Fedora Community Blog: Fedora 27 Release Party at Mexico City

On December 8, 2017, the ambassadors in Mexico City, Efren Robledo (srkraken) and Alberto Rodríguez (bt0dotninja) hosted a Fedora 27 Release Party. The party took place on the UAM Azcapotzalco in the basic sciences and engineering division. We had

Simos Xenitellis: How to run TeamViewer in LXD

TeamViewer is a popular remote desktop tool. It is the typical tool to use, in order to help remotely your colleagues that keep using Windows. You can install TeamViewer on Linux using these instructions on installing TeamViewer on Linux. In …

Alvaro Castillo: Conexión RS-232-USB


Introducción

En el siguiente artículo, vamos a ver cómo podemos conectarnos mediante fuera de banda a dispositivos de red como puede ser un switch o un router desde Linux.

¿Qué es conexión fuera de banda?

Es un enlace entre un …

Schannel Follow-up

Hello all! Nathan Penn back again with a follow-up to Demystifying Schannel. While finishing up the original post, I realized that having a simpler method to disable the various components of Schannel might be warranted. If you remember that …

Matthew Helmke: Article on Opensource.com

An article I wrote has just been posted on Opensource.com: How the Grateful Dead were a precursor to Creative Commons licensing.…

VMworld Call For Papers opened, some tips…

Advertise here with BSA

For the past 8 years or so I have presented at VMworld, I think I have submitted sessions for the past 10 years or so. I probably submitted well over 60 sessions, and I mean “WELL …

Fedora Community Blog: EMEA Ambassadors: 2017 Year in Review

As 2018 is in full session now, people, companies and organizations are taking stock not only of what’s worked during the past year, but of budding trends and approaches to handling daily business. We also can let this chance pass …

Brian “bex” Exelbierd: Slice of Cake #25

A slice of cake

Last week as the FCAIC I:

  • Lots of paperwork and finances. It’s fiscal year-end so it is important that we process as much of our planned spending as possible. Anything we don’t land on time has

Last week in Azure: Azure SDK for Go GA, and more

On Wednesday, Microsoft CVP, Charlotte Yarkoni announced Microsoft for Startups, a new program that delivers access to technology, go-to-market and community benefits that helps startups grow their customer and revenue base. Of note, the program provides startups with up …

Fedora Magazine: Learn to code with Thonny — a Python IDE for beginners

Learning to program is hard. Even when you finally get your colons and parentheses right, there is still a big chance that the program doesn’t do what you intended. Commonly, this means you overlooked something or misunderstood a language construct, …

Daniel Holbach: I’m joining Weaveworks

Weaveworks

My sabbatical is over and today is my first day working at Weaveworks where I’m joining the Developer Experience team. I’m incredibly excited about this.

I got to know quite a few of my colleagues in the past weeks and …

Bryan Quigley: Stop changing the clocks

Florida, Tennessee, the EU and more are considering one timezone for the entire year – no more changing the clocks. Massachusetts had a group study the issue and recommend making the switch, but only if a majority of Northeast

Daniel Pocock: SwissPost putting another nail in the coffin of Swiss sovereignty

A few people have recently asked me about the SwissID, as SwissPost has just been sending spam emails out to people telling them “Link your Swiss Post user account to SwissID”.

SwissID is not the only digital identity solution

Adam Young: Java on Port 443

I’ve been working on setting up a Java based SAML provider. This means that the application needs to handle request and response over HTTPS. And, since often this is deployed in data centers where non-standard ports are blocked, it means …

Alberto Ruiz: Fleet Commander is looking for a GSoC student to help us take over the world

Fleet Commander has seen quite a lot of progress recently, of which I should blog about soon. For those unaware, Fleet Commander is an effort to make GNOME great for IT administrators in large deployments, allowing them to deploy desktop …

Efren A Robledo: Jugando con fondo de pantalla Fedora 27

Benjamin Mako Hill: My Kuro5hin Diary Entries

Kuro5hin logo

Kuro5hin (pronounced “corrosion” and abbreviated K5) was a website created in 1999 that was popular in the early 2000s. K5 users could post stories to be voted upon as well as entries to their personal diaries.

