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.
IN THE NEWS:
Red Hat, NVIDIA Align on Open Source Solutions to Fuel Emerging Workloads
Red Hat announced it is collaborating with NVIDIA to bring a new wave of open innovation around emerging workloads like artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and data science to enterprise datacenters around the world.
The Enterprisers Project - 4 factors to rethink when leading innovation
As companies grapple with the hard work of digital transformation, developing a more open, innovative culture may be the hardest to-do item of all. Jim Whitehurst recently explored this subject in depth with more than 30 CIOs during a recent event at Red Hat Open Innovation Labs in Boston. Check out this article for four top takeaways from Jim.
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST:
Command Line Heroes: Season 2: Episode 4 released
This episode looks at how tech embraces failure. Approaching failure with curiosity and openness is part of our process. Jennifer Petoff shares how Google has built a culture of learning and improvement from failure. With a shift in perspective, Jessica Rudder shows how embracing mistakes can lead to unexpected successes. And Jen Krieger explains how agile frameworks help us plan for failure.
NEW ON THE BLOG:
The history and future of OpenJDK
Rich Sharples anticipates that many of our customers will need to review their current Java plans and we want to take this opportunity to review the history of our relationship with the OpenJDK community, discuss the changes in the Java ecosystem, and describe Red Hat's Java offerings. Subsequent posts will cover the ecosystem changes and Red Hat's plans going forward.
IN THE NEWS:
ZDNet - Red Hat, Ansible and Kubernetes near the top of GitHub's Octoverse
GitHub recently published their latest annual State of the Octoverse report, which details the top open source projects hosted on GitHub. Out of 96 million repositories, Ansible came in at #7 with 7500 contributors, followed by Kubernetes at #8 with 6500 contributors. Red Hat as an organization also came in third in overall contributors to GitHub repositories with 3300, behind only Microsoft and Google.