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 Rami Sass, CEO and co-founder of WhiteSource about some of the potential pitfalls in open source components, its challenges and more.
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.
Amazon Web Services, one of the most popular providers of cloud computing services, has now made its documentation open source and available on GitHub. Are your forks ready?
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.
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.
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.
GitHub alternative: Ellcrys is using blockchain to help developers create indestructible repositories
Hosting repositories on GitHub leaves communities vulnerable to service disruptions so how can you create indestructible repositories? And what does Ellcrys have to do with blockchain? We talked with Kennedy Idialu, co-founder of Ellcrys about all this and more.
Freedom, openness, and community are the bedrock values that open source is built on. In this article, Abby Kearns, Executive Director of Cloud Foundry Foundation explains why these things made open source the successful foundation for modern tech enterprises.
The Apache Software Foundation has been supporting open source for nearly twenty years. But what’s it all about? In this article, Ignasi Barrera goes over the organization and why it has been so successful in creating new technology for the benefit of the whole community.
Native CloudStack can be difficult to navigate for users accustomed to other cloud services platforms. In this interview, Ivan Kudryastev explains the idea behind CloudStack-UI and how this platform makes life easier for cloud services users.
Apple’s open source language has hit the headlines more than once this year — it had its ups and downs but a lot of people seem to believe that it’s here to stay, which is why you should give it a go if you haven’t yet.
Open source is a great tool for developers, but it doesn’t solve all problems. In this article, Milen Dyankov discusses the lessons he has learned as a long time user and advocate of open source software, and the value of nurturing relationships.
“Release notes are a good place to provide details about a vulnerability, but a poor choice for notifying users about it”
Snyk‘s latest report titled The State of Open Source Security emphasized the importance of the overall security of open source. We’ve previously suggested that you should be mindful about where your code is coming from but this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use open source code. We talked with Guy Podjarny, CEO and co-founder of Snyk about all this and more.
Eclipse CDT is the industry standard C/C++ IDE powering the design and development of embedded systems worldwide. In this article, Tracy Miranda goes over why Eclipse CDT has been so successful for so long.