I posted a couple …

Matthias Clasen: Fedora Atomic Workstation for development

I’m frequently building GTK+.  Since I am using Fedora Atomic Workstation now, i have to figure out how to do GTK+ development in this new environment. GTK+ may be a good example for the big middle ground of things that …

Alvaro Castillo: Console-linux


Michael Catanzaro: On Python Shebangs

So, how do you write a shebang for a Python program? Let’s first set aside the python2/python3 issue and focus on whether to use env. Which of the following is correct?

#!/usr/bin/env python
#!/usr/bin/python

The first option seems to work …

Bodhi: Bodhi 3.3.0 released

Features

  • Test gating status is now polled whenever an update is created or edited (#1514).
  • Check the state of updates when they are missing signatures during bodhi-push (#1781).
  • There is now a web interface that displays

Alvaro Castillo: Comandos básicos de Alcatel OmniSwitch 6850

Guía de comandos básicos de Alcatel OmniSwitch 6850

Bienvenidos a este nuevo post en el que hablaremos sobre como trabajar con switches de Alcatel. Esta empresa lleva más de 13 años en el mercado de las telecomunicaciones y de otros …

Dustin Kirkland: 10 Amazing Years of Ubuntu and Canonical

February 2008, Canonical’s office in Lexington, MA

10 years ago today, I joined Canonical, on the very earliest version of the Ubuntu Server Team!

And in the decade since, I’ve had the tremendous privilege to work with so many amazing …

Xubuntu: Xubuntu 18.04 community wallpaper contest

We’re on our way to the 18.04 LTS release and it’s time for another community wallpaper contest!

How to participate?

For a chance to win, submit your submission at contest.xubuntu.org.

Important dates

  • Start of submissions: Immediately
  • Submission deadline: March

Startup update: Runecast

Advertise here with BSA

A while ago I introduced Runecast on my blog. I have known these guys for a while and this week I had to pleasure to be briefed on their new release: Runecast 1.7. The big …

Robert Antoni Buj Gelonch: glib2 will use native libs to print dates

glib2 will use native libs to print dates when this change occurred. After glibc update (AKA libc6), it will be a great improvement in GNOME, but also in other desktop environments like XFCE or MATE, because they also use glib2 …

Robert Antoni Buj Gelonch: glibc 2.27 & periphrastic genitive in date

glibc 2.27 adds the missing support to print dates using the periphrastic genitive form according to your locale, which is available in other libc implementations like BSD libc.

To add support to your locale you should fill a bug like …

Richard Hughes: LVFS will block old versions of fwupd for some firmware

The ability to restrict firmware to specific versions of fwupd and the existing firmware version was added to fwupd in version 0.8.0. This functionality was added so that you could prevent the firmware being deployed if the upgrade was going …

Danishka Navin: කණ්ඩියපිටවැව නාලන්දාවට වල් අලින්ගෙන් තෑග්ගක්

පසුගිය කාලයේ රටවටේ විවිධ වැඩසටහන් සඳහා එක් වුවත් ඊයේ පෙරෙදා උන සිදු වීම නම් ලියන්නම ඔන කියල හිතුනා.

කණ්ඩියපිටවැව, නාලන්දා පාසලට පසුගිය ජූලි 19 දින ගියේ මීට පෙර කිසි දිනෙක නොදුට පිරිසක් සමඟ..

උදේ පාන්දර 3.30ට පමණ ගෙදරින් පිටත්වෙලා, වල්

Daniel Lara: Libreoffice6 no Fedora 27


Uma dica rápida para o pessoal que já quer usar o Libreoffice6 no seu Fedora

Método 1 

Vamos usar uma repo do copr e usar a versão do usuário Itamar

Ative o repo do copr

$ sudo  dnf copr enable

Ubuntu Insights: Snapcraft through the eyes of it’s biggest community contributor

If you’ve spent any time in the Snapcraft forum, it’s quite likely you’ve come across Dan Llewellyn – a keen community advocate or self-proclaimed Snapcrafter. Dan has always had a passion for computing and is completely self-taught. Outside of

Fedora Magazine: Listen to the new Fedora podcast

The Fedora Marketing Team is proud to announce the Fedora Podcast. This ongoing series will feature interviews and talks with people who make the Fedora community awesome. These folks work on new technologies found in Fedora. Or they produce the …

