Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software


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.

EnterpriseDB Postgres powers TfL tunnel monitoring

Computer Weekly

EDB, based on the open source Postgres database, is powering a new monitoring application at Transport for London

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Fad? No, containers are here to stay

David Linthicum

Dig into the the red-hot open source framework in InfoWorld's beginner's guide to Docker. They're also much more efficient for creating workload bundles that are transportable from cloud to cloud. You probably already assumed this, but RightScale's new State of the Cloud report confirms that containers -- exemplified by Docker and CoreOS -- are undergoing rapid growth. Indeed, I see the same trend in my research.

Government IT: How Government Agencies are Making Data More Useful


And government agencies are taking steps to provide more accessible and usable open data. The federal government has established sites ­such as the White House’s Github page and to provide open-source code and detailed data sets, respectively, to the general public.

Setting standards for IoT can capitalize on future growth

Cloud Musings

The AllSeen Alliance has developed AllJoyn, an open-source protocol that provides tools for connecting and managing devices on Wi-Fi networks. Dell and Intel announced their Open InterConnect Consortium (OIC) as another collaborative targeting open-source development and deployment.

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The IBM Press Release on Spark That Every Tech Leader Should Read


You know Spark, the free and open source complement to Apache Hadoop that gives enterprises better ability to field fast, unified applications that combine multiple workloads, including streaming over all your data. But Spark is also open source where large teams of developers are contributing to continuously improve the capability. IBM called spark "the most significant open source project of the next decade.".

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Fed Tech Roundup October 15


At Boston Forum, Federal And Local Officials Discuss Region's Transportation. Why open source is a safe choice for agencies - The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. Cyberworks Robotics Wins Prestigious Federal Research Grant for New Robotic. Schedule gets lighter this Friday for FCW - Salient CRGT Inc.’s

American Airlines Adopts Public Cloud Computing

Cloud Musings

In selecting the right cloud partner for American, we wanted to ensure the provider would be a champion of Cloud Foundry and open-source technologies so we don’t get locked down by proprietary solutions” said Daniel Henry, American’s Vice President Customer Technology and Enterprise Architecture. “We

Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017


Driverless taxis will provide the last-mile transportation from rapid transit. 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.

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IDS/IPS – Intrusion detection system, Intrusion prevention system Tools


Source: Wikipedia. An IPS can also correct Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) errors, unfragment packet streams, prevent TCP sequencing issues, and clean up unwanted transport and network layer options. Source: Wikipedia.

The Cybersecurity Sprint: Are we safe yet?

Cloud Musings

A recent analysis, State of Software Security by Veracode , that rated application security by using compliance with Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top 10 vulnerabilities recommendations as a yardstick found a “low pass rate” in government applications.

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Is Cloud Interoperability a Myth?

Cloud Musings

Knowing this, the Openstack Interop Challenge looks toward cultivating success by leveraging the open source cloud technology as a common integration layer.

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Overview of how Apache Spark fits in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem


But now thanks to the contributions of a wide team of open source developers and leaders, the consensus is becoming clear (especially among enterprise CTOs), Spark is better as part of a more comprehensive framework. Success in these domains requires Spark to work with most all the other components of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem to provide reliable pipelines to collect, transport, process and serve, as well as store, backup and conduct traditional analysis over, all data holdings.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT


Transportation : For automotive vehicles, there are speed and red-light cameras, EZ Pass toll payments, bridge stress sensors, and traffic management systems outside the vehicle. Similar sensor systems exist for rail, sea and air transportation. By George Romas.

Life-Like Identity: Why the Internet Needs an Identity Metasystem

Phil Windley

Once you open that app and log in, she is now visible, and you exchange greetings. It implies we need a simple encapsulating protocol (a way of agreeing on and transporting things). Summary: Sovrin is an identity metasystem that provides the Internet's missing identity layer.

Fed News Roundup 13 July 2015


Transportation Command upbeat in cyber progress report - FCW (Today) - Transportation Command upbeat in cyber progress“We know third-party contractors have been the path to numerous breaches in recent history,” he told FCW in an email. Transportation Command, like the.

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Best Effective Ways To Optimize & Reduce App Load Time


In order to keep your app secure and functional, you will need a secure sockets layer (SSL) and a transport security layer (TLS). There are a number of open source tools on the market that are designed to compress things like images, music and data.

Top Ten Ways Not To Sink the Kubernetes Ship

Linux Academy

It is important to use security tooling such as OpenSCAP, the open source version of the Security Content Automation Protocol, to harden virtual machine images prior to their deployment in virtual private clouds. Recent vulnerabilities in the runc container engine, and the CVE-2018-1002105 tCP vulnerability in TCP (Transport Control Protocol) itself requires quick upgrades of the cluster modules themselves.

Technology News and Hot Topics


The New Mexico Department of Transportation is hoping that could be the case. How Technology Is Creating New Sources Of Power. Pentaho’s the successful Data Integration & Business Analytics software vendor we’ve partnered with for nine years – almost since they cut their teeth with open … Read more on Information Management (blog).

