Topic: red hat

Microsoft Ignite: Rounding up the developer news

Microsoft announced a slew of product news at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago, but in a conference of more than 23,000 attendees, the active expo floor offered arguably more news on software development tools and releases for developers in the Microsoft space. Below is a rundown of some of the interesting companies and developer … continue reading

CoreOS pushes for App Container standard

CoreOS is hoping a standard known as App Container (AppC) will provide a framework for a future where container-based deployment is a mainstay in the cloud. This hope was outlined today by Kelsey Hightower, product manager and developer advocate at CoreOS, at CoreOS Fest. Hightower said that AppC is expected to allow other entities to … continue reading

Red Hat updates tools for developer productivity

Red Hat is updating its open-source development tools with a focus on developer productivity and production stability. The company has announced the availability of Red Hat Developer Toolset 3.1, a selection of stable C and C++ compilers and development tools. (Related: Other Red Hat news, this time about Linux containers) “Across the open hybrid cloud, … continue reading

RSA conference highlights changing threats

Software developers still reeling from the constant security failures throughout the open-source stack in 2014 can take at least some comfort from the proceedings at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. Most of the solutions, talks and products discussed at the show are not focused on the developer-induced security flaws that caused such a … continue reading

Red Hat’s Atomic command turns Docker images into software-delivery mechanisms

Red Hat is looking to improve upon Docker’s software-delivery mechanism with the Atomic command feature of its Atomic Host operating system for Linux containers. Last month, Red Hat released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL7) Atomic Host, a version of the enterprise operating system expressly designed to run containers. The “Atomic command” feature defines entry … continue reading

Digging into microservices

Today’s monolithic applications are starting to become too big and too complicated for developers to maintain. When developers want to update a feature, they are forced to update the entire application. To solve this problem, organizations have been turning to a new software development approach: microservices. “Microservice architecture is the idea that rather than building … continue reading

Windows 10 coming this summer, White House tries to enforce HTTPS, and Facebook bolsters Presto—SD Times news digest: March 18, 2015

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will be available this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages. “I can’t wait to see how amazing companies around the world will continue to innovate with devices running Windows 10,” wrote Terry Myerson, executive vice president of operating systems at Microsoft, on the company’s blog. “Working together, I … continue reading

Red Hat releases Atomic Host operating system for containers

Red Hat yesterday announced the general availability of a new version of its Enterprise Linux aimed at easing the management and implementation of containers. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) Atomic Host is a slimmed-down version of the enterprise operating system, designed to run containers rather than applications themselves. Jim Totton, vice president and … continue reading

The annual ‘Who Writes Linux’ report has arrived

Linux is now 24 years old, and its community of developers, contributors and users shows no signs of shrinking. The annual “Who Writes Linux” report from the Linux Foundation was released today, and it includes many interesting nuggets about the people and companies who build Linux. Perhaps most interesting was the fact that the 3.15 … continue reading

Industry Watch: Mobility: Doing something about it

Another trip around the industry: Companies are spanning testing, Big Data, collaboration, integration and more. And all were touting the same initiatives, providing businesses with solutions that improve the quality and mobility of enterprise software. Altova, which for so many years has focused on development tools around XML, last year released Mobile Together, a platform … continue reading

More turn to open source in 2014

In some ways, open source in 2014 meant more than it ever had in years prior. Where once Linux was the primary standard-bearer of open source in the enterprise, in 2014 there were too many gigantic open-source projects appealing to enterprises that it’s difficult to pick just one to hold up as the model for … continue reading

OpenStack is open for business

Four years have passed since the project to create an open-source IT stack began between NASA and Rackspace. Two years have passed since the creation of the OpenStack Foundation, the governing body behind the large ecosystem of open-source projects that make up OpenStack. The here and now of OpenStack resembles much of what was promised … continue reading

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