The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.
Open Source Stories began as a conversation and has grown into a larger platform of films, articles and events that allow us to share the stories of what people can accomplish when things are open. Leigh Day shares her thoughts on the last two years of Open Source Stories.
International Banker - The Benefits of Leveraging Containers in the Financial Services Industry
Containers can hold a promise of delivering real IT transformation for the financial services industry, in part due to the potential for a more rapid pace of application development that can be provided by containers and the standardization of the container platform.
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Red Hat Helps Power Big Data’s Future with SAP® Vora™ on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
SAP Vora on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is a continuation of the strong collaboration between Red Hat and SAP to support a variety of enterprise applications and big data scenarios. The combined technologies can help orchestrate data of nearly any volume, velocity, and variety to drive faster and smarter business decisions.
As more and more organizations adopt Linux container technology, standards are being developed to help communities and vendors innovate while retaining compatibility among container implementations. Standards are a good thing, but it’s important to know how different standards do (or don’t) work together—and what they mean for your container deployment efforts moving forward.
Despite the rise of cloud computing, containers, and a zillion other things that superficially seem destined to pulverize the operating system, Linux (and Windows) keep chugging away. In fact, if anything, the OS has become more relevant than ever. How did this happen?