5 Areas to Consider When Building an Open Source Stack

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Open source software has gone mainstream, propelled by the increasing maturity of many communities and tools working together with organizations seeking ways to deploy software faster and cheaper.

Gitpod Open Sources Automated Local Development Environment

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Gitpod announced today it is making available an instance of its Gitpod integrated development environment (IDE) available under an open source license. The post Gitpod Open Sources Automated Local Development Environment appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Value Investing: Open Source Foundations

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Open source foundation members are well-served. Yes, this conclusion serves the interests of the Linux Foundation, which co-sponsored the survey, but the fact remains that those investing in open source foundations are generally happy.

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. It was a fascinating discussion, with important implications for open source companies and their business models. The behavior of major cloud companies, such as Amazon, has increasingly stirred up angst and fear in open source companies. Open Source Commentary

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.

Survey Sees Open Source Adoption, Quality Gains

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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.

GitHub’s ‘ReadME’ Highlights Open Source Maintainers

The New Stack

20, GitHub launched the ReadME Project a new series of web pages “to amplify the voices of open source software” — promising to bring the stories of the people who create it. “Open source powers software on a planetary scale: 99% of code is built on it.”

observIQ Lauches Open Source Log Agent Project

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Blue Medora, after selling its core monitoring integration platform to VMware, today changed its name to observIQ and launched an open source agent project that will serve as the foundation of a log management tool to be delivered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application. The post observIQ Lauches Open Source Log Agent Project appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs IT Administration IT as Code IT metrics log management open source SaaS

Options for Monetizing Your Open Source Project

The New Stack

Open source is everywhere. It is almost unheard of for a developer to start a software project and not consider using open source components in it. In fact, 90% of software projects developed today rely on open source components for, well, pretty much anything.

Snyk Tool Prioritizes Open Source Vulnerabilities

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Snyk today announced it has enhanced the ability of its namesake vulnerability scanning tool by adding the ability to identify which open source vulnerabilities should be fixed first using a scoring tool that leverages data science and machine learning algorithms to analyze code. The post Snyk Tool Prioritizes Open Source Vulnerabilities appeared first on DevOps.com.

Constructive Open Source Citizenship Produces Results

The New Stack

The open source reputations of many companies are on the rise, bolstered by real progress in corporate community engagement according to a survey of over 1,000 technologists. Part of the improvement is because fewer people said they “didn’t know” about VMware’s open source involvement.

GitLab Open Sources Monitoring Tools

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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.

CNCF Looks to Increase Open Source Sandbox Projects

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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) today announced it has simplified the process it employs to enable open source software to become a sandbox project managed under its auspices. The post CNCF Looks to Increase Open Source Sandbox Projects appeared first on DevOps.com.

Open Source Project Momentum: What It Takes

The New Stack

Thanks to the magic of open source, the community can serve to help solve the problem and, ideally, offer solutions better than the creators had originally hoped for. The New Stack Makers · Open Source Project Momentum: What it Takes. So it’s a lot of open source.”.

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.

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?

A Review of Open Source Software Supply Chain Attacks

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The post A Review of Open Source Software Supply Chain Attacks appeared first on Xebia Blog. DevSecOps Security Javascript malware npm open source software package pypi python Ruby SCA supply chain attack supply chain attacksLikely, a lot of the code you run is not code you wrote. But what does that mean in terms of security?

How Drupal Became the Open Source Unicorn

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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.

Oracle open-sources Java machine learning library

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Looking to meet enterprise needs in the machine learning space, Oracle is making its Tribuo Java machine learning library available free under an open-source license. With Tribuo, Oracle aims to […].

TANSTAAFL! The tragedy of the commons meets open source software

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Open source projects can become victims of their own success. What can developers do to secure their open source software? The tragedy of the commons meets open source software appeared first on Software Integrity Blog.

GitLab Co-Founder and CEO on Iteration and Open Source

The New Stack

GitLab serves as an example of an enterprise that is successfully taking advantage of iteration and applying lessons it has learned — to contributing to and supporting its own open source projects, as well as to the open source community.

Google Exposes Old Wounds in Open Source Community

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Things boiled over a bit last week with the announcement that Google launched the Open Usage Commons (OUC) consortium (see Mike Vizard’s article here). The announcement and subsequent angst it has caused has upset what had been a pretty stable environment that helped open source software become the dominant force in development and IT. The post Google Exposes Old Wounds in Open Source Community appeared first on DevOps.com.

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.

Is an open-source SOC right for your organization?

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On paper, creating a security operations center (SOC) based on open-source tools is very attractive. Security, Information Security, Security Operations (SecOps), Open Source

Using Open Source for Better DevOps Outcomes

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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 […]. The post Using Open Source for Better DevOps Outcomes appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice DevOps Toolbox Enterprise DevOps devops devops tools intellectual property open source open source community open source tools

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. The post Snyk Report Finds Decline in Open Source Vulnerabilities appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevSecOps application development containers devsecops open source

The Foundational Era of Open Source

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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 Opportunity of Open Source to Create Opportunities for Others

The New Stack

Open source volunteering is a great way to gain work experience and make a name for yourself in certain tech circles. That’s why, while the tech industry as a whole is about 23 percent women, open source is at about four percent. GitLab sponsored this podcast.

Xen Project Team Updates Open Source Hypervisor Project

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The team behind the open source Xen hypervisor announced today provided an update to the project that adds better nested performance, more robust live patching capabilities, improved security and support for Linux subdomains that make it possible to execute code within a specialized domain. The post Xen Project Team Updates Open Source Hypervisor Project appeared first on DevOps.com.

Our Commitment to Open Source Software

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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.

With AIOps, think twice before going open source

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Once your IT Ops team determines that AIOps is the right move forward for your organization, your next step is to choose between a commercial or open-source tool. Enterprise IT, IT Ops, Open Source, Artificial Intelligence (AI

The Open Source Security Foundation Looks to Unite and Conquer

The New Stack

In an attempt to coalesce the efforts and opinions of numerous players in the open source software (OSS) space, and bring about industry-wide security solutions for open source software, the Linux Foundation has launched the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF).

Top Six Open Source Tools for Monitoring Kubernetes and Docker

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The post Top Six Open Source Tools for Monitoring Kubernetes and Docker appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs Containers DevOps Toolbox docker Elastic Stack grafana Jaeger kubernetes open source Prometheus Sensu Go site reliability engineering SRE Sysdig InspectKubernetes and Docker are two of the most commonly heard buzzwords in modern DevOps conversations.

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. Open source software has been growing in importance for decades, but it hit escape velocity when large web companies started to contribute code in earnest. Open Source Abundance, Not Scarcity.

Gitpod Open Sources a ‘Holistic IDE’

The New Stack

Gitpod this week has released an open source version of its integrated developer environment (IDE), which it is calling “a new class of cloud-based IDE that fundamentally changes how software developers build applications.”