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Wireline is seeking applications for its developer fund

Wireline is seeking applications for its developer fund

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by

Wireline is now opening applications for its open source developer fund. The fund will be investing in developers crafting applications to power the next generation of the cloud. It is the first time that funds from a token sale will be used to support open source software development.With global IT spend approaching US$1.5 trillion, there is huge potential for open sou...

Community Data License Agreement announced by Linux Foundation

Community Data License Agreement announced by Linux Foundation

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced the Community Data License Agreement (CDLA) family of open data agreements. In an era of expansive and often underused data, the CDLA licenses are an effort to define a licensing framework to support collaborative communities built around curating and sharing “open” data. Inspired by the collaborative software development models of ope...

Red Hat expands their patent promise

Red Hat expands their patent promise

Monday, September 25, 2017 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced a significant revision of its Patent Promise. That promise, originating in 2002, was based on their intention not to enforce its patents against free and open source software. The new version significantly expands and extends Red Hat’s promise, helping to protect open innovation.In its original Patent Promise, Red Hat explained that its paten...

Open Source as a Service platform launches

Open Source as a Service platform launches

Friday, September 15, 2017 by

Instaclustr has announced the launch of its Open Source-as-a-Service platform. This comprehensive platform offers customers across industries - and from startups to the enterprise - fully hosted and securely managed Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Lucene, and Zeppelin. Each is delivered to customers in its 100% open source form, with no vendor or ...

Open-Xchange goes distributed with Hazelcast

Open-Xchange goes distributed with Hazelcast

Friday, September 01, 2017 by

Open-Xchange has announced that it has deployed Hazelcast to implement new distributed session storage capabilities for OX customers. Previously, when an OX server was shut down for maintenance, all user sessions on the machine were lost. Users were required to login again. The new distributed session storage capabilities, powered by Hazelcast IMDG, ensure all user sess...

Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, has announced the availability of Toad Edge, a new commercial database toolset that makes it easy for development teams and database administrators (DBAs) to develop and manage next-generation open source database environments. With the first release supporting MySQL, Toad Edge saves time, minim...

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...

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