The heady world of server log analysis kicks up another gear this week with new products proffered forth from XpoLog Ltd, the company that says it "invented" Augmented Search for IT log analysis.
What is a network-independent mobile application?
Samsung has this week detailed its work on a major digital health initiative based on open hardware platforms and open software architecture.
Chef is in fact the company formerly known as Opscode; the company renamed itself after its core IT automation product after a recent round of successful funding.
Is Intel doing more than many of the other major vendors when it comes to facilitating Android implementation?
- 26 May 2014
prpl: digital home IoT software needs portable software on virtualised architectures
White House contributes APIs, stages hackathons & runs on Drupal
In 2014 we can still read reports claiming that VR will be the 'next big thing in gaming' and it might just be so.
Why Linux never threated Windows on the desktop
Apache Cassandra company DataStax is snuggling up with Databricks. The partnership is designed to deliver open source code back to the Apache Spark and Apache Cassandra communities to ensure that ...
Forrester's Alan Weintraub has said that EMC's EIM [Enterprise Information Management] strategy focuses on this InfoArchive product.
SpiderOak this month released its open-source cryptographically-secure cloud application development framework called Crypton.
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.
When IoT connected fridges send out spam : https://www.computerweekly.com/blog/Open-Source-Insider/When-IoT-connected-fridges-send-out-spam #forgerock #IoT #spam ...
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.
open source extends way beyond the boundaries that you may initially denote to the movement
Opening Box to 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 Protecode
- 06 Apr 2014
Intel has beefed up its open source single-board computer and cut its price in half.
The software-defined business cometh
Has SkySQL MariaDB pulled off the NoSQL + SQL combo challenge?
MarkLogic champions 'semantic context' for NoSQL data insight
The firm has recently announced the addition of data-in-motion encryption as a new feature in its Zettaset Orchestrator management and security add-on application for Hadoop.
Java 8 has been reengineered with the strength of Project Lambda Expressions.
Oracle's Java coding cognoscenti gathered in the Czech capital of Prague this week to analyse, present and postulate over the arrival of the Java 8 language.
DevOps is a real job now, it's official
The NoSQL and relational database camps emerged fighting in 2013
- 21 Mar 2014
Microsoft continues to claw its talons into the open source this week space
- 19 Mar 2014
Sony is making it Authoring Tools Framework product available to programmers for free under the Apache 2.0 open source license.
Mozilla VP: Firefox for Microsoft Metro would be a mistake
The IT industry is in the midst of a mass platform migration. March of the penguins: how we migrate from UNIX to Linux
Can anyone code proficiently or architect a software masterpiece without enough sleep? Answer: no, of course not.
Berne Kaponig of @EMCcorp says #bigdata is the avant garde of data management
A British originated open source project is aiming to bring in technology expertise and design from anyone who wants to get involved and buck the previously "secretive world of Formula 1" that ...
Merkel & Cameron: Why CeBIT is a British idea
A Linux debugging tool more efficient than GNU debugger (GDB), really?
Cisco open sources corporate firewall software
OpenStack vendor Mirantis is clearly unperturbed by such naysaying and has just carried out a test on OpenStack 4.0 (Havana) deployed on IBM SoftLayer.
The latest iteration of the Barbe doll merchandise range sees everybody's favourite blonde girl step into a new role as a software application developer.
So how much reality is there in stories suggesting that many organisations have made significant Hadoop investments, but most projects are still experimental?
Horton sees Red and goes killer
- 11 Feb 2014
A new native integration arrives this week between open source business analytics tool Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) with Storm and YARN.
A victim of its own success, Vietnamese Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen had started to receive death threats from gamer fans who had found the game too addictive
Will Android win or will the best API proliferation win or will a variety of operating systems win just as they have done at the desktop and on mobile?
A better title for this piece would have been "No sex please, we're open source", but that would surely have been sexist, right?
"If a Racker would like to contribute to a project that is directly competitive with Rackspace, we'd like to understand why before they contribute," writes Lindberg.
The open source world this week hears that SUSE has developed a new technology called known as kGraft for live run-time patching of the Linux kernel.
Open source management tools (and by that term "management" we mean application deployment and release management functions, higher level automation controls and/or data and processing ...
... and with that negative she scored the most insightful positive of all managers questioned.
MariaDB and MySQL database software company SkySQL has gone all corporate and fancy on us and announced MariaDB Enterprise.
Rackspace is now set to offer its NoSQL MongoDB Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) from the firm's UK datacentre.
Automated Capacity Control software company CiRBA has announced it's version 8 iteration with support for Microsoft Hyper-V.
Microsoft, or (in the simplified Chinese), the company known as 微软 has expanded it's open source footprint into China
Open-source NoSQL databases such as Apache Cassandra are (and will be) key enablers of the Internet of Things.
