Big organizations such as Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), which has been developing proprietary tools for handling huge amounts of information for years, may have an early advantage in the world of Big Data. But the open source ecosystem is busy creating its own solutions, with Drill, one of the newest Apache Incubator projects, as one of the clearest examples.
When it comes to defining open source, licensing is a critical topic since it's the license that helps to make an application or effort open. But for Michael Tiemann, president of the Open Source Initiative, it's not necessarily the only key success factor for open source projects.I have come to b ...
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The H Open: "Simon Phipps, recently elected member of the board of the Open Source Initiative, has announced he has been asked by the board to create a group to develop a new member-led governance charter for the organization."
Mark Guzdial, respected professor and Vice Chair of the ACM Education Board, has expressed some concerns about the impact that open source is having on computing education. Are these concerns legitimate?He starts from an awfully dramatic position: "At a time when we are trying to broaden participat ...
Members of the cloud computing industry this week announced the Open Cloud Initiative, a non-profit organization to advocate open standards in cloud computing, at the OSCON 2011 open source convention in Portland, Ore. The organization maintains a set of Open Cloud Principles, adherence to which will determine whether a given product or service can indeed bear the open cloud label.
At the OSCON 2010 open source convention taking place in Portland, Oregon, O'Reilly Media's Edd Dumbill has announced the winners of this years O'Reilly Open Source Awards. The awards have been presented each year since 2005 to individuals for their "dedication, innovation, leadership and outstanding contribution to open source".