Our articles on business look into how companies today are using open source and how "open" is shaping the future of business.

How reader-friendly are your docs?

typewriter keys
Learn how three tests can help you improve the readability of your documentation.Read more

Using Git and mailing lists time zones to find out where developers live

Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona shares a helpful tip for determining where an open source community lives.Read more

Distributed systems, like pine trees, want to be left alone

Tea cup
James Mickens provides a preview of his LISA15 closing keynote. (Spoiler alert: Be ready to laugh.)Read more

Dispatches from the Tokyo OpenStack Summit

OpenStack news
Interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud...Read more

Why systemd is a practical tool for sys admins

Tools in a tool box
Alison Chiaken, a Linux kernel and systems programmer at Mentor Graphics, offers a preview of her LISA15 systemd workshop for sys admins.Read more

The top 6 new guides for working with OpenStack

New OpenStack tutorials
Every month we scour the web to bring you the best new guide, resources, and howtos for using the open source OpenStack project to solve your cloud...Read more

How to keep a technical conference relevant for decades

LISA is an annual technical conference for IT operations professionals, organized by The USENIX Association . The first LISA was held back in 1987,...Read more