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Digital Growth 2020: Open Source Summit, North America

Digital Growth 2020: Open Source Summit, North America

Open Source Summit North America is a conference for software developers, architects, and other technologists to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.

via Linux Foundation

How the Global PC Market Returned to Growth

How the Global PC Market Returned to Growth

The global traditional PC market — inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations — totaled 64.9 million units in the second quarter of 2019, according to IDC. Year-over-year growth during the quarter reached 4.7%.

via IDC

Mainframe in the Era of Digital Transformation

Mainframe in the Era of Digital Transformation

Businesses today have the opportunity to introduce a mix of digital engagement and commerce technologies to transform their organizational activities, processes, competencies and models. At the center of this, the mainframe remains a key player.


Why Android Dominates Smartphone Software Apps

Why Android Dominates Smartphone Software Apps

Since 2010, the smartphone landscape has changed beyond recognition. Unit sales have exploded, growing from 297 million to over 1.5 billion today, and squabbles over market share have been replaced by the ascendancy of two powerful platforms. The winner: an open source OS.

via World Economic Forum

Application Container Revenue will Reach $2.7 Billion by 2020

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Data center server virtualization and cloud computing requirements are evolving. More CIOs and IT managers will be deploying Linux container based solutions in 2017, as the market matures and the vendors gain new momentum with their go-to-market strategies.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Monolith-First Strategies: Proven DevOps Business Case

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The surprising truth about Hyperscale DevOps — “Distributed applications are inherently complex, therefore, choosing a microservices architecture over monolithic and other types of application architectures should only be done if the situation warrants it.”

Source: ProgrammableWeb

How Smartphones and Phablets Compete with PC Spending

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The decline in PC volume since early 2012 is expected to linger throughout 2016, with later years offering few opportunities to boost volumes as economic issues and other consumer electronic products sap the growth potential, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

163 Million Notebook PCs were Shipped Globally in 2015

Worldwide Notebook PC market research

Looking back on 2015, the PC industry had yet another period of transition, as most vendors either missed the shifting market demand or they had products that were perceived as obsolete. That said, the low-cost high-value Chromebook category actually gained new momentum in the market.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Integrated Infrastructure Systems are Growing Rapidly

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According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market increased revenue 1.7% year-over-year to $2.4 billion during the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15). The market shipped 1,210 petabytes of new storage capacity during the quarter, which was up 44.8% compared to the same period a year ago.

Source: IDC

Introduction to Linux Containers – including Example Use Cases

Introduction to Linux Containers

Linux Containers have emerged as a key open source application packaging and delivery technology, combining lightweight application isolation with the flexibility of image-based deployment methods. Several components are needed for Linux Containers to function correctly, most of them are provided by the Linux kernel.

via Red Hat