Christine Hall


Christine Hall has been a journalist since 1971. In 2001 she began writing a weekly consumer computer column and began covering IT full time in 2002, focusing on Linux and open source software. Since 2010 she's published and edited the website FOSS Force. Follow her on Twitter: @BrideOfLinux.


Open Source Project Grafeas Enforces Kubernetes Supply Chain Security
New open source project seeks to ensure that containers are secure at deployment.
Puppet and Google Partner on Cloud On-Ramp
Alphabet is hoping to leverage Puppet's cloud-native tools to help attract enterprises with mature software to its cloud.
Using Containers? Look for the OCI Seal of Approval
Container tools marked OCI compliant should give DevOps the same confidence that consumers have when plugging a UL approved toaster into the wall.
Linux Foundation Adds 15 New Silver Members
Many came in through a back door, but they're all supporting open source.
Who Won at OpenWorld? Oracle, or Amazon and Splunk?
Amazon and Splunk benefit from public debate sparked by Ellison at Oracle's cloud event.
Yahoo Search Code Released as Open Source
New owner Verizon makes largest ever contribution of Yahoo code.
Simon Phipps Returns to President Role at Open Source Initiative
It's "meet the new boss, same as the old boss" time at OSI as Allison Randal steps down and board elects Phipps for a return engagement.
Microsoft Joins Open Source Initiative Without Affecting Weather in Hell
​Microsoft joined the Open Source Initiative on Tuesday and hell hasn't frozen over. Not yet, anyway.
Open Source File Share Nextcloud to Add End-to-End Encryption
Full encryption is on the way to the open source host-it-yourself client/server software.
Microsoft Switches to Multi-Zone Cloud Regions, Catching Up to AWS, Google Cloud
Catching up to its biggest competitors, Microsoft Azure is adding availability zones in its cloud regions.
Facebook Relents on React.js License Issue
The folks at the social site have done an about-face and will be changing React.js's license to MIT, along with the licenses for Jest, Flow and Immutable.js.
MongoDB Projects $100M from IPO
The open source NoSQL database developer made SEC filing on Thursday.
Puppet Acquires Distelli, Boosting Its Cloud Automation Offerings
Both platforms enable developers to manage infrastructure and applications across the entire software delivery process to make app development quicker.
Oracle Joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation in Kubernetes Push
Big Red's platinum membership in CNCF is only its most recent move to embrace Kubernetes.
Sumo Logic Cloud Study Highlights Linux, NoSQL and Docker
Sumo Logic's study offers a unique look at the public cloud through the eyes of its customers.