5 Open Source companies to watch in 2017

As if getting venture funding themselves isn’t exciting enough for open source-oriented startups, seeing an open source-focused company like Deis get snapped up by Microsoft must be a thrill as well. While it would be more thrilling, perhaps, if Microsoft disclosed how much it paid, I’m sure those in the startup world and their backers […] Read more »

Open Source in the Enterprise: Challenges and Myths

Open source is all the rage, but isn’t exactly easy to adopt. An Interop ITX speaker offers some tips. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:5 Open Source companies to watch in 201727 Open Source DevOps Tools In 7 Easy BitesOpen source tool manages AWS Lambda appsSamsung Open Source IoT Platform Aims to Bridge Connected Devices GapIBM Strengthens […] Read more »

27 Open Source DevOps Tools In 7 Easy Bites

DevOps is a discipline filled with useful open source tools. Here are 27 of them, organized into seven categories you should know about if you’re looking to find the right tools for your organization’s DevOps strategy. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:5 Open Source companies to watch in 2017Open Source in the Enterprise: Challenges and MythsOpen source […] Read more »

Open source tool manages AWS Lambda apps

A new open source project from Express and Node.js-canvas creator TJ Holowaychuk lets developers create, deploy, and manage AWS Lambda functions from a command-line tool. Apex, written in Google’s Go language, also makes it possible to run applications in languages not directly supported by AWS Lambda, such as Golang itself. [ Thinking of striking out on your […] Read more »

Samsung Open Source IoT Platform Aims to Bridge Connected Devices Gap

Samsung challenge Intel and Qualcomm with the announcement of three new chips aim at the Internet of Things market. Samsung also announced the launch of SmartThings Open Cloud, which will help developers create the applications using their connected devices. The Korean manufacturer new Artik platform includes software, development boards, drivers, tools, security features and connectivity […] Read more »

IBM Strengthens Effort to Support Open Source Spark for Machine Learning

IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated 3,500 researchers and developers to assist in its preservation and further development. In 2009, AMPLab […] Read more »

How the cloud will devour open source

In one of the most colossal understatements ever, Cloudera co-founder Mike Olson declared, “It’s pretty hard to build a successful, stand-­alone open source company.” Having spent 15 years trying to do exactly that, I would go one step further: It’s impossible. [ Explore the top 10 rookie open source projects of 2015, the most exciting […] Read more »