Topic: linux foundation

DevOps Bootcamp launches to reduce barrier to entry for technology roles

The Linux Foundation and Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF) have teamed up to help reduce the barrier to entry for various technology roles. Through their new DevOps Bootcamp, students can learn the necessary knowledge and skills to practice DevOps in different roles. According to The Linux Foundation’s 2021 Open Source Jobs report, 88% of technology professionals … continue reading

New Linux research division launches to explore open source ecosystems

The Linux Foundation has launched a new research division to look at the impact of open source. Linux Foundation Research aims to broaden the understanding of open source projects, ecosystems, and impact by looking at open source collaboration. “As we continue in our mission to collectively build the world’s most critical open infrastructure, we can … continue reading

SD Times news digest: AsyncAPI joins Linux Foundation, LG closes mobile phone business, and Python 3.9.4 and 3.8.9

AsyncAPI is joining the Linux Foundation to make sure AsyncAPI stays neutral and is driven by those who are dedicated to the product. The project aims to unify all of the API specifications and to enable developers to use its tooling together with their existing OpenAPI, GraphQL, and gRPC definitions. Another goal is to enable … continue reading

Google to fund two full-time Linux kernel security developers

Google and the Linux Foundation have announced plans to maintain and improve Linux’s long-term security. As part of the plan, the organizations will prioritize funds to underwrite long-time Linux kernel maintainers Gustavo Silva and Nathan Chancellor as full-time developers focused on Linux kernel security development.  This decision follows a survey by the Linux Foundation’s Open … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Grafana Cloud unveils free plan, Cockroach Labs’ $160 million funding, and Blueprint launches RPA platform migration

Grafana announced a new free plan that gives users access to Prometheus and Graphite for metrics, Loki for logs, and Tempo for tracing integrated into Grafana.  “With Grafana Cloud, you get a service managed by the maintainers of these leading open source projects, whose deep knowledge allows us to run them efficiently at scale better … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Linux Foundation to host Servo web engine, Postman public workspaces beta launched, and split diffs added in GitHub Desktop

The Linux Foundation has announced it will now host the Servo web engine. Servo is an open source, high-performance browser engine that is designed for both application and embedded use and is written in the Rust programming language. “The Linux Foundation’s track record for hosting and supporting the world’s most ubiquitous open source technologies makes … continue reading

Linux Foundation to improve open-source security with new initiative

The Linux Foundation has announced a new collaboration effort to improve open-source security. The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) aims to consolidate industry efforts with targeted initiatives and best practices.  According to the Linux Foundation, OpenSSF is committed to collaboration and working both upstream and with existing communities to advance open source security for all … continue reading

Linux Foundation launches Community Specification for creating standards and specifications

The Linux Foundation has created a new way for open source communities to create Open Standards. Through its new initiative, Community Specification, communities will be able to create standards using tools and approaches that are inspired by open source developers.  Community Specification lets contributors more easily start the specification process, and also reduces administrative overhead. … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: MLflow

MLflow, the open-source machine learning platform created by Databricks, has joined the Linux Foundation. The version update MLflow 1.9.1 was also released this week with bug fixes and improvements. The project has seen more than two million downloads per month and is growing fourfold every year. The project was first introduced at Spark + AI … continue reading

The Linux Foundation reveals the most commonly used open-source software components

The Linux Foundation is addressing structural and security complexities in today’s modern software supply chains with the release of the ‘Vulnerabilities in the Core,’ a preliminary report and census II of open-source software.  The report was put together by the Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH).  RELATED … continue reading

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The Linux Foundation forms Project Alvarium

The Linux Foundation has announced its intent to form a new project called Alvarium. Project Alvarium will be focused on building a Data Confidence Fabric (DCF). This will help facilitate trust and confidence in data across heterogeneous systems. According to the Linux Foundation, a DCF is a framework that inserts trust into a data’s path, … continue reading

Delta Lake project joins the Linux Foundation as open data lakes standard

Databricks has announced it is donating its open-source data lakes project to the Linux Foundation. Delta Lake is designed to improve the reliability, quality and performance of data lakes.  Databricks first announced the project in April. “Today, nearly every company has a data lake they are trying to gain insights from, but data lakes have … continue reading

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