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Node.js announces move to open governance model, establishes Node.js Foundation

Rob Marvin for SD Times | February 10th, 2015

Node.js is moving to an open governance model under the auspices of the newly announced Node.js Foundation. Cloud infrastructure company Joyent, the corporate steward behind the open-source runtime technology, announced the establishment of an independent Node.js Foundation with Fidelity, IBM, Microsoft, PayPal and The Linux Foundation as founding members. Under the open governance model, the foundation will work to add members from within the Node.js ecosystem and hold open deliberations on… Read More ›

Node.js is getting its own open-source, independent foundation

Jonathan Vanian for Gigaom | February 10th, 2015

Node.js, the popular server-side JavaScript framework, is getting its own open-source foundation and will no longer be governed by Joyent, the cloud-infrastructure provider plans to announce on Tuesday. It should take around two to three months before the foundation is formally established, and until then, Joyent will remain the corporate steward of the Node.js open-source project, according to Joyent. The new Node.js Foundation — which will include the founding members of Joyent, IBM, Paypal, M… Read More ›

New Foundation Will Oversee Popular Coding Tool Node.js

Klint Finley for Wired | February 10th, 2015

Node.js—the popular open source tool for building and running websites and other online applications—is getting a new steward. Together with Microsoft, the Linux Foundation, IBM, PayPal, and Fidelity, the current steward, Joyent, is launching an independent foundation to oversee development of the project. Node.js—or Node, for short—has gained immense popularity in the five years since it was introduced, underpinning web services from both tech startups and large corporations, including Walmart and GE.… Read More ›

Joyent Unfurls Docker Container Cloud Service

December 4th, 2014

Joyent this week announced two open source initiatives through which it is making it possible to securely deploy Docker containers without requiring the use of hypervisors. A new Linux Branded Zones (LXz) enables Linux applications, including those running in Docker Containers, to natively run on a layer of secure OS virtualization without the need for a hardware hypervisor layer. Read More ›

Joyent Announces Linux Branded Zones and Extension of Docker Engine to SmartDataCenter, Provides a New Platform to Run Docker Securely with Bare Metal Performance

December 3rd, 2014

Concurrently Launches First Class Container Service for Joyent Public Cloud SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- (December 3, 2014) -- Joyent, Inc., the container infrastructure company, today announced two open source initiatives and the general availability of a first-class container service in the Joyent Public Cloud to accelerate the adoption of application containers in the enterprise. Docker application containers are perhaps the most transformative data center innovation of the decade. However,… Read More ›


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