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Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers

Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced additional keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place September 11-14 in Los Angeles, CA.The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit is the premier open source technical conference in North America, gathering 2,000 developers, operators and community leadership professionals to collaborate, share information and l...

OpenShift Online lets developers deploy and scale public cloud-native apps

OpenShift Online lets developers deploy and scale public cloud-native apps

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 by

Red Hat, Inc. has introduced the next generation of Red Hat OpenShift Online, their open source, container-native, multi-tenant cloud platform. Based on the same Linux container- and Kubernetes-based foundation as the OpenShift Container Platform, OpenShift Online gives developers the ability to quickly and easily build, deploy and scale cloud-native applications in a p...

Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released

Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released

Monday, July 10, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is now available. The free course, LFS158x - Introduction to Kubernetes, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform founded in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of T...

Open source is truly open for business

Open source is truly open for business

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

NodeSource, the Node.js company, has announced the results of a new survey fielded among enterprise software developers ranking open source projects across a variety factors, including hiring, entrepreneurism and the likelihood of IPOs in the near future.The survey, which was aimed at gauging the momentum of Node.js within the open source software ecosystem, revealed th...

MapD tech open sources their Core Database

MapD tech open sources their Core Database

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 by

MapD Technologies, a GPU-powered analytics company, has released their Core database to the open source community under the Apache 2 license, seeding a new generation of data applications. By open sourcing the MapD Core database and associated visualization libraries, they are making their analytics platform available to everyone."MapD's decision to open source its Core...

NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux

NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by

NodeSource, the Node.js company, has announced the release of NodeSource N|Solid for Alpine Linux, the newest addition to its enterprise-grade Node.js platform that enables a secure, reliable and extensible platform for Node.js applications. The latest release makes it easier for teams using Docker containers with the popular Alpine Linux distribution to leverage the en...

How NGINX could overpower Microsoft soon

How NGINX could overpower Microsoft soon

Thursday, April 13, 2017 by

In 2016, NGINX experienced their largest gains as a web server vendor, having increased by 4.8 million active sites and 2.85 percentage points. Netcraft believes that if these trends continue in 2017, NGINX could possibly overtake Microsoft as the second largest vendor in the second half of the year.In a recent conversation with Faisal Memon, Product Marketing at NGINX,...

Battery Venture ranks top Open-Source projects in new report

Battery Venture ranks top Open-Source projects in new report

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by

As enterprise-IT departments become more enamored with - and dependent on - open-source software, investment firm Battery Ventures has released a new index ranking open-source projects according to their user activity, popularity, ability to create jobs and traction among developers.The Battery Open-Source Software (BOSS) Index highlights the increasing reliance on free...

Get a free intro to Apache Hadoop course

Get a free intro to Apache Hadoop course

Friday, March 31, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is available for registration. The course, LFS103x - Introduction to Apache Hadoop, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts I...

WhiteSource Bolt detects vulnerable open source components

WhiteSource Bolt detects vulnerable open source components

Thursday, March 30, 2017 by

WhiteSource, a continuous open source security and compliance management company, has announced the launch of a new open source management tool integrated within the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) platforms - the WhiteSource Bolt (Bolt).Bolt is fully immersed within the VSTS and TFS products, so users can detect vulnerable ...

DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Crunchy Data, a provider of open source PostgreSQL, has announced the publication of a PostgreSQL Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), making PostgreSQL the first open source database with a STIG. Crunchy Data collaborated with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to evaluate PostgreSQL against the DoD’s securi...

A real-time, open source commerce platform launched by Reaction Commerce

A real-time, open source commerce platform launched by Reaction Commerce

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by

Reaction Commerce has announced the general availability (GA) release of its breakthrough, real-time and completely open source commerce platform, designed to build, run and scale modern digital stores. Offering the simplicity that businesses expect, along with the reliability, customization and scalability that larger retailers and brands require, Reaction Commerce ena...

Developing open source software defined standards

Developing open source software defined standards

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is announcing its new Open Innovation Pipeline made possible through the aligned operations of ONF and Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) as these two organizations finalize their pending merger.ON.Lab, with CORD and ONOS, successfully brought together operators, vendors and integrators to build solutions for carrier networks by leveraging...

Progress Telerik UI goes open source

Progress Telerik UI goes open source

Thursday, February 09, 2017 by

Progress has announced that it has open sourced Progress Telerik UI for Universal Windows Platform (UWP), a set of native UI controls for building Windows apps, and is in the process of donating to the .NET Foundation in an effort to help foster the open development of the .NET ecosystem. Progress Telerik UI for UWP is popular within the 2.1 million strong Progress deve...

Inclusive Development gets open source tools from IBM

Inclusive Development gets open source tools from IBM

Thursday, February 09, 2017 by

Editors note: Submitted by Moe Kraft, Accessibility Transformation Lead, IBM Accessibility ResearchIBM is embarking on a new era of open source accessibility by releasing tooling, samples and design patterns to help streamline the development of inclusive web and mobile applications.They have recently released two new projects on the developerWorks/open community, AccPr...

The hackers religion of open source: A manifesto (kind of)

The hackers religion of open source: A manifesto (kind of)

Friday, January 27, 2017 by

Religion sucks. But people still need to believe in something to have motivation in life. Over the last 20 years, religions have reported incredible decreases in numbers. Many scholars attribute that to the growth of technology, connectivity and to the exposure it gives people to different religions. There are more people now that identity as “spiritual” than ever befor...

The Linux Foundation welcomes Hitachi as a platinum member

The Linux Foundation welcomes Hitachi as a platinum member

Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced that Hitachi, Ltd. has become a Platinum member of the Foundation. Hitachi has been a key supporter of The Linux Foundation and Linux since 2000 and had previously been a Gold member. The company is also a member of numerous Linux Foundation projects, such as Automotive Grade Linux, Civil Infrastructure Platform, Cloud Foundry Fou...

Screwdriver.cd goes open source so you can Continuous Delivery at scale

Screwdriver.cd goes open source so you can Continuous Delivery at scale

Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

Yahoo has announced the open sourcing of Screwdriver.cd, a new streamlined build system designed to enable continuous delivery (CD) to production at scale for dynamic infrastructure, improving product quality and engineering agility. Screwdriver.cd is based on a battle-tested internal product. Over the last five years, Yahoo has employed Screwdriver.cd’s key d...

Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

What are the common attributes that all modern Artificial Intelligence systems share? Former NASA Deputy Chief of AI at the Ames Research Center, Monte Zweben tells us.   A technology industry veteran, Monte Zweben's early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the Deputy Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Branch, where he won the prestigio...

Predictions from Red Hat for 2017

Predictions from Red Hat for 2017

Saturday, December 24, 2016 by

Catching up with Red Hat’s mobile team on what they’re expecting to see in mobile and IT in 2017.1. Prediction: Mobile goes mainstream as part of enterprise application strategy that hinges on containers, DevOps, and microservices. There are more mobile devices in circulation than the global population and mobile searches now outstrip those from PCs; mobile can no ...

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