Numerous real-world examples clearly demonstrate that pairing open source technology with a commercial business to refine marketing and delivery to the enterprise user is a highly successful hybrid model, and one that is likely to become increasingly prevalent in years to come.
In this interview, Tesora founder and CTO Amrith Kumar provides an update on the Trove project and explains important management considerations for databases in the cloud.
POSSCON, a technical conference, is just around the corner. Given the speaker lineup and talk topics, the event again promises to be one of the most interesting open tech and open web conferences of the year. The list of speakers is long and each one is a master in their field. I got in touch with... Read more
EspoCRM is an easy-to-use open source customer relationship management (CRM) tool designed to be fast, simple, and customizable.
The Opensource.com weekly look at what is happening in the OpenStack community and the open source cloud at large.
Spark's new DataFrame API is inspired by data frames in R and Python (Pandas), but designed from the ground up to support modern big data and data science applications.
A common disease of software development is the "not-invented-here" syndrome, a tendency to write new implementations instead of leveraging existing solutions. We then just write it as part of the application we're currently building, thinking it's a small thing. Over time, such helper or utility... Read more
We are entering the Renaissance of IT where we bridge the Middle Ages (the DotCom boom and rapid hardware improvement and software growth) and the modern history of Enterprise IT (proliferation of bring your own devices and cloud).
One of the basic tenets of the Linux philosophy is to use software leverage, and one of the important corollaries of that tenet is to automate everything.
How does OpenStack differ from other large, popular open source projects and how do these differences affect the way the project is growing and maturing?