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Red Hat Looks Beyond Docker for Container Technology

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 17, 2018 12:01 PM EDT)
Red Hat has been busy leading multiple open-source efforts for managing, creating and deploying containers, including CRI-O, Buildah, Skopeo and Podman.

Linux Foundation Brings the Power of Open-Source to the Energy Sector

Open-source technologies have been used to transform and innovate across multiple industries and now the Linux Foundation is bringing that power to the energy industry, in an effort that could have wide ranging benefits across multiple sectors.

Xen 4.11 Improves Server Virtualization with PVH

PVH brings together the best of paravirtualization (PV) with Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM) to enable a new era of server virtualization capabilities.

With Many Eyeballs, Is Open Source Security Better?

  • eSecurityPlanet; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 10, 2018 4:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Back in 1999, Eric Raymond coined the term "Linus' Law," which stipulates that given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow.

Linus' Law, named in honor of Linux creator Linus Torvalds, has for nearly two decades been used by some as a doctrine to explain why open source software should have better security. In recent years, open source projects and code have experienced multiple security issues, but does that mean Linus' Law isn't valid?

WordPress 4.9.7 Update Fixes a Pair of Security Vulnerabilities

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 7, 2018 6:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Cloud
Millions of WordPress sites around the world were at risk from a pair of related file deletion vulnerabilities, that could have potentially enabled an attacker to delete arbitrary files.

How VMware Manages Open-Source Code and Compliance

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 7, 2018 12:21 PM EDT)
Dirk Hohndel, VP and Chief Open-Source Officer at VMware discusses how the software firm manages and contributes open-source code.

How the Kubernetes Release Process is Different Than Other Open Source Projects

The latest Kubernetes release was led by well-known Red Hat open-source leader Josh Berkus, with the 1.12 release set to be led by a VMware engineer.

Linux Vendor SUSE Sold by Micro Focus to Investment Firm EQT for $2.5B

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 3, 2018 9:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: SUSE
SUSE is set to become an independent business once again, as growth investment firm EQT acquires the Linux vendor from Micro Focus.

Mozilla Improves Web Browser Security with Firefox 61 Update

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 27, 2018 2:12 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Mozilla
New release of Mozilla's open-source web browser improves performance and adds new features that helps to improve user experience with browser tabs.

SUSE Updates Enterprise Linux for the Multi-Cloud Era

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 25, 2018 10:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: SUSE
SUSE is updating its flagship enterprise Linux distribution with a common codebase that will now serve as the foundation for the company's Linux products.

Linux Networking Efforts Advances with New DPDK and OpenSwitch Releases

  • Enterprise Networking Planet; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 23, 2018 3:22 AM EDT)
The OpenSwitch (OPX) project released version 2.3 of its open source network operating system providing users with new management and automation features. The DPDK project released its 18.05 "Venky" update providing improved compression and packet processing capabilities.

Linux Mint 19 Tara Improves Updates with Timeshift

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 22, 2018 5:50 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Mint
Popular Linux desktop distribution set to provide users with integrated snapshotting capabilities.

Twistlock Extends Container Security to Protect Serverless Functions

Container security vendor Twistlock announced on June 19 that it is adding serverless function protection to its platform. The new serverless capabilities are set to become generally available in July as part of the Twistlock 2.5 update. John Morello, CTO of Twistlock discusses why security controls are needed for serverless functions.

What is the Intersection of OpenStack and Kubernetes?

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 19, 2018 6:30 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
"OpenStack is really about automating infrastructure and its' primary purpose is to bridge from physical infrastructure into a virtualized infrastructure."

How Docker's CEO is Growing the Container Pioneer for the Future

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 16, 2018 8:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
At DockerCon 18, Docker CEO Steve Singh explains how his company's business model is different than Red Hat's and where the container technology is headed next.

How Docker Is Helping to Save The World (Literally)

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 15, 2018 11:36 AM EDT)
NASA is using Docker container in a space project called DART that is now in development

Docker and Kubernetes Security: It's Complicated

While there are a lot of things that containers do to help improve security, there are still some missing pieces.

How Cisco is Expanding Its Container and Kubernetes Efforts

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 12, 2018 4:27 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Lew Tucker, VP and CTO for Cloud Computing at Cisco details his company's latest initiatives to enable container applications across Cisco technologies.

IBM Unveils Summit, the World's Fastest Supercomputer (Linux-powered!)

The U.S is once again home to the most powerful computer in the world. The U.S. Department of Energy on June 8 showed off the new IBM-built Summit supercomputer, boasting 200 petaflops of computational power.

Red Hat Launches Fuse 7 and Buildah 1.0 to Advance Developer Efforts

Red Hat is looking to make it easier for developers to build and integrate container applications both on-premises and in the cloud.

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