Linus Torvalds

How to Upgrade Kernel on CentOS 7

The Kernel is the brain for an operating system. It's like the core element of every OS. Speaking of Linux, the Linux kernel - created by Linus …

Linux

Linux Kernel 5.0 Will be Coming in the Summer of 2018

Shares 0<p><i>Brief: Linus Torvalds reveals the silly reason about why there will be a Linux Kernel 5 hopefully in the summer of 2018. He also discusses</i> …

Linux

Simplistic programming is underrated

Your apparent mental prowesses will fail to impress those who find it easy to do the same. I have met my share of college students and professors who …

Linux

Cloud Native Technologies Are Scaling Production Applications - Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Leading up to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America (December 6-8, 2017), the Cloud Native Computing Foundation conducted a survey of our community …

Cloud Computing

Announcing Jaeger 1.0 Release! - Cloud Native Computing Foundation

In February we introduced Jaeger in a blog post Evolving Distributed Tracing at Uber Engineering. Two months later Jaeger backend has been released …

Linux

Red Hat Releases Red Hat OpenShift Application Runtimes to Empower Simple, Flexible Cloud-Native Development

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general …

Virtualization

Three Lessons I've Learned as a Professional Web Developer

Last month I had the pleasure of achieving my first full year as a professional web developer in a Finnish company centered around online payments.<p>My …

Programming

Dirty COW redux: Linux devs patch botched patch for 2016 mess

Linus Torvalds last week rushed a patch into the Linux kernel, after researchers discovered the patch for 2016's Dirty COW bug had a bug of its …

Information Security

Houston-based Linux Journal ceasing publication

Linux Journal, a Houston-based publication focusing on the open-source operating system Linux, has ceased publication after 23 years.

Journalism

Fluentd v1.0 - Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Logging is a critical component on production environments that allow us to perform monitoring and data analysis. While applications runs at scale, …

Apache Kafka

Requiem for a great magazine

<i>Linux Journal</i> is folding.Carlie Fairchild, who has run the magazine almost since it started in 1994, posted Linux Journal Ceases Publication today on …

Harvard

Red Hat to Webcast Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018

Source: Press Release<p>RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, will discuss …

Red Hat

7 Ranks of Coderhood

This post was first published on CoderHood as 7 Ranks of Coderhood: Coder, Programmer, Computer Scientist, Developer, Engineer, Architect. CoderHood …

Programming

But, what the heck is Linux?

On a recent article, I explored the possibility to move your workflow to Linux, but without covering too much the elephant in the room. <b><br>What the heck</b> …

Linux

What is Developer Anarchy and how is it different from Agile software development?

Many top software managers advocate Anarchy over Agile, but what does that even mean? Does everyone just code in chaos? Here we take a look at how …

Project Management

How Microsoft Forged a Scalable Git to Better Manage Windows Development

Frustrated by the limitations of BitKeeper, Linus Torvalds created the Git distributed source control software from scratch over a weekend a decade …

DevOps

​'Big four' Linux companies shift open-source licensing policies

Red Hat, Facebook, Google, and IBM commit to providing a fair cure period to correct open-source GPLv2 software license compliance issues.<p>The …

Linux

How did Linux come to dominate supercomputing?

After years of pushing toward total domination, Linux finally did it. It is running on all 500 of the TOP500 supercomputers in the world, and who …

Linux

​Long-term Linux support future clarified

Long-term support Linux version 4.4 will get six years of life, but that doesn't mean other LTS editions will last so long.<p><i>Video: Torvalds surprised</i> …

Linux

​Linus 'Linux' Torvalds gives security developers guidance

Leading open-source developer Torvalds does more than swear at poor security development. He spells out what he expects from security …

Linux

My approach to using Git, without the headaches

Using Git is like being in a loving relationship. It’s all sunshine and lollipops until you screw up, and then things get really complicated, really …

Software Development

Linux creator Linus Torvalds: This is what drives me nuts about IT security

Torvalds explains why he gets angry with security people.<p>Developers are often accused of not thinking about security, but Linux kernel founder Linus …

Technology

Linux dominates supercomputing, the Pentagon's big open source push, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we cover the release of Linux kernel 4.14 LTS, Linux powering all 500 of the world's …

Open Source Movement

Linus Torvalds on security: 'do no harm, don't break users'

Linus Torvalds has offered a lengthy explanation of his thoughts on security, in which he explained a calmer and more detailed version of his …

Linux

Why Linux can make you feel thankful or merely stuffed

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. While I’m looking forward to turkey, stuffing and pie, I’m also thankful to have been able to spend most of my career …

Linux

Nicolas Pitre: An Inspiration from the Linux World

<i>The following interview is part of a series, called Open Source Leaders, where we profile project leaders in the open source IT community, to learn</i> …

DevOps

Re: [GIT PULL] usercopy whitelisting for v4.15-rc1

Linus Torvalds writes: (Summary) You don't even have to kill the machine and make it hard to report to make a user unhappy, just "the new kernel …

Linux

Linus Torvalds 'sorry' for swearing, blames popularity of Linux itself

Linux overlord Linus Torvalds has apologised – a bit – for calling some security-centric kernel contributors “f*cking morons”.<p>Torvalds unleashed a …

Linux

Linus Torvalds slams Google security bod's 'bullsh*t' approach to bugs

<b>LINUX FOUNDER</b> Linus Torvalds has slammed a Google security expert's "bullshit" approach<p>current approaches to cyber security during a recent …

Linux

Linus Torvalds: 'I don't trust security people to do sane things'

The prominent Linux engineer has suggested models used to approach kernel security are entirely wrong.<p>Linus Torvalds has offered his thoughts on …

Linux