07

API documentation is the number one reference for anyone implementing your API, and it can profoundly influence the developer experience. Because it describes what services an application programming interface offers and how to use those services, your documentation will inevitably create an impression about your product—for better or for worse.

Local Development Environment for Kubernetes using Minikube

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:00

Kubernetes can be an ultimate local development environment particularly if you are wrangling with a large number of microservices. In this post, we will cover how you can create a local development workflow using Minikube and tools such as Make to iterate fast without the wait imposed by your continuous integration pipeline. With this workflow, you can code and test changes immediately.

Architecting the Future with Abstractions and Metadata

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:20

Abstractions and metadata are the future of architecture in systems engineering, as they were before in software engineering. In many languages, there are abstractions and metadata; however, systems engineering has never adopted this view. Systems were always thought of as too unique for any standard abstractions. Now that we’ve standardized the lower-level abstractions, we’re ready to build new system-level abstractions.