Open Source Insider:

January, 2015

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January 27, 2015  11:20 AM

Union of the state (application)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Pentaho

Pentaho CTO James Dixon has been more than vocal on the subject of data lakes in recent times and has strived to try and put plug (ouch! sorry) this topic before it drains away (double ouch!). Dixon himself coined the term 'Data Lake' to describe a vessel for holding data from a single source and...

January 26, 2015  1:34 PM

Microsoft: more open (kinda commercial) sourcery

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Microsoft, Open source, R language

Microsoft's open technology credentials appear to look better ever day. Are we all okay with this statement? REV_14388_OPENlogo_Clark_2C_final.9fc359c9.png


January 26, 2015  8:22 AM

Purism Librem: 100% open source crowdsourced ‘high-end’ laptop

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
laptop, Open source

1 laptop free.png The Purism Librem 15 claims to be the first laptop in the world that ships without...


January 22, 2015  8:14 AM

Has IBM made (hard) Hadoop easier?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Big Data, Hadoop, IBM

It has been said that Hadoop is hard. More specifically, it has been said that the Hadoop framework for distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming...


January 21, 2015  8:17 AM

007 DevOps: Ansible’s secret agentless route to IT automation

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Ansible

No not runcible, this is Ansible. James-Bond13752d.jpg


January 20, 2015  7:03 AM

What is a software forge?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Protecode

As we know, use of the term "infographic" generally causes involuntary gagging and may result in unwelcome skin irritation. Paradoxically, open source licensing and vulnerability management solutions company Protecode (pron: pro-ta-code) appears to be using the "information graphic" (to use the...


January 14, 2015  1:15 PM

IoTivity, it’s where developers do IoT activity

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Collaboration, Internet of Things, iot, Linux

The Linux Foundation has said that it will host developer collaboration space and services for IoTivity, an open source project sponsored by the Open Interconnect Consortium. iotivity_logo_hexagon_pantone.jpg


January 12, 2015  9:32 AM

Cascading Harry Styles Sheets: DjangoCon Europe plays around One Direction

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Django, Web development

The open source focused DjangoCon Europe 2015 conference and exhibition has been rescheduled within the same working week to avoid a clash with touring dates set by boy band One Direction.


January 7, 2015  11:10 AM

Take two ‘medtech’ apps & call me in the morning

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Applications, medical, medicne

Your technology term of the day is "medtech". 1 med.png Obviously not too hard to work out, medtech (possibly...


January 6, 2015  11:19 AM

Open source intelligence (OSINT) iBrabo tracks Syrian tweet location of ISIS suspect

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
iBrabo, Intelligence, Open source

Reports in the Independent newspaper and elsewhere suggest that the open source intelligence research group iBrabo has helped with information capture technology in the quest to pin down a suspected ISIS militant. A New Zealand born individual, Mark John Taylor (who uses the names Mohammad Daniel...


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