Open Source Insider:

April, 2014


April 29, 2014  2:21 PM

Yankee analyst speaks big developer truth

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

Technology analysts talk a lot. It is therefore extremely rare to find one single paragraph that sums up the state of open standards based software application development coming from a tech analyst. Chris Marsh at Yankee Group is different, he tells it like it is. The Computer Weekly Open...

April 23, 2014  2:19 PM

When IoT connected fridges send out spam

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ForgeRock, Spam

So anyway, Juniper Research predicted last week that the number of "connected appliances" (i.e. Internet-of-Things style devices) in so-called SmartHomes will reach 10 million by 2017. In the same vein, Società Fabbricato of...

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April 22, 2014  1:53 PM

Why Heartbleed did not harm open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
'Virus`, bugs, Heartbleed, Open source, OpenSSL, Talend

Unless you live in a cave, Victorian style external toilet or Bear Grylls style treehouse in the Outer Hebrides it is safe to say you will have read about the Heartbleed bug. 140411_0409_290X230.jpg


April 21, 2014  1:22 PM

Open source carrots, broccoli, celery, kale & coffee pods

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Computing, Open source

Reading over the Easter holidays (as one does) a good book like When Computing Got Personal: A history of the desktop computer [Kindle Edition] by Matt Nicholson, one is reminded that the birth of open...


April 12, 2014  12:36 PM

Opening Box to open source

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Online file sharing and cloud content management company Box is showcasing its now quite well populated open source repository. As a company Box has always come across as 'open enough' to third party projects, partnerships and promotions --- but now an appreciation for open programming steps...


April 7, 2014  1:56 PM

A proactive approach to open source governance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Governance, Open source

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider blog written by Lacey Thoms, a marketing specialist and blogger at software analysis and code attributes management company Protecode -- Lacey has a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications from...


April 6, 2014  10:21 AM

Intel beefs up open source Raspberry Pi challenger and slashes price

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
embedded, Intel, SoC, System on a Chip

default-logo.pngIntel has beefed up its open source single-board computer and cut its price in half. The


April 4, 2014  3:04 PM

The software-defined business cometh

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
software-defined

Somebody had to say it, so it might as well have been an Application Performance Management (APM) company that did so. Having just about got our heads around Software Defined Networking (SDN) -- where system management is decoupled from hardware to be given over to the control offered by a...


April 2, 2014  8:03 AM

Has SkySQL MariaDB pulled off the NoSQL + SQL combo challenge?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, MariaDB, NoSQL, SkySQL, SQL

There is something of a war of words (and code) going on between the NoSQL and SQL database camps. Some of it is merely flack; both approaches have their benefits. SQL databases are marked out for their predefined schema (the structure of the database that describes its construction and basic...


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