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In The Virtualization Space, Containers Are Making A Move

In The Virtualization Space, Containers Are Making A Move

Wow has it been a whirlwind over the last ten years in the virtualization space. Where once Xen and then KVM sat on the pedestal, the baton has been passed...

Relational vs. Non-Relational Databases: The Tide Is Shifting

Relational vs. Non-Relational Databases: The Tide Is Shifting

In an ever-changing world, the data surrounding relational and non-relational databases is no different. While there are proponents for both, it seems to be a case by case basis for...

Open Source adoption in Education Sector: Interview with Patrick Masson from OSI

Open Source adoption in Education Sector: Interview with Patrick Masson from OSI

With the perceived growth of FLOSS deployments in the world's education sector, we wanted to try to confirm our intuition. What better way of doing so than going directly to...

Care About Big Data Analytics? Better Pay Attention To Splunk and Elastic Stack

Care About Big Data Analytics? Better Pay Attention To Splunk and Elastic Stack

While the overall numbers are not necessarily sexy, the percentage growth surely is. If you are looking for a tool to search and analyze data, Elastic stack and Splunk are...


Do Corporations Value Your Certification?


Do Corporations Value Your Certification?

In continuing our evaluation of data from our skills watch, the next area of exploration is certifications. Much has been written over the years about the positives associated with obtaining...

Don't Pretend To Be Someone Else

Don't Pretend To Be Someone Else

Job descriptions can be very puzzling. Are they looking for strictly a developer, or do they want someone that can develop but also maintain their systems? Sometimes it can be...

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Open Source adoption in Education Sector: Interview with Patrick Masson from OSI

Open Source adoption in Education Sector: Interview with Patrick Masson from OSI

With the perceived growth of FLOSS deployments in the world's education sector, we wanted to try to confirm our intuition. What better way of doing so than going directly to...

Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

I have been specializing in IT Recruitment for the past few years. It has been a very interesting and challenging journey, which allowed me to meet many professionals at various...

Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

We get asked about Linux certification frequently. Candidates generally want to know if it is worth their time and effort to pursue a certification. In my opinion, the answer changes...

How writing about Linux boosts your IT career. Interview with Jason Hibbets, Red Hat

How writing about Linux boosts your IT career. Interview with Jason Hibbets, Red Hat

The World Wide Web has become an extremely strong source of information. Job seekers search for jobs on online job boards, while recruiters search for potential employees by listing their...

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08
Mar2017
Open Source adoption in Education Sector: Interview with Patrick Masson from OSI

Open Source adoption...

With the perceived growth of FLOSS deployments in the world's education sector, we wanted to try to confirm our intuition. What better way of doing so than going directly to the source. In this instance, we reached out t...

23
Sep2016
Open Source Company Involvement: Research It To The Core

Open Source Company...

Do you desire a role where you can contribute code to an open source project as part of your daily responsibilities? During work hours and not in your spare time? It goes without saying that a lot of developers dream of...

18
Dec2013
Increasing interest in Linux technologies continues to drive Unix to Linux migration

Increasing interest...

We have reopened the discussion about Unix to Linux migration with respect to careers of Unix and Linux professionals and its impact on organizations and the entire FOSS community. Kerry Kim, Director of Solutions Market...

Career Advice

24
Oct2016
Don't Pretend To Be Someone Else

Don't Pretend To Be Someo...

Job descriptions can be very puzzling. Are they looking for strictly a developer, or do they want someone that can develop but also maintain their systems? Sometimes it can be very tricky to separate the wheat from the c...

11
Aug2016
Pay Attention: You May Fall Behind If You Don't

Pay Attention: You May Fa...

The world of open source software is an ever-changing landscape. What appears to be the next big thing may fall by the wayside by some new development tool.The pace is fast and furious, and it does not look like it is go...

04
Jul2016
Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

Recruiter's advice and ti...

I have been specializing in IT Recruitment for the past few years. It has been a very interesting and challenging journey, which allowed me to meet many professionals at various stages of their careers. In the past few y...

07
Jun2016
Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

Linux Certification Is It...

We get asked about Linux certification frequently. Candidates generally want to know if it is worth their time and effort to pursue a certification. In my opinion, the answer changes on a case-by-case basis. Overall, the...

Skills Watch

20
Mar2017
In The Virtualization Space, Containers Are Making A Move

In The Virtualization Space, C...

Wow has it been a whirlwind over the last ten years in the virtualization space. Where once Xen and then KVM sat on the pedestal, the baton has been passed to the projects revolved around contain...

12
Mar2017
Relational vs. Non-Relational Databases: The Tide Is Shifting

Relational vs. Non-Relational...

In an ever-changing world, the data surrounding relational and non-relational databases is no different. While there are proponents for both, it seems to be a case by case basis for which is best...

27
Feb2017
Care About Big Data Analytics? Better Pay Attention To Splunk and Elastic Stack

Care About Big Data Analytics?...

While the overall numbers are not necessarily sexy, the percentage growth surely is. If you are looking for a tool to search and analyze data, Elastic stack and Splunk are showing exponential gai...

24
Feb2017

Do Corporations Value Your Certification?


Do Corporations Value Your Ce...

In continuing our evaluation of data from our skills watch, the next area of exploration is certifications. Much has been written over the years about the positives associated with obtaining a ce...

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Latest entries:

20
Mar2017

In The Virtualizatio...

Wow has it been a whirlwind over the last ten years in the virtualization space. Where once Xen and...

12
Mar2017

Relational vs. Non-R...

In an ever-changing world, the data surrounding relational and non-relational databases is no differ...

08
Mar2017

Open Source adoption...

With the perceived growth of FLOSS deployments in the world's education sector, we wanted to try to...

27
Feb2017

Care About Big Data...

While the overall numbers are not necessarily sexy, the percentage growth surely is. If you are look...