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Whether you love living in the cloud or still cling to your desktop applications whenever possible, it has become increasingly clear in recent years that the cloud is where computing is headed. And if you’re seeking to keep your skills relevant to the IT jobs of today, and tomorrow, understanding... Read more
4 comments Posted 13 Mar 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
better computers
Open source makes a lot of sense in rural areas and in third world countries. Lightweight and open source systems that are easy to use, and which allow normal users to become power users and contribute back to the open source community, can be ideal for countries like Cameroon, located in middle... Read more
6 comments Posted 12 Mar 2014 by Ty Hallock Feed
open source business
It’s been a while since I started to talk to people in the financial services ecosystem about our approach towards open source. At first, most of them thinking we were either bold, ahead of our time, or mad would listen to our story but would not really comment: "Let’s see where it goes" or "good... Read more
3 comments Posted 11 Mar 2014 by Mihai Guiman Feed
open innovation
When I started teaching PostgreSQL education courses in 2001, PostgreSQL was the ugly one in the data center. Many of the people who were learning how to work with it were doing so grudgingly because of some specific requirement. They had inherited a PostgreSQL database, for example. As a result,... Read more
15 comments Posted 11 Mar 2014 by Bruce Momjian Feed
Darwin Cloud
Consistency—a necessity when it comes to any large-scale, open source project. Sharing source code and libraries between the different components of OpenStack is critical to its rapid evolution and fast-paced development. The Oslo program is what holds it all together and brings consistency to... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Mar 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
video interview project management
Deb Cinkus is the CEO of Polished Geek, a Raleigh, NC-based Joomla CMS web development company. Opensource.com community manager Jason Hibbets interviewed Cinkus about project management tips and open source project management tools during the 2013 All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC. Read... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Mar 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source CMS
CeBIT is one of the largest information technology (IT) fairs in the world. More than 300,000 attendees from all over the world come to Hannover, Germany for this showcase of IT manufacturers and service providers. For the past 11 years, CeBIT has provided a space for open source software services... Read more
1 comment Posted 7 Mar 2014 by ben van 't ende Feed
Making OpenStack international
Looking for a way to contribute to OpenStack? Coding is just one of the available options. In fact, there are several non-coding activities like design, documentation, marketing and internationalization. For more details about this, go ahead and check out the how to contribute wiki page. Every... Read more
Leadership skills from Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst
Over the last 25 years of my career—from serving as a partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), to my time at Delta Air Lines, to my current role as president and CEO of Red Hat—I've been exposed to my fair share of leaders. I've learned that leaders and leadership styles can vary greatly... Read more
3 comments Posted 5 Mar 2014 by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) Feed
Pushing Linux forward
Friday evening can be a very busy time in Citibank’s Changi Business Park office in Singapore. Hundreds of mission-critical applications hit the production servers, security patches are applied, hundreds of professionals including developers, systems engineers, Linux gurus, and management... Read more
10 comments Posted 4 Mar 2014 by Aseem Sharma Feed

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