Businesses really, really want trained Linux professionals, and the Linux Professional Institute wants to help by providing a new training program for middle-school students on up.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
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Just what you always wanted: A malware botnet on Android devices. But you have to be really dumb to get infected.
Apache has just released Apache Cassandra v2.0, the latest version of its popular highly-scalable, big data distributed database.
The top Linux developers are getting older and The Linux Foundation is addressing the issue.
Red Hat has released a new professional certificate for OpenStack cloud professionals.
The company didn't make its goal, but its leaders still see the crowdsourced Ubuntu Edge campaign as a success.
If your school has Wi-Fi, an inexpensive Chromebook may be your best computer choice. Indeed, some schools have already decided that Chromebooks are the best laptops for their students.
Linux is largely written today by programmers working for large companies, but, keeping in touch with its roots, the Linux Foundation is offering travel expenses to the next Linux Kernel Summit for Linux kernel hobbyist programmers.
OpenStack will be making many minor improvements, but adding Amazon Web Services API support won't be one of them.
Don't want to dual-boot your Mac or Linux PC to run one or two Windows apps? Don't want to install a full virtual operating system for them? CodeWeaver's latest version of CrossOver 12.5 may be just what you want.