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HPE Buys MapR Assets

Linux.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 14:58

HPE has gobbled BlueData, purveyor of the EPIC Big Data-as-a-service software that can run large-scale distributed analytics and machine learning workloads in Docker containers. The business was founded in 2012 by CEO Kumar Sreekanti and chief architect Tom Phelan, and has taken in just $39m in funding. There have been three rounds; a $4m A-round in 2013, a fast $15m B-round from an Ignition Partners-led group in later 2013 and a $20m investment led by Intel Capital in 2015, with Dell Technologies Capital participation.

Huawei Open Sources Ark Compiler

Linux.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 14:53

Earlier this year, Huawei unveiled its Android compiler known as Ark compiler to speed up the code execution. It aims to improve the overall Android system efficiency by making App compilation more fluent. As announced earlier, the Huawei has finally opened the Ark Compiler for public. Huawei’s idea behind making it open-source is to nourish the development ecosystem, which can play a significant role in the growth of Huawei’s upcoming OS.

Mesosphere Is Now D2IQ

Linux.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 14:47

How to Install Strider Continuous Integration Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 11:45
Strider is a free and open-source Continuous Integration & Deployment Server written in Node.JS, JavaScript and uses MongoDB to store their data. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Strider on Ubuntu 18.04 server.
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How to Deploy Nginx Load Balancing on Kubernetes Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 09:26
Kubernetes is a free and open-source container orchestration system that can be used to deploy and manage container. In this tutorial, we will learn how to setup Nginx load balancing with Kubernetes on Ubuntu 18.04.
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IBM To Offer Cloud Native Software on Red Hat OpenShift

Linux.com - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 15:14

Post the completion of Red Hat acquisition, IBM has started building bridges between the product and services of the two companies. IBM has reengineered its software portfolio to now be "cloud-native and optimized to run on Red Hat OpenShift." This will allow enterprises to build "mission-critical" apps once and "run them on all leading public clouds, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba and IBM Cloud and on private clouds," according to the announcement.

How to migrate from Microsoft Exchange Server to ONLYOFFICE

HowToForge - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:24
ONLYOFFICE is an open-source solution that comprises online editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations combined with the groupware platform: mail, projects, CRM, calendar, chat. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to switch from MS Exchange and transfer users, mailboxes, and messages to ONLYOFFICE.
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He Built A $1 Billion Open Source Company With No Headquarter

Linux.com - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 06:55

GitLab is one of the most innovative tech companies that’s disrupting the industry. First and foremost, it’s an open-source company that’s making Linus Torvald’s Git usable for everyone by offering it as a project and commercializing it as a product. But what’s really unique about GitLab is the way it runs the business. It’s a fully remote company with no headquarters. It has employees in 50 different countries and they work when they feel like working, from home.

Steam Proposes Linux Kernel Changes To Improve Game Performance

Linux.com - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 22:50

The game distribution company, Steam, has proposed changes to the Linux kernel to gain access to extra core functionality they need to improve performance of gaming on Linux. Steam recently released the first build of Proton 4.11, a WINE based tool that can run Windows games on Linux. They observed that the performance can be significantly improved if the proposed changes are made to the kernel.

Install Automad CMS with Nginx and Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 18.04

HowToForge - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 07:22
Automad is an open-source file-based content management system (CMS) and a template engine written in PHP. All content is stored in human-readable text files instead of a database.
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Open-Source IoT Platforms Providing a Competitive Advantage Over Traditional Connectivity Platform Providers

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 18:09

According to a report,  IoT Connectivity market to grow from USD 3.8 billion in 2019 to USD 8.9 billion by 2024, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.7% from 2019 to 2024. Organizations are adopting advanced technologies, such as the IoT and cloud services, achieving successful digital transformation. IoT generates a substantial amount of data that needs to be deposited, managed, and analyzed efficiently. The increasing computational power of IoT devices aids in carrying out multiple functions in real time at a faster rate.

Smarter Grid Solutions Publishes Open Source OpenFMB Device Simulator

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:59

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has published its first open source project today, an OpenFMB device simulator, which it hopes will accelerate the development, testing and adoption of distributed energy resources (DERs) that use the OpenFMB messaging and data model. Interoperability framework OpenFMB was developed in response to the proliferation of DERs, such as wind and solar power, and the resulting, increasingly-critical need for greater cohesion and information sharing among these systems.

Collabora Brings VR Support to Linux Desktop Environments

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:54

Collabora today announced a new open-source project that promises to enable Linux-based desktop environments and window managers to be aware of VR (virtual reality). Sponsored by Valve, the xrdesktop project is developed by Collabora and designed to integrate into existing desktop environments like KDE and GNOME, making them running in virtual reality (VR) runtimes. It does that by rendering windows in 3D space, allowing users to manipulate them with VR controllers and headsets.

Google Cloud To Offer VMware Data-center Tools Natively

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:53

Google this week said it would for the first time natively support VMware workloads in its Cloud service, giving customers more options for deploying enterprise applications. The hybrid cloud service called Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple will use VMware software-defined data center (SDCC) technologies including VMware vSphere, NSX and vSAN software deployed on a platform administered by CloudSimple for GCP. (Source: Network World)

Amazon, Google, Microsoft And IBM Renew Pledge To Support Interoperability And Advance Open Standards

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:24

Amazon, Google, Microsoft And IBM Renew Pledge To Support Interoperability And Advance Open StandardsThe six companies and competitors—Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce— announced a renewed commitment to interoperability at the CMS Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Tuesday afternoon. The companies also are throwing their sizable weight behind recent interoperability proposed rules from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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