what every open source project needs

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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. Open Source is taking over the world.

Russia Weighs Replacing IBM, Microsoft With Open-Source Software

Data Center Knowledge

Duma is drafting a bill to restrict government agencies from buying licensed software, giving preference to open-source software. Europe Government IBM Microsoft Oracle TechnologyRead More.

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.

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.

How Linux Conquered the Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Blades Featured Microsoft Oracle composable infrastructure Dirk Hohndel Erin Chapple Git history Linus Torvalds linux linux foundation Mark Hinkle open sourceLinux’s ubiquity in the data center wasn’t by design. It was the effect of a powerful and unpredictable undercurrent.

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Open Source NoSQL Database Firm Couchbase Raises $60M

Data Center Knowledge

Two new investors join the round, which brings total size of the anti-Oracle firm''s war chest to $115 million Read More. Big Data Investing

CIOs growing weary of database lock-in, increasingly buying into open source

Tech Republic Data Center

Oracle is slipping in its hold on the database market, but it's going to take a long time to topple

Oracle is pricing itself out of Amazon’s cloud

David Linthicum

Oracle is raising prices again, this time on enterprises that choose to run Oracle software on Amazon Web Services. Oracle’s previous licensing agreement recognized that an AWS virtual CPU is a single thread of a core that runs two threads. Dig into the the red-hot open source framework in InfoWorld's beginner's guide to Docker. ]. But Oracle's new cloud licensing policy says an AWS virtual CPU is now considered a full core unless hyperthreading is enabled.

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Why NoSQL Is The Wrong Choice For A CIO — Sometimes

The Accidental Successful CIO

Open source noSQL databases seem to appear to be the solution to all of their data processing needs. This is where the door of opportunity opens for noSQL databases. Blue Elephant Consulting – Your Source For Real World IT Department Leadership Skills™.

Identity Relationship Management Market to Exceed $50 Billion by 2020

CTOvision

Oracle, IBM and CA are the legacy vendors when it comes to identity” said Scott McNealy, co-founder and former CEO of Sun Microsystems and advisor/investor to ForgeRock. ForgeRock Open Identity Stack ( [link] ).

Oracle Acquires Cloud Migration Startup Ravello

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud workload migration startup created by team behind open source KVM hypervisor Read More. Shared

Why I Love The Oracle Cloud Strategy

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In recent blog post, I shared that I had come to Oracle based on the strength of their cloud strategy. To be fair, I realized I hadn't made my case for Oracle's approach to cloud. The Oracle Approach. And that is what Oracle is building. That's why I came to Oracle.

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A Closer Look at Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Oracle is implementing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in several of their cloud products. One of the cloud offerings is Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse. Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse makes it easy to create a secure, fully managed Data Warehouse service in the Oracle cloud. It’s built around the Oracle database and comes with fully automated data warehouse specific features that deliver outstanding query performance.

Enhancements and Improvements and Bug Fixes, Oh My! – FlexDeploy 5.1.0.3

Flexagon

FlexDeploy is an open and extensible platform with lots of plugins for commercial and open source. Ansible APEX Cloud Containers DevOps FlexDeploy JET Oracle Cloud CD CI continuous Oracle Release Automation release orchestrationContinuous Improvements In the spirit of “continuous”, Flexagon has released a bunch of enhancements, usability improvements, and bug fixes over the past two month.

Oracle ADF – Java EE Development Made Simpler

Galido

Oracle ADF (Application Development Framework) is an end to end Java EE framework and open-source technologies to simplify and advances in implementing enterprise applications. Oracle ADF Architecture. Oracle ADF is based on Model View Controller(MVC) pattern.

FlexDeploy Loves APEX : Source Application from Development Environment

Flexagon

Oracle Application Express (APEX) is a popular application development tool and is also used to develop custom extensions for Oracle E-Business Suite. FlexDeploy strives to eliminate scripting requirements and provide in-depth support for many open source.

8 Reasons Everybody Should Be Working with MySQL

IT Toolbox

MySQL is a freeware rival to major database providers like Oracle that uses the Structured Query Language or SQL. This relational database management system is open source and it is growing in popularity for a number of reasons. Here are eight reasons why everybody should be working with MySQL and why it has become a full rival to brand names like Oracle.

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AWS’s Kubernetes support is a step in the right direction

David Linthicum

Kubernetes is open source technology originally built by a Google team that has received support from several enterprises, including Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM. This containers orchestration layer has many advantages, including the ability to process an application on any public cloud. This makes it easy for Kubernetes to migrate from one cloud vendor to another.

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FlexDeploy Loves APEX – Source application from SCM (Git, SVN, etc.)

Flexagon

Oracle Application Express (APEX) is a popular application development tool and is also used to develop custom extensions for Oracle E-Business Suite. FlexDeploy is a DevOps platform for CI/CD and Release Automation which supports Oracle APEX out of box. FlexDeploy strives to eliminate scripting requirements and provide in-depth support for many open source and commercial. The post FlexDeploy Loves APEX – Source application from SCM (Git, SVN, etc.)

