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Linux Foundation SysAdmin Eric Searcy Lives By Regex

Thursday 24th of July 2014 11:07:57 PM

Eric Searcy is the IT Infrastructure Manager at the Linux Foundation. Here he tells us how he got started as a sysadmin and at the Linux Foundation, describes his typical day at work, and shares his favorite sysadmin tools, among other things.

Linux Foundation SysAdmin Andy Grimberg Loves New Tech and Snowboarding

Thursday 24th of July 2014 11:06:32 PM

Andrew Grimberg is the primary administrator for the OpenDaylight Project's infrastructure. In this Q&A he describes his typical day at work, his love for learning new technologies and for snowboarding, and his favorite sysadmin tool, Vim.

Chromebooks Emerge as Major New Linux Force on Notebooks

Thursday 24th of July 2014 05:19:06 PM

Love it, loathe it, or laugh at it, Chrome OS keeps on advancing. According to a Google blog post this week, more than 1 million Chromebooks were sold to schools in the second quarter alone. 

AllSeen and All-Embracing Alliance for Symantec

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 08:30:48 PM

Symantec is an AllSeen Alliance Community Member, one of the world’s largest software companies and a leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Roxane Divol, SVP Product and Services Acceleration Group for Symantec, shares why the company decided to join the AllSeen Alliance and how they plan to contribute to AllJoyn for a connected experience that will change the Internet of Things.

MakerBot Offers Lessons in Open Source Innovation with Linux

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 12:02:23 AM

In May, MakerBot faced accusations that it had patented open source printing improvements created by its own community. The controversy has since died down and MakerBot looks back on it as a lesson for any growing open source-based startup.

Enterprise Adoption Spurs Rise of Hybrid and Private Clouds

Tuesday 22nd of July 2014 06:14:43 PM

As more enterprise organizations turn to the cloud, analysts are seeing a rise in hybrid and private cloud use, alongside a general rise in the public cloud.

Linux Foundation SysAdmin Clint Savage Reminisces on Weeklong Hackfest

Monday 21st of July 2014 11:06:28 PM

Clint Savage is a system administrator for the Linux Foundation's Collaborative Projects. Here he discusses the new technologies he's been digging into lately, his favorite part of the job, and fond memories of a weeklong hackfest with his coworkers.

Survey: What are the Best Open Source Cloud Projects?

Monday 21st of July 2014 06:43:05 PM is teaming with The New Stack to do a survey about what you think are the most popular open source cloud projects. The next-generation of the enterprise is being built now with open cloud technologies. Your choices will help identify and recognize the most popular open source projects that are defining the new way to build and manage applications and systems.

6 Excellent Lightweight Linux Distros for x86 and ARM

Friday 18th of July 2014 04:12:20 PM

Presenting a nice assortment of lightweight yet fully-functional Linux distros for all occasions. All of these are full distros that do not depend on cloud services; four for x86 and two, count 'em, two for ARM hardware.

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds is Your Guide in This Rare Look Inside His Home Office

Thursday 17th of July 2014 11:26:25 PM

Have you ever wondered what the workspace of the world's most famous developer looks like? Well wonder no more. Linux creator Linus Torvalds invites you into his home office in this first-ever, personal tour of his workspace. It also includes behind the scenes laughs and footage, as well as a closer look at what he keeps on his desk and what he does between kernel releases. He also demonstrates how he uses his "zombie shuffling desk" (his walking desk) while working on the world's most ubiquitous software.

Linux System Administration Skills are Changing

Thursday 17th of July 2014 10:10:38 PM
When was the last time you compiled a kernel? For many of the latest generation of Linux admins, the answer is really simple: never.

Linux Foundation SysAdmin Konstantin Ryabitsev, an SELinux Expert

Thursday 17th of July 2014 08:23:40 PM

Konstantin Ryabitsev oversees the Linux Foundation's Collaborative Projects IT team. Here he discusses why he became interested in IT security, his approach to working with developers, and his love of human languages, among other things.  

AllSeen Community Blog Series: Red Bend Software

Thursday 17th of July 2014 03:33:50 PM

Red Bend Software is a community member of the AllSeen Alliance and a leader in mobile software management. More than 2 billion Red Bend-enabled devices use the company’s software and services for firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating, application management, device management, device analytics and mobile virtualization. 

Why Women in Tech Can, and Should, Write a Better Resume

Tuesday 15th of July 2014 11:27:42 PM

Women should use the word “I” more, and other resume tips from open source manager and former recruiter Leslie Hawthorn. Don't miss her resume workshop for women at LinuxCon North America in Chicago.

Raspberry Pi Model B+: The Price is Right at $35

Tuesday 15th of July 2014 11:27:15 PM

The new Raspberry Pi Model B+ which launched this week offers more connectivity for the same low price.

Linux Foundation SysAdmin Michael Halstead's IT Career Started at Age 15

Tuesday 15th of July 2014 08:34:29 PM

Michael Halstead maintains all of the public facing infrastructure for the Yocto Project, a Linux Foundation collaborative project that creates the tools for building custom embedded Linux distributions. In this Q&A he describes his typical day at work, the best part of his job, how he spends his free time, and more.

Imad Sousou: The Future of Linux and Intel in the New Connected World

Tuesday 15th of July 2014 05:11:56 PM

From new cloud platforms, to changes in virtualization and container technologies, to how data is stored and transmitted, every innovation in the data center has a Linux-based or open source component, says Imad Sousou vice president of the Software and Services Group and general manager of the Intel Open Source Technology Center at Intel.

Resources for Women and Newcomers at LinuxCon

Tuesday 15th of July 2014 03:17:20 PM

For many years, Linux Foundation research has pointed out that companies have a hard time finding enough skilled applicants for their Linux-related technical positions, especially in development. At The Linux Foundation, we have created a number of programs to address this: from Linux technical training to a free Linux MOOC to a training scholarship program to inclusivity programs at our LinuxCon and Cloud events. If there is a shortage of skilled applicants, we want to invite everyone to join the party.

The Linux Supercomputers We Secretly Fear Will Become Sentient

Monday 14th of July 2014 04:14:52 PM

What can you do with 17.5 million petaflops that you can't do with a fancy, quad core i7 desktop PC?

Easy Video Editing with OpenShot on Linux

Monday 14th of July 2014 04:12:25 PM

Video editing isn't always a skill that anyone can pick up as if they were using a WYSIWYG editor. In fact, with some tools, creating a short video can be downright challenging. Unless you use OpenShot