It’s no secret that open development is the key to rapid and continuous technology innovation. Openly sharing knowledge, skills and technical building blocks is something that we in the Linux community have long been promoting and have recognized as a successful model for breeding technology breakthroughs. Much of The Linux Foundation’s and its peers' efforts to date have been centered on fostering openness at the software level, starting right at the source -- the operating system – and building up from there. Traditionally, the agenda has not included a great amount of attention on how to open up at the hardware level. Until now.
LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America this year hosted the developers and maintainers building the software that is running our lives. It also hosted the DevOps professionals and SysAdmins supporting the systems that keep those lives humming along.
Netflix Senior Performance Architect Brendan Gregg spoke last week at LinuxCon North America about the Linux performance tools landscape.
In this introduction to Raw Therapee you will learn how to use its advanced tools for noise reduction and sharpening your digital photos.
MakerBot VP Anthony Moschella, Open Prosthetics Project Founder and Iraq war veteran Jonathan Kuniholm, and IBM Power Systems General Manager Doug Balog each had a unique take on open source hardware. But all agreed that open source principles will speed technological innovation whether it's in 3D printing, prosthetics, or servers.
A Reddit thread posted earlier this week posed the question, “What if Linux distros were super heroes?” Would Ubuntu be Superman? We'll leave it to the Redditors to debate that one. But we can weigh in on the question “Which super hero would the Linux community be?”
Though Local Motors was the first car company to produce an open source vehicle, Founder Jay Rogers says it is not an open source car company. It's a hardware company.
Docker's meteoric rise is still puzzling, and somewhat problematic, said founder Solomon Hykes in his keynote at LinuxCon and CloudOpen on Thursday. Most people today who are aware of Docker don't necessarily understand how it works or even why it exists, he said, because they haven't actually used it.
Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman was joined on stage at LinuxCon this morning by Linux Creator Linus Torvalds as well as kernel developers Andrew Morton from Google, Shuah Khan from Samsung, and Andy Lutomirski, a co-founder of AMA Capital Management.
What is a zombie shuffling desk? What does the d in systemd stand for? Test your knowledge of these trivia questions and watch your fellow Linux community members attempt to answer.
Follow the keynotes via live streaming video, watch for live updates on Linux Foundation social channels at the #LinuxCon and #CloudOpen hash tags, and read our keynote coverage here on Linux.com.
OpenStack is the most popular open source cloud project, followed by Docker and KVM, according to a survey of more than 550 respondents conducted by Linux.com and The New Stack and announced today at CloudOpen in Chicago.
On Aug. 18 at the Xen Project Developer Summit, the Xen Project unveiled an Embedded and Automotive initiative for its datacenter-focused Xen virtualization technology.