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Security Considerations When Moving from VMs to Containers

We recently ran a sponsored series from Fox Technologies on We want to thank the company for its support and for sharing useful information for SysAdmins and developers alike. Fox Technologies is continuing the conversation with a free webinar September 17 that will address security considerations in moving from VMs to containers. More information about this webinar is below. 

Taking Your Team Live With Containers

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Happy Birthday, Linux. You've Taught Us Much.

Twenty-four years ago today, Linus Torvalds sent a message to the world. He said, “Hello, everybody out there…” and then calmly unleashed Linux. That message was received loud and clear. Since that day in 1991, Linux has undergone massive development and logged many milestones and Torvalds has become an iconic figure in the tech world.

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The Potential of the Blockchain: LinuxCon Keynote Preview

For the past few years I have been fascinated by the rise of Bitcoin and the technology that underpins it: the blockchain. Like Linux, the blockchain is an example of the continued march towards distributed systems and technology. Trust is a central element of these types of systems and the blockchain can enable this through its unique technology. If we have unique person-to-person trusted transactions without the need for a centralized institution all types of innovation and efficiency can be unlocked, especially for those in the developing world.

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A Preview: Oracle Connects the Dots at LinuxCon/CloudOpen/ContainerCon

I’m really pleased with the lineup of keynote speakers and sessions we have planned for LinuxCon, CloudOpen and ContainerCon taking place in Seattle in just two short weeks. Content is our first priority for these events, and I think developers, SysAdmins and executives will be happy with what they find in the keynote hall, session rooms and workshops.

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The Companies That Support Linux: Solace Systems

Solace Systems makes messaging middleware technology that moves data between distributed applications, devices and users to enable big data, cloud computing and the Internet of Things.

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10 Job Interview Questions for Linux System Administrators

Job opportunities abound for system administrators and DevOps professionals who know Linux. But even sought-after, seasoned SysAdmins still have to go through the hiring process, from sending in a resume, to taking technical exams and meeting for interviews.

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The Companies That Support Linux: MariaDB

MariaDB Corporation is a provider of open source database solutions for SaaS, cloud and on-premise applications that require high availability, scalability, and performance.

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Docker VP Marianna Tessel: What’s Next For Containers

Linux container technology has evolved rapidly over the past year as adoption expands beyond large web companies to become the de facto way organizations are building distributed applications today.

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Bruce Schneier: IT Teams Need Cyberattack Response Planning More Than Prevention

Corporate and government IT teams have been rushing to prevent the kind of large-scale cyberattack experienced recently by Sony Pictures, Blue Cross, Anthem, Target, Home Depot and the U.S. Department of the Interior, among others.

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Learn Linux Kernel Device Drivers With Linux Foundation Instructor Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr has taught Linux Foundation courses in Linux kernel internals, debugging, device drivers and application development for many years. He helped write the original Linux Foundation Training course materials and has been working with UNIX kernels for 35 years.

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