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A beginner's guide to understanding OpenStack

The more I learn about OpenStack, the more I see why there is so much buzz about the technology as well as about the community of developers and...Read more

Crowdsourcing the OpenStack Summit agenda

Collaborative agenda setting
The OpenStack Foundation recently launched their voting tool for rating presentation proposals for the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, May 12-16. While...Read more

Building an open source community

Building an open source community
I have told the story of how FinTP, the first open source application for processing financial transactions, was born. Here, I would like to present...Read more

Report and results from our Youth In Open Source Week

Event report
Opensource.com held its first Youth in Open Source Week from January 13 - 17, 2014. Articles published during this time were focused on how kids and...Read more

Take our reader survey for a chance to win a $100 gift card

annual reader survey
This is your chance to tell us what you think about Opensource.com. And to win a a $100 Amazon gift card! Complete the Opensouce.com Reader Survey...Read more

Analyzing how contributions to OpenStack can be made easier

Community participation
Last month, I asked 55 OpenStack developers why they decided to submit one patch to OpenStack and what prevented them from contributing more. The...Read more

Scientific analysis and visualization is better with open source

Marcus Hanwell is a physicist by training, but his background in science led him down a different path than most reseachers. Today he is a...Read more

Opensource.com welcomes new moderators and updates program

Last year, we announced the Opensource.com Community Moderator program. It's been a huge success. We've learned a lot from our moderators and have...Read more