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DEFINITION: Also see Open Source. Open source software (OSS) refers to software that is developed, tested, or improved through public collaboration and distributed with the idea that the must be shared with others, ensuring an open future collaboration. The collaborative experience of many developers, especially those in the academic environment, in developing various versions of the UNIX operating system,  … 
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5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

5 Legacy Mobilization Projects to Consider in 2015
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights 5 legacy mobilization projects to consider in 2015. Read now and focus on creating solutions that drive customer satisfaction, revenue generation, and employee productivity.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Open Legacy

Financial Services - Speeding time to market with enhanced customer experience and services
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out how an open source development platform enabled a high performing, secure web service for a leading credit card, electronic payments, and payment services group and how you can also remain competitive while improving customer satisfaction.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Open Legacy

Insurance - Reaching new customers with online web service quotes
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can increase market visibility and competitiveness by using a standards-based open source development platform. Read now to transform your legacy system.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Open Legacy

Hadoop for Cloud ebook
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how you can use Hadoop in the cloud to cost-effectively deploy analytics for all users in your organization, providing the benefits of big data to everyone. Read on to learn how to reduce hardware and software costs, avoid future expansion costs, and simplify development processes.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Reducing Security Risks from Open Source Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores organizations' growing concerns over open source software. Read now to find out why open source should be on your radar, as well as the detrimental consequences and costs associated with it. Furthermore, you'll uncover 5 steps to obtaining peace of mind when it comes to open source software.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

OpenLMI Improves Management in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how OpenLMI offers significant gains in managing the wealth of available Linux tools.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Global Knowledge

Is There a sequel to NoSQL?
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Read this article from Kenny Gorman, founder of ObjectRocket, the premium MongoDB database-as-a-service from Rackspace, as he dives into the question "Is there a sequel to NoSQL?" and reveals that if there is a sequel, it's that the promise of built-in scaling and retrieving massive amounts of data on the fly will finally be fulfilled.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 06 Jan 2014

Rackspace

Architects Lead the Next Generation of Data-Driven Applications
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this app infrastructure white paper, learn how your data platform can better support the management of social, mobile, and big data apps, while simultaneously addressing your end users' demands.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Joins the OpenStack Community in Developing an Open Source, Private Cloud Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about the private cloud, what it can do for your business, and how you can get there with OpenStack, an open-source cloud platform.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

How to Choose a Cost-effective Private Cloud for your Business
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about private cloud solutions and examines the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform as a cost-effective, open-source cloud solution for your business.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this course excerpt, you’ll find a guide to the basic architecture of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and the step-by-step process to install it.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

OpenStack Hype vs. Reality
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the results of an IDG Quick Poll of CIOs regarding their stance on OpenStack deployment, highlighting the ways in which these companies plan to use this technology and the top barriers to OpenStack deployment.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

Open-Sourcec PaaS: Features and Benefits
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is quickly becoming an attractive option for companies looking to streamline application development and deployment. Automated, standardized workflows can make deployment much faster than ever before.In this resource, explore the features and benefits of an open-source PaaS for developers, operations, and CIOs.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Red Hat

Cloud 101: Who, What, Why, and How of Cloud
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This expert eGuide takes a hard look at cloud computing from the standpoint of CIOs, first by defining the CIO's place in the transition process, and then by identifying key features a CIO must consider before contracting a cloud service provider.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Red Hat Enterprise Linux vs. Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Who wins?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: How does Red Hat Enterprise Linux stack up to the competition? This white paper offers an overview of Red Hat Enterprise Linux as compared to Microsoft Window Server 2008 in terms of scalability, operational costs, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Class: Implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This course teaches system administrators and those responsible for managing a cloud how to implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack® Platform, including installation, configuration, and maintenance.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

Is an Open Source BPM Solution Right for You?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Consult this white paper to find out if open source BPM is right for your organization. You'll get an in-depth look at the benefits of open source software and BPM tools, and learn how using a single platform for BPM and business rules management (BRM) can benefit you.
Posted: 13 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Red Hat

Open Source BPM Hits The Mark For Delivering New Class Of Process Apps
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this report from Forrester Research, Inc., explore the various challenges that modern application developers face and learn why savvy dev teams are considering open source BPM as an alternative to hand-coding and as a viable way to overcome these issues.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

Big Data in Big Companies
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Explore the following white paper to join analytics pioneer, Tom Davenport, as he reveals the findings of how big data fits into the data and analytics infrastructure of 20 large organizations. Find out how these companies are handling big data, the tools and skill sets used to maximize ROI, and what the future holds with analytics 3.0.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

Red Hat

IBM WebSphere® Application Server V8.5 vs. JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform V6 TCO Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In the application server market, open source technology has grown in popularity and is becoming an increasingly viable solution for many companies. With their latest release, Red Hat claims that JBoss (open-source) is now equivalent to the mainstream Java Enterprise Application Servers. How true is this?
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

IBM

Intel Distribution of Apache Hadoop: A Dell Partner for Dell/Hadoop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an open source software platform that includes Hadoop components for distributed processing and big data management.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Open Source Integration Software in the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: View this resource to get an in-depth look at open source integration, explore deployment criteria for integration software, and discover specific tools that can help you with your open source integration strategy.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Red Hat

Implement the Appropriate Storage Architecture to Support IT as a Service
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to learn how to prepare for IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) with the right storage architecture. Discover some of the must-have storage attributes of a private cloud infrastructure and the emerging role of open standards. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

NetApp

Best Practices for Open Source and the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a careful look at two of today's most popular topics: open source application software and moving to the cloud.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 18 Sep 2013

Red Hat
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OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): … Also see Open Source. Open source software (OSS) refers to software that is developed, tested, or improved through public collaboration and distributed with the idea that the must be shared with others, ensuring an open future collaboration. The collaborative experience of many developers, especially those in the academic environment, in developing various versions of the UNIX operating system, Richard Stallman's idea of Free Software Foundation, and the desire of users to freely choose among a number of products - all of these led to the Open Source movement and the approach to developing and distributing programs as open source software.
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