The battle between open source and proprietary software-defined networking continues; and of course, Cisco is once again at the heart of the disagreement between the two sides. But this time, instead of Cisco executives taking shots at whitebox solutions, it's an open source proponent saying Cisco is behind the times.
The top news stories for June 17, 2015.
ESET researchers have uncovered a new worm dubbed Linux/Moose that is targeting Linux-based routers as well as other Linux-based embedded systems.
While Docker dominates the container conversation right now, it's far from certain that it will continue to do so in the future. Despite the thriving ecosystem of companies around the Docker technology, Docker Inc.'s acquisition strategy has made some businesses wary of building on top of the container. Plus, this renewed interest in containers may be opening doors for new and old container technologies, strengthening the competition against Docker.
Researchers at ESET uncover a new malware specifically created to run on Linux and BSD systems to send spam.
Docker's recent attempts to fill technological gaps in its containerization technology seem to have been going well. From beefing up security to adding orchestration capabilities, Docker's 2015 is already shaping up to be a busy one. More features are planned for 2015.
CoreOS is expanding its containerization solutions with the launch of Tectonic, which the company describes as "a software stack for businesses seeking the benefits of a container-based infrastructure."
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Panasonic pledged this week to provide royalty-free access to a chunk of its intellectual property, including software and patents, to push forward the development of the Internet of Things. While at face value it may seem like an altruistic move, in fact, it may be just the lastest shot in the ongoing standards war raging in the IoT industry.
A minor change to the Secure Boot portion of UEFI in Windows 10 could make it harder for enthusiasts to install Linux or alternative operating systems.