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Open Source Projects

What’s an open source project for Red Hat Research? A project that involves contributing to an open source community like Kubernetes, Apache, Eclipse. 

Open source projects come in all sizes. Here are projects that Co-op students and interns are working on as well as project proposals looking for individuals or teams with or without open source skills to help build software that will make a difference. 

Where do the proposals come from? From everywhere in our community. If you have an idea for an open source project or are already working on a project and are seeking contributors, send us your proposal.  

We’ll review it and let you know if it’s something our community can help with. 

 

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Research by Daniel Bristot de Oliveira leads to a real-time analysis toolset for Linux 5.17Over the last decade, Red Hat Research’s Dr. Daniel Bristot de Oliveira has been exploring methods to improve the analysis …
Red Hat Collaboratory Announces 2022 Student Research ProjectsOn April 14, the Red Hat Collaboratory announced five newly funded Student Research Projects. As part of Boston University’s expanded partnership …
The third PHYSICS project General Assembly meeting The third PHYSICS project General Assembly meeting was held March 30-31, 2022 in the Ra’anana office. PHYSICS stands for oPtimized HYbrid Space-time servIce Continuum in faaS.
Getting started with data science and machine learningData science has exploded in popularity (and sometimes, hype) in recent years. This has led to an increased interest in learning the subject. With so many possible directions, it can be hard to know where to start. This blog post is here to help.
Robust LSM tuning research paper publishedCongratulations to Andy Hyunh, IBM PhD Fellowship intern and PhD candidate, Boston University; Harshal Chaudhari, PhD candidate, Boston University; Evimaria …
Boston University sees success with new educational tools built with Red Hat OpenShift Data ScienceRed Hat OpenShift Data Science provided the CS and ECE departments at Boston University a scalable environment for students while ensuring a personalized Linux playground that only requires a web browser to get started and provides a platform for hosting open source textbook and interactive lectures.
Technical Report: Benchmarking tunnel and encryption methodologies in cloud environmentsIn this report, we benchmark the performance of various tunneling technologies to provide directions on their use in multi-cloud deployments. Based on the various experiments conducted on three different testbeds, we present quantifiable data which can be leveraged by operators and providers tasked with design and development decisions of multi-cloud providers and orchestrators.”
Beyond Cyber 01 course with The Academic College of Tel Aviv-YaffoRed Hat Project Security engineers Haim Krasniker, Or Asaf, and Luiza Nacshon have completed the first Red Hat Beyond-Cyber-01 course with MTA (The Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo). The course took place in the Ra’anana Red Hat Office, which allowed teachers and students the opportunity to collaborate face to face.
Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Announces Recipients of Research Incubation Awardsthe Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University announced the inaugural recipients of the Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards. The program, which aims to advance research in open source cloud computing systems, awarded $2.3M to 16 projects that will be driven by collaboration between Boston University faculty and students, Red Hat engineers, and industry collaborators
Newcastle research leader Mark Little named a Fellow of the Royal Academy of EngineeringMark Little, Vice President of Middleware Engineering at Red Hat, has been named a Fellow of the U.K.’s Royal Academy of Engineering.
Three researchers from the Faculty of Informatics involved in Red Hat Research were awarded with the 2021 “MUNI Innovation Award”Masaryk University awarded the 2021 “MUNI Innovation Award” at its Business Research Forum on November 11, 2021. These new awards aim at individual students and employees whose outputs have been successfully implemented in practice, have helped improve products or services or have otherwise contributed to increasing the social relevance of Masaryk University’s research activities.
Rapid penetration testing tool for securing APIs in cloud communicationsby Anna Sandler – Software Quality Engineer, OpenShift Storage at Red Hat and Luiza Nacshon – Senior Security Engineer, Managed Services …
Test Case Prioritization: Towards High-Reliability Continuous IntegrationIn August 2021, a team of graduate students from Reichman University, a leading research university in Israel, started working on the TCP project under the guidance of senior engineers from Red Hat.
The Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University seeks large, small, and speculative projects for funding and supportThe Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University has opened a Request for Proposals in support of the launch of the expanded Collaboratory. The Collaboratory seeks to define and demonstrate an open model for large-scale reproducible systems research toward achieving a future of secure, reliable, scalable, self-operating, distributed, heterogeneous compute platforms that stretch from edge devices to cloud datacenters.
