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

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 […].

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

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.

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

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).

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.

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.

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

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 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.

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

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

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

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 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

SaltStack: Plugin-Oriented Programming Could Help Open Source Woes

The New Stack

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.

Robotics Operating System Brings Open Source Approach to Robotics Development

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Enter some open source solutions, like the ones being offered by Open Robotics , an organization that has its roots in Stanford University and Willow Garage , a well-known tech industry incubator. Katherine Scott, Developer Advocate at Open Robotics. Image: Open Robotics.

How to Build Open Source Sustainability

The New Stack

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

A Guide to Leveraging Open Source Licensing

The New Stack

Open source, in the broadest sense, could mean any code you can read. But open source software usually refers to free code and the act of working in the open. And if it’s open source, couldn’t people use it in ways you don’t want them to?

How Open Source Policies Vary Across Industry Verticals

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We’re coming to the point where levels of open source use are relatively similar across different industries. Across a range of verticals, businesses are increasingly developing the same cloud native and open source as practices as software industry leaders.

Open Source Vulnerabilities: Minding Your Blind Spots

The New Stack

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.

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.

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 Is the Biggest Concern Developers Have about Open Source?

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Almost 400 people responded with thoughts about how they use open source software today, what holds them back, and what tools and strategies would help them use it even more effectively. Tidelift makes open source work better —for everyone. Tidelift sponsored this post.

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.

When Good Data Team Hiring & Open Source Aren’t Enough


Smart hiring (and retention ) of data scientists combined with the power of open source can get companies started in their machine learning (ML) efforts. data governance Open Source Enterprise Ai

Corporate Open Source and the Grassroots Success of DevOps Days

The New Stack

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.

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).

Open-Sourcing Metaflow, a Human-Centric Framework for Data Science

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by David Berg , Ravi Kiran Chirravuri , Romain Cledat , Savin Goyal , Ferras Hamad , Ville Tuulos tl;dr Metaflow is now open-source! For the open-source release, we partnered with AWS to provide a seamless integration between Metaflow and various AWS services.

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.

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 […].

There’s No Such Thing as an Open Source Business Model

Open source technology works best when it’s adopted as a series of strategies and tactics that support a core business model—not the other way around. The post There’s No Such Thing as an Open Source Business Model appeared first on