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  • IBM partners to make mainframes more mainstream

    IBM is looking to boost its mainframe business with a Linux push that includes new hardware, software and the founding of the Open Mainframe Project. The company is also contributing mainframe code to the open source community.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs18 Aug. 15 00:13
  • Cisco leading another IoT standards group

    Cisco has been named a founding member and director of yet anotherInternet of Things standards group to help promote and encourage use of networked machines.

    Written by Jim Duffy07 July 15 05:54
  • R Consortium aims to strengthen data analysis

    The Linux Foundation today announced the formation of the R Consortium, intended to strengthen the technical and user communities around the R language, a specialized programming language for statistical data analysis.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud01 July 15 04:22
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  • Is your business compliant with open source licenses?

    There are many ways that vendors of proprietary products try to scare business customers away from open source software, and one of the more commonly heard examples involves vague fears about compliance with open source licenses. There's nothing like the specter of a good lawsuit to scare a company back into a paid vendor's welcoming arms.

    Written by Katherine Noyes05 Nov. 10 10:49
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  • Why the Open Container Project is good news for CIOs

    Application container giant Docker and upstart rival CoreOS have ceased hostilities following the announcement of the Open Container Project (OCP). The project will work to develop industry standards for a container format and runtime software.

    Written by Paul Rubens23 July 15 23:27
  • The state of open source security

    If there's a poster child for the challenges facing open source security, it may be Werner Koch, the German developer who wrote and for the last 18 years has toiled to maintain Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG), a pillar of the open source software ecosystem.

    Written by Paul Roberts26 March 15 21:09
  • What to look for in an SDN controller

    One of the key challenges confronting potential users of software-defined networking is discerning the specific value of particular SDN controllers. Controllers, after all, play critical role as the key arbiter between network applications and network infrastructure.

    Written by Ethan Banks02 Dec. 13 13:54
  • The Linux Foundation's grand new ambitions for Linux

    Like a fervent preacher appearing before his flock, Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin emphasized benefits and potential for the Linux platform Thursday during an industry conference that also featured an update on mobile Linux efforts. At the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in San Francisco, Zemlin cited advances by Linux into multiple spaces, including supercomputing and embedded systems. "It is the fastest growing platform in every aspect of computing," Zemlin said, "Linux is growing two to three times faster than any other platform out there today."

    Written by Paul Krill05 Sept. 09 06:19

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