Remi Collet: PHP version 7.1.15RC1 and 7.2.3RC1

Release Candidate versions are available in remi-test repository for Fedora and Enterprise Linux (RHEL / CentOS) to allow more people to test them. They are available as Software Collections, for a parallel installation, perfect solution for such tests (for …

Adam Young: Java and Certmonger Continued

Now that I know that I can do things like read the Keys from a Programmatic registered provider and properly set up SELinux to deal with it, I want to see if I can make this work for a …

Stephen Michael Kellat: Damage Control Report

In no particular order:

  • There was another “partial government shutdown” of the federal government of the United States of America last Thursday. As a federal civil servant, I still rated an “essential-excepted” designation which required working without pay until the

Dave Airlie: virgl caps – oops I messed.up


When I designed virgl I added a capability system to pass some info about the host GL to the guest driver along the lines of gallium caps. The design was at the virtio GPU level you have a number of …

Reto Gantenbein: spectre-meltdown-checker in Fedora and EPEL repositories

The recently disclosed Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities are some of the most dramatic security issues in the recent computer history. Fortunately even six weeks after public disclosure sophisticated attacks exploiting these vulnerabilities are not yet common to observe. …

Microsoft updates Cognitive Services terms

This post was authored by the Microsoft Cognitive Services Team.

We understand that the commitments we make about data are essential for any organization. To give customers more control, we’ve updated our Cognitive Services terms for customer data. Here’s what …

Faster Application Deployment in Azure AD Application Proxy

Howdy folks,

Im excited to announce you can now use PowerShell to manage deployment of your Azure AD Application Proxy. This will allow you to deploy your on-premises applications more quickly and manage them more easily. For example, we know …

Adam Young: Certmonger, SELinux and Keystores in random locations

In my last post, SELinux was reporting AVCs when certmonger tried to access an NSS Database in a non-standard location. To get rid of the AVC, and get SELinx to allow the operations, we need to deal with the underlying …

Richard W.M. Jones: Fedora/RISC-V: Runnable stage 4 disk images

We’ve now got:

  1. An autobuilder.
  2. A multithreaded QEMU.
  3. A Fedora RPMs repository.
  4. A bootable disk image.

It’s unpolished and minimal at the moment, but what you can do today (if you have a Fedora 27+ x86_64 …

Karel Zak: util-linux v2.32 — what’s new?


This release (rc1 now) is without dramatic changes and game-changing improvements.

We have again invested our time and love to make cal(1) more usable. The most visible change is possibility to specify calendar system.

The current (backwardly compatible) default is …

ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is now generally available

We are excited to share the general availability of ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM). A few months ago, we announced ExpressRoute Monitor with NPM in public preview. Since then, we’ve seen lots of users monitor their Azure …

Ubuntu Insights: Storage Made Easy adds Charm to Canonical’s Juju ecosystem

Storage Made Easy (SME) today announced the availability of the Storage Made Easy™ Enterprise File Fabric™ charm through Canonical’s Juju charm store. The store provides access to a wide range of best practice solutions which can be deployed to …

Protect machines using managed disks between Azure regions using Azure Site Recovery

We are happy to announce that Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now provides you the ability to setup Disaster Recovery (DR) for IaaS VMs using managed disks. With this feature, ASR fulfills an important requirement to become an all-encompassing DR …

Adam Young: Java and Certmonger

Earlier this week, I got some advice from John Dennis on how to set up the certificates for a Java based web application. The certificates were to be issued by the Dogtag instance in a Red Hat Identity Mangement (RH …

The Results Are In! What Are Your Peers Doing for IT Event Management?

Key findings from a recent Quocirca survey providing insight on how organizations cope with common event management pain points…

Collectd: Great Infrastructure Performance Metrics, but Where Do I Begin?

Splunker Bill Emmett offers a crash course in getting started with collectd for infrastructure performance metrics…

Matthias Clasen: Fedora Atomic Workstation: Building flatpaks

In order to use my new Atomic Workstation for real, I need to be able to build things locally,  including creating flatpaks.

Image result for project atomic logo

One of the best tools for the  job (building flatpaks) is GNOME builder. I had already installed the …

mythcat: Fedora 27 : The strace tool for debug.


