Why contribute to open source?

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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.

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

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

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 Open Source Web Hosting Control Panels


Today we will check out 3 best Open Source Web Hosting Control Panels. 3 Best Open source control panels. Virtualmin GPL is an open source whereas Virtualmin Professional and Cloudmin Professional are commercial products. WatchDown.com.

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.

Open Source’s Evolution in Cloud Native DevOps

The New Stack

Open source tools continue to serve as the underlying cornerstone of cloud native DevOps patterns and practices — while they also continue to change and evolve. But in today’s new stack context, this era of open source and collaboration has created an explosion of possibilities.

What every web development company should know about open source?


There was a flurry of open source web development platforms in the IT market some time after WordPress came on the scene. This became the reason of the popularity of WordPress but there were many questions that came into the mind of the people and web developer Dubai who started using these open source web development platforms. Another fact is that the browser, as we know it today, Mozilla Firefox started as an open source platform.

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub


They are: geoevents: The GeoEvents project is a dynamic and customizable open source web presence that provides a common operational picture to consolidate activities, manage content, and provides a single point of discovery. By Bob Gourley.

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community


Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. By Bob Gourley.

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License


Sharing the application with the open source community helps accelerate its potential to become the standard for storing, enriching and analyzing massive amounts of raster data in a distributed cloud environment. By Bob Gourley.

We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking


Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Read Prof. Joshua M.

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups


The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. Great benefits with open-source.

OpenStack Cloud for Kubernetes on Open Source Private and Public Clouds

The New Stack

He also administers the trademark program for the OpenStack Foundation, and holds a seat on the Open Container Initiative (OCI) Trademark Board. When not working in open source cloud computing communities, he enjoys long-distance running, dancing and throwing a ball for his border collie.

Make Something Great: Become an Open Source Contributor

A List Apart

You may think that open source is not for you. Open source is first and foremost about community. Whether you’re a designer, developer, writer, doctor, or lawyer, there are many paths to the open source world. This is why the open source community needs you.

Using Open Source Software in a SecDevOps Environment


On 21 June 2018 the Open Source Software3 Institute is hosting a discussion that should be of high interest to enterprise technologists in the DC/Northern Virginia, Maryland area. From their invite: Come hear from our panelists about how the worlds of Open Source Software and the Secure Development / Operations (SecDevOps) intersect and strengthen one [.].

8 open source tools that will lift your OpenAPI game


With the use of APIs on the rise, developer usability is a focal point for many platform architects. But creating a self-service developer portal is no easy task, and the true champions provide support that directly matches the needs of their developers. App Dev & Testing, App Dev, App Dev, Application Programming Interface (API

Google open-sources AI that can distinguish between voices with 92% accuracy


Google is going open-source with it’s best-kept secret to users – AI technology. According to sources, Google is releasing open-source AI algorithms that its researchers say can distinguish between voices with 92% accuracy. — The Google patented tool called Diarization — the process of partitioning out a speech sample into distinctive, homogeneous segments according to who said what, […].

Open for Business: SONiC brings an Open Source Approach to Open Networking

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

When Dell introduced its Open Networking initiative nearly five years ago, we did so with a very simple premise in mind: Give the customer choice.

Another Open-Source IPO Shows the Market Power of “Free” Software

Battery Ventures

Last week brought more evidence that open-source software has gone mainstream—and that the IPO market for business-focused tech companies is back. Open-source company Elastic, whose software helps big companies like Uber, Walgreens, Adobe and Merck build search functionality into their online products, on Wednesday filed papers to go public. As recently as a few years ago, many market and tech observers thought an open-source business model just wouldn’t work.

The IBM/Red Hat Tango: Elephants Can Dance Too—to the Tune of Open Source

Battery Ventures

You probably heard the news: IBM is buying open-source pioneer Red Hat for a whopping $34 billion, paying a 63% premium to the company’s open-market price stock. And last but not least – the future of cloud is “open”.

Community around open-source network security monitor Bro meets at BroCon: 10-12 Oct 2018 Arlington VA


Bro is an open-source network security monitor. Do you know Bro? If you work in the network security world you most likely do. While focusing on network security monitoring, Bro provides a comprehensive platform for more general network traffic analysis as well. Bro has successfully bridged the traditional gap between academia and operations since its inception. […]. CTO Cyber Security Events News

Skool: An Open Source Data Integration Tool for Apache Hadoop from BT Group

Cloudera Engineering

Although open source connectors (such as Apache Sqoop ) and utilities (such as Httpfs/Curl on Linux) make it easy to exchange data, data engineering teams often spend an inordinate amount of time writing code for this purpose.