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A newcomer's guide to navigating OpenStack Infrastructure

Mon, 2016-04-18 01:10
New contributors to OpenStack are welcome, but having a road map for navigating within this maturing, fast-paced open source community doesn't hurt. At OpenStack Summit in Austin, Paul Belanger (Red Hat, Inc.), Elizabeth K.read more

17 Excellent Open Source Linux Note Takers

Sun, 2016-04-17 23:16
There is a wide range of competent note taking software for Linux, and this article seeks to cover the finest open source solutions. I have compiled this roundup of my pick of 17 excellent note applications for organizing, sharing, and taking notes.

Linux Containers (LXD) as an Alternative to VirtualBox for WordPress Development

Sun, 2016-04-17 21:22
What is LXD? By combining the speed and density of containers with the security of traditional virtual machines, Canonical’s LXD is the next?generation of container hypervisor for Linux.

Expanding DBaaS workloads with OpenStack Trove and Manila

Sun, 2016-04-17 19:27
One of the most commonly needed components of any enterprise application is a solid database, and the development community behind OpenStack is working hard to make sure working with databases in the open source cloud is an easy, reliable, and performant experience.read more

Canonical Announces Snappy 2.0 Ahead of the Ubuntu Core 16.04 LTS Release

Sun, 2016-04-17 17:33
Canonical has announced the release of Snappy 2.0 for the upcoming Ubuntu Core 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

Can Lawyers 'Overcome' The Bogus Copyright On 'We Shall Overcome' And Free It To The Public Domain?

Sun, 2016-04-17 15:39
Earlier this year, after a bit of a roller coaster ride of a legal fight over the copyright status of the song "Happy Birthday," the two key parties finally reached a settlement that declared the song in the public domain. While many news reports had earlier claimed that the judge in the case had done the same, that wasn't really true. The judge simply declared that Warner Chappell did not hold the copyright, leaving it an open question as to whether or not anyone else did -- and some quickly raised their hands to claim the copyright.

Organizing the OpenStack community locally and globally

Sun, 2016-04-17 13:44
Sharone Zitzman is no stranger to community. As a lead for the Cloudify open source community at GigaSpaces, and an organizer of many local events including OpenStack Israel, DevOps Days Tel Aviv, and the DevOps Israel meetup group, she knows well what it means to be involved with bringing people together for common goals across open source projects.