The Open Source Lesson of the Linksys WRT54G Router

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But that triumphant moment also revealed what became one of history’s most famous violations of an open source license, which ultimately forced Cisco to release the firmware for the WRT54G router. ” In the open source licensing world, it was historic.

Snyk Tool Prioritizes Open Source Vulnerabilities

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.


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observIQ Lauches Open Source Log Agent Project

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.

Sonatype Advances Open Source Code Quality, Security

Sonatype today launched an Advanced Development Pack service that surfaces dependencies between open source components in a way that makes it easier for developers to know which ones to employ to build the most secure application possible and what components offer the simplest upgrade path.

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.

Open Source: What IT Pros Wish the CIO Knew

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Gitpod Open Sources Automated Local Development Environment

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

Open Source License Compliance Tips for DevOps Pipelines

Open source components are used in most modern organizations, either included directly into software as code or as tools integrated into workflows. To successfully implement open […].

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

SaltStack’s Open Source Future Under VMware

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The future of SaltStack’s open source projects were also discussed. Input from Salt users and committers have also played a role in the open source platform’s evolution since its creation. “We SaltStack Open Source at VMware. VMware sponsored this podcast.

Open Source Software and the Tragedy of the Commons

This is one of the reasons behind the popularity of open source: the volunteer communities working to improve and update the code. The post Open Source Software and the Tragedy of the Commons appeared first on

Survey Sees Faster Shift to Open Source Software

A survey of 638 IT professionals finds the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic is, like other slumps, driving increased adoption of open source software. The post Survey Sees Faster Shift to Open Source Software appeared first on

DevOps Unbound: DevOps, Cloud Native and Open Source

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4 Open Source Data Predictions for 2021

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It wasn’t open source though, which eventually led me to Apache Cassandra. I’m a huge believer in open source data. Open source makes data a commodity and gives users much more control over their environment. Data Open Source Contributed Sponsored

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.

Open Source Is Taking Over Security

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He is also the creator of the popular open source troubleshooting tool, sysdig, and the open source container security tool Falco. Prior to founding Sysdig, Loris co-created Wireshark, the open source network analyzer, which today has 20+ million users.

5 Areas to Consider When Building an Open Source Stack

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. According to Gartner Research, over 95% of them are deploying open source software, and while it brings many benefits, it also introduces a whole new set of […]. The post 5 Areas to Consider When Building an Open Source Stack appeared first on

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. The survey finds higher quality of software (33%) was the top reason they chose open source, followed by […]. The post Survey Sees Open Source Adoption, Quality Gains appeared first on

The AWS Viewpoint on Open Source and Kubernetes

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They also discussed how Kubernetes is evolving in the market, including in terms of how customer needs are changing, and why open source technologies are critical to fill in gaps in order for cloud native to realize its full potential. KubeCon+CloudNativeCon sponsored this podcast.

The Open Source Strategy of Amazon Web Services

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Did you know that Amazon leads more than 1,200 open source projects on GitHub? Neither did I until I spoke last week with Matt Asay , the Head of Open Source Strategy and Marketing at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Why Does AWS Want You to Use Open Source?

Redefine Customer Data Analytics Using an Open Source Stack

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In this post, we will talk about how you can build your entire customer stack using open source tools without having to compromise with the security of your data or the time taken to churn effective analytics from your customer data. Why an Open Source Analytics Stack?

5 Ways That Open Source Benefits API Management

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According to The Forrester Wave: API Management Solutions, Q3 2020 report : “ By opening access to digital business capabilities, APIs drive agility to optimize customer experiences, create dynamic digital ecosystems, achieve operational excellence, and build platform business models.”.

Xen Project Team Updates Open Source Hypervisor Project

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.

GitHub’s ‘ReadME’ Highlights Open Source Maintainers

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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.”

How open source leads to open doors

Black Girls CODE awarded IBM Open Source Community Grant By Todd Moore, Guillermo Miranda, Yolanda Rabun Published October 19, 2020 In today’s climate, racial equality and equity is top of mind. The post How open source leads to open doors appeared first on

Constructive Open Source Citizenship Produces Results

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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.

Options for Monetizing Your Open Source Project

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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.

Open Source Project Momentum: What It Takes

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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.”.

A Review of Open Source Software Supply Chain Attacks


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?

New Relic’s OpenTelemetry and Open Source Commitment

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In this The New Stack Makers podcast, hosted by TNS founder and publisher Alex Williams , Ben Evans , principal engineer and JVM technologies architect at New Relic, discussed OpenTelemetry and New Relic’s contributions to OpenTelemetry and other open source projects.

How Open Source Drives Cloud Innovation at Capital One

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John is the Director of the Open Source Program Office at Capital One. Before joining Capital One, John Mark was a long-time practitioner and advocate of open source collaboration, leading open source efforts at Red Hat, EMC, Gluster, Hyperic, and SourceForge.

DevOps Deeper Dive: Google Roils Open Source Community

Google this week agitated the bulk of the open source community by launching the Open Usage Commons consortium to protect the trademarks of open source projects, starting with the Istio, Angular and Gerrit projects it launched. Launched in collaboration with SADA Systems and some independent contributors, the stated goal of the Open Usage Commons is […]. The post DevOps Deeper Dive: Google Roils Open Source Community 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 Application Performance Management/Monitoring Blogs News application development devops gitlab monitoring open source telemetry

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 post Using Open Source for Better DevOps Outcomes appeared first on Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice DevOps Toolbox Enterprise DevOps devops devops tools intellectual property open source open source community open source tools

Direct Contribution, Indirect Financing Most Effective for Open Source

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Throwing money at a problem is not the best way to get things done, whether in business, charity, or the open source economy. ” These answers are consistent with how often organizations are actually contributing to open source. Data Open Source Research