Survey Sees Open Source Adoption, Quality Gains

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.

GitLab Open Sources Monitoring Tools

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

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Using Open Source for Better DevOps Outcomes

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 […].

Why the Best Open Source Is Community-Led Open Source

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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 “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.

GitLab Shifts 18 Features Into Core Open Source Platform

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.

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.

The Foundational Era of Open Source

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

The Risks and Potential Impacts Associated with Open Source

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

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).

DevOps Chats: Liquibase, Open Source and Databases, with Datical

What many may not realize was that the open source Liquibase project was a major contributor to Datical’s success. So it should be no surprise that in filling the open president’s seat, they would tap an open source veteran. […].

Top Six Open Source Tools for Monitoring Kubernetes and Docker

The post Top Six Open Source Tools for Monitoring Kubernetes and Docker appeared first on Blogs Containers DevOps Toolbox docker Elastic Stack grafana Jaeger kubernetes open source Prometheus Sensu Go site reliability engineering SRE Sysdig Inspect

DevOps Deeper Dive: DevOps Accelerates Open Source Innovation Pace

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.

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.

IBM awards its second $50,000 Open Source Community Grant to internship and mentorship program Outreachy

Our Open Source Community Grant identifies and rewards future developers and open source […]. The post IBM awards its second $50,000 Open Source Community Grant to internship and mentorship program Outreachy appeared first on 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 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

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

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 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

Blockchains Done Right Are the Next Evolution in Open Source

Open source code is more than just a way to create new technology. The post Blockchains Done Right Are the Next Evolution in Open Source appeared first on

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

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.

An Overview of Cloud Migration and Open Source

The post An Overview of Cloud Migration and Open Source appeared first on Blogs DevOps in the Cloud DevOps Practice DevOps Toolbox Cloud Computing cloud migration cloud-native open source public cloud

Perfect Sense Open Sources Gyro to Automate Cloud Provisioning

Perfect Sense has launched an open source project dubbed Gyro that provides an alternative approach to automating cloud infrastructure provisioning and management. Gyro was developed as an alternative to other open source projects such as Terraform and Pulumi, said CTO Jeremy Collins.

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.

Five reasons why organizations should invest in open source


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.

SaltStack: Plugin-Oriented Programming Could Help Open Source Woes

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Open source projects today, even purportedly successful ones, often stagnate as they become more maintenance-centric. “Open source should be more innovation-driven” and “less bogged down in the maintenance of software,” Hatch said.

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.

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

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

The New Stack Context: Two Views of Open Source Security

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This week we have two guests who discuss their experience with the challenges of securing open source software. ” We discuss his findings, including the surprising state of under-management for most open source projects.

Eclipse Theia Offers a ‘True Open Source Alternative to Visual Studio Code’

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The Eclipse Foundation has released the first production-ready version of the Eclipse Theia code editor, calling it “a true open source alternative to Visual Studio Code.” Development News 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.

Building a Real-Time App: 13 Open Source Projects You Should Be Tracking Right Now

Open source is the dominant model of software consumption in the modern era. Cutting-edge startups and entrenched incumbents alike find open source software development and community building a significant part of their overall business strategies.

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 […].

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.