Linux Journal April 2018 issue cover

Linux Journal's April issue takes a Deep Dive Into the Cloud. Articles in this issue include:


  • Vendor Lock-in and the Cloud
  • Cloud Computing Basics
  • Complexities of Cloud Billing
  • Multiprocessing in Python
  • Smart-Home Hacks
  • A Talk with OSI President Simon Phipps
  • Tips for Securing Your Cloud Environment
  • Introducing ONNX: the Open Neural Network Exchange Format
  • EU's New Copyright Laws Attack Open Source
  • Write an Adventure Game in the Terminal with nurses
  • Bash Project: Create Dynamic Wallpaper
  • FOSS Project Spotlight: Ravada
  • ...and more!


And yes, Linux Journal continues boasting as many pages as most technical books, this month’s issue of Linux Journal coming in at a hefty 178.



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Carlie Fairchild is Linux Journal’s Publisher and guiding spirit. She’s been actively engaged in the Linux community for two decades and is responsible for setting the magazine’s overall direction. Carlie leads a motley team of geeks and journalists to ensure that Linux Journal stays true to its founding ideologies of personal freedom and open-source technical innovation. You can contact Carlie via e-mail,

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The cloud has become synonymous with all things data storage. It additionally equates to the many web-centric services accessing that same back-end data storage, but the term also has evolved to mean so much more.