Today I test a great tool named strace from here.
This tool will help you with diagnostic, debugging and monitor between processes and the Linux kernel.

For example you can test this tool with ls command:
– to display …

Simos Xenitellis: How to use the X2Go remote desktop with LXD containers

I would like to thank Brian Mullan for sharing his notes on getting X2Go to work on LXD containers. Prior to this, I never used X2Go before. You would typically use LXD (pronounced LexDee) containers to run server software. However, …

Kubuntu General News: Plasma 5.12.1 bugfix update lands in backports PPA for Artful 17.10

After the initial release of Plasma 5.12 was made available for Artful 17.10 via our backports PPA last week, we are pleased to say the the PPA has now been updated to the 1st bugfix release 5.12.1.

The full …

Andres Rodriguez: MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 & python-libmaas 0.6.0 released!

Hello MAASters!

I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 and python-libmaas 0.6.0 have now been released and are available for Ubuntu Bionic.
MAAS Availability
MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 is available in the Bionic -proposed archive or …

Daniel Pocock: What is the best online dating site and the best way to use it?

Somebody recently shared this with me, this is what happens when you attempt to access Parship, an online dating site, from the anonymous Tor Browser.

Experian is basically a private spy agency. Their website boasts about how they can:

Fedora Magazine: Contribute at the Fedora Test Day for kernel 4.15

The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 4.15. This version was just recently released, and will arrive soon in Fedora. This version has many security fixes included. As a result, the Fedora kernel and QA teams have …

Alexander Larsson: Moving a portal


Portals are a fundamental concept in flatpak. They are the way a sandboxed application can access information and services from the host in a safe, controlled way.

Most of the portals in use are implemented by a module called xdg-desktop-portal

Ubuntu Insights: LXD weekly status #34

Introduction

A lot happened this past week. @brauner is making great progress cleaning everything up in liblxc and related projects ahead of the 3.0 release, @freeekanayaka has been sorting out the last few missing bits for LXD clustering and @monstermunchkin

Sebastian Pipping: I love free software… and Gentoo does! #ilovefs

Some people care if software is free of cost or if it has the best features, above everything else. I don’t. I care that I can legally inspect its inner workings, modify and share modified versions. That’s why I happily …

Sean Davis: Exo 0.12.0 Stable Release

With full GTK+ 2 and 3 support and numerous enhancements, Exo 0.12.0 provides a solid development base for new and refreshed Xfce applications.

What’s New?

Since this is the first stable release in nearly 2.5 years, I am going to

Simplify cloud adoption with Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Datometry

We increasingly see that every enterprise is formulating, if not already executing, a cloud-first strategy for their on-premise enterprise data management to benefit from inherent elasticity, flexibility and performance of a cloud data warehouse like Azure SQL Data Warehouse (Azure …

Mark J. Wielaard: dtrace for linux; Oracle does the right thing

At Fosdem we had a talk on dtrace for linux in the Debugging Tools devroom.

Not explicitly mentioned in that talk, but certainly the most exciting thing, is that Oracle is doing a proper linux kernel port:

 commit e1744f50ee9bc1978d41db7cc93bcf30687853e6

Azure Marketplace new offers in January 2018

We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In January 2018, 32 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below:

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Moogsoft AIOps: Moogsoft AIOps gives application owners, developers and site

Preview of Log Alerts feature for Application Insights

This blog post was co-authored by Vijay Nagarajan, Senior Program Manger and Kiran Madnani, Principal PM Manager, Azure Infrastructure Management

Application Insights is an extensible application performance management (APM) service for web developers on multiple platforms. Customers use Application Insights …

Hans de Goede: i915 driver Panel Self Refresh (PSR) status update


Hi All,

First of Thank you to everyone who has been sending me PSR test results, I’ve received well over a 100 reports!

Quite a few testers have reported various issues when enabling PSR, 3 often reported issues are:

  • flickering

David Tomaschik: Preparing for Penetration Testing with Kali Linux

The Penetration Testing with Kali Linux (PWK) course is one of the most popular information security courses, culminating in a hands-on exam for the Offensive Security Certified Professional certification. It provides a hands-on learning experience for those looking to get …

Create tomorrow today with emerging tech at Microsoft Build

This blog post was authored by the Microsoft Build Team.

