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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Canonical CEO and Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth claims Canonical OpenStack is a better deal than either Red Hat or VMware's OpenStack offerings.
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Continuing our quest for robust, enterprise-grade open source network monitoring, we tested Icinga Core 2 (version 2.8.1) and the stand-alone Icinga Web 2 interface. Created in 2009 as a fork of the Nagios network monitoring tool, Icinga has come a l
a collection of working, practical examples of using service workers in modern web sites. From caching strategies, to web push, to going offline and optimizing performance; this cookbook is chocked full of great recipes. There's also a comments secti
The browser is changing to flag the things that are dangerous, not the ones that are safe. Enlarge (credit: Indigo girl / Flickr) Back in February, Google announced its plans to label all sites accessed over regular unencrypted HTTP as "not secure,"
The latest release of Red Hat's OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud focuses on using open-source OpenStack to bridge the gap between private and public clouds.
Vuido makes it possible to create lightweight, native desktop applications using Vue.js. Application using Vuido can run on Windows, OS X and Linux, using native GUI components, and don't require Electron. Emphasis added. Vuido uses libui under the h
VMware's heart is proprietary, but to to deliver its functionality to customers, it uses open-source OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud.
When most of us think of web APIs, we think of REST (Representational State Transfer). You send a request to a request-specific URL, and you receive the results as HTML, XML, JSON, plain text, PDF, JPEG... whatever format makes sense for the applicat
Since 2005, Google Summer of Code (GSoC) has been bringing new developers into the open source community every year. This year we accepted 1,264 students from 62 countries into the 2018 GSoC program to work with a record 206 open source organizations
Server users will really like 18.04, but the newest Ubuntu works great for all Linux fans. Canonical recently released Ubuntu 18.04, the company's latest iteration of its popular Linux distribution, nicknamed Bionic Beaver. Ubuntu 18.04 is a Long T
Ives van Hoorne is the creator of Codesandbox; an online code editor written completely in React. Although Codesandbox is written in React, it can be used to build applications for any front-end framework. Sponsors O'Reilly Velocity Conferen
One of the most universally used Linux/Unix tools is now included by default in Windows 10: OpenSSH. Here's how to get started with it.
In this first episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, will demonstrate how easy it is to use the R language to create an interactive scatter plot with multiple trend line choices.
We recently blogged about the value of OpenCensus and how Google uses Census internally. Today, we want to share more about our long-term vision for OpenCensus.The goal of OpenCensus is to be a ubiquitous observability framework that allows developer
Sponsored content will use technology from Pocket, which Mozilla acquired last year. Enlarge / The Pocket recommendations on Firefox's New Tab page. Mozilla plans to add sponsored content to its Firefox browser in a bid to increase and diversify its
Efail caused a panic at the disco: ... some researchers in Europe published a paper with the bombshell title Efail: Breaking S/MIME and OpenPGP Email Encryption using Exfiltration Channels. There were a lot of researchers on that team but in the hour
Buying CoreOS was a great move for Red Hat as it tries to become a cloud and container power using Kubernetes. But what does that mean for CoreOS? Here's the plan going forward.
Canonicals Ubuntu distribution for Linux has earned a reputation for being user-friendly, with editions aimed at desktop, server, cloud, and IoT users. This changelog tracks updates to Ubuntu across its release cycle, including its LTS (long term sup
Crossposted from the Google Developers BlogGreat VR experiences make you feel like youre really somewhere else. To create deeply immersive experiences, there are a lot of factors that need to come together: amazing graphics, spatialized audio, and th
Ubuntu's long-term support desktop is a welcome refresh. Last week, Canonical released Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, the lastest long-term support version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution. Ars is working on a full review of the release, code-named "Bionic Beav
Hackable and configurable to the core, signale can be used for logging purposes, status reporting, as well as for handling the output rendering process of other node modules and applications.
Kubernetes Operators will help ISVs deliver Red Hat OpenShift-tested and validated cloud-native applications and services across hybrid and multi-cloud footprints.
