Open Source Insider:

October, 2010

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October 31, 2010  8:44 AM

Would you trust an open source Identity Management project?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Identity management, Open source

Open source maverick outfit ForgeRock is aiming to extend its open source access and

October 28, 2010  9:00 PM

Open source business intelligence on the road

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BI, Business Intelligence, Open source

Actuate Corporation is taking its open source Business Intelligence (BI) platform on the road by announcing BIRT Mobile for Apple and Blackberry devices. The company contends that its combimation of one design, one server and one user experience delivered through the ActuateOne product combined...


October 25, 2010  11:03 PM

Apache Hadoop powers IBM’s InfoSphere ‘BigInsights’ portfolio

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apache, Hadoop, IBM, Open source

IBM has used part of its news announcement arsenal at this week's Information on Demand conference to showcase a technology preview of its InfoSphere BigInsights portfolio running on IBM's "commercial development & test cloud" environment. The company is reportedly launching the beta...


October 20, 2010  8:32 AM

Agile experts gather in Paris to feast on content-centric app development

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
CMIS, conference, Developers, Open source, Oracle

Alfresco Software, the open source enterprise content management (ECM) company, kicks off its developer conference in Paris today (October 20-21).

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October 15, 2010  10:11 AM

Ingres aims to ease open source migration from “unstable” proprietary databases

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Database, IBM, Migration, Sybase

With the launch of open source Ingres Database 10, the company says that new features have been included to help migrate to Ingres from proprietary databases such as Oracle,...


October 14, 2010  12:54 PM

Oracle still sharing the love for OpenOffice.org

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
contributions, Open source, optimisation, Oracle

Keen to try and demonstrate some continued commitment to the OpenOffice.org community, Oracle has this week packed its toothbrush and travel bag for ODF Plugfest developer conference...


October 13, 2010  9:03 AM

Blagging open source coding joy on company time, problem or not?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, Open source, Source code

Evans Data's latest Open Source Software Development Survey claims to have found that sixty-seven percent of developers who write open source applications say they spend at least part of the time writing them at work even though they are not work related. But is this a problem? Surely using the...


October 12, 2010  1:48 PM

Aviation company uses Red Hat virtualisation to keep cabin crew in the clouds

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Red Hat, Virtualisation

Aviation company Jeppesen has chosen to standardise its business-critical software build systems for its crew and fleet optimisation software on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation. The company says that it has achieved close to "bare metal performance" during its testing of Red Hat Enterprise...


October 7, 2010  5:05 AM

Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition: free cloud power for an hour

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
administrators, Amazon, cloud, EC2, Servers

Canonical, the company that provides engineering services to the open source Ubuntu operating system community is whetting our mid-week appetites this morning by letting us know about the upcoming availability of


October 6, 2010  1:15 PM

LibreOffice enjoys sweet honeymoon downloads

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, contributions, Developer, Open source

The Document Foundation, the organisation behind the newly launched LibreOffice productivity suite has shared its first download numbers this morning by saying that downloads have already exceeded 80,000. The organisation says that developers have already started to contribute to the code,...


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