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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... Read More

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... Read More

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 ... Read More

MapR Ecosystem Pack program gets an update

MapR Ecosystem Pack program gets an update

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 by

MapR Technologies, Inc. has announced the next major release of the MapR Ecosystem Pack program, a broad set of open source ecosystem projects that enable big data applications running on the MapR Converged Data Platform while ensuring inter-project compatibility. These latest enhancements also add flexible access and provide new capabilities for streaming applications.... Read More

Kontena is introducing its production ready container and microservices platform

Kontena is introducing its production ready container and microservices platform

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by

Kontena v1.0 builds on the company’s mission to be the most developer-friendly open-source container and microservices platform that can be used on any infrastructure, be it on-premises, cloud or hybrid.More than just a container platform, this highly integrated package is:- Easy to use: This release includes the addition of Kontena Stacks, an end-to-end solut... Read More

Fedora 25 releases

Fedora 25 releases

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by

The Fedora Project have announced the general availability of Fedora 25, the latest version of the free and open sourceFedora operating system. As with previous Fedora releases, Fedora 25 is available in three distinct editions: Fedora 25 Workstation, Fedora 25 Server and, replacing Fedora Cloud, Fedora 25 Atomic Host.Key new features and enhancements to Fedora 25 ... Read More

Boundless: The first complete supported open GIS platform

Boundless: The first complete supported open GIS platform

Friday, November 18, 2016 by

Eighty percent of data in the world today includes a location component. However, because of the issues associated with proprietary GIS solutions, many organizations are unable to tap into this data and gain valuable insights. Boundless is the first open source GIS solution of its kind, delivering the ultimate open GIS ecosystem, comprised of a unique combination... Read More

Why search has become the backbone of mobile apps

Why search has become the backbone of mobile apps

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by

Elasticsearch is an open source distributed full text search engine built on top of Apache Lucene. We recently connected with Gaurav Gupta, VP of Products for Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch to chat about how search is being used to significantly boost both user adoption and improve the bottom line. He also shared with us what he believes are the thr... Read More

Red Hat Software Collections 2.3 and Developer Toolset 6 releases

Red Hat Software Collections 2.3 and Developer Toolset 6 releases

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by

Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Software Collections 2.3 and Red Hat Developer Toolset 6, which provide a curated set of the latest, stable and open developer tools, languages and related technologies. Available on a separate lifecycle from Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Software Collections and Red Hat Developer Toolset help bridge de... Read More

Key findings of the Apache Spark market research study

Key findings of the Apache Spark market research study

Friday, November 11, 2016 by

In order to better understand Apache Spark’s growing role in big data, Taneja Group conducted a major market research project, surveying approximately 7,000 people. The sample was made up of technical and managerial job roles from around the world directly involved in big data. The survey, which received an overwhelming response, explored experiences with and ... Read More

Why software is no longer being written from scratch

Why software is no longer being written from scratch

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 by

Application developers are increasingly reliant on open source component parts because pre-fabricated components speed up innovation and save developers the time (and money) of having to write code from scratch.But with 6.1% of component downloads containing a known security vulnerability it’s inevitable that defective parts will make their way into production – especia... Read More

LUA, NodeJS, Ruby, and Go get open source enterprise support from ActiveState

LUA, NodeJS, Ruby, and Go get open source enterprise support from ActiveState

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 by

ActiveState​, the open source languages company, has announced the upcoming release of ActiveRuby, ActiveNode, ActiveGo, and ActiveLua. These new releases will include free community versions for the open source community, plus pre-compiled, tested, professional distributions for enterprise users. Enterprise users will also benefit from commercial support, indemnificati... Read More

Syncano makes it's dashboard open source

Syncano makes it's dashboard open source

Monday, October 10, 2016 by

Syncano has open-sourced its Dashboard platform, so that more developers will be able to access the libraries and repositories to help them build apps faster. Up to now, Syncano’s Dashboard has been a private project. With the company’s release of the Dashboard on GitHub, a new repository has been created that allows contributions, pull requests, and issue requests... Read More

Introducing Electrode, an open source release from WalmartLabs

Introducing Electrode, an open source release from WalmartLabs

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by

WalmartLabs has announced the open source release of Electrode, the application platform powering Walmart.com.In e-commerce development, platform migration is serious business. Technology evolves constantly and it’s important to move and adapt to stay competitive. However, transforming an engineering organization is a completely different story. The Electrode platform w... Read More

Release of Red Hat Virtualization 4 Offers New Functionality for Workloads

Release of Red Hat Virtualization 4 Offers New Functionality for Workloads

Thursday, August 25, 2016 by

Red Hat has released Red Hat Virtualization 4 (formerly Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization), the latest release of its Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization platform that provides a centrally managed platform for Linux and Windows based workloads. The new version offers an updated hypervisor, new system dashboard, and centralized networking. Built o... Read More

Hazelcast Releases Updates to Its Open Source In-Memory Computing Platform

Hazelcast Releases Updates to Its Open Source In-Memory Computing Platform

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by

Hazelcast has released the latest version of its Hazelcast open source in-memory data grid which the company says is 30% faster than previous versions and is the first fully modularized version of Hazelcast. The Hazelcast operational in-memory computing platform helps companies manage their data and distribute processing using in-memory storage and parallel execution fo... Read More

This Week The Linux Foundation Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Linux

This Week The Linux Foundation Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Linux

Monday, August 22, 2016 by

The LinuxCon North America conference has kicked off this week in Toronto, Canada and the top topic is the 25th anniversary of the Linux. It was on August 25, 1991 when Linus Torvalds created the Linux operating system which has grown to one of the largest open source projects worldwide.You can catch live streams from the event here. As part of the 25 anniversary c... Read More

Hortonworks Updates DataFlow and Now Supports Apache MiNiFi

Hortonworks Updates DataFlow and Now Supports Apache MiNiFi

Monday, August 15, 2016 by

Hortonworks, which works with open source technologies including Apache Hadoop, NiFi, and Spark, has released the latest version of Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) which offers an integrated system for dataflow management and streaming analytics to collect, curate, analyze and deliver insights in real-time, on-premises or in the cloud. The company also announced a new HDF Pr... Read More

How Governments Open Sourcing Code Helps Us Be More Secure

How Governments Open Sourcing Code Helps Us Be More Secure

Friday, August 12, 2016 by

The idea of governments releasing their proprietary code isn’t some pipe dream, it’s slowly becoming a reality in many countries and starting a much needed public discussion in others. Governments around the world are beginning to understand that their software is funded by the public, and therefore belongs to the public and should be accessible for their use. Bulgaria ... Read More

Flynn Releases Open Source Platform for Deploying and Managing Web Applications and Databases

Flynn Releases Open Source Platform for Deploying and Managing Web Applications and Databases

Friday, July 29, 2016 by

The team behind the Flynn, an open source platform for deploying and managing web applications and databases, has announced the availability of Flynn 1.0, the first version of the platform that is stable for production use.Three years ago the company hosted a crowdfunding campaign to build its open source platform as a service that could run databases as well as applica... Read More

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