Fedora Linux, the Red Hat-sponsored Linux project that serves as both a developer-focused distribution and as an upstream proving ground for new ideas in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, is now available in version 28.To read this article in full, please cl
Congratulations to our 2018 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) students and a big thank you to everyone who applied! Our 206 mentoring organizations have chosen the 1,264 students that they'll be working with during the 14th Google Summer of Code. This yea
This is Redmonds first ever Linux distribution. Enlarge / The three parts of Azure Sphere. (credit: Microsoft) The drive to connect everything to the Internet and build the Internet of Things has created a new security nightmare. Millions of devices
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Microsoft and Red Hat expand their partnership around hybrid cloud, Kubernetes container management, and developer productivity.
Open source network-monitoring tools continue to gain in popularity, and Observium came up on our radar as an enterprise-grade offering. Deployed worldwide by large organizations like eBay, PayPal, Twitter and the US Department of Energy, Observium i
This is a guest post from a mentor with coala, an open source tool for linting and fixing code in many different languages, which participated in Google Code-in 2017.About two years ago, my friend Gyan and I built a small web app which checked whethe
Who needs tabs in Explorer when you have MDI? Enlarge / I can't believe we actually used to use software like this. Back in the early prehistory of desktop computing, we didn't have Explorer for managing our files in Windows. We had File Manager. Exp
This checklist covers monitoring, infrastructure, culture, code, and protection. It even helps you focus based on the stage of your company (assuming your venture backed).
HPE and Red Hat are tying Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform with HPE Synergy to speed up container application delivery for the enterprise.
Developers have been kids in a candy store for the past decade with exciting options for databases (such as MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and Cassandra), cloud storage services like Amazon S3, and new paradigms like microservices and serverless computing a
This is a guest post from Liquid Galaxy, one of the organizations that participated in both Google Summer of Code and Google Code-in 2017.Liquid Galaxy, an open source project that powers panoramic views spanning multiple computers and displays, has
If an off-the-shelf Linux distribution doesnt float your boat, why not build your own? Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) After starting with Ubuntu, Microsoft has added a number of Linux distributions to its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Linux runtime
A small utility to convert Unix lsof output to a graph showing FIFO and UNIX interprocess communication. This is written in Lua, but there are also Python and Perl ports because according to the author, "It seems that Lua was an unfortunate
We're using containers now. But securing them? Well, that's another matter. And Google has an answer with its newly open-sourced gVisor, which runs containers in a secured sandbox.
When you choose Python for software development, you choose a large language ecosystem with a wealth of packages covering all manner of programming needs. But in addition to libraries for everything from GUI development to machine learning, you can a
Ever wonder if users can actually access your microservices? Observe timeouts in your applications, and not sure if it's the network or if your servers are too busy? Curious about the 99%-ile network latency between your on-premise data center and se
The update also includes performance updates and screenshot features. Enlarge (credit: Mozilla) The Mozilla Foundation released a new version of Firefox this weekrelease number 59. It treads further down the performance improvement path that November
If you've heard of serverless' virtues, but have never taken that first step toward trying it out, this crash course is for you. Here's how you might feel by the end: What a journey. You have now witnessed the transition from traditional web developm
Facebook already uses PyTorch in-house for its machine learning and artificial intelligence projects and now it's open-sourcing it for everyone.
Name your favorite open source project, and the odds are goodvery goodthat a small handful of contributors account for the vast majority of significant development thereof. The odds are just as good that most of those contributors work for just one o
Google believes everyone should be able to access and enjoy the web. We share guidance on building accessible tech over at Google Accessibility and we recently launched a dedicated disability support team. Today, were excited to announce that weve op
And most feel that AI morality is managements problem. (credit: Stack Exchange) Developer Q&A site Stack Overflow performs an annual survey to find out more about the programmer community, and the latest set of results has just been published
Jerod Santo, Nick Nisi, and Christopher Hiller talk about what TypeScript is and why we should care, who's using TypeScript, and thoughts on developer titles. Sponsors Rollbar We catch our errors before our users do because of Rollbar. Resolve error
Red Hat's latest edition of Fedora Linux brings open-source programmers more choices than ever for projects with its new modular repository.