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“SysAdmin Super Star” Winner Aims to Share Knowledge with Co-Workers

Linux Foundation Training scholarship winner Abdelghani Ouchabane is a senior software developer at eZono, a medical device startup in Germany that uses Linux to build its software and systems. He's worked on a range of Linux projects over the past five years in this job, including kernel module and driver configuration, system and server configuration, and networking, he said. He's also contributed to many open source projects including Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu, Meego, Tizen and Debian.

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Video: Question at LinuxCon Leads Linus Torvalds to Consider Bug-Fix Release

The 3.12 Linux kernel release this week brought with it many new features including multi-threaded RAID5 support in the MD subsystem, the addition of render nodes, and TSO sizing. But it was a fairly light release in comparison to what kernel developers have planned for version 3.13, said LWN Executive Editor Jonathan Corbet in his session at LinuxCon Europe. (See Corbet's Linux Kernel Forecast for more highlights of the release.)

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Outreach Program for Women Seeks New Linux Kernel Interns

The interns who worked with The Linux Foundation as part of the FOSS Outreach Program for Women this summer come from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience, but they now have at least one thing in common (besides their gender). They can all add “Linux kernel hacker” to their resume.

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Slideshow: The Linux Foundation's Guide to the Open Cloud

The cloud is emerging as one of the most important new technologies for fueling innovation and growth in the enterprise. But the rapid pace of change and abundance of choice at every layer of the stack make it hard to keep up with the latest and greatest projects. Finding the right projects to build, provision and maintain a completely open source cloud can be even more challenging.

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Mikko Hypponen: Open Source Software Will Make the World More Secure

Open source software can be one answer to combating the global surveillance of innocent citizens, said security expert Mikko Hypponen in his keynote last week at LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe in Edinburgh.

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10 Best Quotes from Linus Torvalds' Keynote at LinuxCon Europe

Linux creator Linus Torvalds took the stage today at LinuxCon Europe in Edinburgh with Intel’s Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist Dirk Hohndel to discuss the present and future of Linux and answer questions from the commu

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LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe Live Blog Day 3: Linus Torvalds, Dirk Hohndel and Mikko Hypponen

We're live blogging from LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe in Edinburgh at 9:30 a.m. GMT, Oct. 21-23. See yesterday's coverage and follow today's keynotes here and on the live video stream.

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Live From LinuxCon Europe: Linux Kernel Developers Panel

Executive Editor of LWN.net Jon Corbet will moderate the Linux kernel developer panel with Greg Kroah-Hartman, Will Deacon, Sebastian Hasselbarth, and Peter Zijlstra at 2:30 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, Oct. 22.  

 

 

 
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IBM: API and “Cloud-First” Approach Key to Business Success in the App Economy

We live in a new generation that is always asking “Is there an app for that?” said Mac Devine, CTO of IBM Cloud Services in his Tuesday morning keynote at LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe in Edinburgh. Consumers want easy access to data and information and they want it right now. 

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LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe Live Blog Day 2: IBM, Samsung and Next-Gen Cloud Panel

We're live blogging from LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe in Edinburgh at 9:30 a.m. GMT, Oct. 21-23. See yesterday's coverage and follow today's keynotes here and on the live video stream.

Today's keynote schedule:

9:30 a.m. "Gain the Competitive Edge with Next Generation Cloud Platforms," Mac Devine, Director of Cloud First Innovation and CTO of IBM Cloud Services.

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