Announcements

Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Launches New Census Project

Project Creates Methodology for Assessing Open Source Software in Need of Support 

Linux Foundation’s Individual Membership Drive to Help IT Professionals Advance Careers

Every new member who joins during the drive can get a certification exam for just $49, enabling more professionals to pursue a lucrative career with Linux

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2015 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced its biannual Individual Membership Drive.

Linux Foundation Announces R Consortium to Support Millions of Users Around the World


Data scientists from industry and academic research will work together to advance world’s most popular language for analytics and data science and support the rapid growth of the R user community

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2015 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the R Consortium. This new organization will strengthen both the technical and user communities as a Collaborative Project hosted at Linux Foundation.

Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Funds Three New Projects

Linux Security Expert Emily Ratliff Hired to Oversee CII and Tackle Open Source Security 

Linux Foundation Calls for Submissions for Expanded 2015 Linux Training Scholarship Program

Fourteen scholarships to be awarded across seven categories, offering developers, system administrators and newbies the chance to gain new Linux expertise

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2015 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced its 2015 Linux Training Scholarship Program is open for submissions.

Node.js Foundation Advances Community Collaboration, Announces New Members and Ratified Technical Governance

Developer communities and industry backers come together under new foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2015 – The Node.js and io.js developer communities today are announcing a collaboration to merge their respective code bases and continue their work in a neutral forum, the Node.js Foundation, hosted by The Linux Foundation. 

New Linux Foundation Members Advance Open Source In Enterprise Computing

 Allwinner Technology, Datto, LINBIT and Nutanix Leverage Open Source To Expand Access to Cloud, Hyperconverged Datacenters and Web-Scale Computing

San Francisco, June 10, 2015 -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced that Allwinner Technology, Datto, LINBIT, and Nutanix are joining the organization.

Keynotes and Schedule Announced for the Premier North American Gathering of Linux, Containers and Open Cloud Experts

LinuxCon, CloudOpen and ContainerCon headliners will share the stories behind the work advancing the world’s most critical Linux and open source cloud and container technologies

Linux Foundation and edX Offer New Course as Starting Point for In-Demand Linux Careers

Essentials of Linux System Administration will come bundled with Linux Foundation certification exam worth $300, and provides the training necessary to access hundreds of thousands of IT positions

Linux Foundation Announces New Conference to Support Collaboration Among Open Source Big Data Communities

Apache: Big Data will bring together open source project committers under one tent, accelerating adoption of Apache Big Data technologies

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