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SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process
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Software

SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process

The open source approach, which will be shared with the wider community, is a direct response to the SUNBURST cyber attack in 2020
23 Jun 2022
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
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operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
22 Jun 2022
Red Hat and Samsung agree landmark software deal to develop next-gen storage
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open source

Red Hat and Samsung agree landmark software deal to develop next-gen storage

The partnership is a first for Samsung as the companies commit to developing memory software designs that can keep up with emerging tech
25 May 2022
Open source packages with millions of installs hacked to harvest AWS credentials
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hacking

Open source packages with millions of installs hacked to harvest AWS credentials

Two popular open source packages used by Python and PHP developers have been quietly compromised with successful attacks already being reported
24 May 2022
Google unveils new Assured Open Source Software service
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open source

Google unveils new Assured Open Source Software service

New offering aims to protect enterprise customers using the same end-to-end security capabilities that Google uses for its own OSS portfolio
18 May 2022
Linux Foundation unveils ‘World of Open Source’ research initiative
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open source

Linux Foundation unveils ‘World of Open Source’ research initiative

The timely research series is targeted at the European open source community
16 May 2022
EDB unveils world-first openly governed Kubernetes Postgres operator
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Cloud

EDB unveils world-first openly governed Kubernetes Postgres operator

CloudNativePG offers users an easy onramp for managing data-intensive workloads on Kubernetes, the firm claims
13 May 2022
Intel CTO: Open source ecosystem is “poorly written”
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open source

Intel CTO: Open source ecosystem is “poorly written”

Chipmaker calls on industry to improve contributions
11 May 2022
Insteon customers forced to rely on open source fixes after apparent collapse of IoT firm
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Insteon customers forced to rely on open source fixes after apparent collapse of IoT firm

The company has gone dark as top executives sever ties with the company
19 Apr 2022
CIQ and Google Cloud to provide unified support for Rocky Linux users
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Linux

CIQ and Google Cloud to provide unified support for Rocky Linux users

The partnership will allow for performance tuning and faster support for Rocky Linux images running on Google Cloud Platform
7 Apr 2022
Open source dev attacked for spreading data-wiping 'protestware'
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open source

Open source dev attacked for spreading data-wiping 'protestware'

Developer denies wiping users' drives in spite of detailed code analysis
18 Mar 2022
How to download from GitHub
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Development

How to download from GitHub

Here’s how to clone publicly available repositories and files on GitHub
16 Feb 2022
NordVPN launches open source VPN speed testing tool
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virtual private network (VPN)

NordVPN launches open source VPN speed testing tool

The unified speed-testing software can be downloaded from GitHub
14 Jan 2022
Open source in open rebellion - can Google bring peace to the developer community?
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open source

Open source in open rebellion - can Google bring peace to the developer community?

A recent White House gathering exposes divisions between the open source community and the private companies that exploit it
14 Jan 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
The IT Pro Podcast: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
containers

The IT Pro Podcast: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs

Containerisation skills are now a business imperative
10 Dec 2021
Podcast transcript: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
Podcast transcript: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs
containers

Podcast transcript: Everyone needs Kubernetes certs

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
10 Dec 2021
Container network security guide for dummies
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Whitepaper

Container network security guide for dummies

Enforcing Kubernetes best practices
3 Dec 2021
Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
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operating systems

Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
27 Oct 2021
Samsung unveils open source software for CXL Memory platform
Samsung CXL Memory Expander
Hardware

Samsung unveils open source software for CXL Memory platform

SMDK by Samsung simplifies and accelerates CXL Memory adoption
7 Oct 2021
Hackers develop Linux port of Cobalt Strike for new attacks
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Security

Hackers develop Linux port of Cobalt Strike for new attacks

The modified version of the penetration testing toolkit can evade malware detection
14 Sep 2021
Hackers use open source tools to steal usernames and passwords
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open source

Hackers use open source tools to steal usernames and passwords

Researchers identify a new Team TNT hacking campaign dubbed Chimaera
8 Sep 2021
GitHub Discussions is now generally available
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software development

GitHub Discussions is now generally available

The inclusion of Reddit-like features such as upvoting and discussion pinning aims to improve the user experience
18 Aug 2021
A complete guide to Raspberry Pi OS
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operating systems

A complete guide to Raspberry Pi OS

Everything you need to know about the software, formerly known as Raspbian, powering the world’s favourite tiny computer
30 Jul 2021