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DEFINITION: Shared source is a software licensing concept that is more open than the proprietary approach to licensing but more restricted than the open source model. Under a shared source program license, authorized parties are granted full or partial access to source code. Typically, those granted access can view source code but cannot alter it for any commercial purpose. Some shared source programs allow  … 
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Open Source White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Open Source Software Support: Top Challenges and Best Practices
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This report takes real support data from hundreds of open source software (OSS) packages across different organizations to analyze the statistics, realities, and results of open source in the field. Learn how to provide effective support for OSS by tackling the top challenges identified in the survey's data and uncover 5 OSS support best practices.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Rogue Wave Software

Reduce Open Source Security Risk: Strategies, Tactics and Tools
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the tools and services you need to create an open source software (OSS) management strategy for your organization. Implementing an OSS strategy may take time, but when you consider the risks involved with unprotected OSS, it's easy to see the value it brings.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Rogue Wave Software

4 Strategies to Reduce Your Open Source Risk
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Open source software is widely used by developers, but unfortunately, it's rarely created with things like troubleshooting, compliance, and security in mind. Access this white paper to explore how to enhance open source management and uncover 4 strategies that will reduce risk and improve open source audits.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Rogue Wave Software

Red Hat Virtualization: VMware Migration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover the enterprise benefits of migrating your Linux and Windows VMs to an open source virtualization platform. Discover the software flexibility of this platform and the ease with which it integrates with sundry system components.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Red Hat

The Financial Advantages of using IBM LinuxONE Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates innovative financing solutions that will enable you to affordably unleash the full potential of Linux and open technology. Download now to gain cloud-like pricing for on premise computing, with TCO-aligned flexibility as you deploy.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

IBM

Leveraging Automation for DevOps
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement automated and collaborative workflows in a way that reduces risk, ensures stability, and guarantees regulatory compliance. Discover how to create a dynamic infrastructure that will aid in your company's DevOps transformation and optimize its use of automation.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Chef Software

Enterprise-grade Cloud Management for Openstack with Red Hat Cloudforms
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to supplement OpenStack with essential, enterprise-grade cloud management and automation, thereby accelerating implementation and improving private and hybrid cloud manageability. Read on to find out more about this migration framework that additionally enables bimodal IT.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Red Hat

Rapid Integration: Seamlessly Create Messaging Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Faster and simpler development, interoperability, and deployment is possible -- even for users typically locked out of real-time integration. Discover ways to help users develop, manage, and monitor processes together with minimal IT overhead.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Red Hat

The Future of Application Integration: Fast and Light in the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Mike Piech, Vice President and General Manager of Middleware at Red Hat, recently revealed insights on his organization's JBoss portfolio. Discover how leveraging open source middleware can help your business become more agile, deliver new applications and services, integrate on-premise and cloud-based applications and data, and more.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Red Hat

Open Source Software Service and Value: 2016 Survey Results
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Subscription-based access to software and support is becoming the standard but some IT and development teams struggle with measuring the value. In this 2016 app platform customer support report, explore how your peers feel about 3 vendors in the following categories: SLAs, price, professional service, knowledge transfer, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Red Hat Product Security Risk Report 2015
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Tools that detect and address critical vulnerabilities before they go public are crucial to empowering developers. Explore reasons you should implement open source tools with security in mind.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Red Hat

An Integrated Platform Approach Brings IT Goals within Reach
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: IT is taking advantage of new aggregations of servers, open source operating systems, and in-memory technology to accelerate business transformation. Discover how these tools can help leverage big data and analytics, modernize the data warehouse, and more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 19 Jul 2016

Red Hat

5 Reasons to Deploy Your Next Enterprise Application on Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Many considerations factor into the decision to deploy an enterprise application—not the least of which is what operating system will be used. Download this paper to examine 5 benefits of employing open-source Linux to deliver and deploy faster apps.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

Red Hat

How Linux Containers Change the Development and Delivery of Applications
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to adopt a cloud model for production and consumption of services to facilitate productive DevOps implementation using Linux containers. Read now to deliver the cloud through this container technology, and affect a cost-efficient means of delivering next-gen applications.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Security and Innovation Converge at Open Source Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Examine in this white paper today's server security landscape, and discover how employing Linux can help you meet security, risk management, and compliance goals in a cost-effective and scalable manner. Download now to mitigate vulnerabilities in both heterogeneous and hybrid infrastructures.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Migration Best Practices for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: As IT systems age, they become more brittle. Download this white paper to understand the benefits of adopting the latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux—which will mitigate risk in the lifecycle of your server platform, and decrease the vulnerability of systems to security threats.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Do More by Using Automation to do the Rest
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Today, there are IT automation tools that companies can use to drive out complexity and accelerate DevOps initiatives. Discover ways to cut down system management time by hours so you can focus on innovation.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

Red Hat

App Development Strategies fit for Governments
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Application development, deployment, and ongoing management doesn't have to be difficult. Discover secure ways to implement DevOps practices using open-source tools.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

Red Hat

The Benefits of Agentless Architecture
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper the top 12 benefits of implementing agentless IT architecture, utilizing an open source orchestration tool. Read on to learn to effectively manage systems by connecting to them over SSH, and employ a management tool that doesn't impose additional demands on your environment.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

Why You Should Consider Open Source for Your Private Cloud
sponsored by Stratoscale
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the open source software market has matured to become widely used in organizations today and find out the advantages to building an open source private cloud.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Stratoscale

Fueling "Free Markets" in the Insight Economy with Apache Spark
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the use of an open source engine built specifically for data science. Discover how it helps simplify algorithm development, accelerate analytics results, extend Hadoop, and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

The Business Value of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how platform standardization and moving in the direction of a more cloud-based application delivery model can improve application development. Review the use cases within four organizations – publishing, automotive, telecom and a provider – and how they leveraged a cloud platform to standardize and improve their development efforts.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Red Hat

The Advantages of Using Linux and Open Source Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The intersection of traditional IT, the new app economy, open technology, and community collaboration are central to serving the new mobile world. In this white paper, you will discover the key advantages of utilizing Linux to accelerate business agility and optimize your application development processes.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

Reference Architectures for Big Data
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the components of a typical big data configuration and where those components normally reside. Uncover managed Apache Hadoop data support features that can design an optimal big data configuration, customizing it to address specific data requirements, reference architectures and flexible network design.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2015

Rackspace

Improving Your Site Speed with Redis
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this blog post, discover how Redis, an open source, BSD-licensed, advanced key-value store, can provide speed to existing applications when you add it to your stack. Additionally, see how Redis compares to other options and get a quick tutorial.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2013

Rackspace
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OPEN SOURCE DEFINITION (continued): …  only viewing of code; others allow non-commercial alteration and/or redistribution. Microsoft originated the shared source approach, which has since been adopted by other major industry players, including Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems.The shared source model offers fewer benefits than the open source model. It lacks, for example, the collaborative improvement process promoted by the open source approach. However, even the ability to view source code can be helpful. Shared source code can help developers ensure compatibility with existing programs and can make it easier to review source … 
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