Jim Zemlin

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Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin on another great year

Glyn Moody | Computerworld | November 12, 2012

Last year, I interviewed the head of the Linux Foundation, Jim Zemlin, about his own career, and about his organisation. That interview took place at the first European LinuxCon, which was held in Prague. This year, it took place in Barcelona, and I took the opportunity to catch up with Zemlin on what had happened in the intervening time (disclosure: the Linux Foundation paid for my travelling and accommodation while I was there.) Read More »

Linux Job Market Heats Up

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | February 19, 2014

Dice, the leading career site for technology and engineering professionals, and The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the growth of Linux and collaborative development, has just released the 2014 Linux Jobs Report  (PDF Link). The two found that "The explosive demand for Linux talent is intensifying." Read More »

Microsoft Fortifies Commitment to Open Source, Becomes Linux Foundation Platinum Member

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | November 16, 2016

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced that Microsoft has joined the organization at a Platinum member during Microsoft’s Connect(); developer event in New York. From cloud computing and networking to gaming, Microsoft has steadily increased its engagement in open source projects and communities. The company is currently a leading open source contributor on GitHub and earlier this year announced several milestones that indicate the scope of its commitment to open source development...

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Open Source Challenges A Proprietary Internet Of Things

Patrick Thibodeau | Computerworld | March 4, 2014

Linux Foundation believes it has the code for unlocking Internet of Things and bringing success Read More »

Open Source Drives Companies to Change Hiring and Development

"Do I want to play with this open source thing?" This was the question most people asked 20 years ago when I started reviewing PostgreSQL bug fixes and assembling like-minded database colleagues to help start the PostgreSQL Global Development Group. It's mind-blowing to see how much things have changed. Today, not becoming a follower of some open source community almost means you're cobaling yourself—excluding yourself from the reality of how organizations use open software today. As engineers, we always want to keep up with the latest technologies not only to satisfy our desire to create and innovate, but also to remain marketable in a business world where products and technology constantly evolve. What's happened with the open source movement is different...

Open Source Software Moves Into All Businesses

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | April 18, 2013

A Black Duck survey and the Linux Collaboration Summit both show that open-source software and the open-source method are moving well beyond where you think they live, and into all businesses. Read More »

Open Source Summit 2017 Combines LinuxCon and Three Other Events

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | November 17, 2016

The Linux Foundation today announced it will combine LinuxCon with two other events and a brand new Community Leadership Conference in 2017. Now called Open Source Summit, the event will bring LinuxCon, CloudOpen, and ContainerCon together under one umbrella and in three locations: North America, Europe, and Japan. The Community Leadership Conference, led by community-building expert and consultant Jono Bacon, will also join the Open Source Summit in North America and Europe...

Raising Linux To Grow Open Source

Jack M. Germain | LinuxInsider | February 19, 2014

The biggest driving factor for software developers to work together with open source is cost. It is much cheaper for them to cooperate through open source than it is to remain isolated with proprietary software, asserted Inktank VP of Product Management Neil Levine. "You can no longer rely on one particular vendor to provide everything you need with regard to technology." Read More »

Round-Up: Open Source Technologies Are Key To The Growth Of Internet Of Things

Saroj Kar | Silicon Angle | January 5, 2015

Today, there are numerous products that allow the exchange of information on the Internet, but there is little real interoperability. Companies that make fact-based device platforms and proprietary applications may be stifling the creation of a complete ecosystem...

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Samsung embraces Linux and 'open source'

Brian Chen | The New York Tmes | June 5, 2012

Samsung on Tuesday said it was becoming a platinum member of the Linux Foundation, giving $500,000 to the nonprofit in support of the Linux system and the open-source projects related to it. The membership status gives Samsung a seat on the foundation’s board, allowing it to have more of a say in how Linux is developed. Read More »

Tech Giants Back Initiative For Funding Crucial Open Source Projects

Zeljka Zorz | Help Net Security | April 24, 2014

The nonprofit Linux Foundation has announced the Core Infrastructure Initiative, a multi-million dollar project aimed to fund open source projects critical for the global information infrastructure, and a dozen of big tech companies have joined it and will be providing the funds.  Since the discovery of the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug some two weeks ago, the one positive thing brought forth by it is a better understanding of the limitations of open source software development.

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The Linux Foundation and edX Announce Free Open Source Cloud Infrastructure Course

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | March 16, 2016

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is available for registration. The course is an Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies and is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The course is free and will begin this June...

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The Linux Foundation Announces 2017 Events Schedule

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | December 6, 2016

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced its 2017 events schedule. Linux Foundation events are where the creators, maintainers and practitioners of the world's most important open source projects meet. Linux Foundation events in 2016 attracted over 20,000 developers, maintainers, sysadmins, thought leaders, business executives and other industry professionals from more than 4,000 organizations across 85 countries...

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The Linux Foundation Announces Early Keynote Speaker Line Up for LinuxCon + CloudOpen Europe

Press Release | Linux Foundation | July 3, 2014

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds and Leaders From Amazon, ownCloud and XPRIZE to Demonstrate the Spread of Linux and Open Source Principles and Methods Across Industries

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The Linux Foundation Announces Early Keynote Speaker Line Up For LinuxCon And CloudOpen Europe

Press Release | The Linux Foundation, CloudOpen | July 1, 2014

Linux creator Linus Torvalds and leaders from Amazon, ownCloud and XPRIZE to demonstrate the spread of Linux and open source principles and methods across industries...

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