Pivotal opens up Cloud Foundry to open source fights

David Linthicum

Pivotal spun out the Cloud Foundry Foundation last week, marking another instance where a commercial effort turns into an open source play. Cloud Computing Open Source Software The Industry Standard PaaS Open Source Software It''ll be interesting see how this move works, given that both OpenStack and Red Hat''s OpenShift PaaS platforms are aimed at the same users. There are three hurdles for the CFF to get past: read more.

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

Data Center Knowledge

The once notoriously anti-open source company has realized it's making tons of money in the cloud thanks to open source software. Cloud Design Microsoft Open SourceRead More.

Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

Data Center Knowledge

If you''re working with big data, it''s time to look at some powerful, cloud-ready, open-source technologies. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source

Open source storage hits the mainstream

Computer Weekly

Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

Platform9 Raises $22M to Make Open Source Cloud Infrastructure Tech Easier

Data Center Knowledge

Business Cloud Open Source StartupsHPE, Redpoint, Menlo participate in Series C round led by Canvas Read More.

The cloud could drive open source out of the enterprise

David Linthicum

For a decade, there’s a question that just won’t go away: Is the cloud killing open source? Open source software has been the backbone of enterprise platforms for a long time—remember the LAMP stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl? But consuming open source software via the cloud could change open source’s enterprise footprint. [ Free’ open source is not cheaper.

Open source helps Schiphol fly to multi-clouds

Computer Weekly

Amsterdam airport Schiphol is utilising open source software to create and use a multi-cloud platform with an open API

Red Hat Acquisition Gives IBM A Much-Needed Booster Shot Of Open Source And Cloud DNA

Forrester IT

application development & delivery hybrid application development hybrid cloudYesterday, IBM announced its intention to purchase Red Hat for $34B.

OpenStack vs hyper-converged: Open-source cloud in the datacentre

Computer Weekly

We look at how to deploy OpenStack on hyper-converged infrastructure and how HCI suppliers’ products can support deployment of the open-source cloud in the datacentre

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

CTOvision

MapReduce Geo, or MrGeo , is a geospatial toolkit designed to provide raster-based geospatial capabilities performable at scale by leveraging the power and functionality of cloud-based architecture. Analysis Big Data CTO DoD and IC Intelligence Community Open Source Cloud Computing NGA

Walmart's cloud is open source for the wrong reasons

David Linthicum

Walmart Stores is entering into cloud computing. Last week, Walmart announced it will open-source the cloud technology it has built up following its acquisition of OneOp about two years ago. Walmart says it will upload the source code to GitHub by 2016. Now Walmart is moving the battle to the cloud, with Walmart basically declaring that Amazon Web Services means cloud lock-in that enterprises can avoid if they use the open source Walmart technology instead.

Top 5 things to know about open source and the cloud

Tech Republic Cloud

Cloud software is impeding open source software companies from making a profit. Tom Merritt explains the five things you need to know about open source and the cloud

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

CTOvision

The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. Great benefits with open-source.

Deck and resources: Open Source + Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

Thank you to those who attended my webcast event on Open Source + Microsoft Azure last week. It was a great opportunity to discuss and demonstrate the broad support that's available on the Azure cloud platform for Open Source software solutions! Deck: Open Source + Microsoft Azure. Cloud-to-Cloud: Migrate Linux VMs from Amazon AWS to Microsoft Azure. VM Depot Open Source Linux Images for Azure.

Cloud-Native And Open Source Enterprise Transformation Stole The Show At SpringOne

Forrester IT

This wasn’t a show about open source disrupting a proprietary technology stack — it was a celebration of how open source and new ways of building software are helping large, global enterprises transform into [… The annual SpringOne event, held in D.C. a few weeks back, was full of exciting, detailed, and compelling stories of enterprise transformation.

