software development

Why Words Matter in Software Development

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I’m a word person—the way some people hear music, that’s how I hear words. Some people can astutely peer through a thicket of software code to spot the one flaw, like a missing comma. Meanwhile, I can zero in on a misplaced modifier or swiftly invert a sentence to bring a muddled thought to light. Read more...
Network Service Mesh

Network Service Mesh Goes Public at KubeCon

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By Nikolay Nikolaev I attended last December’s North America KubeCon where the Network Service Mesh project had its first big public outing, showing a proof of concept demos. Network Service Mesh addresses some of the network level inefficiencies that arise with modern virtualization infrastructures. In cloud native environments, networking runs by default at a relatively Read more...
compliant containers

The Importance of Compliant Containers in Open Source

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At last month’s KubeCon North America, Dirk Hohndel, VP and chief open source officer at VMware, sat down for an episode of TFiR’s “Let’s Talk” series for an insightful discussion on container compliance and how non-compliant containers pose a huge risk to the open source field. Dirk is no stranger to discussing the compliance and Read more...
open source blogs

Top 10 Open Source Blogs of 2018

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2018 marked the 20th anniversary of open source and one could argue that it really came into its own this year. Whether it was exciting new projects being released, older projects hitting milestones or ascending to become foundational pieces of software, the welcoming of new eras within the sphere of open source (hello, serverless) or Read more...