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January 17, 2020  8:20 AM

MariaDB goes bigly on cloud-native smart apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

MariaDB Corporation is upping its cloud-native playbook. At the same time, MariaDB is aiming to up its approach to so-called ‘smart’ applications., so before we define the parameters at play here, let’s look at the...

January 15, 2020  9:47 AM

Dynatrace ‘traces’ route to standardised (OpenTelemetry) observability with Google & Microsoft 

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Dynatrace has connected, collaborated, corroborated and cooperated on a new software huddle with Google and Microsoft. The organisation that calls itself a ‘software intelligence company’ is working with the two tech giants...


January 14, 2020  12:24 PM

The open source licence debate: what we need to know

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

As we have already noted on Computer Weekly Open Source Insider, open source grew, it proliferated… and it became something that many previously proprietary-only software vendors embraced as a key means of development. But...


January 9, 2020  9:25 AM

The open source licence debate: comprehension consternations & stipulation frustrations

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

As we have noted here, open source grew, it proliferated... and it became something that many previously proprietary-only software vendors embraced as a key...


January 8, 2020  9:41 AM

The open source licence debate: dead project walking & incentive models

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Open source grew, it proliferated... and it became something that many previously proprietary-only software vendors embraced as a key means of development. If you don't accept the options offered by the community contribution model of development, then you risk becoming a Proprietary 2.0...


January 7, 2020  11:20 AM

commercetools: how GraphQL works for front-end developers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

GraphQL (query language) was the brainchild of Facebook and was open sourced in 2015.  Many of the apps and websites we use are built on GraphQL, including Twitter, AWS and GitHub. Kelly Goetsch, chief...


December 19, 2019  7:35 AM

New moon rising: DataStax Luna is subs-based support for Cassandra

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

DataStax has taken the Christmas wrapping paper off of DataStax Luna, a subscription-based support offering for open source Cassandra.  


December 10, 2019  4:28 PM

Fairwinds navigates straighter open course towards SaaS-y Kubernetes 

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Cloud-native infrastructure company Fairwinds recently launched a SaaS product for DevOps teams so that they can manage multiple Kubernetes clusters. The almost-eponymously named called Fairwinds Insights, uses an extensible...


December 10, 2019  7:21 AM

Calmer waters promised in the data lake through Linux Foundation Delta Lake Project 

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

The Linux Foundation’s promotion and hosting of Delta Lake is an interesting development. Delta Lake (wait for it…...


December 9, 2019  10:27 AM

WhiteSource acquires & open sources Renovate ‘dependency’ update toolset

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Open source security and license compliance management company WhiteSource has brought dependency update company Renovate into its stable. All of Renovate’s current commercial offerings will now be available for free under...


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