Last week's OSCON conference served to remind us that open source software is setting the pace. We've come a very long way from the old saw that "open source doesn't innovate." Instead, you might ask: Is innovation in enterprise software happening anywhere else other than in open source land?
One of the most transformative platforms for innovation is open source. The solution to helping solve problems in the world not just technology problems but social and political problems can and should benefit from open source.
More hardware will open up — it’s inevitable. Hardware in the data center is no exception. As Tim O’Reilly said in his keynote at the Open Compute Summit, innovation in the data center is critical for keeping up with the Internet’s pace of innovation.
Innovation is at the heart of our enterprise search strategy, and a commitment to innovation is what brought FAST and Microsoft together. When we announced the acquisition two years ago, we said that we were committed to cross-platform innovation-that we'd "continue to offer stand-alone versions of ...
Exactly how far Hadoop and NoSQL will penetrate the market remains to be seen. But Talend, which specializes in Big Data integration solutions based on open source software, continues to gain momentum in the channel. It recently announced $40M in new funding, which it says will drive further open source Big Data innovation.
As companies like Facebook and Google continue to prove, the benefits of using open source software go well beyond cost-cutting. Open source has evolved into an exceptional way to boost productivity and foster innovation. In fact, open source is quickly becoming an essential element of next-generati ...
Another Big Data analytics company has entered the open source realm. Guavus has become an official sponsor of the AMPLab, a research initiative hosted at the University of California at Berkeley to drive open source Big Data innovation.