Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

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Boundless develops and supports powerful software for enterprise Spatial IT applications. The post Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software appeared first on CTOvision.com. Company Infrastructure Companies Boundless Open Source Open source software

Open source no longer scares the enterprise

Computer Weekly

Open source breaks the rules on corporate procurement, but developers never play by the rules and now open source has sneaked in through the back door

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

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They are: geoevents: The GeoEvents project is a dynamic and customizable open source web presence that provides a common operational picture to consolidate activities, manage content, and provides a single point of discovery. By Bob Gourley.

Embracing Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016

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You may be surprised to learn that Microsoft has embraced open source in Windows Server 2016 and across applications and development tools. Watch this video learn how you can work with Linux and other Open Source platforms and applications with Windows Server 2016.

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

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Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. By Bob Gourley.

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

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Available to the public through NGA’s GitHub account, the software can be useful in many situations,” said Chris Rasmussen, NGA’s public software development lead. Analysis Big Data CTO DoD and IC Intelligence Community Open Source Cloud Computing NGA By Bob Gourley.

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

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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.

NHS to get open source API lab

Computer Weekly

NHS Digital plans on launching an API lab before the end of the year, with the goal accelerating development of interoperability in health and social care

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.

what every open source project needs

SPF13

In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? While open source projects come in all shapes and sizes and all forms of governance, no matter what kind of project you’re a part of, there are a set of fundamentals that lead to success. What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. Former Chief Developer Advocate @ MongoDB, ?

Microsoft debuts Project Olympus to boost open source datacentre hardware development

Computer Weekly

Microsoft wants to give open source datacentre hardware developers earlier access to its designs to speed up the time it takes to bring new products to market with Project Olympus

Why Apple is wooing open source developers with Swift

Computer Weekly

Apple is among the most closed of tech companies, yet it is serenading open source with its Swift programming language

My take on open source licenses : spf13.com

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My take on open source licenses. Open Source licensing can be a confusing and daunting task. Most developers simply adopt licenses of other popular projects. This is the most popular Open Source license. s Quick Guide To Open Source Licenses.

Using Open Source Software in a SecDevOps Environment

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On 21 June 2018 the Open Source Software3 Institute is hosting a discussion that should be of high interest to enterprise technologists in the DC/Northern Virginia, Maryland area. From their invite: Come hear from our panelists about how the worlds of Open Source Software and the Secure Development / Operations (SecDevOps) intersect and strengthen one [.].

Deck and resources: Open Source + Microsoft Azure

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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! In this article, I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our session, as well as a set of additional resources that may be helpful in your continued learning and preparation around Open Source scenarios with Azure.

Most Facebook Open Source Developers Don’t Work for Facebook

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Virtual machine HHVM among social network’s five most popular open source projects Read More. Facebook Featured Open Compute Technology Virtualization

Uber releases Ludwig, an open source AI ‘toolbox’ built on top of TensorFlow

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Want to dive earnestly into artificial intelligence (AI) development, but find the programming piece of it intimidating? The ride-hailing giant today debuted Ludwig, an open source “toolbox” built on top of Google’s TensorFlow framework that allows users to train and test AI models without having to write […]. Not to worry — Uber has your back.

Debunking the Myths of the Open Source Community

Data Center Knowledge

When it comes to the open source community, there are certainly ingrained perceptions around open source software development and its leaders. Industry Perspectives Open Compute Open-Xchange

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. [ Keep up with the latest developments in cloud computing with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ].

Open Source APM Gains Momentum

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Development teams, on the other hand, are developers. As agile development has grown into continuous integration and continuous deployment, developers collaboratively created tools to automate tedious tasks and accelerate the application lifecycle. The open source collaborative model has been very effective at creating the tools that support high frequency agile releases. Read more in my newest brief "DevOps Will Drive Open Source APM."

