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A New Open Cloud Directory: Free Whitepaper

As the Foundation for the operating system for the cloud and organizer of the CloudOpen conferences, we frequently get requests from members, investors and analysts for a guidebook for the open cloud: something detailing who are the top open source cloud projects, who are the top contributors and how to find them. We were asked so often for this that Jennifer Cloer and I decided to produce a white paper available to all. 

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Competition Among Open Source Projects Delivers Better Technology Faster

Today we’re pleased to announce that The Linux Foundation will host the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA), the organization dedicated to education and advocacy for KVM. KVM is growing in popularity among businesses and open source communities like OpenStack with a 50 percent increase in deployments this year, according to IDC. We will work with OVA to extend education and advocacy that supports and helps advance the important work of this developer community.

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LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe Live Blog Day 1: Twitter, Citrix and The Linux Foundation

Welcome to our live coverage of the keynote presentations at LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe in Edinburgh at 9:30 a.m. GMT, Oct. 21-23. Today we'll be hearing from Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of The Linux Foundation; Mark Hinkle, Director of Community at Citrix; and Chris Aniszczyk, Head of Open Source at Twitter.

 

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Three Ways to Follow LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe Live From Edinburgh

LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe will kick off next Monday morning in Edinburgh Scotland. How do you plan to follow the action?

The Linux Foundation will offer live coverage of the event on Oct. 21-23 with streaming video, Twitter and a live blog right here on Linux.com. We’ll also be posting photos in our Linux.com galleries and on Flickr.

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Training Scholarship Winner Nam Pho Uses Linux for Science

As a first-generation Vietnamese-American, Nam Pho says he learned to make the most of limited resources and opportunities in many facets of his life. When it came to computing, this meant dealing with secondhand hardware. He built his Linux skills through frustrating, but educational, attempts to get old computers up and working again.

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Yocto Project Adds Mac and Windows Cross-Compiler for Intel’s Linux-Based Galileo Board

Intel last week announced its Arduino-compatible Galileo board, a Raspberry Pi competitor aimed at enticing the DIY and maker set that’s also robust enough for embedded pros.

The board specs alone are impressive. Based on a 400 MHz Quark SoC, the Galileo comes with a mini-PCI Express slot, USB and Ethernet ports, and more, all for under $60.

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3 Embedded Linux Projects Built With the Yocto Project

In August Intel launched the Yocto Project Innovation Challenge to help showcase developers who are building – or simply imagining -- Yocto-based embedded Linux applications and devices.

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Congratulations to Nobel Prize Winners, and a Nod to Mass Collaboration

The Nobel Prize for physics was announced today, which went to François Englert and Peter Higgs for the Higgs boson discovery of the subatomic particle that helps define the fabric of the universe, known to many as “the God particle.” This was a highly-anticipated announcement by the science and technology community and is one to be celebrated.

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