The Business of Open Source

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In a recent Twitter thread, Adam Jacob (co-founder and former CTO of Chef ) talked about Chef’s switch from an “open core” model to a a “Red Hat” model for licensing their software. There are often commercially licensed add-ons around the open core. Open Source Commentary

A Review of Open Source Software Supply Chain Attacks

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Snyk Report Finds Decline in Open Source Vulnerabilities

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Snyk, a provider of tools for discovering and remediating vulnerabilities in open source code, today published a report that finds the number of new vulnerabilities discovered in open source software packages has declined 20% on a year-over-year basis.

Survey Sees Open Source Adoption, Quality Gains

DevOps.com

A survey of 959 IT leaders published this week by Red Hat finds increased reliance on and adoption of open source software is now being driven by perceived higher quality as much as it is cost concerns.

3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

What ‘Security’ Means for Open Source Software

The New Stack

It’s unlikely that any modern enterprise has a tech stack completely free of open source software. Open source is a big part of what helps companies innovate quickly, and use software to create a competitive advantage. Open source is also … open.

GitLab Open Sources Monitoring Tools

DevOps.com

GitLab has decided to make its monitoring and observability tools available as part of its core open source platform to help reduce the total cost of DevOps. The post GitLab Open Sources Monitoring Tools appeared first on DevOps.com.

Using Open Source for Better DevOps Outcomes

DevOps.com

Very few insurers, however, spend much time thinking about the open source software community as a way to improve their DevOps approach–and the skills of their developers–and in that regard they’re missing a […].

Open Source Vulnerabilities Were Up 50% in 2019 — How Will It Impact Software Development in 2020?

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Open source vulnerabilities have been on the rise in recent years, but 2019 was truly one for the record books with a spike of nearly 50% over the previous year. The post Open Source Vulnerabilities Were Up 50% in 2019 — How Will It Impact Software Development in 2020?

Magento: The Open Source Project that Reshaped E-Commerce

The New Stack

Matt is a principal at AWS and has been involved in open source and all that it enables (cloud, machine learning, data infrastructure, mobile, etc.) for nearly two decades, working for a variety of open source companies and writing regularly for InfoWorld and TechRepublic.

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.

The Risks and Potential Impacts Associated with Open Source

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Open source software (OSS) is built by communities of developers who contribute their knowledge and time to OSS projects they find appealing. The post The Risks and Potential Impacts Associated with Open Source appeared first on DevOps.com.

Top Six Open Source Tools for Monitoring Kubernetes and Docker

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Why the Best Open Source Is Community-Led Open Source

The New Stack

Matt has been involved in open source and all that it enables (cloud, machine learning, data infrastructure, mobile, etc.) for nearly two decades, working for a variety of open source companies and writing regularly for InfoWorld and TechRepublic.

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

GitLab Shifts 18 Features Into Core Open Source Platform

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GitLab this week announced it has moved 18 features that previously organizations had to pay for into the core open source version of its namesake continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform.

Five reasons why organizations should invest in open source

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When it comes to engaging in open source, Comcast Open Source Program Manager Shilla Saebi put it simply: “If we’re not participating, we’re going to be left behind.”. Here are the top five reasons that leading enterprise organizations are investing in open source: 1.

GDAL: The Open Source Technology Behind Google Maps

The New Stack

Matt is a principal at AWS and has been involved in open source and all that it enables (cloud, machine learning, data infrastructure, mobile, etc.) for nearly two decades, working for a variety of open source companies and writing regularly for InfoWorld and TechRepublic.

The Foundational Era of Open Source

DevOps.com

Open source software is eating the world. Driving this phenomenon is what I call the Foundational era of Open Source. This Foundational era of Open Source has replaced what […]. The post The Foundational Era of Open Source appeared first on DevOps.com.

The Challenge of Securing Open Source Applications

DevOps.com

As enterprises have increased their reliance on applications over the years, there has been a significant rise in the use of reusable software components such as third-party libraries and open source code.

