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The other day I heard the phrase every open source educator hates to hear: "Well, you get what you pay for..." So, this time in my talk to the group, instead of explaining that 'free' means 'free as in freedom' not 'free of cost', I changed it up. I replied, "You're right you do."
16 comments Posted 26 Jun 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Last week, we looked at some of the numbers that define the OpenStack community and the projects that they have built. But how do these numbers stack up against other large open source projects, and more importantly, what do they tell us about OpenStack? What can be learned from the successes and... Read more
0 comments Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Elon Musk and crew at Tesla Motors made some big waves last week. In case you missed this recent news roundup, it was announced that Tesla is effectively relinquishing their patent portfolio—particularly around charging stations.
3 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by Travis Kepley (Red Hat) 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 23 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
This article reviews three top open source business intelligence and reporting tools. In economies of big data and open data, who do we turn to in order to have our data analysed and presented in a precise and readable format? This list covers those types of tools. The list is not exhaustive—I have... Read more
14 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
What can you learn from numbers alone? That is the question many in the open source community have grappled with when looking at comparative values of commits, committers, community sizes, and more between projects.
0 comments Posted 20 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Interest in software defined networking continues to grow, and for many, OpenStack and OpenDaylight are the natural tools for transitioning data centers to this new paradigm in network communications. Both are active and growing open source projects backed by a large community of companies and... Read more
0 comments Posted 19 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) 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.
2 comments Posted 16 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
At the sold-out DockerCon on Monday and Tuesday of this week, there were plenty of big announcements. But the biggest of which was Docker going 1.0. Whether or not it now meets every need for production workloads is a hotly-debated topic, but there's no doubt that this milestone is an important... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) 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 9 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed

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