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Massive growth in open source adoption in 2018

A Snyk report reveals how large the growth in development and uptake of open source software has been in the past year.

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Obsidian celebrates open source milestone

As the company celebrates its 24-year anniversary, it says part of the shift to open source acceptance can be attributed to the increasing importance of data.

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The Linux Foundation brings order to the edge

A new organisation, LF Edge, aims to develop an open, interoperable framework for IOT and edge computing.

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Jan 21, 2019

GitHub calls for input on open source sustainability

GitHub wants open source software developers and maintainers to share the difficulties and challenges they face in ensuring the sustainability of their projects.

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Dec 6, 2018

Open source: a slow rise to the top

There was a time open source technology was ignored, if not distrusted, in the enterprise. Not anymore. Now it's the technology the C-suite turns to first. Not only is it more cost-effective, it's also where the cutting-edge breakthroughs are happening.

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Nov 29, 2018

WhiteSource: New approach needed to deal with open source vulnerabilities

The development of standard practices and centralised location of 'fixes' will go a long way towards resolving open source security issues, says WhiteSource.

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Nov 29, 2018

Further transformation ahead for open source industry

Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian Systems, weighs in on the four major deals in the open source software arena in the past year and predicts more ahead.

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Nov 22, 2018

InfoFlow, Hortonworks to offer Hadoop skills courses

The partnership will provide Hadoop training courses to local firms in the financial services, telecoms and manufacturing sectors.

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SA astronomers go open source for massive MeerKAT data

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory will use open source technology to store and retrieve the huge volumes of data from the MeerKAT radio telescope.

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Oct 31, 2018

One way street called Open Source

Most companies encourage the use of open source, but few provide any tangible support to the community's organisations, a survey found.

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Contributions to GitHub soar. But where are the South Africans?

Egypt and Nigeria are the only Africa countries to make it into the top 10 countries to produce new GitHub sign-ups.

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Oct 12, 2018

Infrastructure-as-code demands constant testing

Infrastructureas code demands constant testing to be effective, says Obsidian says Obsidian.

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