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Red Hat Powers New Generation of High-Performance Virtualization Based on Open Standards with Red Hat Virtualization 4

Press Release | Red Hat | August 24, 2016

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Virtualization 4, the newest release of its Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) -powered virtualization platform. Red Hat Virtualization 4 challenges the economics and complexities of proprietary virtualization solutions by providing a fully-open, high-performing, more secure, and centrally managed platform for both Linux- and Windows-based workloads. It combines a powerful updated hypervisor, advanced system dashboard, and centralized networking for users’ evolving workloads...

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Red Hat's Gunnar Hellekson On Open Government

Andrew Gregory | TechRadar | December 23, 2012

INTERVIEW Red Hat's Gunnar Hellekson on open government
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Reflecting On 2014, Looking Ahead To 2015

Jim Whitehurst | Red Hat Blog | December 19, 2014

It is confirmed: 2014 has been a great year for Red Hat. Yesterday, we announced third quarter results of our fiscal year 2015 and, with that, celebrated our 51st consecutive quarter of revenue growth - more than 12 years of consecutive revenue growth...

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SAP Commits To Cloud Foundry And OpenStack For Innovative Development In The Cloud

Press Release | SAP | July 22, 2014

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) is committed to an open platform for customers and partners to run their businesses in real time in the cloud. SAP today announced that it has become a sponsor of two key open source communities: Cloud Foundry®, the industry-leading open platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and the OpenStack Foundation, delivering the industry-leading open infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)...

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Secrecy Is Google's Achilles Heel In Battle For The Cloud

Manek Dubash | ZDNet | July 25, 2012

Google is trying to position itself as a more reliable IaaS provider than Amazon Web Services. But given that its cloud technology is proprietary, can it meet enterprise demands for openness and transparency? Read More »

Senate puts brakes on NSA Accumulo Project that mimics Google

Cade Metz | Wired | July 17, 2012

But the NSA also saw the database as something that could improve security across the federal government — and beyond. Last September, the agency open sourced its Google mimic, releasing the code as the Accumulo project. It’s a common open source story — except that the Senate Armed Services Committee wants to put the brakes on the project. Read More »

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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The Linux Foundation and edX Announce Free Open Source Cloud Infrastructure Course

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | March 16, 2016

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is available for registration. The course is an Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies and is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The course is free and will begin this June...

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The Money In Open-Source Software

Max Schireson and Dharmesh Thakker | Tech Crunch | February 9, 2016

It’s no secret that open-source technology — once the province of radicals, hippies and granola eaters — has gone mainstream. According to industry estimates, more than 180 young companies that give away their software raised roughly $3.2 billion in financing from 2011 to 2014. Even major enterprise-IT vendors are relying on open-source for critical business functions today. It’s a big turnaround from the days when former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer famously called the open-source Linux operating system “a cancer” (and obviously a threat to Windows)...

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The New Learning Center, Free eBooks, And More

Jen Wike | OpenSource.com | April 25, 2014

Opensource.com focused on stories about open source tools and systems for libraries and other open educational content from April 14 - 18. And before you curl up with your favorite book, we've got new eBooks for you to download and some discoveries from our Open Library Week that you'll want to bookmark—or 3D print.

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The Secret(s) To OpenStack's Overnight Success

Matt Asay | ReadWrite | June 12, 2013

OpenStack has quickly emerged as one of the world's largest open-source communities. Read More »

Tips for Non-Native English Speakers Working on Open Source Projects

The primary language of most open source projects is English, but open source users and contributors span the globe. Non-native speakers face many communication and cultural challenges when participating in the ecosystem. In this article, we will share challenges, how to overcome them, and best practices for easing onboarding of non-native speakers, as non-native English speakers and contributors to OpenStack. We are based in Japan, Brazil, and China, and work daily with the huge OpenStack community that is spread around the world. The official language of OpenStack is English, which means we communicate daily as non-native speakers...

To Master Tech You Must Master Software - And Open Source - Even If You're Apple

Jim Zemlin | Linux.com | September 26, 2012

But there is a corollary: To master technology you must master open source. The real leaders in tech are understanding that to go it alone and develop software in a company cloister is foolish, expensive and time intensive.
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Top 10 Open Source In Business Stories Of 2014

Nitish Tiwari | Opensource.com | December 23, 2014

Business is one of the prime areas of focus on Opensource.com, so naturally we've accumulated a lot of great information over the year about tools for doing business, like project management, customer management, and content management...For the best of the best articles on open source in business from Opensource.com, check out this list...

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Transforming Scientific Research with OpenStack

Maxwell Cooter | Diginomica | November 17, 2016

A cloud-based approach is often heralded as the natural way forward when it comes to improving agility. And whilst many traditional enterprises have turned to the technology, other types of organizations are seeing the benefits too. The Naturalis Biodiversity Center, based in Leiden, Netherlands, is one of the largest centres in the world for the study of biological and geographical diversity...

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