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Predicting the future is hard and risky. But predicting the future in the computer industry is even harder and riskier due to dramatic changes in technology and limitless challenges to innovation. At the beginning of my term as 2014 president of IEEE Computer Society, with help from more than a dozen technology leaders, we set …

Open source enhances creativity by breaking you out of a proprietary mindset and opening your mind to possibilities. Explore several open source creative programs. In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I’ll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Today I’ll explain why Linux is an …

As urbanization continues to take hold and cities face challenges to become more sustainable and livable, urban planning and operations strategies must adapt. The current pandemic has changed the way we live, accelerating cities’ future vision as a necessity of the present and what it means to live in a connected and resilient urban environment. …

Does Cloud Native technology replace older DevOps tools, like Kubernetes replacing configuration management?  Or does it supplement it instead?  Replacement is a popular narrative, but it’s much more effective to use the new technologies to enhance and rebuild the older ones.  In our case, we’re going to explain how we use Kubernetes, CloudEvents, and Knative …

A system is not just a collection of things. In the words of systems thought leader Donella Meadows, it is “an interconnected set of elements that is coherently organized in a way that achieves something.” Put another way, a system has elements, relationships, and a purpose. What, then, is systems thinking? It is a holistic approach to analysis that takes …

Software intelligence company Dynatrace announced the 4th generation of its distributed tracing and code-level analysis technology, PurePath®. PurePath 4 captures and analyzes transactions end-to-end across multicloud environments, and at near-zero overhead. Dynatrace has extended this technology to automatically support OpenTelemetry and W3C Trace Context as well as the latest cloud-native architectures, including service mesh, and serverless …

Equinix, Inc., the world’s digital infrastructure company, announced it has tripled its investment in the cloud native community with an expanded commitment to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Community Infrastructure Lab (CIL). Innovators from throughout the CNCF community can now access up to USD$1 Million of powerful on-demand infrastructure resources per year across Equinix’s global …

VMware, Inc. unveiled the Modern Network Framework to enable businesses, and their IT and application development teams, to accelerate adapting to a new normal. To help customers realize a modern network of their own, VMware also announced further enhancements to its virtual networking products and services. For businesses today, the ability to rapidly and cost …

Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced new capabilities and features for Red Hat OpenShift, the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform. From updates to OpenShift Serverless for enhanced developer efficiency to extended support across architectures, Red Hat OpenShift helps fuel enterprise innovation across the hybrid cloud backed by Red Hat’s …

At its annual, flagship Open Source Strategy Forum (OSSF) held virtually in conjunction with the Linux Foundation, FINOS (the Fintech Open Source Foundation), announced the launch of its Open RegTech initiative, which aims to expand the successful open collaboration model built between financial institutions, fintech and technology firms to regulators and regtech companies. Additionally, FINOS announced …