On May 7–9, brilliant developers and industry game-changers will meet at Microsoft Build in Seattle, Washington. Creators of all kinds will gather to spark ideas, get inspired, and build what’s …

Harish Pillay 9v1hp: Wireless@SGx for Fedora and Linux users

Eight years ago, I wrote about the use of Wireless@SGx being less than optimal some years ago.

I must acknowledge that there has been efforts to improve the access (and speeds) to the extent that earlier this week, I was …

Microsoft Updates Guidance for Customers Running Outdated Exchange Server Cumulative Updates and .NET Framework Versions


Microsoft’s servicing model for Exchange 2013 and 2016, and presumably for all future versions of Exchange Server, involves quarterly releases known as cumulative updates (CUs).

Each CU release is supported for three months after the release of the next CU. …

Update 1802 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – Available Now!

Hello everyone! We are excited to let you know that update 1802 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features …

Splunk Cloud Customer Update

Data Night. How Machine Learning Could Change Valentine’s Day

“You Auto-Complete Me”…

Maxim Burgerhout: Fencing RHV or oVirt nested hypervisors

My setup

I have this nice AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper, with 64GiB or RAM. What I want to do is run RHV 4.1 in virtual machines, and be able to play around with nested virtualization, HA and fencing.

Problem is, that

Open Source Security Podcast: Episode 82 – RSA, TLS, Chrome HTTP, and PCI


Josh and Kurt talk about problems of textbook RSA implementations, the upcoming TLS changes in TLS, and the insecurity of http in Chrome.

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Show Notes

Richard W.M. Jones: Fedora/RISC-V: the final bootstrap

There are bootable (but very minimal) disk images built cleanly from RPMs: https://fedorapeople.org/groups/risc-v/disk-images/

More soon ……

Alice Ferrazzi: Gentoo has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2018 mentoring organization

Gentoo has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2018 mentoring organization

Gentoo has been accepted into the Google Summer of Code 2018!

Mentors:
If you want to mentor some projects on Gentoo GSoC 2018 please add
yourself here …

mythcat: Fedora 27 : Test browsers for inline security.


Open the browser with this page: https://github.com.
Next step is to open the Developer Tools console.
If you use Opera then you can use this keys: Ctr+Shift +C .
If you use Firefox or Chrome browsers use F12 …

Ubuntu Insights: Ubuntu Server development summary – 13 February 2018

Hello Ubuntu Server!

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the …

Suzanne Hillman (Outreachy): If I didn’t have to earn money…

I was recently asked what I would do if I didn’t have to earn money.

That was an interesting question, especially given that it’s difficult to say what that actually means. For example: If I don’t have to earn money, …

Richard Hughes: fwupd now tells you about known issues

After a week of being sick and not doing much, I’m showing the results of a day-or-so of hacking:

So, most of that being familiar to anyone that’s followed my previous blog posts. But wait, what’s that about a known

Ubuntu Insights: Skype discuss easing Linux maintenance with snaps

Skype is used by hundreds of millions of users globally to make free video and voice calls, send files, video and instant messages. It has been two years since Skype first launched to Linux users on the Electron framework. This

New reference architecture for Jenkins on Azure

The patterns & practices (p&p) group of the Azure Customer Advisory Team (Azure CAT), has published a new reference architecture for deploying and running a Jenkins server on Azure with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Jenkins is a powerful open source tool …

Fedora Magazine: 3 Fedora videos from DevConf.cz 2018

The recent DevConf.cz conference in Brno, Czechia is a great example of an event by and for developers and open source community members. Hundreds of speakers showed off countless technologies and features advancing the state of open source in Linux …

Application consistent backup for Linux VMs using Azure Backup is generally available

We are excited to announce the general availability (GA) of application consistent backup for Linux VMs running in Azure using Azure Backup. We did a preview of this feature last year and customers are already using this framework for various …

Peter Czanik: CentOS Dojo and FOSDEM 2018

FOSDEM is one of the largest open source conferences in the world, with over 8000 participants. As many developers gather not just from Europe but from all around the world, there are a number of pre- and post conferences timed …

Microsoft partners with National Science Foundation to empower data science breakthroughs

Over the past decade, Microsoft has partnered with the National Science Foundation (NSF) on three separate programs, first in 2010, and more recently through a commitment of $6M in cloud credits across two NSF supported data science programs – …

Eric Hammond: Replacing EC2 On-Demand Instances With New Spot Instances

with an SMS text warning two minutes before interruption, using CloudWatch Events Rules And SNS

The EC2 Spot instance marketplace has had a number of
enhancements
in the last couple months that have made
it more attractive for more use …

Charles-Antoine Couret: Votez pour les fonds d’écran supplémentaires de Fedora 28 !

