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9:20
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.

4:20
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.

3:20
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.

2:20
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.

3:30

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.

2:50
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.

2:40

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.

2:10
Oct 12, 2018

Infrastructure-as-code demands constant testing

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

3:00
Oct 4, 2018

Dangerous new trend in open source vulnerability

Hackers are injecting vulnerabilities directly into open source components, a new Sonatype report warns.

2:20
Oct 1, 2018

Open source software development trumps all others

Open source users are more likely to achieve all-round success in software development, a DevOps Research and Assessment survey found.

3:20
Sep 26, 2018

Open source contributes to medical innovation

Researchers have developed open source software that could bring closer the prospect of 3D printing of human tissue as well as boost brain imaging.

3:30
Aug 29, 2018

Eclipse Foundation joins Call for Code

The Eclipse Foundation has become the latest organisation to throw its weight behind the Call for Code Global open source initiative

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