Understanding open source databases

Venture Beast

Open source databases are attractive, but the gift of the source code can come with several catches, some explicit and some implicit. Read More.

What is open source?

Venture Beast

It's difficult to overstate the role of open source in today's world, as it intersects with just about every piece of software and hardware. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page Aiven category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Facebook Open source


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Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software


Boundless develops and supports powerful software for enterprise Spatial IT applications. Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions. The post Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Elastic vs. AWS highlights open source monetization dilemma


Read Kurt Marko take a look at how the Elastic NV v/s Amazon Web Services saga highlights how open source software vendors need to change in the era of cloud computing on Tech Target : The cloud has upended assumptions in almost every industry and profession, and the commercial open source market is no exception.The […].

Understanding Open Source Business Models for the C-Suite

Choosing software to bake into your architecture is a long-term decision and it is important to understand all the implications of your choice. Learn three key areas that should be considered when evaluating a particular open source project.

Wizards of OSS: Industry perspectives on open source software

Venture Beast

The web's growth over the past 30 years has been fueled by open source software. But what would a world without open source look like? Read More.

Snyk bolsters open source software security with FossID acquisition

Venture Beast

Snyk has acquired FossID, a startup that develops a software composition analysis tool for open source code. Read More.

Open Source Software Vulnerabilities Increased By 130% in 2019


The number of open source software (OSS) vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019 compared with 2018, a new RiskSense report has shown. Total common vulnerabilities and exposures vulnerabilities (CVEs) reached […].

Trend Micro brings open source vulnerability data to security teams

Venture Beast

Trend Micro and Snyk announced a new product designed to offer "continuous insights" into open source vulnerabilities for security teams. Read More.

Open source API gateway KrakenD lands at the Linux Foundation

Venture Beast

The Linux Foundation has added open source API gateway KrakenD to its arsenal of projects, where it will now be known as the Lura Project. Read More.

What IT Leaders Need to Know About Open Source Software

Information Week

Here are answers to some common questions about open source technology, which can be a key enabler of innovation and digital transformation efforts

Red Hat: Enterprises embraced open source during the pandemic

Venture Beast

Enterprises continued to embrace open source software through the pandemic, according to a new Red Hat report. Read More.

Gitpod nabs $13M for cloud-based open source software development platform

Venture Beast

Gitpod, a cloud-based open source development environment, has raised $13 million in a fresh round of funding. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page funding daily Github GitPod Open source

OSS Enterprise: A newsletter all about open source

Venture Beast

VentureBeat is launching the OSS Enterprise newsletter to help you navigate the complex world of open source. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Open source OSS Enterprise

Password breach service Have I Been Pwned goes open source

Venture Beast

Password breach database Have I Been Pwned is now entirely open source, making good on a promise from its creator Troy Hunt last year. Read More.

OSS Enterprise: Open source perspectives and securing the software supply chain

Venture Beast

OSS Enterprise is a newsletter from VentureBeat that shines a light on the world of open source software. This is the first edition. Read More.

What is an open source program office?

Venture Beast

The open source program office provides structure and formalizes the existence of open source software, tools, and projects inside a company. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page Aiven Alliander Linux Foundation Open source open source program office Oskari Saarenmaa

How the pandemic is accelerating enterprise open source adoption

Venture Beast

Enterprise IT teams increasingly shifted to open source software solutions in 2020 as they adapted to the pandemic's disruptions. Read More.

OpenLogic’s Stack Builder helps enterprises choose the right open source software

Venture Beast

OpenLogic's Stack Builder is a drag-and-drop tool designed to help enterprises choose the right open source software packages. Read More.

Openbase wants to be the Yelp for open source software packages

Venture Beast

Openbase wants to be the Yelp for open source software packages, surfacing the best packages across hundreds of categories. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur category-/News funding daily Lior Grossman Open source Openbase

Apromore simplifies pulling data into open source process mining platform

Venture Beast

Apromore enhanced its open source business process mining platform by adding no-code ETL tools to capture data. Read More.

Aiven: 91% of developers say open source is in their future

Venture Beast

91% of software developers expect open source to be a part of their organizations in years to come, accourding to a recent Aiven survey. Read More.

Linux Foundation creates research division to study open source impact

Venture Beast

The Linux Foundation is creating a new research unit to provide greater insight into open source technology and the people creating it. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Science Linux Foundation Open source

Scarf exits stealth with analytics tools that help open source developers get paid

Venture Beast

Scarf is betting that better analytics tools can revolutionize the way open source software is developed and supported. Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software developers funding daily Open source Scarf

Amazon releases DeepRacer software in open source

Venture Beast

Amazon made its DeepRacer available in open source, enabling developers to custom-program remote-controlled cars. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Mobile Transportation VB Home Page Amazon Amazon Web Services AWS AWS DeepRacer DeepRacer

Curiefense is a cloud-native, open source security platform for enterprise apps

Venture Beast

Cybersecurity company Reblaze has launched Curiefense, new open source security platform aimed at enterprises. Read More.

Microsoft: Open source is now the accepted model for cross-company collaboration

Venture Beast

Microsoft said it has learned a lot from the open source realm, adding that it is now the "accepted model" for cross-company collaboration. Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Microsoft Open source

Open-source: Get SLAs to protect network apps with open-source components

Network World

The continuous influx of open-source software (OSS) into enterprise IT departments is, in many ways, an enormous boon to both vendors and users.

Google invests in open source security by funding Linux kernel developers

Venture Beast

Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Security VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Google linux Linux Foundation Linux Kernal Open sourceGoogle announced today that it will underwrite the salaries for two developers to focus on Linux's fundamental security.

Microsoft’s open source Dapr hits prime time to help developers embrace microservices

Venture Beast

Microsoft has announced that its open source, platform-agnostic Dapr project is now production ready, with v1.0 available on GitHub. Read More.

WhiteSource raises $75M to move beyond open source security and compliance management

Venture Beast

WhiteSource, a platform that companies such as Microsoft and IBM use to secure their open source software, has raised $75 million. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page Black Duck category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Open source Sonatype WhiteSource

DeepMind open-sources Lab2D, a grid-based environment for reinforcement learning research

Venture Beast

DeepMind has open-sourced Lab2D, a grid-based software environment optimized for reinforcement learning research. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev 2D ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science DeepMind grid world Lab2D machine learning Open source

Red Hat open-sources TrustyAI, an auditing tool for AI decision systems

Venture Beast

Red Hat open-sourced TrustyAI, a toolkit for auditing AI decision-making systems, particularly in enterprise environments. Read More.

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.

Open source AI stack is ready for its moment

Venture Beast

Open source stacks enabled software to eat the world. There are efforts underway to build a similar open source stack for AI development. Read More. AI Dev VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence machine learning

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.

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community


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. It is the first in a series of releases of in-house software products by NSA’s Technology Transfer Program (TTP). By Bob Gourley.

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub


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. The Geo-Events software was developed at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as a joint effort between NGA and The MITRE Corporation. We would appreciate acknowledgement if the software is used. By Bob Gourley.

Using Open Source Software in a SecDevOps Environment


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 [.].

Pinterest open-sources big data analytics tool Querybook

Venture Beast

Pinterest recently open-sourced Querybook, a tool for performing big data analytics at enterprise scale. Read More.

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


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. After Google bowed to the pressure to make Borg an open source technology it’s safe to say open source is winning the tussle. Government push for open source software.

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


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. Releasing MrGeo helps further the agency’s goal of increasing and streamlining co-creation efforts in software and unclassified data, said Rasmussen. The software use, modification, and distribution rights are stipulated within the Apache 2.0 By Bob Gourley.

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.