Open Source Insider:

January, 2017


January 31, 2017  9:55 AM

MariaDB chants BI for the people, looney left or Arab Spring for data?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Open source database company MariaDB Corporation is on a politically charged mission to bring data analytics to the people, or so it says.

Bourgeois analyst cognoscenti

The firm has grandiosely asserted that Business Intelligence (BI) and data analytics used to be the sole preserve of...

January 27, 2017  11:32 AM

Platform9 pumps ‘programmatic DevOps’ with Managed Kubernetes

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

How can you (a company, we mean) be an open source as-a-Service company? That's how Platform9 describes itself.

In truth (and for some clarity) the firm is in fact a SaaS managed hybrid cloud firm with a keen focus on open source, so perhaps some re-direction is...


January 20, 2017  9:26 AM

Sonatype: 1 in 15 open source app components has at least one security vulnerability

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Software supply chain automation company Sonatype is hanging out the flags to celebrate the fact that it has experienced a 300 percent growth in the use of its Nexus Repository over the past three years.

The reason for the...


January 18, 2017  8:26 AM

Severalnines: a single interface to deploy & manage them all

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Now we know that 2017 is the year when open source finally grows up... at least that's what some people are saying. The recent security issues regarding MongoDB (it was reported that 28,000 databases were held at ransom by hackers) should not dampen open source’s success in the enterprise....


January 17, 2017  8:28 AM

D-Wave builds open quantum computing software development ecosystem

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

D-Wave Systems has released an open source quantum computing chunk of software. Quantum computing, as we know, moves us on from the world of mere 1's and 0's in binary to the new level of 'superposition' qubits that can represent many more values and therefore more computing power --


January 10, 2017  10:00 AM

Hazelcast: the rise of the ‘data worker’ & the In-Memory Data Grid

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) company Hazelcast has integrated with Apache Spark, the open source data processing engine.

What is an...


January 9, 2017  8:38 AM

What is DataOps?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

We're so done with DevOps. Today, it's a case of DevOps + DataOps, but what does this latter term mean?

What is DataOps?

DataOps describes the creation & curation...


January 5, 2017  9:41 AM

Compuware gets ‘Java-ish’ on mainframe testing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Not 100% open source, but open source-ish due to Java-like proximity, the latest news from Compuware sees the mainframe application development company announce the availability of


January 4, 2017  8:24 AM

Life, the universe & openSUSE Leap 42.2

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

In the wake of a handful of Linux projects pushing ever closer to consumer desktop adoption (think Ubuntu, Mint Cinnamon, Solus, Arch and Chrome OS)... members of the openSUSE Project have announced the next minor version of Leap -- a professional...


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