In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at new leadership at Docker, Microsoft acquires Revolution Analytics, the Ghost security hole, and more! Open source news roundup for January 24 - 30, 2015.
Surely you've heard of Docker by now. No? This open source containers project has grown enormously in popularity over the past year, leading many of our readers to wonder not just "what is it?" but "is this a good tool for me?"
Virtually everywhere you look in the IT stack—from storage to networking, compute, mobile, and virtualization—the most exciting innovations are being led by open source.
Vincent Batts, who works at Red Hat on Docker and OpenShift technologies, explains Docker and Linux Containers (LXC). Containers have been around for a few years, being introduced into the Linux kernel in 2008, but Docker has brought new attention to them this year. So what's the big deal around... Read more
About the "docker pull" that both fetches and unpacks a container image in one step. Images still need to come from sources that certify their security, level-of-support, and compatibility.
A look back at the best open source tutorials and how-tos on Opensource.com in 2014.
What are microservices, how do container technologies allow for their use, and what other tools do application creators and system administrators need in order to create a microservice architecture for their deployment?
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source speech system from Stephen Hawking, Docker getting a competitor called Rocket, the White House playbook, and more!
Docker has broken a record in the speed in which it moved from being a disruptive technology to a commodity. The speed of adoption and popularity of Docker brings with it lots of confusion. In this post I wanted to focus on a trend of commentary that has been gaining popularity that I’ve started to... Read more
What's really accelerating today's pace of change in software is the combinations of many open source parts building on and amplifying each other. It's a dynamic that just isn't possible with proprietary software.