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From ownCloud to Nextcloud: A Proven Cloud Innovator Launches a Promising New Platform

Thu, 2016-08-18 16:00

The ever popular ownCloud open source file-sharing and storage platform for building private clouds went through a shakeup not long ago.

Live Keynotes From Linus Torvalds, Joe Beda and More at LinuxCon and ContainerCon Next Week

Wed, 2016-08-17 18:20
Title: Live Keynotes From Linus Torvalds, Joe Beda and More at LinuxCon and ContainerCon Next Week17 AugLearn more

The Linux Foundation Awards 14 Training and Certification Scholarships

Wed, 2016-08-17 17:00
Title: The Linux Foundation Awards 14 Training and Certification Scholarships17 AugLearn more

How Twitter Avoids the Microservice Version of “Works on My Machine”

Wed, 2016-08-17 16:03

Apache Mesos and Apache Aurora initially helped Twitter engineers to implement more sophisticated DevOps processes and streamline tooling, says software engineer David McLaughlin. But over time a whole new class of bespoke tooling emerged to manage deployment across multiple availability zones as the number of microservices grew.

HackerNest Tech Job Fair

Wed, 2016-08-17 01:29
HackerNest Tech Job Fair Saturday, August 20th; 1pm-6pm at MaRS Discovery District Discount code for Linux.com readers is HNJF-LNX: http://hckrn.st/2aZgLbe   Event Title: HackerNest Tech Job Fair16 AugLearn more

Flatpak: A Containerized Approach to Developing Linux Applications

Tue, 2016-08-16 17:00

Containers are becoming increasingly popular in the enterprise world, which has come to realize that containers not only solve many problems, but also bring agility, scalability, and other benefits to the IT infrastructure. This idea is now trickling down to the desktop world.

Cloud-Based Systems Can Accelerate the Benefits of Big Data

Tue, 2016-08-16 16:30

Cloud platforms enable enterprise companies to begin their big data journey much faster than on-premises systems because of centralization of control and administration, massive geographic reach, and because of the elasticity of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) that allows you to create just the right amount of computing power on the fly, according to Ashish Thusoo, co-founder and CEO of Qubole and former head of Facebook’s big data initiatives, speaking at the Apache Big Data conference in May.

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