Open Source Insider:

June, 2012


June 28, 2012  2:27 PM

Red Hat CEO: “more innovation” now in open source than proprietary

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
JBoss, Linux, Open source, OpenSource, Red Hat

What could a former Delta Airlines chief teach us about open source? This is the opening line of several stories quoting Red Had CEO Jim Whitehurst who has undeniably come from a corporate airline background to the world of open source and software engineering. But Whitehurst is no fool, himself...

June 27, 2012  11:22 AM

Red Hat Summit 2012, Linux comes of age

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Red Hat

Red Hat is this week hosting its Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012 developer symposium in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The company has been more than vocal in the run up to the event's opening 'pre-keynote', as delivered by VP & GM for middleware Craig Muzilla. Muzilla along with Red...


June 25, 2012  1:47 PM

Adobe open source web portal launched

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Adobe, Open source

Adobe is getting its open source credentials in order and has now moved its complete range of supported projects and standards into a single "portal" area which has been labeled Adobe & HTML accessible at http://html.adobe.com/ and http://html.adobe.com/opensource/ The site itself is devoted...


June 14, 2012  8:32 AM

Eclipse Survey: what really makes software developers happy?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Eclipse, Git, Github, Management, Open source

The Eclipse Foundation's annual software developer survey is always an interesting read. Detailing as it does the use of Eclipse and the wider world of open source tools, the "Eclipse Open Source...


June 13, 2012  9:52 AM

Torvalds: Linux developers are selfish, did he mean show offs?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux

Whether or not Linus Torvalds wins the Millennium Technology Prize later today (apparently he's nominated), the Linux creator's recent comments on the BBC News website this morning make interesting reading. Torvalds has suggests that one...


June 10, 2012  1:19 PM

What do open source enterprise developers really need to know?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Acquia, Open source, OpenSource, OSS, Software Quality, XML

After decrying an open source survey issued last month from BlackDuck Software as somewhat simplistic and contrived in its initial presentation of facts, I'm pleased to say that we have a direct response from the company.

Speaking to Black Duck's Peter...


June 7, 2012  12:12 PM

Single application blueprint self-service open hybrid cloud Nirvana

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
administrators, cloud, Cloud Computing, CloudForms, hybrid, Linux, Management, Open data, Open source, OpenStack, platform, Red Hat, Virtualisation

With its fingers in the OpenStack open source cloud platform pie and its personal interest in advancing its own (still OpenStack-compliant) cloud management platform, Red Hat has this week announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms calling it an "open hybrid cloud management platform"...


June 6, 2012  10:28 AM

Facebook eats its own open source dogfood

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Facebook made several headlines over the Jubilee holiday weekend by "announcing" (on a developer blog) that it had released to open source a collection of C++ library artifacts known as Folly. These software components were apparently developed in house and have used extensively on an internal...


June 1, 2012  11:35 AM

Top 10 reasons why the UK government is afraid of open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source

Despite the widespread uptake of open source technologies throughout the private and public sector, lead architect at the Home Office Tariq Rashid has suggested that the UK government is still missing out on opportunities to save money by failing to adopt a more progressive attitude towards open...


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