All Posts by Lotte Nielsen

About the Author

Apr 25

Open-source EdgeX Foundry seeks to standardize Internet of Things

By Lotte Nielsen

Fifty companies have joined up to unify Internet of Things edge-computing programming. Security is the Internet of Things‘ (IoT) Achilles heel. One reason that’s so is there is a lack of common IoT development standards. The Linux Foundation, along with 50 companies, is addressing this by building a common open-framework for IoT edge computing and […]

Mehr
Apr 03

Linux Foundation offers Hadoop training

By Lotte Nielsen

The online class will provide students with basic knowledge of the leading big data program. The popular big data program Apache’s Hadoop is difficult to use. Indeed, Datanami, an important big data publication, recently found that „the Hadoop dream of unifying data and compute in a distributed manner has all but failed in a smoking […]

Mehr
Mrz 30

Daimler joins Linux’s Open Invention Network patent-protection group

By Lotte Nielsen

Daimler, owner of Mercedes-Benz, has joined the Linux and open-source patent-protection organization. When you think of Linux and open-source companies, the automobile industry is not the first business to spring to mind. But maybe it should be. Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, has joined the Open Invention Network (OIN), the Linux and open-source non-aggression patent consortium. Earlier […]

Mehr
Mrz 28

Old Linux kernel security bug bites

By Lotte Nielsen

A Linux developer discovered a serious security hole that’s been hiding for years in an out-of-date driver. OK, hands up, who knows what High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC) is? It’s an archaic networking data framing protocol that’s used in modems, X.25, frame-relay, ISDN, and other now uncommon networking technologies. I know it because I used […]

Mehr
Feb 16

Linux Foundation releases business open source basics ebook

By Lotte Nielsen

Want to know how your business can get the most from open source? This free ebook can help. Developers know that open source is great. Even Microsoft is now on the open-source bandwagon. But, outside of the IT department, many companies don’t understand why and how open source can help their businesses. The Linux Foundation […]

Mehr
Feb 13

Linux poll results: And the winners are…

By Lotte Nielsen

The members of LinuxQuestions have spoken about their favorite Linux and open-source programs. Their favorite Linux? Would you believe it’s Slackware? The votes are in. LinuxQuestions, one of the largest Linux groups with 550,000 members, has just posted the results from its latest poll. The winner for the most popular desktop distribution? Slackware! Slackware!? Yes, one […]

Mehr
1 2 3 17