5 Best Practices for Managing Open-Source Components


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).

The Challenge of Securing Open Source Applications


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.

Our Commitment to Open Source Software


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 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

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.

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 to Build Open Source Sustainability

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What makes an open source project from a hobby to an international codebase that the world’s top companies rely on? How do you make the open source community a welcoming one? CNCF arose as neutral governance of that open source software.

Chef Commits to 100 Percent Open Source Code


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.

8 New Rules of Open Source Infrastructure

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Don’t you squirm when you hear vendors proclaim they are able to somehow make open source projects “enterprise-ready” by releasing a “hardened” version of infrastructure software based on upstream projects? Cloud Native Technology Contributed Open Source

Logz.io Unveils Azure Open Source ELK Monitoring Solution


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.

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


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.

DevOps Chat: Chef Goes All-In on Open Source


Affirming and clarifying its commitment to open source business models, Chef will now and in the future release all of its software as open source. The post DevOps Chat: Chef Goes All-In on Open Source appeared first on DevOps.com.

O'Reilly Open Source and Frank Willison Awards

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The O’Reilly Open Source Awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of open source software. Continue reading O'Reilly Open Source and Frank Willison Awards

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

Open source the secret sauce in secure, affordable voting tech

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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.

Top 3 operational open source risk factors


Consider these three operational open source risk factors when using open source components: version currency, version proliferation, and project activity. The post Top 3 operational open source risk factors appeared first on Software Integrity Blog.

Research Shows Open Source Program Offices Improve Software Practices

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Using open source software is commonplace, with only a minority of companies preferring a proprietary-first software policy. We found an emerging consensus about how best to manage and promote open source initiatives. Open Source Remains Commonplace in the Enterprise.

How Managed Open Source Boosts Developer Productivity and Saves Money

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Previously he was a product manager and executive at Red Hat, and an investor and board member at over a dozen open source startups. Open source has become the modern application development platform. Tidelift makes open source work better —for everyone.

Open source and risk: 4 application security action items


Open source code has become an essential part of applications used across industries. The latest Open Source Security and Risk Analysis report found open source code in over 96% of the more than 1,200 codebases audited for the study.

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

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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.

What’s driving open source software in 2019

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Proposals for the O’Reilly Open Source Software Conference emphasize cloud native, AI/ML, and data tools and topics. Virtually every impactful socio-technical transformation of the last 20 years—Web 2.0,

Corporate Open Source and the Grassroots Success of DevOps Days

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How have open source communities changed over the years? Two decades ago, there were many open source projects, yet much of the code used in business still came from vendors. Just ask Microsoft and Oracle, which both have been embracing open source for the past decade.

Why Open Source Developers Should Not Miss OSCON

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O’Reilly Media plans to make this year’s OSCON conference — July 15-18, 2019 in Portland — true to its seminal roots as the open source conference, its organizers say. These include, of course, open source. 8:01: Inner source.

4 essential open-source tools for cloud management


The cloud has pushed open source in a different direction. As a result, open source is no longer the only value option. Enterprise IT, Cloud, Open Source, Cloud Operations (CloudOps

The 9 best open-source options for building microservice apps


The buzzwords "microservice" and "open-source" seem to go hand in hand. Perhaps it's because the microservices architectural vision came along recently, on the heels of open source establishing itself. App Dev & Testing, App Dev, Microservices, Open Source

Why Amazon cares about open source

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Arun Gupta discusses the reasons why AWS is committed to open projects and communities. Continue reading Why Amazon cares about open source

Open Source Vulnerabilities: Minding Your Blind Spots

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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.

Growing Pains: Open Source Moves into Its ‘Post-Punk’ Era

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When Linux began to be seen as a powerful and very practical alternative to Unix, and especially, Windows, during the last 1990s, the open source movement then felt very … well, underground. And there’s nothing in the world that’s better than [open source] for that.’”.

Applitools Launches Free Open Source Software Licensing, Partners with Open Source Apprentice Program


The company supports diversity in tech initiative, makes automated visual testing available for all open source libraries SAN MATEO, Calif., Now, open source […].

What We Must Do to Avoid the Tragedy of the Commons in Open Source

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As executive director of Cloud Foundry Foundation, Abby helms the ecosystem of developers, users and applications running on Cloud Foundry and works closely with the board to drive the Foundation’s vision and grow the open source project. Cloud Native Tools Contributed Open Source

The war for the soul of open source

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Drawing on 13 years spent building the Chef community, Adam Jacob takes a deep dive into the soul of open source. Continue reading The war for the soul of open source

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 […].

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


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Trash Eavesdropping Alexa with a Secure Open Source Alternative

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His recent interests are connecting IBM Z with new technologies such as Open Source SW, blockchain, IoT and voice user interface (VUI). Finally, VIVA uses Open Mainframe Project’s Zowe as a framework to mediate APIs from various sources, especially from the IBM Z mainframe.

The role of open source in mitigating natural disasters

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Pedro Cruz and Brad Topol discuss Call for Code, a global developer competition that uses open source technologies to address natural disasters. Continue reading The role of open source in mitigating natural disasters

Profit Sharing Creates Sustainable & Independent Open Source

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More and more, Open Source Software (OSS) is powering the world. Open Source libraries and operating systems run devices that you interact with every day. It’s been 20 years since the term Open Source emerged. The fundamental difference between OSS and proprietary software is the availability of the source code , but at what price? Corporate Source. Maintainers’ independence is incredibly essential for the open source community.

How Google Is Part of the Cloudification of Open Source

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Picking “best of breed” open source databases to feature as managed services is a response to the on-going antagonism between open source and AWS that has practical and commercial advantages. Open Source Without the Ops.