Linus Torvalds: Gadget reviewer

If you know anything about Linus Torvalds, you know he’s the mastermind and overlord of Linux. If you know him at all well, you know he’s also an enthusiastic scuba diver and author of SubSurface, a do-it-all dive log program. And, if you know him really well, you’d know, like many other developers, he loves […]

Tiny Arduino clone starts at $14

A 15.24 x 15.24mm “Arduino Pico” board has launched on Kickstarter with a Leonardo-compatible 16MHz ATMEGA32U4 chip and a micro-USB port. A Toronto based startup called MellBell Electronics is closing in on funding its Arduino Pico Kickstarter project. Billed as “the world’s smallest Arduino board,” the Arduino Pico measures 0.6 x 0.6 inches, or 15.24mm […]

Managing Docker Instances with Puppet

In a previous article, “Provisioning Docker with Puppet”, in the December2016 issue, I covered one of the waysyou can install the Docker service onto a new system with Puppet. Bycontrast, this article focuses on how to manage Docker images andcontainers with Puppet.