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What Does it Mean to Have an Open Mindset?

Successful companies are those that grow and expand. But bigger companies often need more managers. Excessive layers of management can instill cumbersome bureaucracy in a company, and bureaucracy can become a significant problem for companies when it can causes wasteful resource allocation, decreases productivity, and decelerates innovation. We can observe that open thinking can challenge or overcome potential problems of bureaucracy. Even if your company isn't a software company, it's still possible to adopt the mindset prevalent in free and open source software communities and instill openness within your company's culture...

What Is Deep Learning, and Why Should You Care About It?

Whether it's Google's headline-grabbing DeepMind AlphaGo victory, or Apple's weaving of "using deep neural network technology" into iOS 10, deep learning and artificial intelligence are all the rage these days, promising to take applications to new heights in how they interact with us mere mortals. To go deeper (yes, I went there) on the subject, I reached out to the team at the deep learning-focused company Skymind, creators of Deep Learning For Java (DL4J), and authors of the recently released O'Reilly book Deep Learning: A Practitioner's Approach, Josh Patterson and Adam Gibson...

What's the Big Deal About Hadoop?

Todd R. Weiss | ComputerWorld | February 14, 2012

Hadoop is all the rage, it seems. With more than 150 enterprises of various sizes using it -- including major companies such as JP Morgan Chase, Google and Yahoo -- it may seem inevitable that the open-source Big Data management system will land in your shop, too. Read More »

Why Proprietary Big Data Technologies Have No Hope Of Competing With Hadoop

Matt Asay | ReadWrite | October 28, 2013

Big Data is not new. For decades companies have been leveraging massive data warehouses and other proprietary Big Data tools to optimize business processes, improve customer targeting and more. That, however, was the problem: proprietary. Today Big Data is so big precisely because it's so open... Read More »

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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Winners And Losers In Business Open-Source Software

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | January 10, 2013

We all know that Linux, Apache and Samba are vital for business data center servers, Web servers and file and print servers respectively in businesses both large and small. What you may not know though what's trending below the top-tier of open-source software. That's where OpenLogic, an enterprise open-source software provider and consultants comes in. Read More »

“There Would Be No Cloud Without Open Source” -Simon Crosby

Alan Shimel | Network World | November 16, 2011

Crosby says that we would not have a cloud with open source. Before there was an OpenStack or anything cloud platforms were built and continue to be built on open source foundations like Xen. In fact of all the cloud platforms today, the only one without an open source foundation is Microsoft's Azure and even there they are making it easy to incorporate open source software like Hadoop...

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Strata 2014: Making Data Work

Event Details
February 11, 2014 - 8:00am - February 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
Santa Clara, CA
United States

Join us at the O'Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara to get a clear perspective on the future of big data—as well as all the analytics, architectures, techniques, tools, and technologies you need to use data successfully right now.

The depth and breadth of what's covered at Strata requires 7 different tracks just to organize it all. You can follow one track from beginning to end, or just select the individual sessions that most interest you.

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ApacheCon Asia 2021

Event Details
August 6, 2021 (All day) - August 8, 2021 (All day)

Asia edition of the official Apache global conference series to be held virtually, with 140+ sessions, and keynote and plenary sessions by luminaries from AliCloud, API7, DiDi Chuxing, Huawei, Kyligence, PingCAP, Tencent Cloud, Tsinghua University, and more. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) conference will include all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives. ApacheCon Asia, will take place online 6-8 August 2021. Registration is open and free for all attendees.

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