OpenStack–uh Open Infrastructure? OpenDev?–remains popular

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If you read the OpenStack User Survey Report you’ll find OpenStack, the open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud, is growing ever more popular. But at the same time OpenStack‘s branding is getting a little confusing. While the IaaS cloud name remains the same, its branding is pivoting to Open Infrastructure, or is it OpenDev? Let’s start with the good […]

Powershell on Azure goes Linux

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People still assume that Windows is Windows, Linux is Linux, and never the twain shall meet. Not true. Microsoft loves Linux. You’ll find the latest proof of this in Azure Cloud Shell, which is now PowerShell Core 6 in Linux. Linux? Yes, Linux. Why? Well, as Wim Coekaerts, formerly corporate vice president of Microsoft Enterprise […]

Open Source: Leaping blindly towards an ideology

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I read many articles and papers over the years focusing on various trends du jour — all emerging and rising technologies that make sweeping claims and promises. Some have more staying power than others. Some boom and then bust, taking many casualties with them (dot.com bubble, anybody?). Others have the power to influence, shape and […]