Discover the potential benefits of open source software for your business and the risks you need to be aware of. Open source has long been hailed as the future of software development, yet it’s definitely not for everyone. Darya Efimova, a digital transformation observer at Iflexion, taps into the big promise of open source along with its advantages and risks when it comes to enterprise-grade software.
Software, access, and realpolitik — How should open source communities respond to the GitHub restrictions?
What happens when open source isn’t open to all? GitHub made headlines recently when it made it difficult for developers in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria to access private repository services. This has opened up a conversation that needs to happen regarding free and open source software.
The Facebook development team announced at their Child Safety Hackathon that they have open sourced ThreatExchange. ThreatExchange is a collection of RESTful APIs that helps find matching content for an explicit video, in order to prevent it from being shared. Check out some of the privacy features and how you can potentially help make the internet safer.
Welcome to the Top Level Projects, Apache OpenWhisk! This serverless platform for executing functions started its life at IBM. Now, it is open source and part of The Apache Software Foundation. It joins the ranks of projects such as Apache Dubbo and Apache NetBeans. Find out what this platform is capable of, and give the community a hand.
It has just been announced: The MQTT Message Broker, HiveMQ, will be open sourced under the Apache 2.0 license, to the delight of many Java developers. We talked with Dominik Obermaier, technical director of HiveMQ / dc-square GmbH about this step, the technical aspects of HiveMQ, and the future of the project.
Chef, the Continuous Automation software provider announced its shift from a mix of open source and proprietary software business plan to fully committing to open source. Let’s have a look at what we know so far. Also, let us know your thoughts on this breaking news in the poll at the end of this article.
Getting your project up and running is only the beginning. How can developers make sure their hard-coded open source project will succeed? Here are some tips, tricks, and lessons learned for making sure your project is a total success.
Organizations with mature DevOps practices are far more likely to integrate automated security, report shows
Featuring the responses of more than 5,500 participants, the 2019 DevSecOps Community Survey offers detailed insights into the DevOps and DevSecOps ecosystem. Let’s have a closer look at the most important interesting highlights.
If you’re not already using open source, you’ll soon be marginalized by those organization using it to move faster and be more innovative. In this article, Bart Copeland, CEO and president of ActiveState, shares his predictions about where open source and DevOps are going this year.
Open source’s future is certainly bright: at least 4 out of 5 developers use open source components in their applications. But what does the future have in store for open source? Jane Silber explores how an increased focus on security and performance will have an impact on open source’s usage for the enterprise.
With just a few days left in 2018, GitHub released their State of the Octoverse. 2018 was their busiest year yet! Was 2018 the banner year for open source? Here’s hoping that 2019 continues to bring forth more great open source projects and contributions.
As open source continues to grow in popularity and usage, there comes with it a responsibility to understand its licenses. The Linux Foundation is here to help improve open source compliance. Meet ACT: the new project on the horizon.
The use of open source software and components continues to grow both in companies and in private projects. But this trend comes with its own set of risks and problems. In an interview at DevOpsCon in Munich, Stanislav Sivak, software and security consultant at Synopsys, talks about the common risks for open source, how to avoid them and what role open source plays in the DevOps universe.
Open source communities have never been as bustling, and joining the fray has never been easier. Are you looking for a new project to work on? Do you have some code that you’d like to donate? We take a look at some organizations that deserve a time in the sun and your attention.