Tips, techniques, best practices and management strategies for using and deploying open source solutions in the enterpris.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - From simple bookkeeping packages to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.
Tue, November 12, 2013 - The Open Compute Project this week announced that it is considering four contributions for development of an open, operating system-agnostic data center switch it announced six months ago.
Wed, October 23, 2013 - Built on Apache Hadoop YARN architecture, HDP 2.0 changes Hadoop from a single-purpose Web-scale batch data processing platform into multi-use operating system for batch, interactive, online and stream processing.
Thu, October 17, 2013 - Data privacy is top of mind for users everywhere. Cloud storage and backup vendor SpiderOak plans to address privacy concerns with Crypton, an open-source Web app dev platform that crunches data in a browser-based client instead of the cloud.
Tue, October 01, 2013 - Getting the right license for your open source project can mean the difference between success and failure for your software.
Wed, September 04, 2013 - Regardless of the health of the overall IT job market, open source is one area of the tech market that's always growing. In addition to traditional areas such as scripting languages and server operating systems, mobile app development, the cloud and big data offer new open source opportunities.
Fri, August 23, 2013 - Has held Microsoft’s top job since 2000
Fri, July 19, 2013 - The project to deliver a ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds has become one of the fastest growing open source projects in history.
Tue, July 09, 2013 - As the government cuts its own employment, federal agencies are trying to stimulate job creation by making vast amounts of government data freely available.
Mon, July 08, 2013 - As networking continues to expand and diversify, encompassing a growing number of wired and wireless devices, the demand for network monitoring tools remains high. While feature-packed commercial products abound, the growing market for monitoring tools has also fueled robust offerings from the open source community.
Mon, July 01, 2013 - The world of open-source software, by design, is something of a collective. Instead of well-defined teams of developers working on a project for pay, open-source software is the result of an amorphous community making contributions a some good, some bad. Everyone is part of the project, everyone has a stake.
Mon, June 24, 2013 - Businesses, and developers in particular, that want to deploy Java, Oracle Database and Oracle Web Logic Server in the public cloud can now do so thanks to an agreement between Oracle and Microsoft's Azure cloud service.
Thu, June 06, 2013 - The Design Automation Conference (DAC) held here this week celebrated its 50th anniversary, prompting the industry and academic community that poured so much energy into chip, software and hardware design to both take a look back and to predict what the future may hold.