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Depuis Fedora 20, la livrée du système par défaut contient quelques fonds
d’écrans additionnels. Et comme d’habitude, les contributeurs pouvaient
soumettre leurs propres dessins ou photographies pour décorer cette nouvelle
version.

Maintenant que la période de soumission s’est achevée, nous …

Ubuntu LoCo Council: Three month wrap-up

The new LoCo Council has been a little lax with updating this blog. It’s admittedly taken us a little bit of time to figure out what exactly we’re doing, but we seem to be on our feet now. I’d like …

Simos Xenitellis: How to run the stock Ubuntu Linux kernel on Scaleway using KEXEC and server tags

Scaleway, like many VPS and baremetal server providers, have their own version of the Linux kernel. No matter which Linux distribution you are installing, you get by default this custom version of the Linux kernel. In each case, you can …

Retire Those Old Legacy Protocols

Hello Paul Bergson back again, and I wanted to bring up another security topic. There has been a lot of work by enterprises to protect their infrastructure with patching and server hardening, but one area that is often overlooked when …

Jeremy Bicha: GNOME Tweaks 3.28 Progress Report 2

GNOME 3.28 has reached its 3.27.90 milestone. This milestone is important because it means that GNOME is now at API Freeze, Feature Freeze, and UI Freeze. From this point on, GNOME shouldn’t change much, but that’s good because it allows …

Alvaro Castillo: Ajustando la apariencia en aplicaciones Qt

¿Cuál es el problema?

Seguro que muchas veces nos ha pasado que hemos instalado aplicaciones que utilizan Qt y se ven muy feas en entornos de escritorio ajenos a Plasma (aka KDE) o LXQT. En este post descubriremos cómo ponerle …

EMS news roundup: January 2018

Heres a quick recap of news and announcements for EMS last month:

Why its important to integrate your VPN with Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

Attackers use existing credentials to remotely connect to corporate networks. Integrate your VPN with Microsoft ATA …

Decentralized Digital Identities and Blockchain – The Future as We See It.

Howdy folks,

I hope you’ll find today’s post as interesting as I do. It’s a bit of brain candy and outlines an exciting vision for the future of digital identities.

Over the last 12 months we’ve invested in incubating a …

Jo Shields: Long-term distribution support?

A question: how long is reasonable for an ISV to keep releasing software for an older distribution? When is it fair for them to say “look, we can’t feasibly support this old thing any more”.

For example, Debian 7 is …

Build Go apps for Azure with the Go SDK, now generally available

We’re pleased to announce that the Azure SDK for Go is now generally available to help developers build apps for Azure with Go. The SDK features support for connecting to data sources including Cosmos DB and Azure Storage, deploying Azure …

Last week in Azure: Living the serverless life, Kubernetes, and more

Several of the items highlighted below focus on serverless solutions where you don’t need to provision and manage any servers so that you can take your mind off implementing infrastructure. Building a serverless application on Azure using services like Azure …

Brian “bex” Exelbierd: Slice of Cake #24

A slice of cake

Question: Should the FCAIC have office hours?

Many people seem to want to talk to me but I find out later were worried I was too busy. Would regular office hours help?

In the last weeks …

Microsoft Azure Data Lake Storage in Storage Explorer – public preview

Providing a rich GUI for Azure Data Lake Storage resources management has been a top customer ask for a long time, we are thrilled to announce the public preview for supporting Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) in the Azure Storage …

Some Tools to Help Learn Kubernetes

Kubernetes is emerging as the clear leader in the container orchestration space. This makes it an important technology to know and understand. However, like other distributed systems, learning something like Kubernetes can be challenging due to the effort involved in …