A recent trend has shown organizations are embracing open source code, to the extent that today, open source components comprise between 60-80 percent of the code in modern applications. Software development teams are learning that using open source code helps […]
Today’s cars are as much defined by the power of their software as the power of their engines. Almost any car feature you can name is now digitized to provide drivers with easier operation and better information. Technological innovation is
Open source software–and components from open source tools–are used prolifically in many businesses. The challenge that Black Duck and HPE have teamed up to address is how to use open source software securely. Vulnerabilities are discovered and patched constantly, but
open source code is great. Sometimes, however, keeping open source software patched and up to date can be a challenge. The open source projects themselves–especially ones that are active–do an excellent job of identifying and remediating flaws. The problem is
DevOps depends heavily on open source software, and–to a lesser extent–open source projects leverage DevOps as well. I wrote a report for DevOps.com exploring the relationship between the two and the importance of open source to the world of DevOps.
Servers? We don’t need no stinkin’ servers. I’ll go out on a limb and predict that IBM won’t be using that as the marketing tagline for OpenWhisk, but it could. Microservices and containers abstract the applications–or even the components that
You’re probably familiar with the old axiom, “Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.” Well, in a similar vein faster isn’t necessarily better–at least not in and of itself. Doing the right things faster is better, but organizations that
Hadoop is an open source framework for storing and processing Big Data on large clusters of commodity hardware for massive data storage and faster processing. This would seem to make it a natural hub for all of an enterprise’s data.
The Red Hat Summit took place this week in Boston. Much of the news was overshadowed by DockerCon and the Open Container Project, but Red Hat had some big announcements of its own. Two things that took center stage at
Holy cow. The Satya Nadella Microsoft is a huge shift from the Steve Ballmer Microsoft, and Nadella is aggressively moving the company forward on every front. Today, Microsoft announced that it is making its core development platform–.NET–an open source project,