The security of a strongly encrypted software tool is not compromised by having its code openly available as open source. In fact, that the tool's source code is open strengthens its security and, by extension, the safety and privacy of its users.
Karma is a free, open source tool that makes it easy to convert data from a variety of formats into linked data.
Hello and welcome to this special post-OpenStack Summit edition of our weekly OpenStack and open source cloud news. Interested in keeping track of what's happening? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
Time Warner Cable is going big with OpenStack. Just a year into their production use of OpenStack for powering their internal cloud, they are leveraging it for everything from video to networking to deploying web applications, all on an in-house OpenStack cloud spread across two data centers.
The move to open source technology is a much more fundamental shift than just cost savings, and represents a trend that is starting to cross industries, even the most traditional ones, from financial services through telcos.
Open source is increasingly changing the software industry, and content management systems helped lead the way.
The Opensource.com weekly look at what is happening in the OpenStack community and the open source cloud at large.
In this interview with OpenStack community member Rob Hirschfeld, we get updates on the current status of many efforts within OpenStack: DefCore, the project managers working group, what's ahead in the Liberty release, and more.
Writers wanted for a new Opensource.com column dedicated to documentation, including best practices, case studies, projects that need help from the community, events, tools, and tips.
Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better open source project docs, which can help your users and grow your community.