Open Source

Open Source news, information, and how-to advice

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HP goes after Cisco, Arista with open source OS

HP teams with Broadcom, Intel, and VMware on OpenSwitch NOS

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Amazon launches managed Elasticsearch service

The new service makes it easier to implement the popular open-source search and analytics tool

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Docker and Mesosphere power Microsoft's new Azure service

Microsoft's container service leverages two key open source technologies, further evidence of open source's growing role in building Azure

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Anaconda's Python-based analytics hit the enterprise with new subscription plans

Also on the Python front, Teradata targets DevOps with a new module of its own

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5 key trends in open source

InfoWorld's Best of Open Source Software Awards shows how dependent we've become on open source for everyday infrastructure and for today's rapid-fire tech development

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Remember sed and awk? All Linux admins should

We aren’t doing the next generation of Linux and Unix admins any favors by forgetting init scripts and fundamental tools


Nginx Web server goes dynamic, adds monitoring

Nginx users can finally modify servers, and the new Amplify service will let them monitor vital statistics, complete with alerts


The challenges of IT reform using open source software

Doug Cutting, the Chief Architect at Cloudera walks us through the challenges of IT reform, the fear of open source software, and how Cloudera fits in.

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Nginx boosts devops with custom JavaScript

Nginx launches NginScript for configuring its Web server

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OpenStack continues to come up short

Red Hat has become the leading vendor of OpenStack, but the company -- and others -- freely acknowledge serious issues related to complexity, scalability, and availability

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GitLab one-ups GitHub with open source enterprise code hosting

GitLab is targeting the enterprise, but will its open source allure be enough to win developers away from GitHub?

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Q&A: The JavaScript-based React UI library explained

Expansion to Windows 10, Internet of things could be on the drawing board for React

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Is it opposite day? Microsoft has a new Linux distro

But hold your horses -- Azure Cloud Switch is a custom version of Linux designed for running switches in Microsoft's own data center

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Bossies 2015: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld editors and contributors pick the top open source software for data centers, clouds, developers, data crunchers, and IT pros

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Bossie Awards 2015: The best open source networking and security software

InfoWorld's top picks of the year among open source tools for building, operating, and securing networks

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Bossie Awards 2015: The best open source data center and cloud software

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

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Bossie Awards 2015: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's top picks among platforms, frameworks, databases, and all the other tools that programmers use

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Bossie Awards 2015: The best open source desktop and mobile software

InfoWorld's top picks in open source productivity tools, desktop utilities, and mobile apps

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