Linux/Open Source


Firms Team Up for AI-Enabled ERP Marketplace

DreamFactory and TECHeGO today announced they've teamed up to launch a new cloud-based, AI-enabled marketplace for enterprise resource planning solutions.

Cray Tackles Enterprise Big Data with New Supercomputer

Cray is tackling Big Data with a big computer sporting up to 1,728 Xeon processor cores, 22 TB of memory and 35 TB of SSD storage, along with an analytics framework and open source software, optimized for demanding enterprise workloads.

Enterprises Increase Use of Apache Kafka for Streaming Big Data Analytics

A brand-new survey shows enterprises are increasingly using open source Apache Kafka technology for real-time, streaming Big Data analytics.

SwiftStack Upgrades Object Storage for Enterprise Private Clouds

With a mission to help organizations move from traditional file systems to more flexible, scalable cloud infrastructures, SwiftStack has upgraded its namesake "enterprise-ready object storage software."

Mesosphere Open Sources Distributed Enterprise App Software

Backed by dozens of partners, Mesosphere today announced the beta release of its open source DC/OS software, which acts as an OS for managing modern distributed applications in container-based datacenters.

IBM Enables Native Apache Spark Data Processing on z Systems Mainframes

After going all in on Apache Spark with a massive investment in the Big Data processing technology, IBM today announced it has enabled native Spark analytics on mainframes running the z/OS operating system.

MapR Provides Enterprise Big Data Test Drives on Amazon Cloud

In a new program that lets enterprises test the analytics waters with integrated Big Data solutions, MapR Technologies Inc. is offering test drives of various sofware packages on the Amazon cloud.



Microsoft Forms Cloud Partnership with Red Hat

In a bid to help enterprise customers embrace a hybrid cloud computing model, Microsoft and open source champion Red Hat today announced a pact that will see more choices and flexibility in deploying Red Hat's popular Linux OS and other solutions to the Azure cloud.

Open Source Tool Connects Mainframes to Spark Big Data Analytics

Syncsort open sourced a tool that connects data residing on IBM mainframes to Apache Spark for real-time Big Data analytics.

IBM, Linux Foundation Open Up Mainframe Development

A new collaborative project from The Linux Foundation aims to foster Linux development on mainframe computers, while Big Iron vendor IBM is offering up new mainframe Linux servers to the open source community.

Open Network Operating System Updated

ON.Lab announced the release of the open source Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for use with modern networking technologies including software-defined networking (SDN).

Free Software Advocate Calls Major OSes 'Malware'

Richard Stallman, who developed the GNU OS and who advocates for an open software ecosystem, having founded the Free Software Foundation, claims major OSes from Microsoft, Apple and Google are merely paid malware.

VMware Increases Enterprise Container Efforts

VMware Inc. is building out its container technologies and datacenter cloud footprint with two new open source projects.

Mirantis OpenStack Adds Juniper Contrail SDN

Mirantis integrated its OpenStack distribution with Juniper Network's Contrail software-defined networking offering.

ONF Launches Resources To Prod Enterprise Adoption of SDN

Expressing some impatience with the enterprise adoption of open source software-defined networking (SDN) technologies, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) industry consortium announced a new related open source software community and accompanying code repository.

Brocade Announces SDN Enhancements and New Switch

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. announced a new switch and software-defined networking (SDN) enhancements to its Brocade VCS fabric portfolio.

Study Shows Apache Spark Prominence in Big Data Analytics

The growing traction of the Apache Spark project in Big Data analytics was reaffirmed in a recent survey conducted by reactive programming specialist Typesafe.

Brocade Ships SDN Controller with Free One-Year License

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. shipped its OpenDaylight-based software-defined networking (SDN) controller that it says can help enterprises avoid vendor lock-in while testing the new technology. To encourage that, the company is offering a free one-year license for the new Vyatta Controller.

Plexxi Starter Kits Aimed at Software-Defined Networking

Plexxi Inc. is the latest software-defined networking (SDN) vendor seeking to provide enterprises with simplified access to the complicated network virtualzation technology.

Red Hat Aims High with Enterprise Cloud

Red Hat announced it's now seeking to become the king of the enterprise cloud services vendors.