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A Practical Introduction to the Docker Registry Server

Background One of the key advantages of using Docker is it’s centralized image management server, called a Registry Server. The Docker project, as well as Red Hat, maintain public registry servers which host supported images. The Docker project also provides an Open Source version of the Registry server which can be deployed on premise in […]

Deep Dive: Rebasing vs. Backporting

Background Impetus Recently, I saw a discussion was started, asking about the importance of the operating system on LinkedIn OpenStack group: Ubuntu can overtake Red Hat in private clouds because the OS doesn’t really matter I found the conversation wildly interesting because several people expressed reasons for why they think the operating system does or […]

Open Source vs. Proprietary Software in the Supply Chain

Background Open Source Software Proprietary Software have very different supply chain mechanics. Programmers, Architects, and Systems Administrators need to understand the long term impact of leveraging Open Source software versus Proprietary Software. For as long as I have been programming, it has been common for programmers to leverage libraries of code. Historically, these libraries were […]