- Red Hat $30B
- Mule Soft $6.5B
- Databricks $6B
- Elastic NV $5B
- Confluent $2.5B
- Hashicorp $2B
DarkCyber noted a quite good and meaty Slashdot write up called “CNBC Reports Open Source Software Has Essentially ‘Taken Over the World’”. What makes the information interesting is that a big media company reports that other big companies are definitely into open source software. The sources for the information include:
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The content management system is the underlying software that manages a website. Some popular open-source examples include WordPress and Drupal.
There are two emerging trends to take note of now. First, there’s an increased importance around open source compliance and security due to specific industry regulatory changes and requirements.
The second emerging trend is there seems to be an increased level of sophistication in companies regarding both license compliance and risk management related to open source software use. However, developers are missing specific knowledge related to open source licenses and secure coding practices.
Organizers of the Open Core Summit – which took part this month at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco – announced the COSS (Commercial Open-Source Software) Platform.
The goal of this initiative is to help commercial open-source organizations develop viable business models. “We want to educate, grow, fund and connect leaders of COSS companies,” as explained to IBL News by Joseph Jacks, founder of OSS Capital, a venture-capital firm who put together the Open Core Summit.
In the current data-driven scenario, data visualisation is something all data analyst have to court, and a dashboard, in this case, is an obvious protagonist. Dashboards allow real-time visualising and easy understanding of the key performance indicators in an organisation. Dashboards extract meaningful insights from data which is further used by organisations for decision-making.
Open source database systems have been optimized to cloud architecture to a far greater degree than proprietary systems. In the case of EDB Postgres, you can get it as a managed database service on Amazon Web Services or as self-manageable, clusterable private instances in the public or private cloud of your choice.
Alluxio, Ceph, Cloudstack, FreeNAS, Hadoop, Lustre, OpenFiler, OpenMediaVault, OpenStack, Pydio, Raider, Sheepdog, SnapRAID
An open-source project that aims to create a smart economy based on blockchain technology has unveiled a new program designed to fuel its ecosystem’s growth — while setting out a detailed road map for its new mainnet.
More than 50 open-source publishing tools have been cataloged in a new landscape analysis funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation secured by MIT Press.
The “Mind the Gap” report, published Wednesday, describes the wide range of open-source publishing tools available for academic books and journals.
- Confusing Complexity
- Community and Licensing
- Lack of Customer Support
- Mystery Sources
- Learning Curve
- Not Prioritizing a Policy
- Seeing the Big Picture
- Not Realizing the Cost