open source software

Where to start: Upgrading your school system to open source

open education upgrade
One short article cannot hope to encapsulate the minutea for implementing open source in school districts and schools, however this primer sets the...Read more

A business built on open source: an interview with OSSCube

open business
OSSCube has a strict open source software only policy for everything they do. CEO Lavanya Rastogi and VP of Enterprise Marketing John Bernard share...Read more

Exploring sustainable software for science

open source software for science
The first workshop on " Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experience ," was held at the Supercomputing Conference in Denver, CO on...Read more

What's keeping you from using open source software?

open source software in business
Open source software (OSS), unlike proprietary software, is software that keeps the code open so IT professionals can alter, improve, and distribute...Read more

Wrapping up the Summer of Code at the Googleplex

Google Summer of Code annual Mentor Summit
Over 280 attendees representing 177 mentoring organizations gathered for a two-day, code-munity extravaganza celebrating the conclusion of Google...Read more

An open source, infinitely scalable Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)

Open wires
InfiniSQL is a massively scalable relational database system (RDBMS), composed entirely from scratch (not built upon some other technology). There is...Read more

TenFourFox extends useful life of older macs

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In 2001 and 2002, I managed Macintosh computers in the Arlington, Virginia public school system. As I was setting up these fast iMac G3 computers, I...Read more

Prepare students for a rapidly changing world by teaching with open source

open source software for education
At the school district where I am the director of information technology, over 90% of our information systems have been transitioned to open source...Read more