Articles about Open Source
Unveiled late last year in Amsterdam, the Docker orchestration services designed to facilitate multi-container distributed apps can now be downloaded.
Along with detailing how data is distributed across machines, the latest version of the MySQL Cluster database is billed as offering better performance and easier system upgrades.
RightScale's cloud survey shows the hybrid and public clouds growing at the expense of private clouds.
The split development paths of Ubuntu desktop and the converged Ubuntu Desktop Next mean that, so far, Ubuntu 15.04 for the desktop looks underwhelming. Meanwhile, the first Ubuntu smartphone, the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, goes on sale.
A major standards upgrade will boost access to health information. It could even support ambitious plans for an app store for the health sector.
Uptake of Docker containers stands to get a further boost from integration work to put Google's Kubernetes on OpenStack, according to Mirantis.
Linus Torvalds has decided to move the Linux kernel release from 3.19.x to 4.0 more from whimsy then from a serious need.
Ubuntu Linux aims to become the glue that holds the Internet of Things together with its new partnerships.
Competing with open source is very hard -- too hard for most vendors.
A new Raspbian release, a sales milestone reached, and the Raspberry Pi is on its way to the International Space Station.
The NoSQL database firm is tapping into Apache Kafka messaging and Apache Storm streaming to integrate Couchbase with Hortonworks Hadoop.
The Christchurch-based open-source specialist has launched an OpenStack-based cloud service after two years of development.
The Linux Foundation has released its 2015 report "Linux Kernel Development: How Fast It is Going, Who is Doing It, What They Are Doing and Who is Sponsoring It."
Red Hat ARM partnership expands and expects more from its members.
Microsoft is delivering a preview its HDInsight big-data service on Azure available to Linux users, and is making its machine-learning service generally available.
The annual Australian Linux conference, Linux.conf.au, was held last week in Ballarat, Victoria. We bring you the highlights in photos.
Ubuntu wants Unity to be your universal television interface.
TR's Jack Wallen says he can ensure a smooth migration to Linux simply by providing new users with a machine running the operating system and a few basic facts.
People who enjoy open-source software often forget that most of the developers behind the code are working in their own time and at their own expense.
A first look at the new Mint 12 Linux distribution.
The next release of Linux Mint -- Linux Mint 12, aka Lisa -- will feature three different takes on theGNOME desktop. GNOME 3.2, GNOME 3.2 adapted to look and work like GNOME 2.x and MATE,a GNOME 2.x fork.
The new Ubuntu cat is ready to play.
The latest version of the most popular desktop Linux of them all is ready to go. Here’s how your installation should go.
TechRepublic's Jack Wallen says that with a few tweaks Gnome could be far better than anything else available. Here are some things about this new desktop that won him over.
Linux is 20 years so let's take a walk though time with Linux at some of its high, and low, points.
The newest open source accessory from Adafruit Industries will be on every Geek or Apple nerd girl's wish list. But it sold out on the first day.
There are always cool new apps coming out, so it's hard to keep up. <i>ZDNet Australia</i> brings you a taste of some of the apps that have surfaced or been updated recently.
Open source has become an important part of business but that hasn't changed many misconceptions from users minds.
Adafruit Industries has released their first in a line of original, open-source jewelry: iCufflinks.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Linux, the Linux Foundation is holding a t-shirt contest.
In this Super Techies interview, larger-than-life techie Marc Canter talks with ZDNet's Editor in Chief Dan Farber about his career as a multimedia pioneer. Canter discusses his first job as a music programmer for video games; designing the multimedia authoring tools Shockwave and Director; and his current role as CEO of Broadband Mechanics, makers of open-source social networks.
While the media bombards consumers with frightening stories, discussions about security are thwarted by the failure of language to separate the "feeling" and "reality" of security, says security guru Bruce Schneier.
ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind interviews Google/OpenSocial's director of engineering, David Glazer, at Bebo's launch event in San Francisco. In this video, Glazer talks about how the interoperability between Bebo and FaceBook could demonstrate why a standard like OpenSocial makes sense. He also describes "Shindig," the first open-source implementation of the OpenSocial framework.
In a Super Techies interview, Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about her career in Silicon Valley. Polese discusses her early work at Sun Microsystems as the original Java product manager, her success at systems management company Marimba, and her current role overseeing SpikeSource, a provider of open-source business applications.
Language could ease simultaneous deployment to DHTML, Flash, Java, and Silverlight