Open Source Insider:

July, 2013


July 30, 2013  9:50 AM

Magnolia: a truly open Java system should provide free training

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Magnolia, Open source

Open Java CMS (content management system) company Magnolia is now offering a free online training course programme. The new modules are claimed to be able to give a Java developer a good basic grasp of the system within 48h. Previously all training was paid -- and delivered in Basel or Miami.

July 29, 2013  7:42 AM

Crypton open source project to thwart online surveillance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Application Lifecycle Management, Open source, Open source security, Web development

Online (Dropbox-style) storage company Spideroak has detailed news of its Crypton open source data security project. d08af13d170aaaaaf4599c8657ad6cb3.png


July 24, 2013  7:03 PM

Met Office powers interplanetary space weather predictor on open source MongoDB

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

It's a fact of life, space and interplanetary technology installations prefer open source. Reports from the Linux Foundation earlier this...

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July 23, 2013  8:05 PM

Old school IBM meets new school OpenStack

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
IBM, Open source, OpenStack

Let's get one thing straight, that headline does a slight disservice to IBM. Say what you like about the firm's heritage, polished upper management spokespeople and its almost unnerving devotion and attachment to the terms "Agile" and "enterprise collaboration" -- but IBM isn't in fact old school,...


July 23, 2013  1:00 PM

Why NoSQL is a no-brainer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apache, Cassandra

The Open Source Insider blogs likes open source champions, the Apache Cassandra project chair fits that profile. This blog features a mini interview-cum-discussion-cum-'fireside chat' with Jonathan Ellis, who is CTO at DataStax and, indeed, the current Apache...

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July 16, 2013  8:59 AM

Why Linux is the powerhouse for big data

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

This is a contributed posting for the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider blog by Peter Linnell, Linux Engineer at SUSE. As the hype and competition for big data analysis continues to grow, today's data scientist has a vast array of tools and...


July 5, 2013  10:22 AM

The HTML5 mobile CMS comes of age

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Magnolia International has announced the release of the 5.0 version of its Content Management System (CMS). This release is positioned as an open Java CMS with a mobile-inspired HTML5 user interface that can be used on a...


July 4, 2013  11:03 AM

Fedora 19 Schrödinger’s Cat is out of the bag

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Fedora, Linux, Open source

The Red Hat sponsored Fedora Project has announced the Fedora 19 fully functional free of charge Linux operating system code-named "Schrödinger's Cat". "In this release, the Fedora Project community has absolutely demonstrated that agility matters," said Robyn Bergeron, Fedora Project...


July 1, 2013  8:19 PM

NSA joint author on OpenStack Security Guidebook

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

The OpenStack Security Guidebook has been published in ePub format (with PDF and online to follow shortly). openstack-security-guide-cover.png


July 1, 2013  11:08 AM

The four cornerstones of open server virtualisation according to Citrix

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Citrix, Open source

Opening up the free server virtualisation tool market is Citrix XenServer, which has now moved to a full open source model beginning with the new XenServer 6.2. Blog-Graphic-for-xenserver_732x409_v1.jpg


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