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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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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

Reliable, Open Source Messaging for Retail
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This brochure explains how gaining access to real-time data is opening doors to success for retail companies. Read on to learn what organizations with immediate access to information can do when they leverage open source technology.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Red Hat

SCIENCELOGIC: Unmatched Visibility into Open Source
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes you through ScienceLogic's struggles to gain better visibility into their open source software. See how ScienceLogic was able to improve efficiency and, most importantly, security by reviewing their code before their products hit the market so they knew exactly what to change.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Black Duck Software

Under Siege: The CyberSecurity Threat
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you find out before you start development whether your open source code has known vulnerabilities. Access now and immediately find out when new vulnerabilities surface in your code and find out how to fix them.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Black Duck Software

GLOBAL BANK REDUCES SECURITY RISKS & REAPS COST BENEFITS OF OPEN SOURCE
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to properly identify and implement OSS to fit your business' needs. Save time and money by automating the management of open source code from the point it enters your organization and through development.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Black Duck Software

Unleash Your Development Potential with PaaS
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines an open source Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering that automates the provisioning, management and scaling of applications so that you can focus on writing the code for your business, startup, or next big idea.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell, Inc. and Red Hat

Delivering Business Agility with Open Source Solutions on IBM LinuxONE
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to accelerate your business agility with the LinuxONE platform, complete with high-performance compression and security. Read on to take advantage of the flexibility of this open source solution, optimal for enterprise Linux application development.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

Driving Next Generation Application Development on Scalable Infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource debunks 3 common myths about open source software and application servers. Read on to learn how a fully open source-driven environment can simplify the creation and deployment of next generation applications.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Know Your Code: Don't Get Blindsided by Open Source Security Risks During Development
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you the advantages and disadvantages of using open source software and how you can avoid some of the disadvantages. Access this resource now for considerations your organization should know.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

Secure and Manage Open Source Software
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource reviews a process called, "Open Source Hygiene," which keeps software stacks and application portfolios free of known-exploitable versions of open source code.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

Open source: What developers and security pros need to know
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: Whether you're a developer or security professional, get a firm grip on open source software management, compliance and security risks and solutions you need to know to keep your company safeguarded.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

Think You Have Application Security Covered? Think again.
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and learn about some of the complications developers have when dealing with open source application development.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Black Duck Software

What Security Professionals Need to Know About Open Source Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource reviews the use of automated controls throughout the software lifecycle and which processes can be used to reduce open source security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

How to assess your applications' security vulnerabilities
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to triage the most critical open source security threats inside with this 4 step guide.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

CloudSystem 9 Upgrades Customers Into OpenStack
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This report explores a major upgrade for CloudSystem, a cloud infrastructure that now ships with OpenStack. Dig into the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of this upgrade, and learn what it means for existing users.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Your Guide to Virtualization Features and Capabilities
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This guide presents several categories of virtualization technology and displays each one's accompanying capabilities. Read on to explore how virtualization can help you automate time-consuming and complicated manual tasks.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Cutting Costs could be Costing you Money
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper invites you to cut costs without compromising innovation and efficiency. Uncover the benefits of delivering applications with open source tools when you modernize IT operations without compromising performance or security.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 18 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Open Source Middleware: Accelerate Application Development the Modern Way
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Outdated middleware makes licensing, maintenance, and development costs rise so you can't focus on innovation. In this infographic, you'll learn how open source middleware can help you maximize developer productivity while increasing ROI.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Enable Rapid IT Service Delivery and Innovation with an Infrastructure Built for Cloud-Native Applications
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This web book explores the cloud infrastructure and tools required to support agile IT methods and applications, and demonstrates why open source technology is the best way to achieve the full benefits of this new, rapid mode of IT service delivery. Learn how innovative applications propelled by IT can create entirely new revenue streams.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Red Hat

On-Premise or in the Cloud, Java Development Can Generate Revenue
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Globalization and localized business changes have increased requirements for new applications that extend the reach of enterprises into new markets and geographics. Learn methods for delivering high-impact, revenue-generating applications for today's border-defying audience.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

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

A Guide to Easing Your Big Data and Hadoop Management
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to reap the benefits of big data without getting bogged down in deployment, optimization and maintenance challenges—by utilizing a big data management platform. Read on key into Hadoop management challenges and how to overcome them.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

Rackspace

Big Data Processing Made Faster and Easier
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Hadoop often requires expensive, hard-to-find expertise. Access this white paper to discover Hadoop support strategies that provide faster time to insights, simplified management, cloud performance, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2015

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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