Karlstad University is looking for a doctoral student in Computer Science with a focus on BPF security and safety in LinuxDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science at Karlstad University, Sweden is now accepting applications for a doctoral studentship leading to a PhD with a specialisation in BPF Security and Safety in Linux. Deadline: June 30th
Red Hat Collaboration With Rubicone in Mass Open CloudAs part of our OpenInfraLabs collaboration with Red Hat’s CTO team on the Mass Open Cloud initiative (MOC), we get to do new innovative things for the first time.
Red Hat and Boston University Advance Open Hybrid Cloud Research and Operations at ScaleBoston University (BU) has long been a big part of the Red Hat Research program and Red Hat’s academic collaboration generally. On April 27, the two organizations took that collaboration up a level.
Big Stream Processing Inside and Outside Red Hat: Research Day SummaryThe first Tel Aviv Red Hat Research Day event took place on March 2nd. During this session, Dr. Ilya Kolchinsky outlined the most critical challenges faced by the currently available data processing technologies.
Red Hat took part in a virtual panel hosted by MIT for students interested in doing research for high tech companiesMIT hosted a virtual panel for graduate students interested in doing research for high tech companies on January 27, 2021 as part of the Institute’s Independent Activities Period. The “PhD Careers in Tech” event, which covered many different fields of graduate study in both sciences and engineering, as well as general entrepreneurship, included panelists from diverse industries who shared key insights, spoke about skills required for success, how to navigate the interview process and how to build career paths in industry.
From Baylor University to Red Hat Czech: Broadening horizons in research through a remote internship experienceThe project was initiated in 2019 with the goal to provide U.S. students with a unique summer research experience through project collaboration with outstanding partners in the Czech Republic. Even though the year 2020 was impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, we managed to transform the activities into an online internship.
Encouraging mentees to thrive: How to be a good mentorAn internship is a great opportunity for a company to evaluate candidates in a time-limited job role, but it is also a chance for interns to learn, gain work experience, and evaluate that company as a potential future employer; this is an equally important part of the position.
Beyond – The 3rd round for the Open Source academy courseDuring the summer semester of 2020, Red Hat’s Beyond platform offered a class on open source development in conjunction with Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) of Herzliya, Israel’s only private university.
Glimpses into Future Tech: Red Hat Research Days 2020In this series of Research Days, Red Hat experts, including Red Hat’s Chief Technology Officer, Chris Wright, and researchers from Harvard, Yale, Boston University, and other leading universities discussed their ongoing research on technology to improve privacy and security, make experimentation and system execution more reproducible, and enhance the performance and reliability of cloud systems.
UMASS Leadership Academy: Student Program for Diverse Students in Technology and EngineeringThis summer, Red Hat sponsored the Leadership Academy, a program launched by the University of Massachusetts Amherst, led by equity and inclusion expert Nilanjana Buju Dasgupta.
ROSE – Red Hat Open Source Education In The Time Of Covid-19ROSE stands for Red Hat Open Source Education, it started 7 years ago as a cross-community effort that brings students together from Tira- an Arab city in the triangle, and Ra’anana to learn about the Linux operating system and Python programming.
Bringing technical concepts to life through digital illustrationRed Hat Research Days 2020 was an experiment in recreating face to face interaction between researchers, Red Hat engineers, customers …
Engineering interview series: Learning to become comfortable with being uncomfortableChanging positions within a company can undoubtedly be daunting. The unfamiliar makes us nervous in a way that’s hard to …
Engineering interview series: Join us on the ride with Tomáš Tomeček – a Principal Software Engineer at Red HatYou might think that this will be just a typical carrier journey of a Red Hater put in a blog …
Engineering interview series: From Kyiv to BrnoWaking up in the morning and realizing that you are hundreds of kilometers away from your motherland might be frustrating …
Engineering interview series: Getting Started: Interview with a New Red Hat AssociateOliver started to work in Red Hat in January 2020. In an interview, he describes his onboarding process alongside some …
Engineering interview series: From an associate quality engineer to a team leader in 2 yearsLucie Leistnerová is an associate manager in Quality Engineering (QE) at Red Hat. She joined Red Hat as an associate …
Engineering interview series: Do you want to be a manager?What is it like to manage technical people at Red Hat? How can you become a manager? What do you …
Secured API in Hybrid CloudRecently we see many companies are moving their data from local data centers to public managed clouds. But with these …
