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8 guides for cloud building with OpenStack

Every month, we compile the very best of recently published how-tos, guides, tutorials, and tips for working with OpenStack into this handy...Read more

The three open source projects that transformed Hadoop

Initially, Hadoop implementation required skilled teams of engineers and data scientists, making Hadoop too costly and cumbersome for many...Read more

Google shares gRPC as alternative to REST for microservices

A deeper dive into the news that Google recently released gRPC as open source, an efficient framework for remote procedure calls (RPC) that uses a...Read more

Why large companies use open source ERP

The main reason larger companies use open source Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP, systems is due to flexibility: they are cheaper and easier to...Read more

Exploring the world of OpenStack, ensuring successful deployment, and more

Blue clouds, OpenStack
The weekly look at what is happening in the OpenStack community and the open source cloud at large.Read more

An open source database for realtime applications

RethinkDB is an open source, scalable database designed from the ground up for the realtime web and a variety of applications which need near-...Read more

Why buy from SparkFun instead of a bigbox seller?

SparkFun collage of red parts
SparkFun founder and CEO Nathan Seidle talks about what drives his company's open hardware model and offers advice for starting an open hardware...Read more

Organizational learning: a new perspective on DevOps

By valuing learning, we create an organization where we no longer expect leaders to plan our way to greatness. Instead, leaders help foster and...Read more