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The best open source software of 2019

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning

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Review: Elasticsearch 7 soars with SQL, search optimizations

Across-the-board upgrade beefs up query capabilities, boosts cluster performance, and simplifies cluster configuration

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Sun Microsystems founders celebrate legacy

At a recent Sun reunion, founders Scott McNealy and Bill Joy weigh in on machine learning, mobile, Facebook, and politics in tech

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LLVM 9.0.0 arrives with major improvements

LLVM compiler infrastructure project delivers optimizations for memory, pattern matching, and C++

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12 Pythons for every programming need

Whether its speed, memory safety, portability, a micro footprint, data tools, or something else, one of these Python distros probably has it

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Should open source licenses fight evil?

New open source licenses attempt to legislate what we can and cannot do with software. Problem is, that’s not open

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What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16

Kubernetes 1.16 brings the general availability of Custom Resource Definitions and improvements to volume management, metrics, and Windows support

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4 Python test frameworks to crush your bugs

There’s more than one way to write, run, and maintain unit tests for your Python apps. These are four of the best

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Should open source software advertise?

Funding open source has never been more important. It’s also never been harder

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7 open-source tools that make AWS Lambda better

Love the simplicity of function-as-a-service but hate the setup process? Look to these projects to ease AWS Lambda deployments

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10 Splunk alternatives for log analysis

Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it is far from the only player around

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7 sweet Python IDEs you might have missed

From a simple platform for beginners to an expert-level development workbench, there's an IDE for most every Pythonista

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Why open source has never been stronger

With cloud companies open-sourcing their innovations, and enterprises increasing participation, open source sustainability is at an all-time high

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3 major Python shortcomings—and their solutions

Python has been plagued by performance, app packaging, and project management issues for years. Finally, help is on the way

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What is open source software? Open source and FOSS explained

We trace the rise of free open source software—code that can be freely modified and shared—from philosophical outlier to modern powerhouse

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13 free tools for API design, development, and testing

These free and free-tier services and open-source utilities will have your API up and running in no time

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NPM: Free public JavaScript registry will continue

Company says the free NPM package registry is here to stay, releases security upgrade for NPM Enterprise

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Wasmer takes WebAssembly server-side

Company offers an embeddable WebAssembly runtime for multiple programming languages along with a package manager

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