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Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity

The effort taps big data analytics and machine learning for advanced threat detection

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Kubernetes 1.4 makes container orchestration bigger -- and simpler

The new version of Google's container-orchestration system adds cross-cloud and state-management features, while also simplifying setup

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GE, Bosch and open source could bring more IoT tools

The two companies will work through the Eclipse Foundation to make more IoT software components work together

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GitHub open-sources internal load-balancing software

GitHub Load Balancer was originally created to handle Git's billions of daily connections

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Why kid hackers should have a Linux computer

Also in today’s open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Uruk GNU/Linux 1.0, and blame Intel if Linux won’t install on your laptop.

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Docker for Windows Server is a win-win for Microsoft and Docker

Microsoft continues to expand its efforts to work with open source by having Docker run out of the box on Windows Server

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New language expands on Google's Go

The Have project uses Go's toolchain, but sports a different syntax and makes key additions to the language

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New Red Hat project looks a lot like a Docker fork

The new OCID project places a variant of the Docker runtime directly into Kubernetes

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CouchDB 2.0 adds clustering and an easier query language

The latest release of the NoSQL database lowers the bar to entry with an easier-to-use query language, and adds clustering to provide scale-out power

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Why do hackers prefer Linux?

Also in today's open source roundup: The best Linux desktop for customization, and how Star Trek inspired people with technology

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source applications

InfoWorld's top picks in open source business applications, collaboration, and middleware

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Who's No. 1 in open source? Microsoft!

When the heart of your business is about delivering cloud services, it's easy to love open source

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source networking and security software

InfoWorld's top picks among open source tools for connecting devices and securing those devices and connections

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source datacenter and cloud software

InfoWorld's top picks of the year in open source platforms, infrastructure, management, and orchestration tools

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Bossies 2016: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld editors and contributors pick the top open source software for datacenters, clouds, developers, big data analysts, and IT pros

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's top picks among the tools and frameworks for building web apps, mobile apps, and apps for data analysis and machine learning

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source big data tools

InfoWorld’s top picks in large-scale search, SQL on Hadoop, streaming analytics, and other flavors of distributed data processing

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Hybrid cloud hardware: Old-school IT in a new wrapper

As the public cloud becomes more powerful and flexible, old-school IT outfits like IBM are hustling dedicated hybrid cloud hardware for reasons that get harder to justify

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