4 ways to jump start an Open Source & Agile Automation Culture

Automation within enterprise IT is not a new topic. Whether it’s automating the creation of a user desktop or a server, the drive has always been to automate as much as possible to achieve faster time to market and efficiency. What has changed, though, is the number of infrastructure elements one can automate within an IT org. I still remember my first job in college 15 years ago where I used a variety of tools to automatically deploy and configure Windows XP simultaneously across 50 desktop machines for a classroom lab environment. Today not only can we automate desktop computer deployments but also servers, applications, and even networking.

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Comparing OpenAPI with gRPC

Are you still coding your API client libraries by hand? Is your manually maintained API documentation drifting away from what was actually implemented? You may be interested in reviewing the two popular technologies that solve this problem. In this article, we are going to look at OpenAPI and gRPC side-by-side.

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Lithuanian IT school improves student job prospects with Linux training

Kaunas Information Technology School helps Lithuanians choose a marketable profession, then develop the skills and qualifications needed to meet market demand and obtain a job in IT. To expand its Linux® and open source curricula, the school decided to offer Red Hat Training and Certification through Red Hat Academy, a partnership program with educational organizations. By offering the Red Hat Certified System Administrator course and exam, students gain hands-on experience with Linux technology, improving their job prospects, while the school improves its reputation and competitiveness in the academic community.

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Developer Training to Enable Next Gen App Development Skills

As enterprises shift to modern, cloud-native application development, they need an effective way to enable developers and development teams on the technology. The enablement has to scale across the enterprise, across multiple lines of business where developers work, as well as across geographic boundaries where they reside.  It also has to support exploration, given that developers are often motivated by curiosity.

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Welcome to the AI Thunderdome: Using OpenStack to accelerate AI training with Sahara, Spark, and Swift

Like many others in the technology industry, I share a passion for artificial intelligence (AI). This year at OpenStack Summit in Berlin, I presented a talk around parallel AI training. OpenStack lends itself well to big data problems.

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Steps for testing DISA STIG controls against Satellite 6

Security technical implementation guides (STIGs) provide a standardized set of security protocols for practically any system. From networks to servers and computers, STIGs are designed to enhance overall security and reduce vulnerabilities. But what happens when the guidelines vary across an enterprise? How do you apply these to a specific product without breaking it? Challenge accepted.

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Red Hat launches Red Hat Academy Day events

Red Hat held a series of Red Hat Academy Day events at 30 Red Hat Academies in India. This effort was the first Red Hat Academy road-tour to be conducted globally. During these events Red Hat Academy representatives conducted a celebration for 30 Red Hat Academies and over 5,560 students who have participated in the Red Hat Academy program.

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