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How Are Open Source And Cloud Computing Compatible?

It seems everyone is rushing to get their software on the cloud. The rapid growth of cloud computing has empowered hyperscaler cloud providers to market various technologies to feed the growing demand. Hyperscalers are now providing full-stack capabilities to increase their footprint and further lock-in customers, making the cloud seem more like a threat than an open communal space. What does the cloud actually offer? Quite a lot, based on reports from the field:

How to Use Content Marketing To Promote Open Source Projects

Both startups and more established firms are increasingly turning to content marketing as a way of reaching prospective customers. However, corporate marketers often consider the open source software (OSS) community a challenge to reach. This article features ways your technology and content marketing teams can work together to target and reach the community around an OSS project your organization supports.

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Microsoft Taps Former Linux-Bashing Team To Get Open Source Developers Excited About Azure Cloud

Kevin McLaughlin | CRN | May 27, 2014

Microsoft has changed the mission of an internal team that used to highlight shortcomings in open source software, and is now using it to recruit open source developers.  

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OpenMRS Conference in Uganda Redefines Global Health IT Collaboration

Hundreds of developers and health experts gathered in Uganda this past December to attend the OpenMRS Implementers conference. This event has in many ways redefined the global health IT landscape. This is the first OpenMRS conference that has been officially sponsored by the government of a nation, setting the stage for future conferences that can bring together open source developers and government officials to build national health IT solutions. Read More »

OpenSSF: On A Mission To Improve Security Of Open Source Software

Open source software (OSS), once a niche segment of the development landscape, is now ubiquitous. This growth is fantastic for the open source community. However, as the usage of OSS increases, so do concerns about security. Especially in mission-critical applications— think medical devices, automobiles, space flight, and nuclear facilities—securing open source technology is of the utmost priority. No individual entity, whether developers, organizations, or governments, can single-handedly solve this problem. The best outcome is possible when all of them come together to collaborate. The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) formed to facilitate this collaboration.

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Tidelift Announces Upstream 2022: June 7 Event Celebrating Open Source Developers and Maintainers

Press Release | Tidelift | February 15, 2022

Tidelift, the premier provider of solutions for managing the open source software behind modern applications, today announced the date for Upstream 2022, an event for those who create and use open source software to build applications. This year, Upstream will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 and consist of more than 30 virtual sessions that attendees will be able to attend live or access following the event. Upstream is a free, one-day event that brings together developers, open source maintainers, and the extended network of people who care most about their work. The call for presentations is now open.

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UC Davis Conducting Research Survey on What Motivates Open Health Developers

Mona Alsaffar, a health informatics graduate student at University of California-Davis is conducting a study about developers involved in healthcare open source projects. She contacted Open Health News for help in informing the open health community about the project.

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All Things Open 2021

Event Details
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Conference
Date: 
October 17, 2021 - 12:00pm - October 19, 2021 - 5:00pm

All Things Open is hosting the world’s top open source developers, technologists, community leaders, and decision makers from all over the world. There will be an in-person component at The Raleigh Convention Center as well as a virtual component hosted online. Between the two formats, more than 150 industry leading speakers and 200+ sessions will be featured October 18 (Monday) and 19 (Tuesday). In addition, one half-day co-located event will take place on Sunday, October 17, which includes the Diversity & Inclusion in Open Source (D&I) conference.

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Upstream 2022

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 7, 2022 (All day)

Live, one-day virtual event on June 7 brings together the application developers who use open source and the maintainers who create it. Upstream 2022 is an event for those who create and use open source software to build applications. Upstream will consist of more than 30 virtual sessions that attendees will be able to attend live or access following the event. Upstream is a free, one-day event that brings together developers, open source maintainers, and the extended network of people who care most about their work.

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