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Smart Linux Home Hubs Mix IoT with AI

Thursday 13th of October 2016 04:00:14 PM

Industrial, rather than home, applications will likely dominate the Internet of Things (IoT) market in the years to come. Yet, in the early going, the home automation market has had the greatest visibility. And it hasn’t always been pretty.

How to Find Funding for an Open Source Project

Thursday 13th of October 2016 02:11:24 PM

Ask people how to find funding for a technology project, and many of them will point to crowdsourcing sites. After all, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, the Pebble smartwatch, and even the low-cost Raspberry Pi computer were launched after their inventors collectively raised millions of dollars from contributors. If you happen to have an open source project that you want to get funded, what are some of your options?

Build a Spooky Halloween Music-Light Show with Raspberry Pi and Linux

Thursday 13th of October 2016 02:00:10 PM
Title: Build a Spooky Halloween Music-Light Show with Raspberry Pi and Linux13 OctLearn more

OPNFV Plugfest

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 06:30:10 PM

Come join the OPNFV Interoperability Plugfest at the UNH-IOL facility in New Hampshire. The event will focus on interoperability of the OPNFV platform in 3 key areas of testing: OPNFV Deployment, Network Integration, and VNF Applications. Both OPNFV members and non-members are welcome.

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MesosCon Asia

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 06:21:59 PM

MesosCon Asia is an annual conference organized by the Apache Mesos community, bringing together users and developers to share and learn about the project and its growing ecosystem.

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OpenDaylight Forum India

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 06:15:43 PM

The OpenDaylight Forum India is a two-day event focusing on the fast growing OpenDaylight SDN platform and is a great opportunity for both advanced veterans of the project and those new to OpenDaylight.

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Open Compliance Summit

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 06:07:43 PM

The Open Compliance Summit is an exclusive 2-day event for Linux Foundation members and select invitees. The summit provides a neutral environment for participants from different companies and different backgrounds to:

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ApacheCon Europe

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 05:57:33 PM

ApacheCon Europe will bring together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, web technologies and cloud computing. 

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Open Source Forum

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 05:50:29 PM

Open Source Forum is a Free Event (Request an invitation required) that will be held in Japan annually (2016 is the first year). The event is designed to advance the open source industry in Japan by bringing the hottest open source technology topics and people together to collaborate. 

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StormCrawler: An Open Source SDK for Building Web Crawlers with ApacheStorm

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 03:00:17 PM

StormCrawler is an open source collection of reusable resources, mostly implemented in Java, for building low-latency, scalable web crawlers on Apache Storm.

The Open Source SDN Distro That Keeps Microsoft’s WiFi Secure

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 02:00:15 PM

In case you didn’t know, “Microsoft IT is big,” according to Brent Hermanson, who leads the Network Infrastructure Services group for Microsoft IT.  In a keynote presentation at OpenDaylight Summit in September, Hermanson noted that Microsoft IT has users and locations all over the globe.

Fujitsu Open Source Project Aims to Be Front End for Cloud Foundry Service-Broker API

Tuesday 11th of October 2016 03:08:36 PM

Last year, Fujitsu launched its first open source project, Open Service Catalog Manager (OSCM), for service providers, IT departments and end users to manage and track the cost of provisioning cloud-native applications.

It is, essentially, a platform to manage cloud services and build marketplaces where all of the major cloud service providers from VMware to AWS to Google Compute can list and manage their offerings. IT managers can then shop for and provision cloud services, as well as track and monitor their organizations' cloud use and purchasing.  

Apache on Ubuntu Linux For Beginners

Tuesday 11th of October 2016 01:00:01 PM
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2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Lorien Smyer: Bookkeeper Turned Technologist

Monday 10th of October 2016 06:40:04 PM
Title: 2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Lorien Smyer: Bookkeeper Turned Technologist10 OctLearn more

Apache Milagro: A New Security System for the Future of the Web

Monday 10th of October 2016 06:17:27 PM

With 25 billion new devices set to hit the Internet by 2025, the need for a better worldwide cryptosystem for securing information is paramount. That’s why the Apache Milagro project is currently incubating at the Apache Software Foundation. It’s a collaboration between MIRACL and Nippon Telegram and Telegraph (NTT), and Brian Spector, MIRACL CEO and Co-Founder, discussed the project in his keynote at ApacheCon in May.

This Week in Open Source News: 4 out of 5 Banks to Use Blockchain by 2017, Linus Torvalds Reflects on Past 25 Years, & More

Friday 7th of October 2016 04:00:53 PM
Title: This Week in Open Source News: 4 out of 5 Banks to Use Blockchain by 2017, Linus Torvalds Reflects on Past 25 Years, & More7 OctLearn more

Should Math be a Prerequisite for Programming?

Friday 7th of October 2016 03:00:38 PM
Title: Should Math be a Prerequisite for Programming?7 OctLearn more

Working with Network Configurations from the Command Line

Friday 7th of October 2016 02:00:40 PM
Title: Working with Network Configurations from the Command Line7 OctLearn more

The Evolution of Open Source Networking at AT&T

Thursday 6th of October 2016 01:30:06 PM

For many years AT&T has been on the forefront of virtualizing a Tier 1 carrier network. They’ve done so in a very open fashion and are actively participating in, and driving, many open sources initiatives.  Their open initiatives include Domain 2.0, ECOMP, and CORD, all of which are driving innovation in the global service provider market.  Chris Rice, Sr.

New Linux Kernel 4.8 -- Plus a Kernel-Killing Bug

Thursday 6th of October 2016 01:00:04 PM

After nearly exactly two months, Linus Torvalds released kernel 4.8 into the wild on Sunday, October 2nd. Torvalds dubbed 4.8 Psychotic Stoned Sheep, probably inspired by the news that a flock of woolly ruminants ate some abandoned cannabis and, high as kites, run amok in rural Wales, striking terror into the hearts of the locals.

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