Business

It is possible to build a business around open source. It's not easy, but it can be done. Patrick McFadin talks to us about how.
0 comments Posted 14 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
How do you kickstart a DevOps culture at your company? It's not easy, but focusing your team on the open source can be a big help. Many of the principles of DevOps are similar to the open source way like rapid prototyping, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.
0 comments Posted 14 Jul 2014 by Bill Montgomery (Red Hat) Feed
What do the numbers behind an open source project tell us about where it is headed? That's the subject of Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona's OSCON 2014 talk later this month, where he looks at four open source cloud computing projects—OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus, and OpenNebula—and turns those... Read more
1 comment Posted 11 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Object storage with OpenStack Swift gained an important feature in yesterday's 2.0 release with the addition of storage policies. John Dickinson, Swift Program Technical Lead, called storage policies the "biggest thing to happen to Swift since it was open-sourced four years ago." So what exactly... Read more
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
It's OSCON time again, and this year the tech sector is abuzz with talk of cloud infrastructure. One of the more interesting startups is Docker, an ultra-lightweight containerization app that's brimming with potential
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Jodi Biddle (Red Hat) Feed
A customer relationship management (CRM) system can be essential tool for a business’ survival and growth. Open source offerings in this area rival their proprietary competitors.
7 comments Posted 8 Jul 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
0 comments Posted 7 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Learning is easier with a community of practice. For some in the open source world, community is something that takes only a virtual form, but there's still a lot of value in good old fashioned face-to-face communities to share and learn together. Taking a page out of the book of Linux User Groups... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
At this year's Great Wide Open conference, Steve Klabnik gave a talk about Mozilla's Rust programming language. Klabnik previously authored an introductory Rust tutorial entitled Rust for Rubyists, and this talk serves a similar purpose. However, instead of being Ruby focused, this talk was aimed... Read more
4 comments Posted 3 Jul 2014 by Joshua Holm Feed
By relaxing its rather constrictive membership process, The Python Software Foundation is starting to uncoil. And Nick Coghlan, Provisioning Architect in Red Hat Engineering Operations, couldn't be happier. Coghlan recently earned a seat on the Foundation's Board of Directors, where he'll help... Read more
1 comment Posted 2 Jul 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed

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