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How to get a job with open source
"Work on stuff that matters" is a famous call to action from founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Tim O’Reilly. But, how about working on stuff that matters while getting paid for it? There are an abundance of open source-related jobs out there if you’ve got the right skills.
13 comments Posted 22 Apr 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source community
I’ve been using Drupal, an open source content management system (CMS), for the websites I manage for over four years now. Though there may be some quirks in working with an open source product, I cannot imagine doing it any other way. Hesitations people may have when considering whether to use an... Read more
3 comments Posted 22 Apr 2014 by Boriana Ditcheva Feed
OpenStack Icehouse
Deploying an open source enterprise cloud just got a little bit easier yesterday with the release of the newest version of the OpenStack platform: Icehouse. To quote an email from OpenStack release manager Thierry Carrez announcing the release, "During this cycle we added a new integrated component... Read more
1 comment Posted 18 Apr 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Heat for OpenStack orchestration
Setting up an application server in the cloud isn't that hard if you're familiar with the tools and your application's requirements. But what if you needed to do it dozens or hundreds of times, maybe even in one day? Enter Heat, the OpenStack Orchestration project. Heat provides a templating system... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Apr 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
open source experience
Can you really do DevOps without sharing scripts or code? DevOps manifesto proponents value cross-functional teams, symbiotic relationships, and continual feedback loops. Effective DevOps initiatives create engaged communities where team interactions amplify personal actions. When technology teams... Read more
4 comments Posted 10 Apr 2014 by Chris Haddad Feed
Managing collaborative open source projects
How an open source project is governed can matter just as much as the features it supports, the speed at which it runs, or the code that underlies it. Some open source projects have what we might call a "benevolent dictator for life." Others are outgrowths of corporate projects that, while open,... Read more
4 comments Posted 10 Apr 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Open data and privacy
Software tools that bypass censorship and surveillance, also known as circumvention technology, are used in variety of contexts. Chinese citizens get around the Great Firewall to access censored sites and popular international social media platforms. Activists in Iran bypass government surveillance... Read more
0 comments Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Sandra Ordonez Feed
Choose Linux to replace Windows XP
Today, as Microsoft discontinues support for Windows XP, a 12 year old operating system, users all over the world find themselves with only a few options to choose from as they move on. It's not surprising that Microsoft encourages users to migrate to Windows 8.1, but of course, there are other... Read more
26 comments Posted 8 Apr 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
The path to open source
Facebook is on a new open source journey. They're managing hundreds of active open source projects across the company and over the last nine months, have rebooted how they run those projects. Just scroll through their GitHub pages to browse the projects they're actively contributing to. Yes, they... Read more
0 comments Posted 7 Apr 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
sharing open ideas
More than 100 sessions ranging from simple tutorials and workshops to deep technical dives and everything in between. More than 1000 attendees to collaborate with, an opportunity to network with thought leaders in the open source world, and a world class venue at an international city. Welcome to ... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 Apr 2014 by Aseem Sharma Feed

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