Red Hat embraces adjacent ecosystem CentOS
Scanner Pro claims to be able to turn your iPhone or iPad into a portable scanner and is capable of producing images that are converted to jpegs or PDFs via its camera.
Fedora 20: what is a first-class cloud image?
Is Bitbucket or GitHub the host with the most?
After the viral hit from Ylvis that we know as The Fox - (What Does The Fox Say?), we can now enjoy What Does The Chameleon Say?
Open technologies in the cloud arena will align in 2014 and create what will become known in the de facto lingua franca of IT-speak as the Business-Driven Cloud (BDC).
Box is getting extra robotic on Android.
- 16 Dec 2013
Linux is making impressive inroads (sorry) in the field of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI)
- 11 Dec 2013
Rik Ferguson is vice president of security research at Trend Micro - some insight into where open source robustness might (or might not) be headed next year.
What the hell is happening with big data then?
Developing countries have a habit of latching onto new economic, geo-political and technological initiatives to hijack them
F5 Networks has launched its LineRate product line in what is detailed as the firm's "first ever software offering"
InfiniSQL is aiming to be the best of both worlds i.e. a database that is capable of supporting SQL querying, but with the scalability of a NoSQL database.
Is NoSQL ready for enterprise primetime?
In terms of form and function, Perkele is a "crimeware kit" designed to be used by script kiddies and higher level malicious hackers to construct malware for Android phones.
Hortonworks is down at the watering hole, blowing its trumpet and enjoying a period of positive development.
Intel has been getting its hands dirty inside the mechanics of both cloud construction and software application development.
There's a small problem with DevOps; for some at least DevOps is just a bit too much Ops and not enough Dev.
Google's François Beaufort has confirmed that starting with the Chrome Canary release for developers, users who have downloaded a PDF while in Chrome will find that the browser itself opens the ...
Linux on the server has been respected and regarded in technology circles for many years now.
What the hell is operational simplicity anyway?
An open source Raspberry Pi-powered pet feeding machine has been built using open technologies and platforms from the start.
Everyone's favourite Chinese hard-to-pronounce comms company Huawei (English pronunciation: "Hwah-way") has this month used the four-day OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong to commit to OpenStack ...
Open cloud hosting company Rackspace has brought in a selection of new backend technologies with the aim of re-engineering its place in the cloud firmament. At the open source end of the spectrum, ...
MongoDB has announced a certification programme for developers (and DBAs) to cover the practical skills required to build applications backed by the NoSQL database. The company will initially offer ...
The problem with Hadoop, it is said, is that tangible deployment of this open source framework for big data is tough, complex and not exactly out-of-the-box simple. Apache Hadoop describes itself ...
SAP says it is looking to deliver on a promise of secure programming for mobile apps based upon open standards (both on premise and in the cloud) with its latest mobile software application ...
Open source software company SUSE has chosen this week of all weeks to announce the availability of the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications software
For the past several years, tech's titans have battled for control of an enterprise's virtual environment in the so-called "hypervisor wars." For one vendor to win the battle, an IT department ...
Free GOTO for NoSQL developers
Mozilla continues its (positive) onslaught upon the developer tools space this month with the launch of the Firefox OS App Manager.
Highly ranked on the sourceforge open source code repository attractions this month is the download for Celestia -- an application for real-time 3D visualisation of space
Progress has launched a new open community forum for programmers with the intention of enabling developers to access and share timely relevant technical and business content. The Community will ...
There are software application developers, then there are web application developers, specialist mobile developers and a multiplicity of other sub-genres pertaining to the application developer ...
The open source Open Structures Project has created an open design for a massive industrial toaster.
A new website has emerged that encourages kids to start think about computer programming techniques.
Automated network control company Infoblox this month proffers forth Tapestry, a free and open-source software tool for measuring network complexity.
The secret to Linux is hardware, really?
Mozilla has said that website plugins are now a legacy technology (they are not available on most mobile devices after all)
We know that the S word is going to feature high up on the agenda as SECURITY comes into obvious focus after the high profile zero-day attacks targeting Java that occurred at the start of the year.
The Linux Foundation gets personal again this month with the release of its annual "Who Writes Linux" development report.
The Computer Weekly Open Source Insider blog caught up with Intel's VP of open source Imad Sousou at the firm's IDF Intel Developer Forum 2013 to get a brief history of open source Intel.
Angry Birds creator Rovio has implemented Riak, the open source NoSQL database.
The next version of the open source Android mobile operating system has been named KitKat.
DuckDuckGo does not collect (or share) its user's information (unlike Google) and collates its search results from a compendium of crowdsourced resources including Wikipedia