Open Source Insider:

December, 2010

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December 22, 2010  2:29 PM

“Beautiful” Ubuntu Font Family released

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Font, Google, Ubuntu

Google and the Ubuntu project are decking the halls with a new release of the Ubuntu Font Family to the world through the Google Font Directory. Using the Google Font API, the company says any web designer can now pick Ubuntu from the Google Font Directory and bring the "beauty and legibility" of...

December 21, 2010  3:22 PM

WANdisco “Shakes Up” Software Change Management

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Scm

Nattily named Enterprise Subversion company WANdisco has put its most maverick foot forward onto the dance-floor with a major new initiative to overhaul the Subversion open source Software Change Management (SCM) project. With more active developers from the Subversion project on staff than any...


December 17, 2010  4:28 PM

Gameloft is Java Verified

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, Games, Java

The Java Verified programme has announced that Gameloft has become the first Java Verified Trusted Status developer. As one of the biggest users of the Java Verified standard, testing several hundred applications each year, Gameloft has earned Trusted Status by consistently demonstrating mobile...


December 16, 2010  2:39 PM

Talend’s open source middleware sandwich filling, tasty or lumpy?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
middleware, Open source

Open source middleware provider Talend last month put a little extra filling in its technology stack with the acquisition of SOPERA, an open source SOA and application integration platforms company.

So with all this extra middleware sandwich filling to chew on; has the company now...


December 15, 2010  5:00 PM

Google donates two Java developer tools to open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Google, GUI, Open source

Google has been increasingly positioning itself towards the open source Java Eclipse product space over the course of this year. Back in August 2010 the company acquired Vancouver-based Instantiations after being attracted to its Google Web Toolkit (GWT) GUI designer product.

NOTE:...


December 12, 2010  7:27 PM

Where did you get that open source licensed code from?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Compliance, License, Open source

Open source software is (of course) distributed (for the most part) under the GNU Lesser General Public License, which grants the right to modify and redistribute the software code itself. There are rules and stipulations covering combined works, combined libraries and conventions covering...


December 10, 2010  7:44 AM

Kept alive by Power Point, Hadoop World 2010

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Distributed applications, Hadoop, Open source, Software development

As is unfortunately the case with some open source news, there's not enough corporate muscle behind it to raise general awareness. I have to confess that I missed news of Hadoop World in New York City back in October, but there is one saving grace when reviewing a conference post ante so-to-speak...


December 9, 2010  12:30 PM

Drinking data from a fire hose & still breathing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Cognos, Data, IBM, O'Reilly


More than one technology pundit has used the "drinking data from a fire hose" analogy to talk about the spiraling amounts of data that we are currently creating globally.

Indeed,


December 8, 2010  8:58 AM

Business automation tools or the Dragon’s Den approach?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BRMS, JBoss, Open source

Red Hat's so-called 'next generation' Business Rules Management System (BRMS) has reached its next iteration in the form of the JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.1 product. This open source business rules management system is said to enable 'active decision making' with easy business rules development,...


December 7, 2010  9:02 AM

Red Hat: more reliable than Microsoft, apparently…

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Microsoft, Open source, Red Hat, reliability, RHEL

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 now cutting its way into the enterprise-calibre open source operating systems space, there is much to talk about as the terms security and virtualisation are increasingly used to highlight its key new features.

It has been almost eight years since the...


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