Perseverance Rover reaches Mars with the help of open source OS

After years of preliminary work by NASA and a traversed flight distance of 292 million miles, the Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars on 18 February 2021. One of the main goals of the Mars mission is to search for signs of primeval microbial life. The rover...

Khulisa Academy adds SUSE training

Dell Technologies has announced a partnership between Khulisa Academy, and SUSE, adding SUSE open-source to the software training curriculum. Natasha Reuben, head of transformation at Dell Technologies South Africa, says: "As one of the largest global technology...

Free Beer Sessions return today

Obsidian Systems has announced that the next Free Beer Session will run exclusively online on Thursday, 30 April from 17:00. Karl Fischer, the DevOps lead at Obsidian, will be providing a lockdown catchup with open source enthusiasts from around the country. "Our Free...

An open foundation built for 2020

Even though the transaction closed in July, IBM's acquisition of Red Hat has been the defining moment for open source in 2019. Valued at $34-billion, it shows the importance of open source to business growth in a digital world. By Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian...