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The Companies That Support Linux: DataCentred

Companies are increasingly turning to cloud services to build and deliver their applications, but those that want to use an open source cloud may find it more difficult to set up and maintain. Service-providers such as UK-based DataCentred can more efficiently set up an enterprise cloud using open source software, at scale.

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Slideshow: The Linux Community Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

Yesterdat we celebrated Ada Lovelace, the mathematician and daughter of the poet Lord Byron who is often referred to as the world's first programmer.

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Jono Bacon: How to Build Exponential Open Source Communities

Open source projects live and die by their communities. Cultivating that core group of developers, administrators, users and other contributors who work together to improve the code base is no easy task, even for experienced community managers.

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Infographic: Three Facts About the Open Source Cloud

With CloudOpen Europe now less than two weeks away, we took another look at the data from the recent open cloud survey, conducted by Linux.com and The New Stack. Three surprising conclusions emerged that aren't necessarily obvious on a quick read through the survey results.

1. Open source contributors are motivated by a vibrant, engaged community and prioritize performance and security over other features.

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