Topic: linux foundation

ITOps Times news digest: SolarWinds Service Desk Enterprise, Linux Foundation’s edge computing course, and Citrix and Check Point Software Technologies’ partnership

SolarWinds has announced a new solution to help IT teams manage complexity, scale support, and increase service desk security. SolarWinds Service Desk Enterprise includes features like multi-factor authentication, change templates and workflows, and a new CMDB data model and CMDB Visual Map. “Today’s organizations have higher expectations for process automation and IT support, which require … continue reading

Linux Foundation to host seL4 microkernel

The Linux Foundation has announced plans to host the seL4 Foundation, a nonprofit organization designed to provide support for the seL4 microkernel.  The seL4 microkernel is an operating system kernel focused on the security, safety and reliability of real-world critical computer systems. The goals of the foundation have been to provide longevity for seL4, grow … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Linux Foundation expands scholarship program, VictorOps April update, and Concertio raises $4.2 million in seed funding

The Linux Foundation has announced that it is offering up to 500 scholarships as part of its Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) program. Since 2011 the organization has offered $220,000 in training and certification across 100 scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are being accepted through April 30 for 10 different categories.  Recipients will receive a Linux … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: GXF

LF Energy, a branch of the Linux Foundation focused on accelerating decarbonization goals of the energy and electricity sectors, has announced the release of a new open-source project. Grid eXchange Fabric (GXF) is an IoT platform that enables grid operators to “securely collect data and monitor, control, and manage smart devices on the grid.”  The … continue reading

ITOps Times Open Source Project of the Week: Tern

This week’s highlighted open-source project originated at VMware. Tern is a tool that looks through container images and finds software packages and image metadata. It provides admins with a better understanding of the bill of materials for a container. This allows them to make more well-informed decisions about container-based infrastructure, integration, and deployment strategies. Earlier … continue reading

Linux Foundation launches DENT to create an operating system for edge networking

The Linux Foundation has just announced that it is launching a new project called DENT, which will help facilitate the creation of an operating system for edge networking. Edge is continuing to gain traction in the industry. In the State of the Edge’s latest report, it predicted that $700 billion will be spent on edge … continue reading

Linux Foundation to host Federated AI Technology Enabler

The Linux Foundation announced it will host a federated learning framework meant to improve collaboration with AI model training and inference. The Federated AI Technology Enabler (FATE) allows organizations to use data and modeling safely, securely and in accordance with data confidentiality and government regulations.  “A secure computing framework is critical for developers who are … continue reading

The Linux Foundation to form the CHIPS Alliance project for silicon devices

The Linux Foundation has announced plans to form the CHIPS Alliance, which will host and curate open-source code related to designing silicon devices. CHIPS Alliance will facilitate a collaborative environment that will allow for the accelerated creation and deployment of improved chip designs that will be used in mobile, computing, consumer electronics, and IoT applications. … continue reading

Linux Foundation launches edge computing organization

The Linux Foundation today announced LF Edge, an organization created to establish an open framework for edge computing. LF Edge consists of five projects that will make up a software stack dealing with location, latency and mobility differentiation, according to the foundation’s announcement. According to the Linux Foundation, the projects include: Akraino Edge Stack, which … continue reading

ONAP Beijing has been released

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project has announced the availability of its second software release, ONAP Beijing. This release aims to make ONAP deployment easier for network operators. “The Beijing release ushers in the next phase of ONAP,” said Mazin Gilbert, ONAP technical steering committee chair, and vice president of advanced technology at AT&T … continue reading

Open Container Initiative introduces Distribution Specification project for container images

The Open Container Initiative (OCI) has announced the launch of the Distribution Specification project. The project intends to standardize container image distribution based on specification for the Docker Registry HTTP API V2 protocol, which supports the pushing and pulling of container images According to the OCI, while the Docker registry is becoming the de facto … continue reading

FD.io brings improvements to Kubernetes networking with sixth release

 FD.io (“Fido”) –  An open source project within The Linux Foundation – relentlessly focused on data speed and efficiency supporting the creation of high-performance, flexible, and scalable cloud native infrastructures, today announced the availability of its 18.01 software release. Focused on enhancements to improve Kubernetes Networking, Istio, and cloud native network functions virtualization (NFV), 18.01 is FD.io’s sixth software release. … continue reading

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