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An Introduction to Regular Expressions for New Linux Users

Friday 17th of February 2017 03:00:51 PM
Title: An Introduction to Regular Expressions for New Linux Users17 FebLearn more

This Week in Open Source News: Linux Foundation Training Provides Crucial Team Education, Open Source Leadership Summit News & More

Friday 17th of February 2017 03:00:17 PM
Title: This Week in Open Source News: Linux Foundation Training Provides Crucial Team Education, Open Source Leadership Summit News & More17 FebLearn more

Time-Travel Debugging with ChakraCore and Node.js

Friday 17th of February 2017 02:30:36 PM

ChakraCore is the Core part of Microsoft Edge's JavaScript Engine as used in Windows 10. It’s a standalone JavaScript engine in its own right but does not include bindings and the API for Windows because this is provided by a larger framework, Chakra. Arunesh Chandra, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, introduced ChakraCore and how it fits into the larger Node ecosystem at Node.js Interactive.

5 Tips on Enterprise Open Source Success From Capital One, Google, and Walmart

Thursday 16th of February 2017 07:04:51 PM
Title: 5 Tips on Enterprise Open Source Success From Capital One, Google, and Walmart16 FebLearn more

AT&T, Intel, Google, Microsoft, Visa, and More to Speak at Open Networking Summit 2017

Thursday 16th of February 2017 06:06:49 PM
Title: AT&T, Intel, Google, Microsoft, Visa, and More to Speak at Open Networking Summit 201716 FebLearn more

3 Good Command-Line Audio and Graphics Apps for Linux

Thursday 16th of February 2017 03:30:15 PM
Title: 3 Good Command-Line Audio and Graphics Apps for Linux16 FebLearn more

Verified Boot: From ROM to Userspace

Thursday 16th of February 2017 03:00:01 PM

Amid growing attacks on Linux devices, the 2016 Embedded Linux Conference demonstrated a renewed focus on security. One well-attended presentation at ELC Europe covered the topic of verified boot schemes.

Control Plane Engineering Is Key for Big Kubernetes Deployments

Wednesday 15th of February 2017 03:00:32 PM

If you’re interested in running a complex Kubernetes system across several different cloud environments, you should check out what Bob Wise and his team at Samsung SDS call “Control Plane Engineering.”

Wise, during his keynote at CloudNativeCon last year, explained the concept of building a system that sits on top of the server nodes to ensure better uptime and performance across multiple clouds, creates a deployment that’s easily scaled by the ClusterOps team, and covers long-running cluster requirements.

Using Scripting Languages in IoT: Challenges and Approaches

Wednesday 15th of February 2017 02:49:04 PM

Scripting languages (aka Very High-Level Languages or VHLLs), such as Python, PHP, and JavaScript are commonly used in desktop, server, and web development. And, their powerful built-in functionality lets you develop small useful applications with little time and effort, says Paul Sokolovsky, IoT engineer at Linaro. However, using VHLLs for deeply embedded development is a relatively recent twist in IoT.

What Is Open Source Software?

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 05:30:42 PM
Title: What Is Open Source Software? 14 FebLearn more

NorNet: An Open Source Inter-Continental Internet Testbed

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 03:37:56 PM
Title: NorNet: An Open Source Inter-Continental Internet Testbed14 FebLearn more

Software-Defined Storage Opens Up: 10 Projects to Know

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 03:00:47 PM

Throughout 2016, the SDS (Software-Defined Storage) category achieved many new milestones and became increasingly tied to successful cloud deployments. With SDS, organizations can manage policy-based provisioning and management of data storage independent of the underlying hardware. They can also deploy free and open source SDS solutions. Many people are familiar with Ceph and are leveraging it within their OpenStack deployments, but Ceph is far from the only relevant open source SDS project.

VC Investor Martin Casado on the Future of Software-Defined Networking

Monday 13th of February 2017 04:00:19 PM

Software-defined networking’s biggest accomplishment last year was achieving market traction and validation, says Martin Casado, a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. But there are still many challenges ahead for the industry at large and the organizations that aim to drive SDN forward.