Open Source at the TuringIn July last year, Red Hat visited the Turing Institute to deliver a two-day workshop on Open Source and why …
Research, games, and fun: Discovering problems and exploring solutions with empathy workshopsRed Hat’s User Experience Design (UXD) team researches, designs, and develops product experiences in the open. This means users play …
BU Software Engineering FoundationsReviews are in for Langdon White and Bandan Das’ first-ever virtual software engineering course at Boston University : Online classes …
Jonathan Cameron: Getting Started on Linux KernelJonathan Cameron is a rising senior at Boston University studying Computer Engineering. He spoke with the Red Hat Research (RHR) …
Teaching UX/UI at Masaryk University during the lockdownIn February 2020, four colleagues from Red Hat Brno decided to organize a full-semester course called Development of Intuitive User Interfaces at Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University. How did they cope with the coronavirus crisis?
Distanced But Not Deterred: UMass Lowell Students Present their IoT ProjectsMore than 300 million students worldwide have experienced a level of disruption to their education. Unlike any time in the …
UMass Students Work on Foreman/Katello for Capstone ProjectMentorship is a great opportunity for professionals to share their experiences and impart their knowledge to others. In Ian Ballou’s …
“Beyond”: Round 2 of the Open Source academy courseRed Hat is interested in spreading the open source culture among additional communities.
School VisitsThis program includes a monthly visit of about 30 high school students, (different schools and students every visit) to our office, giving them a preliminary explanation on Open source and the high tech industry in Israel.
Red Hat Open Source for Education (ROSE)The ROSE (Red Hat Open Source for Education) Project is a cross-community effort that brings students from Tira together with students from Raanana to the Red Hat offices in Israel to learn about the Linux operating system and Python programming.
Red Hat Research at DevConf CZ 2020On the weekend 24th – 26th January, the 12th round of the annual, free, Red Hat sponsored community conference DevConf …
Open Days at Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk UniversityOn February 6th, the Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University opened its doors to the public. Open Days is a great opportunity for potential applicants for studies at the faculty.
UMass Students with Red Hat Ties Compete in Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense League RegionalsThis blue security team of UMass Lowell students in the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense League (NCCDL) also has a tinge …
OpenShift Commons Gathering Comes to Tel AvivOpenShift Commons Gathering is coming to Israel this summer. OpenShift is Red Hat’s enterprise Kubernetes platform and OpenShift Commons is the community that has grown up around it.tel-aviv
How to hack your CV: 7 useful tips for students with no work experienceWe have special tips on how to write a perfect CV from Red Hat’s recruiters directly!
Red Hat Brno has welcomed more than 60 new interns and organized first-ever Intern BootCampEveryone has experienced this at least once in their lifetime. A lot of new information, many unknown faces and plenty of upcoming responsibilities. Beginning a new job might be stressful and no one really knows what to expect. To avoid this, Red Hat has organized first-ever Intern Bootcamp to make the start of their career path exciting and entertaining.
Open Cloud Workshop at Boston UniversityOn March 2nd and 3rd, Boston University hosted the 2020 Open Cloud Workshop, with key stakeholders of the Open Cloud Testbed, the OpenStack Foundation, the Open Infra Labs project, and the New England Research Cloud.greater-bostonboston-university
Kids Coding Academy (KiCo) 5th round in BrnoOn Friday 28, the 5th round of Kids Coding Academy hosted 20 children from primary school Lipůvka.brno
Boston University Cloud Computing Workshop with IBM and Red HatThe BU Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE) hosted a workshop for IBM, Red Hat and Boston University (BU) on Cloud Computing topics on February 14, where we shared progress and results from many interesting projects.greater-bostonboston-university
Highlights in data-intensive science from Red Hat Research Day EuropeOn January, 23, the day before Devconf.cz, the Research team organized its own academic conference, inviting a score of speakers from our university circles., brnobrno-university-of-technology masaryk-university
Where there’s a will there’s a way: Honors graduate and blind programmer Vojtěch Polásek joins the Red Hat Security Compliance team.Vojta Polásek graduated with honors at Masaryk University Brno, receiving the Dean’s award for his Bachelor and Diploma theses. His diploma thesis was nominated by his faculty to prestigious Czech and Slovak IT SPY competition evaluating IT diploma theses and was among the 8 best finalists. Recently, Vojta joined Red Hat and kick-started his career in the Security Compliance team. While Vojta’s record is impressive for any young engineer, it’s made all the more remarkable by the fact that he was born visually impaired and lost his sight entirely during his teenage years.