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11 Ways That Linux Contributes to Tech Innovation

We all know that Linux runs much of modern society – from data centers and mobile phones, to air traffic control and stock exchanges. But what are some of the ways that Linux continues to contribute to innovation in the tech industry?

Over the past six months I've asked new Linux Foundation corporate members on the cutting edge of technology to weigh in on what interesting or innovative trends they're witnessing and the role that Linux plays in them. Here's what engineers, CTOs, and other business leaders from companies including CoreOS, Rackspace, SanDisk, and more had to say.

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The Companies That Support Linux: Treasure Data

The explosive growth of data from Internet-connected devices has led to massive demand for storage and analysis tools in computing. Treasure Data aims to serve both of these needs in one place with its big data cloud service based on Linux.

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Intel VP Mauri Whalen: “If You’re not Collaborating, Development Will Happen Without You.”

Editor's Note: This article is paid for by Intel as a platinum-level sponsor of the Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit conference and was written by Linux.com.

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Ceph Open Source Storage Grows With Red Hat Backing

Editor's Note: This article is paid for by Red Hat as a Diamond-level sponsor of the Linux Foundation's Vault storage conference and was written by Linux.com.

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SUSE Explains Why the Future of Enterprise Storage is Open Source

The storage market is growing rapidly, creating a new market for open source solutions, software-defined storage, and cloud computing. So SUSE's announcement last month of its new enterprise storage solution based on the open source Ceph project is perfectly timed.

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15 Questions from Kernel.org SysAdmin Konstantin Ryabitsev's Reddit AMA

Linux Foundation System Administrator Konstanin Ryabitsev works on the team that runs the systems behind Linux kernel development on kernel.org.

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Blind Genetics Researcher Wants to Learn Linux But Needs a Tutor

Anyone can learn Linux, given motivation and time to do so. But Thomas Hahn was born with albinism – a genetic disorder that's left him nearly blind – and despite his great desire to transfer his Windows programming skills to Linux, it's been nearly impossible to do on his own.

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Samsung, OpenChain Aim to Build Trust With Open Source Compliance

Samsung is a top-five contributor to the Linux kernel and contributes upstream to more than 25 other open source projects.

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