The Xen Project community had such a decision to make in the wake of the XSA-7 security issue about the project's security policy. Learn about how they handled making a community decision without reaching a consensus.
Starting a new CA is a lot of work. The Internet Security Research Group co-founder and director explains why they decided to build a new free, automated, and open certificate authority from scratch.
runC, a lightweight universal container runtime, is a command-line tool for spawning and running containers according to the Open Container Initiative (OCI) specification. That's the short version. The long version: The governance umbrella created by Docker, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, and... Read more
Why settle for boring numbers and static graphs to describe your open source project when you can dynamically display the movements and activity within your project? Gource is an amazing and flexible tool that can be used to display activity from your repositories using a video visualization that... Read more
Community manager Rikki Endsley recaps the third and final day of LinuxCon North America 2015.
Community manager Rikki Endsley recaps the second day of LinuxCon North America.
Computer science courses at universities are great at teaching algorithms, basic principles, and the theoretical foundation of computing. While these are essential for broader grasp of the discipline, graduates often find themselves lacking the practical skills needed by companies in their day-to-... Read more
Opensource.com Community Manager Rikki Endsley recaps the first day of LinuxCon North America.
Free and open source software (FOSS) has made huge inroads over the last decade or two, especially in the corporate world. Even so, some legal departments can be wary of their organizations using or contributing to FOSS.
Aimee Maree Forsstrom is an early open source advocate, who has worked in IT since 2000 building new code management practices for government and enterprise. Forsstrom is a current board member of OSIA (Open Source Industry Australia). She will be speaking at LinuxCon North America, with her talk... Read more