Why contribute to open source?

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Julia Meinwald outlines effective ways to support the unseen labor maintaining a healthy open source ecosystem. Continue reading Why contribute to open source

Cloud Providers vs. Open Source, the Open Source Leadership Summit

The New Stack

This week, on The New Stack Context podcast, we talking about how cloud providers are affecting open source companies with Karthik Ramasamy , co-founder and CEO of Streamlio. NGINX manages the popular open source web server/load balancer and reverse proxy of the same name.

How Cloudera Uses Open Source

Cloudera Engineering

Doug Cutting, Chief Architect at Cloudera , shares how the company uses open-source software to help companies use data to improve their business. What does your company use open-source software to accomplish? The post How Cloudera Uses Open Source appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. CDH apache hadoop developers DZone Hive impala Kudu linux open source open source ecosystem open source software Sentry solr spark

Open source the secret sauce in secure, affordable voting tech

The Parallax

The company, which currently is hosted by another nonprofit Adida declined to name in a conversation after the event that eventually will become its own 501(c)3 , has one goal: to build a secure, affordable, open-source voting machine for use in general, public elections.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

BUILD: By relying on open-source components and custom code, build solutions empower developers. data sources in the application. As we outlined in the introduction: • BUILD: By relying on open-source components and custom code, build solutions empower developers.

Helping the Little Guy: The Power of Open Source Software for Startups


It’s no secret that open source software holds many benefits for businesses looking to reap the rewards of these innovative, collaborative and incidentally free efforts of developers around the world. Other huge players that run on open […].

Open Source Vulnerabilities: Minding Your Blind Spots

The New Stack

Rami Sass is CEO and co-founder of WhiteSource, the leading open source security and compliance management platform. So Many Open Source Vulnerabilities, So Little Time. This discovery provides us with a new way to address open source vulnerability management.

Best of 2018: 11 Popular Open Source DevOps Tools Worth Knowing


The post Best of 2018: 11 Popular Open Source DevOps Tools Worth Knowing appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps and Open Technologies DevOps Toolbox devops tools open source tools

2019: The Cloud’s Impact on Open Source

The New Stack

By the end of 2018, the discussion and debate over the relationship between open source communities and the large cloud providers reached a new level of urgency, driven by a notable series of announcements and acquisitions. Data Contributed Open SourceKarthik Ramasamy.

Best of 2018: 5 Open Source SIEM Tools Worth Checking Out


The post Best of 2018: 5 Open Source SIEM Tools Worth Checking Out appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps and Open Technologies DevSecOps open source security security tools

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

build exactly what they want with the help of open- source code libraries and charting components. of open-source and paid components that will power your. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics.

WhiteSource: Open Source Security Management for Containers

The New Stack

Chances are, you’re using an open source library. One recent survey reports that 92 percent of applications use at least one open source library. Point being, open source is ubiquitous.

What is IBM PASE and how does it relate to open source solutions?


This post offers an understanding of the IBM PASE architecture that facilitates both the execution of open source solutions and the leveraging of the ILE by those solutions. The post What is IBM PASE and how does it relate to open source solutions?

Free material open source training content

Rapid BI

Is there such a thing as free open source quality training materials? The debate was an interesting one and where one individual raised the comparison with the software market – where great programs like Open-office etc are available free. […]. The post Free material open source training content appeared first on RapidBI. Management free training content open source

What Open Source Really Means Today

The New Stack

The state of open source over the course of the past few decades has certainly changed. But the original open source spirit of sharing remains intact — though the extent to which that is the case remains a subject of debate. Twistlock sponsored this post.

The Case for Data-Driven Open Source Development

The New Stack

Eiso Kant is the CEO and co-founder of source{d} where he considers himself very privileged to work alongside an incredible team. Every year the number of Open Source companies and developer communities continues to grow. Open Source Metrics That Actually Matter.

Linux Foundation Unveils CommunityBridge, an Open Source Funding Platform

The New Stack

The Linux Foundation has launched a new platform , called CommunityBridge , designed to help open source projects secure the funding they need for development and maintenance and upkeep. We need everyone to make open source communities sustainable.”

Open Source Investment: Show Me the Money (and Time)

The New Stack

Self-interest and guilt are the main reasons companies invest in open source. Without a clear connection to self-interest, an ongoing challenge is justifying investments of time and money to open source projects. The battle for open source acceptance has been won.

Storybook wins an open source award


The post Storybook wins an open source award appeared first on Xebia Blog. Storybook received the “most impactful contribution to the community” award at the React Amsterdam conference ( the biggest react conference in the world, with 1200+ attendees ). Runners up included: ‘bundle-size’, ‘How to GraphQL’ and ‘NativeBase’. Philipp and I received the award on behalf of the maintainers and gave short speeches. I talked about maintaining Storybook together […].

