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4 Container Networking Tools to Know

Wednesday 11th of May 2016 02:59:05 PM

With so many new cloud computing technologies, tools, and techniques to keep track of, it can be hard to know where to start learning new skills. This series on next-gen cloud technologies aims to help you get up to speed on the important projects and products in emerging and rapidly changing areas such as software-defined networking (SDN) , containers, and the space where they coincide: container networking.

Integrating Docker Hub In Your Application Build Process

Wednesday 11th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM
Title: Integrating Docker Hub In Your Application Build Process11 MayLearn more

On the Rise: Six Unsung Apache Big Data Projects

Tuesday 10th of May 2016 09:19:00 PM

Countless organizations around the world are now working with data sets so large and complex that traditional data processing applications can no longer drive optimized analytics and insights. That’s the problem that the new wave of Big Data applications aims to solve, and the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has recently graduated a slew of interesting open source Big Data projects to Top-Level status. That means that they will get active development and strong community support.

OCF Director Discusses Interoperability Between IoT Frameworks [Video]

Tuesday 10th of May 2016 05:00:27 PM

In his keynote address at the Embedded Linux Conference’s OpenIoT Summit, Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Executive Director Mike Richmond discussed the potential for interoperability -- and a possible merger -- between the two major open source IoT frameworks: the OCF’s IoTivity and the AllSeen Alliance’s AllJoyn spec.

Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 4

Tuesday 10th of May 2016 02:00:02 PM
Title:  Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 410 MayLearn more

OpenStack, SDN, and Container Networking Power Enterprise Cloud at PayPal

Tuesday 10th of May 2016 07:00:00 AM

Experimenting with software-defined networking (SDN), overlays and container networking is the latest step in PayPal's journey to build its next generation Enterprise Cloud infrastructure. At Open Networking Summit 2016 (ONS), Jigar Desai, VP of Cloud and Platforms at PayPal, shared the company’s transition over the past three years from a consumer perspective. He covered why and how this SDN journey started, key business use-cases, the current state of SDN, challenges, and its future vision.

Live from Apache Big Data: A 5-Point System for Data Project Success

Monday 9th of May 2016 09:31:59 PM

It takes a village to make data projects work - and the most important members of the team may not have anything to do with the data science itself.

That’s been the experience of Amy Gaskins, a data scientist with more than 10 years experience as a senior intelligence analyst supporting various agencies within the United States Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. She delivered the final keynote this morning at Apache’s Big Data Conference in Vancouver.

Live from Apache Big Data: Netflix Uses Open Source Tools for Global Content Expansion

Monday 9th of May 2016 08:22:58 PM

“We measured, we learned, we innovated, and we grew.”

Brian Sullivan, Director of Streaming Data Engineering & Analytics at Netflix, recited this recipe for the streaming video giant’s success several times during his keynote address at the Apache Big Data conference in Vancouver today. It was this mantra, combined with an open source toolkit, that took the stand-alone streaming product from a tiny test launch in Canada to making Netflix a global presence.

Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 3

Monday 9th of May 2016 03:00:29 PM
Title: Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 39 MayLearn more

Open Source Officers at SanDisk, Twitter, Google Will Share Best Practices at OSCON 2016

Friday 6th of May 2016 06:13:57 PM
Title: Open Source Officers at SanDisk, Twitter, Google Will Share Best Practices at OSCON 20166 MayLearn more

This Week in Linux News: Open Source Jobs Report Reveals In-Demand Skills, CII Announces New Badge Program, & More

Friday 6th of May 2016 03:10:45 PM
Title: This Week in Linux News: Open Source Jobs Report Reveals In-Demand Skills, CII Announces New Badge Program, & More6 MayLearn more

Linus Torvalds Talks IoT, Smart Devices, Security Concerns, and More [Video]

Friday 6th of May 2016 03:00:00 PM

For the first time in the 11-year history of the Embedded Linux Conference (ELC), held in San Diego, April 4-6, the keynotes included a discussion with Linus Torvalds. The creator and lead overseer of the Linux kernel, and “the reason we are all here,” in the words of his interviewer, Intel Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist Dirk Hohndel, seemed upbeat about the state of Linux in embedded and Internet of Things applications.

Two of the Best Password Manager GUI Apps for Linux

Friday 6th of May 2016 01:45:46 PM
Title: Two of the Best Password Manager GUI Apps for Linux6 MayLearn more

Open Source Enables Scale-out in SDN Powered Microsoft Azure

Thursday 5th of May 2016 10:41:06 PM

Microsoft Azure’s programmable, scalable and high-performance network infrastructure is leveraging software-defined networking (SDN) principles as well as open source components to meet the demands of massive cloud-based production environments, said Albert Greenberg, Director of Azure Networking and Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, at Open Networking Summit 2016.

Open Source Projects Are Transforming Machine Learning and AI

Thursday 5th of May 2016 07:16:11 PM

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have quickly gained traction with the public through applications such as Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana. The true promise of these disciplines, though, extends far beyond simple speech recognition performed on our smartphones.  New, open source tools are arriving that can run on affordable hardware and allow individuals and small organizations to perform prodigious data crunching and predictive tasks.

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  • Judge Says The FBI Can Keep Its Hacking Tool Secret, But Not The Evidence Obtained With It
    Michaud hasn't had the case against him dismissed, but the government will now have to rely on evidence it didn't gain access to by using its illegal search. And there can't be much of that, considering the FBI had no idea who Michaud was or where he resided until after the malware-that-isn't-malware had stripped away Tor's protections and revealed his IP address. The FBI really can't blame anyone but itself for this outcome. Judge Bryan may have agreed that the FBI had good reason to keep its technique secret, but there was nothing preventing the FBI from voluntarily turning over details on its hacking tool to Michaud. But it chose not to, despite his lawyer's assurance it would maintain as much of the FBI's secrecy as possible while still defending his client. Judge Bryan found the FBI's ex parte arguments persuasive and declared the agency could keep the info out of Michaud's hands. But doing so meant the judicial playing field was no longer level, as he acknowledged in his written ruling. Fortunately, the court has decided it's not going to allow the government to have its secrecy cake and eat it, too. If it wants to deploy exploits with minimal judicial oversight, then it has to realize it can't successfully counter suppression requests with vows of silence.
  • Researcher Pockets $30,000 in Chrome Bounties
    Having cashed in earlier in May to the tune of $15,500, Mlynski pocketed another $30,000 courtesy of Google’s bug bounty program after four high-severity vulnerabilities were patched in the Chrome browser, each worth $7,500 to the white-hat hacker.

Gentoo "Choice Edition" Released, Slackware & Tumbleweed Latest

The big news today was the release of Gentoo 20160514, dubbed "Choice Edition" because it is especially good, cool, and excellent. In related news, Calculate Linux received an updated release and Computer Business Reviews answers, "What is Ubuntu?" Dimstar posted the latest changes to Tumbleweed and Slackware-current got some new updates. Laurent Montel answered Andreas Huettel's post on Akonadi must die and Fedora 24 sports new font improvements. Read more