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6 colleges turning out open source talent

Most IT departments have project roadmaps that will require open-source skills, but finding recent college grads with open source talent can be challenging.


Cloud Foundry launches fellowship program

The Cloud Foundry Foundation Fellowship program will serve as a think tank for the industry.

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Dark cloud looms over ownCloud as founder resigns

Frank Karlitschek has left the company citing a conflict between the interests of the company and those of the community.

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Red Hat ditches effort to port Node.js to Java

The Nodyn open source effort to bridge the technologies was undercut by an inability to make NPM JavaScript extensions work with it

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Almost two-thirds of software companies contributing to open source

Open source’s march toward preeminence in business software continued over the past year, according to a survey released today by open source management provider Black Duck Software and venture capital firm North Bridge.

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Ubuntu 16.04: A desktop for Linux diehards

Striking a balance between LTS stability and nice features, Ubuntu's Xenial Xerus is special

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OpenStack users talk benefits, challenges of open source clouds

Users of OpenStack express no regrets about using the open source IaaS software, but say there are significant challenges that must be overcome to manage a successful deployment.

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CoreOS aims to make OpenStack deployment easier with Stackanetes

Another step toward bringing GIFEE (Google infrastructure for everyone else) to the OpenStack community.

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OpenStack is about disruption and technological diversity: Jonathan Bryce

OpenStack Summit has grown from 75 people to 7,500 people in 6 years!


Verizon and AT&T are putting their networking eggs in the OpenStack basket

As the OpenStack summit is underway in Austin, we learn more about how these giants are going with OpenStack

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Mozilla taps possible homes for Thunderbird email client

Mozilla has also made progress on the technical half of cutting the cord to Thunderbird, including advertising for a technical architect to identify issues and make recommendation to the Thunderbird volunteers on how to migrate from...

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OpenStack cloud’s “killer use case”: Telcos and NFV

At the OpenStack Summit in Austin, one emerging use case for the open source cloud computing platform involves telecommunications providers like AT&T and Verizon using OpenStack to deliver virtualized network features to customers.

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Deploy, manage and monitor private, hybrid and public clouds with OpenStack, and so much more.


OpenStack by the numbers: Who’s using open source clouds and for what?

The latest bi-annual survey data of OpenStack users shows the continued march of the open source cloud software into mainstream of enterprises, but also reveals the project’s continued challenges related to ease of deployment and...

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OpenStack’s director: Why open source cloud should be the core of your data center

OpenStack has cemented itself as the dominant open source IaaS platform. But at the same time, more proprietary offerings from vendors like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and VMware reign in the market. OpenStack Foundation...

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Popular desktop Linux distro Ubuntu has potentially serious privacy flaw

A feature in the just-released 16.04 version of Ubuntu could pose a serious threat to the privacy of desktop Linux users, according to a well-known open-source software expert.

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5 things that set openSUSE, elementary OS and Ubuntu apart

What makes each of these Linux distributions unique?

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Red Hat shows us its OpenStack arsenal

One stack to rule them all, One stack to find them, One stack to bring them all and in the cloud bind them!

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