Open Source Insider:

January, 2019


January 30, 2019  7:05 PM

Nginx: managing monolithic app traffic is an API game

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Nginx is the company that likes to be called NGINX, except it’s not… because it’s not an acronym, it’s supposed to say “engine-X”, which is a cool snazzy name, right? Actually, Nginx would only ever rank as Nginx,...

January 29, 2019  2:59 PM

Alfresco dines out on framework extensions

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Open source process automation, content management and information governance software company Alfresco has hit the version 3.0 iteration for it ADF 3.0 (Application Development Framework). Company CTO John Newton claims that his firm has added some major extensibility features to Alfresco ADF...


January 29, 2019  2:38 PM

Dynatrace goes for Go (Golang)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Software applications need management, monitoring, testing and continual levels of deep tissue massage to ensure they run as intended and deliver to the user requirements for which they were initially built. This is the space that Application Performance Monitoring (APM) specialist Dynatrace has...


January 21, 2019  12:08 PM

Onymos Fabr­ic 2: promises ‘high-functioning’ mobi­le apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Onymos has come forward with what it calls a mobile appl­ication development platform for developers to create feature-rich ‘no comp­romise’ mobile apps based on open stand­ards. The latest ver­sion includes support for...


January 17, 2019  9:33 AM

SUSE teams with Intel & SAP on persistent memory in the datacentre

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

SUSE has announced support for Intel Optane DC persistent memory with SAP HANA. Persistent memory is typically defined as any method or apparatus for storing data structures such that they can continue to be accessed using memory instructions or memory APIs even after the end of the...


January 16, 2019  10:02 AM

Puppet on DevOps: practitioners (not managers) are the new champions

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Software delivery (and operations… and change) automation company Puppet has staged its fifth annual DevOps Salary Report. With a foundation in open source, Puppet is championing a world of what it calls ‘unconstrained software change’… presumably an even more intense version of...


January 15, 2019  6:45 AM

Kubernetes flaw shows API security is no ‘set & forget’ deal

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

When a


January 10, 2019  9:24 AM

Red Hat feathers nested workflows

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Red Hat inside IBM continues to look a lot like Red Hat… but just inside IBM. The [commercial] open source champions at Red Hat have clearly pressed on with ALL the firm’s various roadmap rollouts, the most recent of...


January 7, 2019  7:58 AM

The Linux Foundation decides to ACT on compliance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Compliance is big... so big, in fact, that ‘they’ now have an Open Compliance Summit. The last Open Compliance Summit was held in Yokohama in Japan at the tail end of last year -- the...


January 2, 2019  8:09 AM

Red Hat ups ante for OpenJDK on Microsoft Windows

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Red Hat has, of course, been busy becoming the new IBM version of Red Hat since the firm's recent acquisition. That corporate reality hasn't stopped the open source platform company still pressing ahead with its wider approach to platforms and tools. As we closed up last year, the firm...


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