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Open source security risks persist in commercial software [Infographic]

Black Duck’s second annual Open Source Security and Risk Analysis report shows that commonly used infrastructure components have high-risk vulnerabilities.

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Linkerd 1.0 helps cloud services communicate

Open source project provides infrastructure for service discovery, load balancing, failure handling, instrumentation, and routing to all interservice communication

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OpenStack cloud deployments are up, but Intel scales back

A user survey finds that OpenStack deployments are up 44 percent, but Intel has dropped its support for the OpenStack Innovation Center

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MongoDB database as a service offering goes global

MongoDB's Atlas database as a service offering is now available in 14 Amazon Web services regions, giving users around the globe the capability to co-locate the operational database service near the applications it powers.

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Some of the world's top companies use Linux. Even Google and Amazon run Linux on their servers. That said, it's safe to say that learning Linux is one tool that'll help shift your career in a positive direction--whether you're looking...

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GitHub free account holders can now join developer program

GitHub aims to attract the open source community by opening up the service

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6 things Mark Shuttleworth should do as CEO of Canonical

Shuttleworth is re-taking control of Canonical. Can he get the company behind Ubuntu back on track?

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How will future cars stay up-to-date? Make them open like a PC

The future may seem bright for the car. A whole host of technologies -- including self-driving systems – is set to reinvent the vehicle, and make it more computerized than ever.

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Databricks lays production data pipelines

The new Databricks for Data Engineering edition of the Apache Spark-based cloud platform is optimized for combining SQL, structured streaming, ETL and machine learning workloads running on Spark.

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Why you should (sometimes) let software run your business

Your company’s processes and operations may not work the way your software wants them to. Which needs to change: your business or your software?

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Java 9's other new enhancements, Part 5: Stack-Walking API

Replacing StackTraceElement, the new Stack-Walking API supports filtering and lazy access to stack trace information, and makes it easier to obtain the caller class

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AT&T trials open switches for better future services

A coast-to-coast network trial by AT&T last month, using open-source "white box" switches, pointed toward an imagined future of more reliable services that may come quicker than some people think.

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New ONOS release helps automate network configuration

The latest update to the ONOS open networking operating system should make it easier to automatically configure devices and services on a network.

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Microsoft to shut CodePlex open source project site

The company acknowledges that GitHub is the go-to option for project hosting and will shutter CodePlex at the end of this year

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Open source JavaScript, Node.js devs get NPM Orgs for free

The NPM Orgs tool previously was only for paid, private package developers

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DataStax sets sights on customer experience

With companies increasingly making customer experience projects top priorities, DataStax is marshaling its resources in a move to help its customers build the data infrastructures to support them.

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Safety in Node.js: NodeSource to certify NPM modules

NodeSource is curating JavaScript packages for security, dependencies

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Wind River uses virtualization to turn M2M into IoT

Wind River, an IoT software division of Intel, wants to help industrial users bring their legacy machine-to-machine systems into the age of open source and cloud computing.

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