Netflix Updates Open Source Projects with Docker Containers, More

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Program overhaul aimed at making collaboration with open source developers easier Read More. Shared

Why Open Source Is Really Disrupting Enterprise Software

Forrester IT

I had an epiphany today about a major reason open source is disrupting enterprise software. In the open source model, the code is, well.open source. Cool, talented open source developers don't generally want to work for big, stoggie software vendors. Furthermore, customers bought into open source to avoid vendor lock in, so buying for the customers is not all that attractive either.

Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

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At Build 2018, Microsoft Augments Developers With AI And Open Source

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Microsoft (MS) is making it easier for its huge worldwide development community, encompassing enterprises, partners, and single developers to infuse AI vision, speech, language processing and more in applications building. agile application development methodologies artificial intelligence (AI) Agile Agile+DevOps AI Cognitive Developers DevOps microsoft

Fusion-io Accelerates Flash Apps With Open Source Contributions.

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Fusion-io Accelerates Flash Apps With Open Source Contributions. Fusion-io Accelerates Flash Apps With Open Source Contributions. With flash-aware applications, developers can eliminate redundant layers in the software stack, deliver more consistent low latency, more application throughput, and increased NAND flash durability, all with less application level code. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Big Data.

Ocado Technology releases on-premise mesh datacentre as open source

Computer Weekly

To reduce the cost of high-end datacentre servers, Ocado has developed a private cloud that runs on low-end PCs

Al-Qaeda Innovations Correlated To Unauthorized Disclosures By Snowden: Independent Verification Through Open Source Intelligence

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Analysts can use Recorded Future to visualize information in multiple intuitive ways that can help draw out insights from an incredible array of sources. By Bob Gourley. Students of history know what happens when adversaries learn how the good guys collect intelligence on them.

Want to Upgrade Your Career? Try Joining Open Source Projects

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We find that joining open source projects, for example, does more than pass the time: they make resumes even more persuasive to businesses. In addition to giving technical professionals an opportunity to engage with the larger IT community, open source projects are actually a robust resume builder. What Open Source Projects Add to Your Resume. Involvement in open source projects conveys that clearly. How Open Source Projects Open Doors.

Linux Foundation and ODPi Promise Open Source Hadoop Big Data Standard

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Organizations developing open source standards platform for Hadoop and other big data applications, called ODPi Core Read More. Shared

The Radiant Group Acquires HumanGeo to Advance Data Analytics and Open Source Capabilities

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a premier provider of technical solutions and services to the Federal Government, announced today that it has acquired The Human Geo Group, LLC, a data analytics and software development company, for cash and stock. HumanGeo provides advanced data analytics and agile software development services to more than a dozen organizations across defense, intelligence, and commercial markets. We are excited about the opportunities this opens up.".

OpenStack revenue to hit $6bn by 2021 as user confidence in open source cloud grows

Computer Weekly

Reports by 451 Research and the OpenStack Foundation suggest enterprise use of the open cloud platform is on the rise, as issues around installation and upgrades are addressed by the developer community

An interview with Robert Fink, Architect of Foundry, Palantir’s open data platform Part Two: Open Source and Open Approaches

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The conversation was wide ranging, hitting on topics of design, development environments and a bit on the philosophy of enterprise tech. Editor’s note: This post is the second of a series of three capturing the result of recent interview/discussions I had with Robert Fink of Palantir. Several common themes emerged in those topic areas, including […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security News Palantir

Our Freemium Future: Development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software 

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CTOs should consider having their development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software – known as freemium software – to test out the functions of commercial products. Freemium rides the agile development wave. The whole mood in enterprise software development is about being iterative, collaborative and agile. With no up-front costs, it’s easy for developers to jump in and try the freemium products their peers are raving about.

Open-Source Database Company MariaDB Gets $3.4M from Runa Capital

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Financing from Moscow-based Runa Capital will help company further the development of its product and markets. Read More. Shared

Google Open Sources Data Center Load Balancing Software

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Company developed Seesaw internally because no adequate solution was available Read More. Shared