2OpenMAMA Is Helping the Financial Industry
The OpenMAMA project is an effort that got started in 2011 as a way to provide an open-source implementation of the Middleware Agnostic Messaging API (MAMA) used by financial services firms.
3FOSSBazaar Is Helping Adoption of Open-Source Governance
4Tizen Is a Linux Foundation Mobile Effort
Also somewhat aligned with Linux is the Tizen effort, which is all about building an open-source mobile phone. The Linux Foundation previously led the MeeGo effort, which was originally started by Nokia, and is not currently being actively developed.
5Yocto Project Embeds Linux
When the Linux Foundation got started, the embedded Linux community was very fragmented. The Yocto Project is an effort to help companies build embedded Linux distributions for whatever purpose they choose.
6Allseen Alliance Is Building Up the Internet of Things
7Linux Foundation Embraces Xen Virtualization
8Open Virtualization Alliance Advances KVM
The Open Virtualization Alliance, a collaboration effort hosted by the Linux Foundation, is an effort to advance the state and adoption of Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) technology.
9Biology Is Within the Linux Foundation’s Scope
In August 2013, the Linux Foundation started the OpenBEL (Biological Expression Language) collaboration project. “Companies in the biotech sector want to take advantage of the Linux Foundation’s services and knowledge to accelerate development of OpenBEL,” Amanda McPherson, vice president of marketing and developer programs at the Linux Foundation, told eWEEK when the effort launched.
10Linux Foundation Is Leading the SDN Revolution
The OpenDaylight Project at the Linux Foundation is a multi-stakeholder effort to enable software-defined networking (SDN) that issued its first platform release last week. Among the members of the OpenDaylight Project is Linux’s primary rival, Microsoft.
11Linux Foundation Now Runs ApacheCon
Not only has the Linux Foundation developed expertise in hosting projects, it has developed expertise in hosting large developer events too. That’s why the Apache Software Foundation got the Linux Foundation to help coordinate the upcoming ApacheCon event in Denver April 7-9.