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Linux Just Turned Twenty Five: A Look Back

Linux

The Humblest Origins

It’s been a bit past 25 years since the world was graced with the Linux operating system.

Technically, Linux’s story starts in 1991 when Icelandic wunderkind Linus Torvalds posted to the comp.os.minix board (that was a Usenet message board, kind of like the Reddit of its day), announcing he was starting an Open-Source clone of Unix as “just a hobby.”

Containers Vs VMs : Top 5 Differences you must know

Virtual Machines and Containers offer virtualization technology for creating scalable solutions.  Virtualization allows to quickly build and deploy  a large number of hosts or containers in a very short time and saves time and money as compared to installing and deploying physical servers.

Virtual machine ( VM )  have been around for few years from now and containers are picking up as new alternative to VM.  KVM, Xen, Hyper-V, AND ESXi are some of the popular hypervisor technologies for creating and managing VMs. Linux container technology have been available for more than 10 years in the form of LXC  but Docker containers have gained popularity in the last few years. Beside Docker other container technologies are   Solaris Containers, AIX Workload Partitions and FreeBSD jails

Here are top five difference between VMs and Containers.

Free Docker Training for Beginners Intermediate & Advanced users

Dockets allows you to create containers which share same OS and resources but provide isolated environment to run different applications in different containers at the same time.  It is the new hot technology which which has seen a huge growth and adaptation by many companies around the world.

If you are interested in docker and  try it out , here is the good news  , Play-with-docker is providing  Free Docker Training for Beginners Intermediate & Advanced users . The tutorials provided are from docker and the members of docker community.

‘Amazon go’ – No Checkout Store Opens in Seattle

Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required,amazon go store

Use app to enter the store, and after that you don’t need it to shop. Browse and shop like you would at any other store and once you’re done you can simply walk out without having to stand in a checkout line.

Amazon Go store opening on Monday in Seattle is about 1,800 square feet store, located at 2131 7th Ave, Seattle, WA, opening from 7AM—9PM open Monday through Friday. The store will offer ready-to-eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options made by chefs and favorite local kitchens and bakeries. Grocery essentials ranges from bread and milk to artisan cheeses and locally made chocolates. There are Amazon Meal Kits to get the meal ready in 30 minutes!

Although there is no human involvement in checkout a lot of technology in use at the backend, the same types of technologies used in self-driving cars like computer vision, sensor fusion, and deep learning.

Here is a video to explain shopping experience at amazon go store.

Global Enterprise Mobility Trends

The landscape of enterprise mobility has seen numerous exciting developments that continue to shape the industry towards sustainable growth on a global scale. More and more organizations are viewing enterprise mobility as a priority rather than a mere project. In fact, recent statistics indicate that 71% of enterprise across the world regard mobility as a top priority and the market is anticipated to reach a valuation of US$510.39 billion by the end of 2022.