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SOA in 2011: Enterprise IT Increasingly Open to Open Source Integration

Vance McCarthy | Integration Developer News | August 30, 2011

Most enterprises are actively using open source solutions across IT departments and managers say they are likely to use more, according to a survey by FuseSource Corp., a provider of Apache-based open source SOA, middleware and messaging solutions. Read More »

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Hadoop v1.0

Bob Gourley | Sys-Con Media | January 4, 2012

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is an all-volunteer group of developers, stewards and incubators of technology. They bring us many of the technologies powering our enterprises and consumer solutions and are continuing to innovate in ways that are absolutely amazing and enjoyable to try to track. Read More »

The Days of Proprietary Software Platforms are Numbered

Nick Heath | ZD Net | June 14, 2013

The days of businesses relying on locked-down operating systems and platforms tightly controlled by commercial organisations are numbered, according to Hadoop creator Doug Cutting.

Proprietary software platforms put businesses at the mercy of the platform vendor, often locking them into accepting regular price hikes, Cutting told ZDNet. Read More »

The Internet's 25 Years And Future With Open Source

Robin Muilwijk | OpenSource.com | April 9, 2014

What began as ARPANET back in 1969, has become the Internet as we know it today. This year on March 12 marked 25 years of the World Wide Web. It all got started when...

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The Uneasy Relationship Between Open Source and Profit

Dana Blankenhorn | OpenSource.com | October 5, 2011

The biggest problem any open source company has is maintaining motivation. You don't just want money. You also want mindshare. The attention paid you, in the form of developer time, is a currency that grows both the project and the customer's devotion to it. At the same time, the benefits of open source flow most freely when you become more than a customer. Read More »

This Russian Software Is Taking Over The Internet

Robert McMillan | Wired | September 6, 2013

Automattic was replacing the web server software that underpins its popular WordPress blogging platform, and things weren’t going well. Read More »

To Be Permissive Or Not To Be Permissive, That Is The Question For Open Source Licensors

Phil Johnson | IT World | September 3, 2014

A new study of open source project growth suggests that choosing a permissive license can help your community to grow faster...

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Twitter turns to 'open source' to prevent service disruptions

Loek Essers | InfoWorld | October 21, 2013

To prevent disruptions and scale up its service while keeping costs down, Twitter has had to drastically change its core infrastructure, taking up open source tools while doing so. Read More »

US Government Opens Access to Federal Source Code with Code.gov

Swapnil Bhartiya | Linux.com | November 11, 2016

In March of this year, the Obama administration created a draft for Federal Source Code policy to support improved access to custom software code. After soliciting comments from public,  the administration announced the Federal Source Code policy in August. One of the core features of the policy was the adoption of an open source development model: This policy also establishes a pilot program that requires agencies, when commissioning new custom software, to release at least 20 percent of new custom-developed code as Open Source Software (OSS) for three years, and collect additional data concerning new custom software to inform metrics to gauge the performance of this pilot...

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Why The Future Of Digital Security Is Open

Lou Shipley | TechCrunch | October 16, 2014

The topic of digital security often brings to mind the image of bleak and dark future, where computers, mobile devices and other systems are riddled with malware and cyber criminals lurk, ready to steal our data and crash our systems. We have good reason to be nervous...

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​Open Invention Network Expands Open-Source Patent Protection Beyond Linux

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | May 9, 2017

Today, everyone and their uncle -- yes, even Microsoft-- use Linux and open-source. A decade ago, Linux was under attack by SCO for imaginary copyright violations, and then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was claiming that Linux violated more than 200 of Microsoft's patents. So Open Invention Network (OIN) patent consortium was formed to defend Linux against intellectual property (IP) attacks. The stakes may not be so high today, but Linux and open-source software is still under attack from patent trolls and other attackers...

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ApacheCon 2013

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 26, 2013 (All day) - February 28, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Portland, OR
United States

Developers and users of Apache technologies are invited to share their experiences, ideas, inspirations and knowledge at ApacheCon 2013. Read More »

MesosCon Europe

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 25, 2017 (All day) - October 27, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Prague
Czech Republic

MesosCon is an annual conference organized by the Apache Mesos community, bringing together users and developers to share and learn about the project and its growing ecosystem. The conference will feature two days of sessions to learn more about the Apache Mesos core, an ecosystem developed around the project, and related technologies. The program will include workshops to get started with Apache Mesos, keynote addresses from industry leaders, and sessions led by adopters and contributors.

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