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

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.

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

CTOvision

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.

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. We would appreciate acknowledgement if the software is used.

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 [.].

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.

Majority of open source has security flaws

Computer Weekly

Software audit highlights major security weaknesses across all open source software

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.

We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking

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Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Read Prof. Joshua M.

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

Intel Finally Releases Its Rack Scale Design to Open Source

Data Center Knowledge

Just a few weeks ahead of its upcoming IDF conference in San Francisco, Intel announced Thursday that the data center asset utilization platform it has been assembling since 2013 is now ready to be shared with the open source community.

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

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. Read More. Europe Government IBM Microsoft Oracle Technology

Managing open-source security: a legal perspective

Computer Weekly

Open-source software is being used more widely than ever – but do IT leaders understand the legal risks

Red Hat launches open source hyper-converged infrastructure

Computer Weekly

Infrastructure bundles OS, hypervisor and storage software components from the open source distributor and is aimed at SMEs and remote office use cases

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.

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. The acquisition - one of the main weapons that big software vendors had to fight disruptors - is losing effectiveness. 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.

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.

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

How to avoid technical debt in open source communities

Computer Weekly

Businesses that make use of open source software should dedicate resources to supporting and maintaining the projects their organisations rely on

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. VM Depot Open Source Linux Images for Azure. Microsoft Open Technologies. CloudLab Azure Open Source Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing LINUX

Linux Foundation Launches Open Source HPC Group

Data Center Knowledge

Recruits vendors to collaborate on open source HPC testing, software stack, configuration framework Read More. Shared

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

Cisco to Open Source Service Provider Routing Software

Data Center Knowledge

Company plans to open source customer premise equipment routing software and adds SDN capabilities to Evolved Services Platform for cable operators Read More. Cisco Networking

Open Source APM Gains Momentum

Forrester IT

The open source collaborative model has been very effective at creating the tools that support high frequency agile releases. Yes, stability still matters; but what matters more in the age of the customer is agility through the entire software lifecycle, including the ops portion of release, deployment, and support. The success of collaborative open source tools in development suggests that operations may be headed the same way. Operations teams value stability.

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

From consumers to contributors: The evolution of open source in the enterprise

Computer Weekly

The use of open source software is commonplace in enterprises, but many organisations are still reluctant to contribute their own code, despite the benefits it can bring

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. The Software Era: ?

AT&T to Open Source Network Hardware, NFV Software

Data Center Knowledge

As it replaces complex appliances with commodity hardware and software, the telco plans to make some of its own innovation public Read More. Networking Open Compute Virtualization

What Does Open Source Software Mean to US Government?

Data Center Knowledge

The government wants more "open source" within federal agencies, but it seems to have a vague sense of what open source actually entails Read More. Shared

Red Hat Buys Open Source Data Center Software Firm Ansible

Data Center Knowledge

Startup’s technology to automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration through Red Hat’s CloudForms portal Read More. Cloud Computing Deals Infrastructure

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. Atomic writes are used in the popular MySQL databases for streamlining the software stack by replacing the need to write twice to maintain atomicty, or database ACID compliance. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Big Data. By: John Rath July 23rd, 2013. Tweet.

IBM Launches Linux Mainframes, Open Sources Mainframe Software

Data Center Knowledge

Unveils Open Mainframe Project as part of Linux Foundation at LinuxCon Read More. Enterprise IBM

My take on open source licenses : spf13.com

SPF13

My take on open source licenses. Open Source licensing can be a confusing and daunting task. What they primarily accomplish is mandating that the copyright notice remains in place and the disclaimer that the software is without warranty. Open source.

OpenStack flags edge computing as ‘surprise’ emerging use case for open source cloud tech

Computer Weekly

OpenStack Foundation executive director, Jonathan Bryce, admits to being caught on the back-foot by the growing number of enterprises using its software to build edge computing environments