Linux Foundation Launches FD.io Open Source IO Services Framework

The Linux Foundation announced Fido (FD.io), which is an open source product aimed at providing an IO services framework for network and storage software. It’s initial software is now available as is a validation testing lab. 6WIND, Brocade, Cavium, Cisco,…

Linux Foundation Partners With Linux Academy on Training

The Linux Foundation recently announced a new partnership with Linux Academy on discounted Linux training for SysAdmins. The Foundation says it negotiated a special rate for Sysadmins around the world ($75 for 3 months). “Subscription-based training opportunities offer SysAdmins another…

Linux Foundation Announces Real-Time Linux Collaborative Project

The Linux Foundation announced the new Real-Time Linux (RTL) Collaborative Project, which sees Altera, ARM, Google, Intel, IBM, National Instruments, OSADL, Texas Instruments, and others working together to work on technologies for industries including robotics, telecom, manufacturing, aviation, and medical,…

Linux Foundation Launches Linux Certification Program

The nonprofit Linux Foundation announced a new Linux Certification Program to help systems administrators show off some credentials and get jobs based upon them. There are two certifications – one for early career admins and one for engineer-level admins. The…

The Linux Foundation Finds A Friend In Twitter

The Linux Foundation is one of the best non-profits you can support. You may use Windows or OS X for your computer, but they wouldn’t be half as good as they are if it weren’t for Linux. In short –…