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Compare how six different knowledge-sharing communities approach gathering, maintaining, and distributing their best practices. As someone who has watched my fair share of projects and initiatives come and go, I value the follow-on effects of good knowledge sharing. Even knowledge from bygone projects is available to learn from the past; such is the benefit and …

Guest post originally published on the Kong blog by Marco Palladino Kuma is an open source, CNCF service mesh that supports every environment, including Kubernetes and virtual machines. In this Kuma service mesh tutorial, I will show you how easy it is to get started. Download Kuma Start by downloading Kuma to your preferred environment. For this tutorial, I used macOS as my …

Chief Information Security Officers are hounded by two questions: Is my company’s technology compliant? And: Are all of the cloud products and services our company uses compliant? Compliance continues to be a major issue inhibiting cloud adoption across enterprises, especially those working in highly regulated areas such as government, finance or healthcare. In the healthcare …

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced it will host seven projects from Call for Code for Racial Justice, an initiative driven by IBM and Creator David Clark Cause to urge the global developer ecosystem and open source community to contribute to solutions that can help confront racial inequalities. …

Linus’s Law is that given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow. How does this apply to open source software security? 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. This article discusses Linux’s influence on the security of open source …

DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, startups, and SMBs, announced the results of its latest Currents report, which surveys developers and entrepreneurs on the latest trends in technology. Of the more than 9,500 developers surveyed, the report focused on the 4,440 responses of those who actively participated in open source throughout 2020. The survey revealed the …

The Linux Foundation announced that it will launch an open source industry collaboration focused on enabling a converged cellular core network stack, starting with the Magma open source software platform. Previously open sourced by Facebook in 2019, Magma will now be managed under a neutral governance framework at the Linux Foundation. Arm, Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, …

Trust in open source is a positive feedback loop. This is an edited excerpt from my forthcoming book on Trust in Computing and the Cloud for Wiley and leads on from a previous article I wrote called Trust & choosing open source. In that article, I asked the question: What are we doing when we say, “I trust open source …

  The Open Source Software Foundation (OpenSSF) officially launched on August 3, 2020. In this article, we’ll look at why the OpenSSF was formed, what it’s accomplished in its first six months, and its plans for the future. The world depends on open source software (OSS), so OSS security is vital. Various efforts have been …

IBM and DIA announced that DIA migrated its platform to IBM Cloud and is leveraging IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Services to manage how financial data is sourced, stored, processed and published. IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Services is a hybrid cloud offering designed to deliver sophisticated encryption capabilities to help secure highly sensitive data, which is especially important in …