Topic: linux foundation

Prometheus becomes second project to graduate from CNCF incubation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced the systems and service monitoring framework Prometheus from the foundation’s incubation program has now graduated. This makes it the second project to meet the CNCF’s criteria for graduation after Kubernetes in March of this year. The news was announced today during the organization’s Prometheus-focused PromCon event in … continue reading

SD Times news digest: The Linux Foundation’s blockchain courses, Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python, and Instana’s sample microservice application

The Linux Foundation has announced enrollment is now open for a new blockchain training course and a Blockchain for Business professional certificate program that are being offered through edX. The course and certificate program will teach students about the impact of blockchain technology and a way of demonstrating that knowledge. “In the span of only … continue reading

Google commits to the open-source community

Google is deepening its commitment to open source with the announcement that it is joining the Linux Foundation as a platinum member. The company’s head of open-source strategy for Google Cloud, Sarah Novotny, will join the foundation’s board of directors. “Google is one of the biggest contributors to and supporters of open source in the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google Cloud IoT Core, Tencent joins Linux Foundation, and Fortanix Runtime Encryption

Google releases Android Things library for Google Cloud IoT Core Google has released the Android Things client library designed to make it easier for Android Things users to utilize Google Cloud IoT core, the fully-managed service of Google Cloud Platform for connecting, managing and ingesting globally dispersed IoT data. “The Cloud IoT Core client library … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Linux Foundation releases open-source jobs report, Android Studio 3.2 beta and Rust 1.27

The Linux Foundation in collaboration with Dice.com has revealed the 2018 Open Source Jobs Report. The report is designed to examine trends in open-source careers as well as find out which skills are the most in demand. Key findings included 83 percent of hiring managers believes hiring open source talet is a priority and Linux … continue reading

SD Times news digest: The Linux Foundation reacts to Microsoft’s GitHub acquisition, Mozilla’s Common Voice project, and Breakthrough Technologies’ Loco platform

The Linux Foundation has released its statement on Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub. It stated that the move is probably a good thing for the open-source community as Microsoft has the means to make GitHub better. It also thinks it is a good sign that they brought in Nat Friedman, who has been well-respected in the … continue reading

The Linux Foundation launches the LF Deep Learning Foundation

The Linux Foundation has launched the LF Deep Learning Foundation. The new organization is designed to support and maintain open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning. The LF Deep Learning Foundation will also aim to make those technologies available to all developers and data scientists. According to the Linux Foundation, the … continue reading

Hyperledger introduces blockchain benchmark tool Caliper

Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation’s open-source effort for blockchain technologies, has announced that Caliper has been accepted by the Hyperledger Project Technical Steering Committee as the organization’s latest project. Caliper is a blockchain benchmark tool designed to measure the performance of a specific blockchain implementation with a set of predefined use cases. Hyperledger wants Caliper to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: BlackBerry’s Jarvis, MicroStrategy’s data connectors, and Go support in AWS Lambda

BlackBerry is releasing a new cybersecurity software solution. BlackBerry CEO and Executive Chairman and CEO, John Chen, presented BlackBerry Jarvis in a keynote address at the North American International Automotive Show. Starting off, Jarvis will be marked to the automotive industry, and become applicable to other industry other industry segments such as healthcare, industrial automation, aerospace, and … continue reading

Linux Foundation introduces new artificial intelligence project, Acumos

The Linux Foundation introduced the Acumos Project today as part of their effort to help democratize the building, sharing and deploying of AI apps as the technology advances. The new project will work to provide a common framework and platform as well as a marketplace for businesses. “An open and connected AI platform will promote … continue reading

EdgeX Foundry launches first major code release

Linux Foundation open source project EdgeX Foundry has launched the first major code release of their common open framework for IoT edge computing, Barcelona, originally announced in April. The release features key API stabilization, better code quality, reference Device Services supporting BACNet, Modbus, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), MQTT, SNMP, and Fischertechnik, and double the test … continue reading

Linux Foundation wants to promote sustainable open source development with new initiatives

During last week’s Open Source Summit North America in Los Angeles, the Linux Foundation announced a series of projects designed to promote sustainability and growth in open source development. We wrote last week about their “Open Source Guides for the Enterprise,” which will see a series of guides by professionals from many different organizations released … continue reading

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