6 open source trends that will shape IT Ops


IT Ops should pay special attention to open source this year. Because of the growing use of the open-source platforms Docker and Kubernetes, over 3.5 Enterprise IT, IT Ops, IT Operations, Open Source, Kubernetes, Cloud Operations (CloudOps million applications have been placed in containers that use Docker technology, and over 37 billion containerized applications have been downloaded, according to Docker.

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.

Pinterest open sources Pinball

Erik Bernhardsson

Pinterest just open sourced Pinball which seems like an interesting Luigi alternative. There’s two blog posts: Pinball: Building workflow management (from 2014) and Open-sourcing Pinball (from this week). The author has a comment in the comments thread on Hacker News: Luigi was not available in public, when Pinball starts. So not sure the pros and cons between Pinball and Luigi.

Best Free and Open-Source Database Software

G2 Crowd Software

Free and open-source database tools are typically more appealing to the everyday small business and app creator, so we’ve outlined some of the best ones, according to user reviews on G2 Crowd. Source. Open source, mature, robust and great developer and community support.

Why Empathy in Open Source Matters More Than You Think

The New Stack

Since joining Pivotal and spending a lot of time as an open source contributor, I’ve been thinking about how to practice empathy in my day-to-day activities as a software engineer and community member. How does all of this philosophizing map to open source software development?

This Week in Programming: Open Source or Merely Ajar?

The New Stack

When you think of open source software, do you think of fully free software that is able to be used, copied, altered, and reproduced freely, or does your definition have some wiggle room? Can open source be merely ajar?

The State of Enterprise Open Source in 2018

The New Stack

It would have been difficult to predict the magnitude of open source’s role in today’s platforms and the explosion of choice on offer in today’s computing world thanks to its massive adoption. Indeed, 2018 is even being touted at the “year of open source” in many circles, Stephens said.

Better Unit Testing with ApprovalTests, an open source library

Agile Alliance

Through both demos and explanation of theory, this session shows you how using ApprovalTests makes testing many types of objects more manageable. Technology testing unit test

A Reason to Not Hate Facebook: Open Source Contributions

The New Stack

If open source is your thing, then perhaps you will bring some love to the recent Facebook hate fest. But Facebook is making significant contributions to leading-edge, widely used open source projects. The company has 474 active open active repositories in its portfolio.

Winnti Evolution - Going Open Source.


Significant previous research has been published on the group from a variety of sources, such as Kaspersky , Blue Coat , and TrendMicro. Theft of gaming source code and infrastructure details.

12 Best Open Source Text Editors (GUI + CLI) 2019

I'm Programmer

Here we provide 12 Best Open Source Text Editors (GUI + CLI). Brackets is a modern open-source code editor designed for web designers and front-end developers that are working in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Open Source Maintainers Want to Reduce Application Security Risk

The New Stack

After poor documentation, a negative track record for security is the top reason companies do not use an open source technology, according to a survey last year by DigitalOcean. Source: “ Secure DevOps: Fact or Fiction ?”,

Inclusion at Scale in the Mozilla and Kubernetes Open Source Communities

The New Stack

Now imagine the greater challenge facing massive open source projects that have thousands of distributed volunteers across a hundred countries in dozens of languages. In 2017, Github surveyed open-source participants. Culture Open Source

How Men and Women Approach Open Source Differently

The New Stack

?. With Open Source Software becoming more and more a requirement for job searchers, job seekers are finding that it is critical to becoming a part of this community. But currently, only about 10 percent of open source contributors are women.

PagerDuty Open Sources Its Incident Response Best Practices

The New Stack

At PagerDuty , we decided to take a different approach: We open-sourced our entire incident response documentation and best practices guide, as well as our training materials and security response process.

Appium - The Best Open Source Tool for Mobile App Automation

Cabot Solutions

Appium is a test automation framework for running scripts and testing native hybrid and mobile-web applications on Android and iOS using a web driver This article gives you a brief introduction to Appium and benefits of using it

The future of open source software: More of everything


The past decade charts the reach of open source into every industry. But what does the future of open source hold? Here are some open source predictions. Open Source SecurityThe original version of this post was published on Forbes.

Open Source Database HA Resources from Severalnines

High Scalability

Severalnines has spent the last several years writing blogs and crafting content to help make your open source database solutions highly available.

How we hosted one of the most memorable open source hackathons of 2018

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

And these potentials are the stepping stone to open innovation. Open innovation is about combining internal and external resources to create efficient and beneficial solutions.” – Dr. Matt Chapman, Mindjet. HackerEarth Djangothon is stepping to a culture of open innovation.

Disseminating Knowledge: PagerDuty Open Sources Its Security Training

The New Stack

After the training, most of our fellow employees gave us comments about how eye-opening it was to see how easily passwords are cracked — but we knew training was really a success when many of them switched to using password managers for all their passwords shortly after.

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Showed the Benefits of Open Source Development

The New Stack

The sheer size of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 in Shanghai , which was held in November and drew an estimated 8,000 attendees, attests to how the open source movement is both mainstream and plays a key role in software development today. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon sponsored this podcast.