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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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Middleware that Puts Open Source to the Test
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper is intended primarily for senior IT managers responsible for enterprise architecture, application development, and application operations. Managers evaluating middleware solutions will gain a deeper understanding of how JBoss Enterprise Middleware products are developed and why they offer an ideal platform for the development...
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Red Hat

The Perfect Storm - Why Now Is The Time For Open Source
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Open source is recognized for its ease of use, high performance, and affordability, especially amidst turbulent economic conditions. The high value of open source, coupled with economic and organizational pressure, represents a "perfect storm" for CIOs, giving them the opportunity to deploy high-performing, cost-effective open source solutions.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Red Hat and Intel

Open Source in the Next Computing Wave
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The current economic climate is forcing more systematic thinking about costs in general, including those associated with overall complexity and the security and resiliency of large distributed infrastructures. These trends intersect in powerful ways; a new wave of computing is gathering momentum as a result. And open source is playing a major role.
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Streamlining Sales Processes to Boost Performance: Five best practices for optimizing the sales pipeline
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When chosen wisely and used appropriately, technology can have a positive impact on both the sales process management and the results of managing the sales effort more efficiently. SugarCRM can remedy the gap in four crucial areas. And it does so very economically, avoiding a fifth mistake, spending more money than you have to in order to improve.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

Hitting Your Numbers: Creating Sales Excellence with Commercial Open Source CRM
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A CRM system can help drive sales performance, so the decision of which CRM provider is right for your sales organization is very important. This paper discusses the benefits of having SugarCRM® as your CRM provider and how it is based on commercial open source software, which gives the product a variety of benefits over other CRM providers.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

IBM® Lotus® Domino® Server Performance on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a brief introduction to the Lotus Domino performance benchmarking concepts and methodology. It will also outline the detailed procedures for running the Server Load Utility with the N8Mail Workload. Finally, it presents the performance results of Lotus Domino Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for simulated workloads.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Deploying IBM® Lotus® Domino® on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This Red Hat reference guide will show step by step how to properly deploy IBM® Lotus® Domino® on an Enterprise Linux server.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Collaboration Without Boundaries: IBM Lotus Domino 8 and Open Collaboration Client Solution Powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The cost of downtime can be enormous, even catastrophic. IBM and Red Hat have a single, security-rich collaboration and messaging platform that makes it simple, easy, and affordable to improve organizational productivity and effectiveness.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Dark Pools of Liquidity: Understanding & Technology dependencies for the future
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into the dark pools of liquidity, discusses the mechanism of dark pools trading, advantages and how technology would impact the operations or provide benefits in trading over this medium.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 12 May 2009

Wipro Technologies

Accelerating Performance and Reducing Costs for Data-Intensive High Performance Computing (HPC) Workflows
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about how you can deliver the necessary I/O throughput for HPC applications. It will also cover Sun's offerings for addressing HPC challenges in the form of flash technology, network attached storage, parallel storage, and archive solutions.
Posted: 12 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Using Code Quality Metrics in Management of Outsourced Development and Maintenance
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides answers to basic questions relating to the management of outsourced development and maintenance. What is the metrics approach to managing sub-contractors? What is the quality of the code expected to be that has been developed by the sub-contractor? Read on for the answers to these and other important considerations.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

McCabe Software, Inc.

State of the Portal Market
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this paper is to provide readers a comprehensive understanding of real-world deployment practices, trends and ROI anecdotes for enterprise portal technologies.
Posted: 14 Jan 2009 | Published: 14 Jan 2009

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: True Enterprise-Quality Linux Support
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for tips on selecting the best support approach for your IT shop's Linux platform. You'll learn about various options and the essential components of a successful support system.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: An Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews support programs that address common problems on three Linux architectures: x86, x86-64, and Linux Itanium. Learn how to execute bug fixes and lower the risk of applying patches.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Driving Business Agility via a Software Supply Chain
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to lay out software development "supply chain" strategies, to nurture community culture, and to discuss techniques to improve code usage as software creation evolves toward greater complexity.
Posted: 13 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Black Duck Software

Anonymous Proxy: A Growing Trend in Internet Abuse, and How to Defeat It
sponsored by Bloxx, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Internet is a marvelous tool, but it can also be a tremendous drain and a threat to our children. Tru-View Technology maximizes the positives and eliminates the negatives so that organizations can meet the challenges of an 8+ billion-page Internet.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

Bloxx, Inc.

Cost-effective Data Protection for Microsoft Windows Environments
sponsored by Zmanda Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the challenges of protecting Microsoft Windows files, databases, and email applications within a heterogeneous IT environment; and demonstrates how Amanda Enterprise, combined with its clients and agents.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Zmanda Inc.

IDC Report "Backup and Recovery: The Open Source Option Comes of Age"
sponsored by Zmanda Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read the IDC Vendor Spotlight on Zmanda. Learn the latest user requirements, market trends and the unique role of Zmanda in bringing enterprise-scale open source backup & recovery solution to the market.
Posted: 09 Jul 2008 | Published: 08 May 2008

Zmanda Inc.

Advantages of Amanda over Proprietary Backup
sponsored by Zmanda Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Amanda compares to other backup products. It will help you understand some key Amanda differences and how to evaluate and transition to Amanda.
Posted: 09 Jul 2008 | Published: 08 Jul 2008

Zmanda Inc.

An Open Source Path to Virtualization: Providing World-class Performance While Reducing IT Complexity
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper sheds light on the misconceptions about open-source virtualization solutions, provides a blueprint for how to deploy them, and illustrates how opting for open source can benefit your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 28 May 2008

Intel Corporation

Embedded Open Source Analysis
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results from an analysis of multiple open source projects that are commonly used in embedded development.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Klocwork

From PoC to Production: Why Ingres® Should Power Your Next Application
sponsored by Ingres
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses open source solutions that power either a fully open source solution stack, a turnkey ISV solution or a custom application throughout the product lifecycle, from proof-of-concept to a robust, scalable production deployment.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Ingres

Delivering Business Intelligence with Open Source Software
sponsored by Ingres
WHITE PAPER: The high cost and complexity of the business intelligence technical infrastructure has inhibited adoption for many companies. This paper considers how fully functional, usable and industrial strength Open Source solutions have made BI more accessible.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Ingres

Magic Quadrant for Team Collaboration and Social Software, 2007
sponsored by Socialtext
WHITE PAPER: The collaboration support market is being revitalized, with buyers and sellers looking to add social interaction in the context of broad collaboration support. Read this Gartner white paper which discusses new and established vendors in this market...
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 24 Oct 2007

Socialtext

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop: Decreasing Your Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop and find out how it stacks up against Windows Vista.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Novell, Inc.
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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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