Open Source Insider:

December, 2013


December 20, 2013  9:14 AM

openSUSE asks: What Does The Chameleon Say?

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

Well it is the Friday before Christmas right? It would be a shame to end Computer Weekly Open Source Insider's open source reporting this year without something upbeat. The closing video played at a recent openSUSE conference features open programming enthusiasts Scott Dastrup and Jordan Dastrup...

December 19, 2013  3:24 PM

Finally, the business-driven cloud arrives

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Open source, Red Hat

Open technologies in the cloud arena will align in 2014 and create what will become known in the de facto lingua franca of IT-speak as the Business-Driven Cloud (BDC). The business-driven cloud (let's drop the CAPS) will come about due to the integration of "business rules" and cloud management...


December 18, 2013  10:52 AM

Box bastes buttery smoothness over Android image view

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Box, cloud, images, Tablet

Box is getting extra robotic on Android. With everyone from Tesco to LIDL to Dave's Bargain Basement Cash 'n' Carry of Peckham Rye selling tablets right now, the market for lower cost digital slabs is hotter than ever. BBC news reported this...

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December 16, 2013  8:47 AM

Linux navigating photon laser disturbance in Google self-driving cars

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Google, Linux, Ubuntu

Linux is making impressive inroads (sorry) in the field of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), the automobile technology we use to group navigation, entertainment, location-based services, external connectivity to social media and even radio usage. Google-car-wiki-commons.jpg


December 11, 2013  12:03 PM

Trend Micro: encryption & authentication are “sadly lacking” as open source rises in 2014

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Open source security, rik ferguson, Trend Micro

Have you had enough of 2014 technology predictions yet? We thought you probably hadn't, so we spoke to Rik Ferguson in his position as vice president of security research at Trend Micro to get some insight into where open source robustness might (or might not) be headed next year.


December 10, 2013  10:29 AM

What big data did next (in 2014)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Big Data, cloud, Data Management, Database, Rackspace

What the hell is happening with big data then? It's the end of 2013 and big data (as a piece of terminology) has been around for somewhere around a decade and a half. The etymology and origins of the term big data are sketchy -- and that in itself may speak volumes i.e. the industry is so fond of...


December 9, 2013  7:19 PM

Is Sri Lanka open source spin or spice?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apace, developing countries, Open source

Developing countries have a habit of latching onto new economic, geo-political and technological initiatives to hijack them for self-serving aims, which sometimes have more spin than substance. acquia_marina_logo.jpg


December 8, 2013  4:47 PM

Networking logic isn’t rocket science, any more

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
F5

F5 Networks has launched its LineRate product line in what is detailed as the firm's "first ever software offering"... ... although this may be a misnomer in some senses, as F5 Application Delivery Controllers are naturally built with management software to perform tasks such as rate shaping and...


December 4, 2013  7:17 AM

The “infinitely” scalable InfiniSQL database

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Database, NoSQL, Open source, Red Hat

You know a true technologist is behind a website when its NEWS section is solely devoted to those media outlets that have written about it, rather than it being populated with a splattering of press releases. This purist approach can be seen on the web pages of


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