Growing Kubernetes at Scale with Open Source Project Gardener

The New Stack

A champion of cloud native development and responsible for SAP’s open source technologies, he drives Kubernetes adoption across SAP to make innovation and digital transformation easier for both SAP and its customers. Why Have We Open-Sourced Gardener?

Open Source Builders: How Redis Upended the Database Market

The New Stack

Matt is a principal at AWS and has been involved in open source and all that it enables (cloud, machine learning, data infrastructure, mobile, etc.) for nearly two decades, working for a variety of open source companies and writing regularly for InfoWorld and TechRepublic.

Open Source Software Vulnerabilities Increased By 130% in 2019

CTOvision

The number of open source software (OSS) vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019 compared with 2018, a new RiskSense report has shown. Total common vulnerabilities and exposures vulnerabilities (CVEs) reached […].

Our Commitment to Open Source Software

Cloudera

Open source has been core to the missions of both Hortonworks and Cloudera and central to our values and culture. With more than 700 engineers in the new Cloudera, our company writes a prodigious amount of open source code each year that’s contributed to more than 30 different open source projects. Prior to the merger, the two companies distributed their products under somewhat different open source licensing models. Open ecosystem.

Why DevOps are Keen on Open Source Logging

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Wireshark: How Being Broke Inspired a Vibrant Open Source Community

The New Stack

Matt is a principal at AWS and has been involved in open source and all that it enables (cloud, machine learning, data infrastructure, mobile, etc.) for nearly two decades, working for a variety of open source companies and writing regularly for InfoWorld and TechRepublic.

Divide Narrows Between Open Source Community, Standards Bodies

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The path through which open source projects become industry standard is about to become a lot smoother. The post Divide Narrows Between Open Source Community, Standards Bodies appeared first on DevOps.com.

5 Best Practices for Managing Open-Source Components

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Organizations that adopt agile development practices such as DevOps and use Open-Source (OS) software and components to their advantage have a much better chance of keeping up with demand and shorten the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

Open Source Builders: An Inside Look

The New Stack

Matt is a principal at AWS and has been involved in open source and all that it enables (cloud, machine learning, data infrastructure, mobile, etc.) for nearly two decades, working for a variety of open source companies and writing regularly for InfoWorld and TechRepublic.

Open source force multipliers

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Adrian Cockcroft says the most successful open-source-based businesses have turned their partners and developer communities into force multipliers for their own marketing and engineering teams. Continue reading Open source force multipliers

How Cloudera Uses Open Source

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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

Chef Commits to 100 Percent Open Source Code

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Chef has decided to open source its entire portfolio of IT automation software as part of an effort to make it easier for organizations to construct a DevOps pipeline using the company’s software. The post Chef Commits to 100 Percent Open Source Code appeared first on DevOps.com.

The New Stack: What ‘Open Source’ Means for the GitHub Generation

The New Stack

For this week’s episode, we spoke with Matt Asay , principal from the open source office at Amazon Web Services about his new series of posts on The New Stack that documents the contributors and originators behind many of the most popular open source programs we use every day.

Logz.io Unveils Azure Open Source ELK Monitoring Solution

DevOps.com

Needless to say, DevOps as a practice is largely fueled by open source. The growth and popularity of open source tools such as Elasticsearch, Kubernetes and others are driven largely by the increased flexibility, innovation and familiarity of options.

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

CTOvision

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.

DevOps Deeper Dive: DevOps Accelerates Open Source Innovation Pace

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In the span of a few short years, open source software has evolved from being a means to create the free equivalent of an existing commercial platform to now becoming the primary means of driving innovation across the IT industry.

Open Source Versioning: The Race to Stay Up-to-Date

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Open source libraries, once shunned as risky and not ready for prime time, are now used extensively across major corporations, including insurers. The post Open Source Versioning: The Race to Stay Up-to-Date appeared first on DevOps.com.