New Hyperledger Fabric Training Course Prepares Developers to Create Enterprise Blockchain Applications

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the availability of a new training course, LFD272 – Hyperledger Fabric for Developers. LFD272, developed in conjunction with Hyperledger, is designed for developers who want to master Hyperledger Fabric chaincode – Fabric’s smart contracts – and application development.  

TARS: Contributing to an open source microservices ecosystem

Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin recently spoke at Cloud Native + Open Source Virtual Summit China 2020. We’d now like to republish his opening comments and a guide on how to get involved with the TARS project, the open source microservices framework. The pandemic has thrown our global society into a health and economic …

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bashtop – Awesome Linux resource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, and network

There is a new kid in town for resource monitoring on Linux called bashtop. As the name suggests, the entire tool coded in the bash script itself that displays usage and stats for CPU, RAD, HDD/SSD, network, and other resources. Let us see how to install and use bashtop, which is an awesome Linux resource …

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Uniting for better open-source security: The Open Source Security Foundation (ZDNet)

Steven Vaughn-Nichols writes at ZDNet: Eric S. Raymond, one of open-source’s founders, famously said, “Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow,” which he called “Linus’s Law.” That’s true. It’s one of the reasons why open-source has become the way almost everyone develops software today. That said, it doesn’t go far enough. You need expert eyes …

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Role Of SPDX In Open Source Software Supply Chain

[embedded content] Kate Stewart is a Senior Director of Strategic Programs, responsible for the Open Compliance program at the Linux Foundation encompassing SPDX, OpenChain, Automating Compliance Tooling related projects. In this interview, we talk about the latest release and the role it’s playing in the open source software supply chain. Here is a transcript of …

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SODA Foundation: Autonomous data management framework for data mobility

[embedded content] SODA Foundation is an open source project under Linux Foundation that aims to establish an open, unified, and autonomous data management framework for data mobility from the edge, to core, to cloud. We talked to Steven Tan, SODA Foundation Chair, to learn more about the project. Here is a transcript of the interview: …

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Linux System Administration Training and Certification Leads to New Career

Fabian Pichardo has worked with multiple hardware platforms such as Nvidia, Xilinx, Microchip, and National Instruments, and is skilled in languages such as C++, Python, Matlab, and Julia. During university, Fabian created the Mechatronic Student Society to offer programming training for newbies and demonstrate new technology trends. In 2018 he applied for and was awarded …

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Developer Velocity: How software excellence fuels business performance (McKinsey)

McKinsey and Co writes: With technology powering everything from how a business runs to the products and services it sells, companies in industries ranging from retail to manufacturing to banking are having to develop a range of new skill sets and capabilities. In addition to mastering the nuances of their industry, they need to excel …

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Participate in the 2020 Open Source Jobs Report!

The Linux Foundation has partnered with edX to update the Open Source Jobs Report, which was last produced in 2018. The report examines the latest trends in open source careers, which skills are in demand, what motivates open source job seekers, and how employers can attract and retain top talent. In the age of COVID-19, …

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Digging for DNS answers on Linux – Network World

Dig is a powerful and flexible tool for interrogating DNS name servers. It performs DNS lookups and displays the answers that are returned from the name servers that were involved in the process along with details related to the search. System and DNS administrators often use dig to help troubleshoot DNS problems. In this post, …

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