by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Red Hat, Inc., the world?s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat Virtualization now supports the SAP HANA® platform, a market-leading in-memory data and application development platform for running big data workloads. Red Hat is now able to offer an operating system (Red [?]
Click to learn more about author Dean Yao. According to a recent Forbes article, successful businesses will share ?a deliberate choice in favor of leveraging Open Source technologies at the heart of their modern Data Architecture? in the near future. The article highlights how large companies like GitHub, Ford Motor Company, Macy?s, Progressive Insurance, and Netflix [?]
Openly sharing information has been a part of human culture since the beginning of civilization. Information would be shared with the general community and the practice has had a powerful impact on the development of tools and machinery. In opposition to this practice, is the concept of ownership and control over new ideas and concepts, [?]
In today?s world, the progress and growth of any business are not only reliant on effective promotion and quality of its products & services. Instead, with the advancements and rapidly growing popularity of big data and data science, the corporate sector is turning more towards the use of Business Intelligence... Read more »
As the popularity of open source grows, it's important to remember that with growth comes complexity and that being involved in open source comes with the mindset that collaboration makes the world a better place.
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache® Hadoop® v3.0.0, the latest version of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computing. Over the past decade, Apache Hadoop has become [?]
2017 has been a pivotal year for the database technologies market, with several massive paradigm shifts that shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. Companies are pivoting away from the traditional monolithic database architectures which, for decades, powered generations after generations of applications in exchange for a more optimized, agile, self-managed cloud-focused data platform strategy.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Information technology (IT) administrators overwhelmed with the variety of available tools to monitor the performance of the physical, virtual and cloud-based systems comprising their network can now have an enhanced unified view of their infrastructure with GroundWork Monitor, a comprehensive monitoring platform by GroundWork Open Source, [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?StreamSets Inc., provider of the industry?s first enterprise data operations platform, today debuted StreamSets Data Collector Edge (SDC Edge), enabling the industry?s first end-to-end data ingestion solution for resource- and connectivity-constrained systems such as Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the network infrastructure and personal devices [?]
In the enterprise world, open source has long been a bit tentative. Starting in the early 2000s, various vendors started contributing bits and pieces of code, careful not to give away anything too valuable, all while hoping for positive marketing effect. It was, as Stephen Walli wrote in 2007, a matter of gifting complementary technology to secure potential customers? interest in the core of your business.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?MariaDB® Corporation, the company behind the fastest growing open source database, today announced new product enhancements to MariaDB AX, delivering a modern approach to data warehousing that enables customers to easily perform fast and scalable analytics with better price performance over proprietary solutions. MariaDB AX expands [?]
With all the gleeful finger-pointing over which cloud provider is the least (or most) generous with open source code, it?s worth remembering that all cloud providers essentially fail when it comes to open source. Why? Because the very nature of their platforms means that their best code remains closed even when openly licensed.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Instaclustr, offering scalable open source technologies delivered as completely managed solutions, today announced the launch of its Open Source-as-a-Service platform. This comprehensive platform offers customers across industries ? and from startups to the enterprise ? fully hosted and securely managed Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark, Elasticsearch, Kibana, [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?Open-Xchange, creator of open source messaging and software for hosting, service provider and telco companies, has deployed Hazelcast, the open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) to implement new distributed session storage capabilities for OX customers. Previously, when an OX server was shut down for maintenance, all user [?]
Hypothetical: You need to set up the IT infrastructure (email, file sharing, etc.) for a new company. No restrictions. No legacy application support necessary. How would you do it? What would that ideal IT infrastructure look like?
If you want to know how to do open source the smart way, pay attention to LinkedIn. It has delivered some of the industry?s most impressive open source software, most recently its Cruise Control load-balancing tool for Apache Kafka, a distributed streaming platform also developed by LinkedIn that is used to build real-time data pipelines and streaming apps in big data applications.
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?MariaDB® Corporation, the company behind the fastest growing open source database, today announced the availability of MariaDB TX 2.0, the most feature complete, open source transactional database solution for modern application development. Businesses need technology that increases agility, scalability, security and supports a plethora of use cases ?