Getting stuck on OpenStack: Overcoming the open source cloud platform's upgrade barriers

Computer Weekly

Some members of the OpenStack community are finding it a struggle to upgrade to newer versions of the open source cloud operating system. Could customisation be to blame

Top Open Source Software Challenges for 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Open source software is thriving, but it faces challenges related to cloud computing, IoT, corporate control, software forks and more. Read More. Shared

The open source decade, fueled by cloud and GitHub

Tech Republic Cloud

Commentary: The last decade has been open source's most productive by far. Find out why Matt Asay considers it a Cambrian explosion of choice and innovation

Open source for hybrid cloud success: Is it an open and shut case?

Computer Weekly

Quocirca’s Clive Longbottom ponders whether enterprises need to adopt an open source-first strategy for hybrid cloud success

Open source cloud community condemns President Trump immigration ban

Computer Weekly

Tech leaders from several major open source cloud initiatives condemn President Donald Trump's travel ban, and claim it could harm diversity and hinder the tech industry's wider innovation potential

Why Should Data Center Operators Care About Open Source?

Data Center Knowledge

Open tech community leaders make the case for open source in the data center Read More. Blades Cloud Computing Data Center Design Featured Infrastructure Networking Open Compute Storage

Linux Foundation: Open Source is Eating the Software World

Data Center Knowledge

OpenStack Summit: Competent management of open source software is a new must for modern enterprises Read More. Cloud Computing Enterprise

Linux Foundation: New Members Highlight Open Source Containers, Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

Says members underscore growing importance of open source in enterprise IT Read More. Shared

OpenStack Liberty Enhances Open Source Cloud Networking, Containers

Data Center Knowledge

Open source cloud operating system's newest release adds networking features, Big Tent governance, and more Read More. Shared

The evolution of OpenStack: Where next for the open source cloud platform?

Computer Weekly

The OpenStack Summit revealed details of how the seven-year-old open source platform is overcoming its growing pains and positioning itself for even greater enterprise adoption

Top 5 things to know about open source and the cloud

Tech Republic Cloud

Cloud software is impeding open source software companies from making a profit. Tom Merritt explains the five things you need to know about open source and the cloud

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Open Source + Azure: Building Linux in the Cloud

IT Pros Rock!

Keith Mayer and Tommy Patterson kick off a new series today on “ Open Source + Azure ” and in part 1 they cover the building blocks and how to for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure. [ 2:44 ] Open Source and Microsoft? 8:11 ] Why should someone pick Azure for their Open Source solutions? [ Microsoft Azure Platform Azure Open Source Windows Azure LINUX

Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

Forrester IT

(With Dave Bartoletti and John Rymer) The biggest announcement out of the Google Cloud Next conference in early April was the general availability of its Cloud Services Platform but with a new brand name: Anthos.

Locked in by choice: why the city of Rome is championing open source software

Computer Weekly

The city of Rome is advocating a move from Microsoft to open source. Councillor Flavia Marzano explains why cloud computing has not ended the open source debate

Fusion-io Accelerates Flash Apps With Open Source Contributions.

Data Center Knowledge

Fusion-io Accelerates Flash Apps With Open Source Contributions. Fusion-io Accelerates Flash Apps With Open Source Contributions. Complementing our ongoing standards work, we are pleased to make NVMKV and the Linux Demand Paging Extension available to the open source community, as Fusion-io continues to add uncommon value to common standards.”. Cloud Computing. Featured Cloud Articles. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Big Data.

Walmart Open Sources Cloud Management Platform

Data Center Knowledge

OneOps is designed for building and launching cloud-based applications across varied and changing environments Read More. Shared

5 open source alternatives for routing/firewall

Network World

Economical and flexible Open source software offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking. These products can be downloaded and deployed on your own hardware, on a virtual platform, or in the cloud.

Microsoft Brings Open Source PaaS Cloud Foundry to Azure

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Foundry adds native.NET and Docker support Read More. Shared

Docker Reorgs Open Source Project’s Structure

Data Center Knowledge

Blades Cloud Computing Hykes to share responsibilities with two others Read More.

GigaSpaces Spins Off Cloudify, Its Open Source Cloud Orchestration Unit

Data Center Knowledge

Says independent company will be better able to focus on core cloud and telco markets Read More. Business Cloud DevOps Startups