Vert.x's journey teaches invaluable governance lessons

January 18, 2013
As the Vert.x community selects its future home, it offers a fascinating illustration of the role of governance
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Who controls Vert.x: Red Hat, VMware, or neither?

January 11, 2013
Mailing list drama casts spotlight on Vert.x, an open source project for scalable Web development that seems immunized to corporate control
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Ubuntu Phone: Not a moment too soon

January 04, 2013
Newly announced Ubuntu Phone operating system looks great -- but the cutthroat mobile device market demands more
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Hardware for the holidays: Why not open source?

December 28, 2012
A real, useful, open source computer, the $35 Raspberry Pi is powerful enough to use as a PBX. A DIY laptop is coming, too
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Cloud providers ready to strike with nuclear option

December 21, 2012
Cloud services come with a new risk: terms of use that allow your supplier to pull the plug on your site with little warning
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The MariaDB Foundation: A turning point for MySQL

December 14, 2012
MariaDB project offers hope of new openness and innovation to beleaguered MySQL community
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Samba 4 threatens Microsoft's enterprise lock-in

December 12, 2012
New Samba release, featuring first open source implementation of Active Directory protocols, reveals fruits of E.U.'s antitrust settlement against Microsoft
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Triumph and disaster: Two migrations to OpenOffice

December 07, 2012
Two cities dumped Microsoft Office for OpenOffice, with vastly different results. Here's what went right -- and terribly wrong
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GitHub needs to take open source seriously

November 30, 2012
The legal details of copyright licensing are complex and off-putting -- but that doesn't mean they should be ignored
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Beware these open source lock-in schemes

November 27, 2012
Some vendors want you to think you're benefiting from open source when you're not. Keep an eye out for potential traps
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