Open-source News

Getting to know Jae-Hyung Jin, Red Hat general manager for Korea

Red Hat News - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 12:00
We’re delighted to welcome Jae-Hyung Jin to Red Hat as a general manager for Korea. In the new role, he will be responsible for Red Hat’s business operations in Korea.

Mesa 19.1.8 Released To End Out The Series

Phoronix - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 12:00
More than one month has passed since Mesa 19.1.7 compared to the usual bi-weekly release cadence, but on Monday following the closure of remaining blocker bugs, Mesa 19.1.8 was released that also ends out this release series...

Clear Linux Working On A New Software Store, User Bundles Arriving Before End Of Year

Phoronix - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 07:08
Intel developers are still working on some interesting improvements to Clear Linux itself this quarter on top of keeping up to date with the latest upstream software it packages...

RLSL Allows Running A Subset Of Rust On Vulkan/SPIR-V Enabled GPUs

Phoronix - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 04:46
There was a recent Khronos meet-up in Munich where Maik Klein of Embark Studios talked about their work on bringing a sub-set of the Rust programming language to Vulkan (SPIR-V) enabled GPUs...

Ubuntu 19.10 Doesn't Ship With AMD Navi / Radeon RX 5700 Support Working, But Easy To Enable

Phoronix - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 01:15
While last week's release of Ubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine" is new enough for Radeon RX 5700 series support with the Linux 5.3 kernel and Mesa 19.2, it doesn't actually work out-of-the-box for these Navi graphics cards...

OmniOS r151030y Brings Microcode Updates For Intel, Zen Topology Updates For AMD

Phoronix - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 23:04
OmniOS Community Edition remains one of the few successful Illumos/Solaris operating systems outside Oracle. OmniOS CE r151030y was released today along with other older build updates to address the recent sudo vulnerability...

Kubernetes networking, OpenStack Train, and more industry trends - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 22:30

As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.

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Arch Linux's Pacman 5.2 Released - Drops Support For Delta Packages, Adds Zstd Support

Phoronix - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 21:41
The Pacman 5.2 package manager for Arch Linux systems is now available with a variety of changes over earlier releases...

GCC 10 Switches Arm's Scheduling-Pressure Algorithm For Better Performance

Phoronix - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 19:56
A minor optimization was merged into GCC 10 last week for benefiting those on Arm compiling their code with the GNU Compiler Collection...