Open source scares people. And tossing them into the deep end usually doesn’t help dampen that fear. Instead, we need to help ease people into using open source. Scott Nesbitt, technology coach and writer, shares some advice to help you do that.
Gamification of your software tool can increase user engagement, help accomplish tasks, and provide behavorial data. Save it from the brink with these open source tools.
Learn from CEO Ken Rugg how Tesora was able to successfully reinvent their business model by switching their focus to open source and becoming the primary contributor to Trove, the database-as-a-service project for OpenStack.
Ushahidi is a global organization that empowers people to make a serious impact with open source technologies, cross-sector partnerships, and ground-breaking ventures. They are thinking about what it means to balance the potential social good of wider dataset release with the potential risks that... Read more
Is DevOps fundamentally about changing culture in an IT organization? That seemingly simple question is sometimes a topic of heated debate, even though, if one dig into the details, it’s more a debate about how to think about transformation rather than a debate about the end state.
Why the nine major tenets to the Linux philosophy are relevant today.
The open source market landscape is growing by leaps and bounds, and it's at a time like this that it's important for Zimbra, a provider of collaboration software, to reinvigorate its open source roots. Here's how we plan to encourage increased participation in community open source projects in... Read more
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.
One story of open source curiosity leading to a career in open source and various adventures.
When you are considering building a cloud, there are many important decisions to make. Among the top decisions you'll want to make is how to implement your storage. One open source project which many have turned to as a solution to some of their storage needs is Ceph.