Xen Virtualization and Cloud Computing #03: Key Features of Xen

15 October, 2020 - by Mohsen Mostafa Jokar

The previous articles in this series introduced virtualization and showed how Xen is designed to provide it efficiently. Here we’ll delve into some interesting features and their importance. A larger list can be found at the appropriate project page on features. At time of writing this article, the most recent version of Xen Project is 4.13.... Read more

Open source careers: How Brittany Gates found her way to Linux

7 October, 2020 - by Brittany Gates

At the end of 2019, Linux Professional Institute (LPI) celebrated 20 years of offering training and tests. The LPI20 Birthday Contest gave us the opportunity to hear from you some amazing stories about your careers in open source and how the LPI certification program helped you. Over the next weeks, we’ll share some of these stories. This is the story of Brittany, now Site Operations Technician 2 at Twitter.... Read more

Xen Virtualization and Cloud Computing #01: Introduction

1 October, 2020 - by Mohsen Mostafa Jokar

The Xen Project is a free and open source hypervisor that enables a computer to run multiple operating systems simultaneously on the same hardware. This article begins a series that covers the way Xen achieves this result efficiently, important features, and ways in which the Xen Project is supporting new advances in virtualization.... Read more

Benefits of Becoming an LPI Member

25 September, 2020 - by G. Matthew Rice

Recently, Linux Professional Institute (LPI) launched a formal membership program for holders of its professional level certifications.... Read more

How to Contribute to an Open Source Project

24 September, 2020 - by Birthe Lindenthal

It is great to see that the strategic relevance of open source software for the software industry is rapidly increasing (e.g. shown by IBM and Microsoft investing heavily into open source) and companies as well as individuals increasingly acknowledge the importance and advantages of open source.... Read more