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Elastic keeps ticking

Despite the mudslinging over its licensing change from open source, company growth indicates that customers are likely less concerned with source code.

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Inner source in the enterprise gains momentum

A growing number of forward-thinking enterprises across retail, banking, and the media have embraced an inner source culture. Here’s why.

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Python virtualenv and venv dos and don’ts

Python virtual environments shine for keeping projects and conflicting packages separate. Just keep these dos and don’ts in mind.

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Using Microsoft’s YARP project to proxy web-based microservices

Microsoft’s internal .NET reverse proxy project gets close to a public release.

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Virtualenv and venv: Python virtual environments explained

Take advantage of virtual environments in Python to create and manage separate environments for your Python projects.

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Elastic’s Shay Banon: Why we went beyond our search roots—and stood up to ‘bully’ AWS

The search company has expanded into the APM and security markets and opened a new open source battlefield with the industry’s dominant cloud company, AWS.

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The best open source software of 2021

InfoWorld’s 2021 Bossie Awards recognize the year’s best open source software for software development, devops, data analytics, and machine learning.

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CodeSee launches codebase onboarding portal for open source developers

OSS Port community site taps CodeSee Maps for visual walkthroughs of open source codebases, aiming to ease the onboarding process for would-be contributors.

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Open source skills only got hotter during the pandemic

A recent survey shows huge amounts of pent up demand for open source skills to help organizations drive their cloud strategies and digital transformation efforts.

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Oracle v. Google: What the verdict means for open source

Much of the software we use today is built on re-implemented APIs, like the Java API in question in Oracle v. Google. An Oracle victory would have stopped open-source innovation in its tracks.

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Open source is selfish

Companies don't support open source for purely altruistic reasons. They expect a return on their investment.

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Pyston, the Python alternative, gets backing from Anaconda

Lead developers hired by data science platform maker to improve Python performance and build a sustainable Pyston community.

What you don’t know about working with AWS

You’ll get further by understanding what a company values and what makes its employees tick.

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Microsoft, Google partner on eBPF

The extended Berkeley Packet Filter, which can run sandboxed programs in an operating system kernel, is moving beyond Linux.

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Go 1.17 brings language and compiler enhancements

Update to Google’s open source programming language introduces enhancements for writing safe pointer operations and a more performant method of passing function arguments.

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How cloud services get built today

Taking a great open source project and building it into a product people will pay for require skills in development and operations.

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What’s new in Kubernetes 1.22

The latest release of the popular open source system for running containerized applications brings Server-side Apply out of beta and improves support for Windows hosts.

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Microsoft .NET adoption gets boost from open source

Microsoft credits open source and cross-platform support for the increased adoption of its software development platform.

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