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The Laws of Identity

Phil Windley

It implies we need a simple encapsulating protocol (a way of agreeing on and transporting things). As a self-sovereign, multi-source identity system , Sovrin is architected so that the identity owner is structurally part of exchanging verifiable credentials 1.

Building Data Streaming APIs

Perficient - Digital Transformation

More so, it has been a vital source of subjective and predictive analysis. Websocket server can tbe configured to connect to a streaming source. These services are fully managed services that have service specific configurations to retrieve data from the streaming source. Custom broker solutions – A cheaper but more controlled way of building streaming API solution is to use open source broker solutions. Internet produces 2.5 Exabytes of data every day.

From Cloud To Fog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Other large sensor networks that require edge-based collection, processing and decisioning aren’t hard to imagine: smart energy meters, health care, transportation networks, and much more.   In tech, we have proprietary software and open source

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Everything You Know About eAuthentication is wrong!


There will be successive open comment periods. But now SMS is transported over GSM. Instead of following their traditional comment period, they have posted the document to GitHub and are following an open source model that is iterative and agile. Nathaniel Crocker.

How to build customer feedback loops for exceptional service and high-value innovation

Trends in the Living Networks

Chat and discussion forums are the new agoras—public, open spaces in which everyone can hear what others are saying and join in with their own thoughts. Customers always have and always will be the greatest source of innovation. Companies are continually asking for our feedback.

December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections


Use cases are expected to include enhancements to education, training, safety, security, healthcare, transportation and optimized manufacturing. Open up new methods for criminals to steal information. And to tailor your news by topic area please visit the sites below and subscribe to the specific social media feeds and newsletters that most interest you: - Providing an updated feed of open source threat intelligence reporting, including a daily report.

- The Inception Event (CfA)

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

And if we create them – and we make those applications open source – cities across the United States – perhaps even the world – can take those open source solutions and use them. I guess you can teach an older CTO (me!) new tricks.

Technology Short Take 116

Scott Lowe

It provides the basics behind X.509v3 digital certificates, how they help enable asymmetric (public/private key) encryption, and the connection to Transport Layer Security (TLS). As would be expected with any maturing open source project that is starting to see increased adoption, Kubernetes has seen its share of security vulnerabilities over the last couple of months. Welcome to Technology Short Take #116!

Technology Short Take #80

Scott Lowe

As opposed to just encrypting data at the transport level (although Acra does that between components of its architecture) or just encrypting data at the storage level (using an encrypted file system or similar), Acra targets encrypting data at the table/row/column level within a database. Acra is open source and available via GitHub. Here’s a post outlining some of VMware’s more prominent open source projects in the “cloud-native” space.

Learning NVP, Part 1: High-Level Architecture

Scott Lowe

A programmable virtual switch: NVP leverages Open vSwitch (OVS), an independent open source project with contributors from across the industry, to fill this role. Southbound communications protocols: NVP uses two open communications protocols to communicate southbound to OVS.

Learning NVP, Part 4: Adding Hypervisors to NVP

Scott Lowe

To get a version of libvirt that supports Open vSwitch (OVS) , you’ll want to enable the Ubuntu Cloud Archive. Create a Transport Zone. Before you can actually add the hypervisor to NVP, you first need to ensure that you have a transport zone defined.

Dutch Enterprises and The Cloud

All Things Distributed

The company has used AWS to build an IT innovation zone, based upon open source products, which is being used to launch new innovations for customers like E-Mobility and E-thermostat products with a very fast time-to-market.

Technology Short Take #37

Scott Lowe

A fan of network virtualization might also say that decomposing today’s complex physical networks into multiple simple logical networks on top of a simpler physical transport network—similar to Mike’s suggestion of converging on a smaller set of reference architectures—might also help. (Of Here’s a good source.

Free Courses at Linux Academy — August 2019

Linux Academy

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Fundamental s – The backbone of securing network communications through encryption are Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and its successor, Transport Layer Security (TLS). Here we’ll explain the history of Linux, the open-source movement, and when to use Linux.

Managing Open vSwitch with Puppet

Scott Lowe

In this post, I’m going to show you how to manage Open vSwitch (OVS) using the popular open source configuration management tool Puppet. You could then assign the newly-created tep0 interface an IP address on your transport network like this: l23network::l3::ifconfig {''tep0'': ipaddr => ''''}. (In Managing Open vSwitch with Puppet. Similar Posts: Connecting LXC to Open vSwitch Using Libvirt. LXC, Open vSwitch, and GRE Tunnels.

Liveblog: Docker Networking

Scott Lowe

It was open-sourced in April, with over 200 pull requests and 200 GitHub stars. Plugins will use JSON-RPC transport, can be written in any language, and can even be deployed as a container if so desired. At this point, Madhu and Jana open up for questions and the session wraps up This is a liveblog of the Docker Networking breakout session.

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