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4 Ways to Open Up Your Project's Infrastructure

Open source isn't just about opening up your code—it's also about building a supporting infrastructure that invites people to contribute. In order to create a vibrant, growing, and exciting project, the community needs to be able to participate in the governance, the documentation, the code, and the actual structures that keep the project alive. If the overall "hive" is doing well, it attracts more individuals with diverse skills to the project. Although many projects strive for "open everything," infrastructure is often closed to contribution. Usually, only a few people run the infrastructure and keep the lights on. They're sometimes unable to recruit help because, well, you can't really give the keys to the kingdom to everyone. A certain level of trust is needed before granting a contributor access to project infrastructure...

An Introduction to Libral, a Systems Management Library for Linux

Linux, in keeping with Unix traditions, doesn't have a comprehensive systems management API. Instead, management is done through a variety of special-purpose tools and APIs, all with their own conventions and idiosyncrasies. That makes scripting even simple systems-management tasks difficult and brittle. For example, changing the login shell of the "app" user is done by running usermod -s /sbin/nologin app. This works great until it is attempted on a system that does not have an app user. To fix the ensuing failure, the enterprising script writer might now resort to...

Feeding The Flame Of The Collaborative Development Revolution

Steven J Vaughan-Nichols | Smart Bear | May 22, 2014

Agile, open source, the cloud, and DevOps have all led to a world where everyone should be involved in programming. Yes, everyone...

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Microsoft Announces New Cloud Experience And Tools To Deliver The Cloud Without Complexity

Scott Guthrie | TechNet Blogs | April 3, 2014

On Thursday at Build in San Francisco, we took an important step by unveiling a first-of-its kind cloud environment within Microsoft Azure that provides a fully integrated cloud experience – bringing together cross-platform technologies, services and tools that enable developers and businesses to innovate with enterprise-grade scalability at startup speed. Announced today, our new Microsoft Azure Preview Portal is an important step forward in delivering our promise of the cloud without complexity.

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Separating The Opportunities From The Obstacles In Open-Source Networking

Mike Cohen | TechCrunch | December 5, 2014

Open standards have driven the networking market since the earliest days of the Internet...A major industry transition to open source for software-defined networking (SDN) is under way, and users and vendors stand to benefit...

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VistA: From Start To Go In 5 Minutes

[The] original two to three day process of trying to take home VistA EMR from yester year is now something that can be completed in the time it takes for you to walk to the nearby coffee shop for a refill and return to your office. Thanks to the extraordinary engineering work of Chris Edwards (a developer for KRM Associates and Certification Manager at OSEHRA), all of the "tough decisions" are made for you. Read More »

New features in OSEHRA's VistA Installation Scripts and usage with Vagrant

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Chris Edwards will be joining host Fabian Lopez in the popular vxJourney Webinar series to discuss new features in OSEHRA's VistA Installation Scripts and usage with Vagrant.  OSEHRA's Vagrant installer is a popular way to get a VistA instance running quickly for development or demo purposes. Many new features have been added to the scripts based on community feedback, and we will explore those new features during this webinar.

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