The new edX course, Introduction to Linux, is hosted by The Linux Foundation and teaches newbies all about Linux. Jen Wike takes the course and gives her account of what it's like.
On Tuesday, the OpenStack Foundation released the schedule for the upcoming summit in Paris, France. It's a monster of an agenda, featuring over 150 accepted talks and sessions, out of more than 1,100 proposed and voted on by community members.
Taking place twice a year, OpenStack's summits provide a great deal of the face-to-face interaction between developers, vendors, and users. But what about the rest of the year? Many projects opt to host mid-cycle meetups to bridge the gap to collaborate, make plans for the future, and knock out... Read more
A study of participants in open source projects reveals best practices for community managers and lead developers. Study researched and performed by Brenda Chawner, currently the IST Programmes Director at Victoria University of Wellington's School of Information Management.
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
Why and how I set up an open source creative studio.
When it comes to open source cloud projects, everybody has an opinion. A new survey attempts to take a broad look at those opinions and learn something about the state of the state of the open cloud and where it is headed.
With the growing potential of Docker, it's becoming clear that the future of at least some of the data center is going to be containerized. But there are still challenges in getting containerized applications deployed and managed across real and virtual hardware.
The rise of containers do not spell the end of the importance of the operating system in application infrastructure. Because the operating system provides the framework and support for all the containers sitting above it, it plays an even greater role than it does with virtualized instances.
Organizations large and small are changing their approach to open source software (OSS). Increasingly, OSS is being viewed as more than just a development tool, but as a strategic asset. And the implications of this change are becoming clear.