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NASA Promotes Open Source with New Website

Elizabeth Montalbano | Information Week | January 4, 2012

NASA has added a new website and public forum to a growing list of efforts dedicated to the agency's open-source strategy. Through code.nasa.gov, the agency plans to "continue, unify and expand" its open-source activities by posting information about and providing an online hub for its open-source activities, according to a blog post by William Eshagh of NASA's Ames Research Center. Read More »

NASA's Nick Skytland and William Eshagh on the New code.nasa.gov Open Source Initiative

Luke Fretwell | FedScoop Radio | January 23, 2012

AUDIO - FedScoop’s Luke Fretwell talks with NASA’s Nick Skytland and William Eshagh about the agency’s new open source project code.nasa.gov.

On January 4, NASA launched the agency-wide open source initiative, aimed at centralizing the agency’s open source software efforts and creating a collaborative environment to discuss issues related to its use.

Nebula Aims To Deliver OpenStack Cloud Control

Sean Michael Kerner | ServerWatch | November 15, 2012

The open source OpenStack project provides a powerful software platform for cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) deployment. But what about hardware? Read More »

Nebula Promotes NASA Vet To Oversee OpenStack Effort

Barb Darrow | GigaOM | November 14, 2012

Jesse Andrews, an OpenStack veteran who’s done stints at NASA, ANSO Labs and Rackspace, will lead Nebula’s plug-and-play OpenStack development effort as it nears launch, the company said. Read More »

Nebula, NASA, and OpenStack

Ray O’Brien | Open.NASA | June 4, 2012

This post by Ray O’Brien (Former Nebula Project Manager, NASA Ames Research Center CIO, Acting) was originally posted to nebula.nasa.gov. The Nebula Cloud Computing Platform was the Flagship Initiative for NASA’s first Open Government Plan, and much has been learned, accomplished, and created over the course of this project. Thanks to the team who worked so hard and invested so much in this groundbreaking effort.

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New release of Eucalyptus open source cloud solution

Ted Samson | InfoWorld | November 26, 2012

Building on its strong ties to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Eucalyptus today unveiled the latest update to its open source cloud computing platform, adding expanded AWS storage compatibility as well as features to speed up installation and simplify management via a new GUI with self-service capabilities. Read More »

No Longer Why Open Source, But How To Do Open Source

Mark Hinkle | Open Source Delivers | May 7, 2014

Fifteen years ago I spent a good deal of my time evangelizing open source software...Today I spend more time educating perspective open source participants on how they can leverage open source to reduce development costs, improve operational efficiency and drive customization for their own purposes.

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NRO Readies Open Source Cloud For Launch

Henry Kenyon | AOL Government | October 26, 2012

In a move toward a more efficient National Reconnaissance Office, analysts for the agency operating the nation's spy satellites are on the verge of getting their information through a top-secret open-source cloud environment housing intelligence data. Read More »

Open Compute: Rackspace Designs Own Servers Using Open-Source Facebook Specs

Yevgeniy Sverdlik | DatacenterDynamics | January 17, 2013

Rackspace, one of the world’s largest hosting and cloud-infrastructure providers, is on its way to becoming the first company of a kind other than the web giants of Google’s and Facebook’s caliber to stray away from buying servers and storage gear from traditional IT vendors – such as HP or Dell – choosing instead to design its own gear and use the same manufacturers those traditional vendors use to make it. Read More »

Open Science Leaps Forward In 2014

Marcus D. Hanwell | Opensource.com | December 23, 2014

We have had quite a year of open science at Opensource.com in 2014! I couldn't hope to cover every article we published over the year, but I will highlight some of my favorites...

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Open Source and the Cloud: An Interview with Josh McKenty of Piston Cloud

Dana Blankenhorn | Open Source Delivers | January 25, 2012

Cloud will be the same. Hard work needs to be done first, under the surface, before it can really explode onto the marketplace. Even after 95% of the technical work is done, education will be required before it’s accepted. Just as with Linux. Read More »

Open Source Cloud Platform OpenStack Gains Momentum

Josette Rigsby | Midsize Insider | April 30, 2012

Rackspace, in partnership with NASA, began its efforts to create an open source platform for the cloud back in 2010. Unlike other standards efforts that were already underway, OpenStack provided actual software providers with the ability to create their own cloud products. Since that time, dozens of companies, like Dell, IBM, and Cisco, have joined the effort to create a common cloud infrastructure... Read More »

Open Source FIWARE Platform Creates New IoT Business Opportunities

The European-funded IoT open source platform FIWARE has matured significantly in the past two years according to developers, and is now being used in industrial production cases, pilot smart city, and utilities projects. Two projects using the FIWARE platform include a city water quality pilot and an early warning system to identify and prevent pest risks to agricultural crops. To further support industry uptake, FIWARE has recently formalized a foundation to lead community efforts. The Foundation is expected to see a new wave of community participation in the open source platform, which already has significant links with other open source projects...

Open Source for Products in Four Rules (and 10 Slides)

There are four rules to understand when building products out of open source software. A product team (engineering, product management, marketing) needs to understand these rules to participate best in an open source project community and deliver products and services to their customers at the same time. These four rules are the start of all other discussions about the open source product space...

Open Source Leads The Way Into The Cloud

Arsalan Farooq | Computerworld | August 29, 2012

Virtualization is now a well-established technology in enterprise computing. And in virtualization, VMware is the established leader. But virtualization has begat cloud computing and now the field of play in cloud computing is far more open thanks to open source technologies. Read More »