#open source

Interview with Yossi Weinberg, software developer at WhiteSource

“Users aren’t taking responsibility for their open source usage – This has to change”

Open source has a lot of benefits, no one can argue that. However, it is also uniquely positioned to face the threats of today’s security concerns. We talked with Yossi Weinberg, software developer at WhiteSource about how WhiteSource is making sure users’ projects are secure, why open source management is essential and the impact Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub will have on the open source community.

At the heart of good database management is the ability to facilitate innovation

The growing appeal towards open source

Whilst full automation is on the horizon, tools available in the open source world have the potential to provide real benefit to both the DBA on the ground and the business as a whole. In this article, John Pocknell explains how the appeal of open source is only growing stronger.

Open source is not a one-way road

A way forward with open source and Blockchain

Blockchain brings the promise of transparency and security to transactions of any kind. In this article, Marta Piekarska explains how this transformative technology can change secured communications while relying on open source principles.

Security is not just a technology problem

Balancing security and innovation in open source

How can developers integrate security concerns and innovation in today’s threat environment? In this article, James Read explains that, in spite of its free and transparent nature, open source is uniquely positioned to face the threats of today’s security concerns.

Keep an eye out for open source

Open source: Less talk, more work

Open source is clearly established in mainstream enterprises. But just because it has achieved this position doesn’t mean we should rest easy. In this article, Jonathan Marsh explains why it’s important to keep an eye on open source technologies.