Want To Create Action From Big Data? Look At Enterprise Insight Platform Suites

Forrester IT

Too many new and rapidly evolving technologies are built on an open source and named after a bunch of zoo animals. We looked at seven vendors in our evaluation -- IBM, Oracle, Pivotal, SAP, SAS, Teradata, and TIBCO.

When A Patch Crisis Isn't

Chuck's Blog - EMC

The IT world is no different, we are all dependent on components from others, especially Linux and open source code.    Except for Oracle shops, that is.  It's an impressive feat, one that I'm sure was appreciated by more than a few Oracle customers.

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Yes, Something Very New Has Come Along

Chuck's Blog - EMC

A few weeks back, Oracle announced a new industry category -- c loud machines -- under the banner "Cloud At Customer". First up: the Oracle Cloud Machine -- on-prem PaaS/IaaS targeted at enterprise application developers. Oracle Cloud Machine In 30 Seconds.

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When Cloud Grew Up

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Coming off of Oracle Open World, the message was clear: cloud, cloud and more cloud. I've seen some of the industry press express skepticism around Oracle's cloud ambitions. Here, Oracle brings serious game. Here, once again Oracle brings game.

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Tech News Roundup May 20

CTOvision

2016 FCW Rising Star Awards Call for Nominations Now Open - Press Release Rocket. Oracle-Google Dispute Goes to Heart of Open-Source Software - New York Times. White House official urges IT leaders to join open data efforts - FedScoop. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker. Viv, Your Personal Assistant.

VMware and OpenStack: Better Together?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  Great technology, open source models, a vibrant community, many distributions, etc.    The latter opens the door to potential use (among other things) of things like VSAN as part of an OpenStack cloud.

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Vendor Lock-in: Is it a real concern?

Virtualized Greek

” A solution being open or proprietary has never been on the list of business requirements. Just ask any Oracle customer how they feel about the big check they pay Oracle or SAP every year. Also, look at the alternative – Building your own or customizing an open source solution. There’s a reason why companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco and VMware have dominant market positions.

25 Feb Cloudera Federal Forum in Tysons Corner: Amazing agenda filled with lessons learned and best practices

CTOvision

Implementing an Enterprise Data Hub — Technical perspectives for implementing enterprise data hub architectures, converged analytics for workflow optimization, and the essential role of open standards and frameworks to ensure continuous innovation. Opening Keynote. Oracle).

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Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

As part of Oracle Open World 2012, Oracle gave their first peek into how they're going to address what I would call "database virtualization concepts" (expressed in their terms as the need for multi-tenancy) in their core database products.  Chucks Blog.

From Databases To Dataclouds - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

An incredibly massive ecosystem of applications and expertise has been developed on top of relational databases, with Oracle of course being the clear market leader in most enterprise settings.  5 -- Open Source. Starting on the left, there's sourcing data. 

Vendor Lock-in: Is it a real concern?

Virtualized Greek

” A solution being open or proprietary has never been on the list of business requirements. Just ask any Oracle customer how they feel about the big check they pay Oracle or SAP every year. Also, look at the alternative – Building your own or customizing an open source solution. There’s a reason why companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco and VMware have dominant market positions.

When IT Infrastructure Thinking Doesn't Align With The Business

Chuck's Blog - EMC

For unimportant workloads, "standard" choices might not be cost-optimized: hence the interest in open source, white box servers and software-based storage stacks. Case in point: I meet with customers who are both heavy Oracle database users, and big vSphere users.

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Federal Big Data Community Convenes 6 Feb at Apache Hadoop Forum

CTOvision

Registration is now open for the third annual Federal Big Data Apache Hadoop Forum! Opening Remarks. As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment and direct engagement with customers.

More On Hadoop World: Expect action oriented sessions that will inform your Big Data strategy

CTOvision

This year’s event is expected to draw record attendance, with well over 2,500 end users, business leaders, solution providers, and open source contributors for three days of tutorials, workshops and discussions about the tools and techniques that make data work. In addition to founding Hadoop, Cutting is also a founder of several other Apache open source projects, including Lucene, Nutch and Avro. Apache Sentry Meetup (hosted by Oracle).

Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017

CTOvision

Their Mesos framework is built on open source tools: Apache Spark, Apache Mesos, R, and Docker. AirBnB has released the platform to the entire travel industry as open source. Today Oracle is leading the charge, building new data centers full of bare-metal servers.

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Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb

CTOvision

Implementing an Enterprise Data Hub — Technical perspectives for implementing enterprise data hub architectures, converged analytics for workflow optimization, and the essential role of open standards and frameworks to ensure continuous innovation. Opening Keynote. Oracle).