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Automated Application Rollback with Chef

This is a follow up to the post Automated Rollback the Ultimate Application Release Insurance Policy in which we discuss key implementation considerations related to application rollback and rollforward. Chef Habitat is an open-source automation solution that enables you to define, package and deliver your applications...


[$] Linux Mint drops Ubuntu Snap packages

The Linux Mint project has made good on previous threats to actively prevent Ubuntu Snap packages from being installed through the APT package-management system without the user’s consent. This move is the result of “major worries” from Linux Mi… Continue Reading — [$] Linux Mint...


NFV, cloud-native networking and OSM: everything you need to know

Network functions virtualisation (NFV) is a technology that allows telcos to reduce operational costs and improve flexibility by migrating from legacy hardware-based appliances to software-based network functions. With an increasing demand for cloud-na… Continue Reading — NFV, cloud-native networking and OSM: everything you need to...


The “Open Usage Commons” launches

Google has announced the creation of the Open Usage Commons, which is intended to help open-source projects manage their trademarks. From the organization’s own announcement: “We created the Open Usage Commons because free and fair open source trademark use is critical to the long-term sustainability of...


Sandboxing in Linux with zero lines of code (Cloudflare blog)

The Cloudflare blog is running an overview of sandboxing with seccomp(), culminating in a tool written there to sandbox any existing program. “We really liked the ‘zero code seccomp’ approach with systemd SystemCallFilter= directive, but were not satisfied with its limitations. We decided to take it...


SUSE to Acquire Rancher Labs, Creating World’s Largest Organization Exclusively Dedicated to Powering Digital Transformation With Open Source and Cloud Native Solutions

Today, SUSE embarks on a new chapter in our incredible 28-year journey. I am thrilled to share that, SUSE has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rancher Labs, a market-leading, Enterprise Kubernetes Management vendor based in Cupertino, California.     This is an incredible moment for SUSE and for our industry, as two open source leaders join forces to create the world’s...


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