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Linux Security Fundamentals: Estimating the Cost of a Cyber Attack

Monday 13th of February 2017 03:00:19 PM
Title: Linux Security Fundamentals: Estimating the Cost of a Cyber Attack 13 FebLearn more

Growing Your Open Source Community With Twitter

Monday 13th of February 2017 02:45:01 PM
Title: Growing Your Open Source Community With Twitter13 FebLearn more

Taming the Mesos Bleeding Edge with DC/OS

Monday 13th of February 2017 02:00:20 PM

Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, famously said: "Every business will become a software business, build applications, use advanced analytics and provide Saas services." That's a bold prediction. Aaron Williams, Head of Advocacy and DC/OS at Mesosphere, believes it's true and that DC/OS is the bridge to this new world. He tells us why at MesosCon Asia 2016.

This Week in Open Source News: CNCF Buys RethinkDB's Source Code, SnapRoute Has $25 Million in Funding & More

Friday 10th of February 2017 04:00:44 PM
Title: This Week in Open Source News: CNCF Buys RethinkDB's Source Code, SnapRoute Has $25 Million in Funding & More10 FebLearn more

SemiCode OS Might Be Your Next Development Platform

Friday 10th of February 2017 03:33:53 PM
Title: SemiCode OS Might Be Your Next Development Platform10 FebLearn more

Practical Steps for Protecting IoT Devices

Friday 10th of February 2017 03:00:21 PM

The security of IoT devices is a high priority these days, as attackers can use Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks to target them and wreak havoc on a system.

“Due to the sheer volume of unconnected devices, it can take hours and often days to mitigate such an attack,” says Adam Englander, who is a Senior Engineer of the LaunchKey product at iovation.

Best Third-Party Repositories for CentOS

Friday 10th of February 2017 02:00:50 PM
Title: Best Third-Party Repositories for CentOS10 FebLearn more

More in Tux Machines

3 little things in Linux 4.10 that will make a big difference

Linux never sleeps. Linus Torvalds is already hard at work pulling together changes for the next version of the kernel (4.11). But with Linux 4.10 now out, three groups of changes are worth paying close attention to because they improve performance and enable feature sets that weren’t possible before on Linux. Here’s a rundown of those changes to 4.10 and what they likely will mean for you, your cloud providers, and your Linux applications. Read more

SODIMM-style module runs Linux on VIA’s 1GHz Cortex-A9 SoC

VIA unveiled an SODIMM-style COM based on its Cortex-A9 WM8850 SoC, with 512MB RAM and 8GB eMMC, plus Ethernet, CSI, graphics, USB, and serial ports. The 68.6 x 43mm “SOM-6X50” computer-on-module appears to be VIA’s second-ever ARM COM. Back in Sept. 2015, the company released a 70 x 70mm Qseven form factor QSM-8Q60 COM, based on a 1GHz NXP DualLite SoC. Read more

Today in Techrights

today's leftovers

  • LinuXatUSIL – Previas 2 for #LinuxPlaya
    Damian from GNOME Argentina explained us some code based on this tutorial and the widgets in Glade were presented.
  • RancherOS v0.8.0 released! [Ed: and a bugfix release, 0.8.1, out today]
    RancherOS v0.8.0 is now available! This release has taken a bit more time than prior versions, as we’ve been laying more groundwork to allow us to do much faster updates, and to release more often.
  • The Technicals For Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) Tell An Interesting Tale
  • Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 Released | New Features And Download
    Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus Beta 1 release is finally here. If you’re interested, you can go ahead and download the ISO images of the participating flavors, which are, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, and Ubuntu Studio. Powered by Linux kernel 4.10, these releases feature the latest stable versions of their respective desktop environments. This release will be followed by the Final Beta release on March 23 and final release on April 13.
  • Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 Now Available to Download
    The first beta releases in the Ubuntu 17.04 development cycle are ready for testing, with Xubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME and Ubuntu Budgie among the flavors taking part.