OpenDaylight arrives with some instant credibility because it’s hosted by the Linux Foundation, the not-for-profit that oversees the Linux operating system, the most successful open source project of them all.
“Our role is to provide our experience and understanding in how to structure and setup an open community that can foster innovation,” says Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin. “All of these companies sought out an open, neutral community, where no single actor can dominate.”
Just this week I did a post on how much in demand Linux skills are in the job market. They are in demand, of course, because Linux is increasingly being used in enterprises--and not just at the server level. New research from The Linux Foundation in its report "Linux Adoption: Third Annual Surey of World's Largest Enterprise Linux Users" confirms this fact.
The field of IT is notorious for being persistently male-dominated, but that doesn’t mean women still suffer from a gender gap when it comes to pay. In fact, the compensation gender gap has disappeared for tech according to the latest salary survey from IT careers site Dice.
Big Data is driving demand for professionals with Linux programming skills, according to a survey from Dice Holdings Inc. and the Linux Foundation. But a talent shortage makes it challenging to find experienced Linux professionals.
As the U.S. jobs recovery steadily inches forward, the market for Linux professionals continues to leap ahead, with 93 percent of hiring managers planning to hire a Linux pro in the next six months, according to a survey from career and employment site Dice.com.