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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 Group technical document: The Single Unix Specification
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This document is designed for users, developers, and implementors of open systems. It provides complete infor mation on what’s new in the Single UNIX Specification, Version 4, including POSIX.1-2008,with comprehensive reference material on every aspect.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Democratizing the ESB
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Open source enterprise service bus (ESB) solutions are becoming viable enterprise-level choices for organizations looking to leverage ESB integration capabilities.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

Talend

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Datasheet
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the full capabilities and features of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), a complete, open-source virtualization management solution for server and desktop virtualization in this resource. Discover how RHEV builds on the powerful Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor and the oVirt open virtualization management platform.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Red Hat & IBM

Cloud Computing: Get to know the basics
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how government IT can enjoy cloud capabilities while keeping existing IT investments and avoiding vendor lock-in. Explore how open source and application portability in the cloud and the relationships between technology providers are critical to building a successful cloud strategy.
Posted: 23 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Red Hat

Working With Open Source Companies
sponsored by FuseSource
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses several key differences between closed and open source software vendor management, providing advice for managing your deployments and investments in open source technologies.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2007

FuseSource

How To Use Open Source Safely In The Enterprise
sponsored by FuseSource
WHITE PAPER: Deploying open source projects safely and successfully in an enterprise environment requires thorough understanding and careful evaluation of each project. Read this paper to learn about the benefits, defining characteristics, and requirements for enterprise use of open source software technology.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

FuseSource

JBoss Enterprise Middleware, by Red Hat: Technical Support Services Leader
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the features of JBoss Enterprise Middleware and highlights technical and customer support as the key characteristic that sets this middleware apart from the competition.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Red Hat

Cloud Computing and Open Source: IT Climatology is Born
sponsored by Eucalyptus Systems
WHITE PAPER: While public clouds offer tremendous scale at an attractive price point, private clouds will continue to be more attractive to businesses due to increased infrastructure control and policy enforcement capabilities. Access this resource to discover how transparency and speed of problem remediation can be achieved with open source platforms.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Eucalyptus Systems

How to manage consolidated applications
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how you can lower costs and improve flexibility by migrating your mainframe to open system servers. Discover the three major factors driving organizations to consider migrating application workloads off mainframe environments to open systems solutions.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

HP

Open Source Business Intelligence Costs and Benefits
sponsored by Jaspersoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this guide to understand the hidden and explicit costs associated with open source BI in comparison with familiar proprietary BI solutions so that you can determine whether open source BI is a viable option for your organization.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Jaspersoft

Scalable BI for Every Enterprise How Open Source BI Meets Enterprise-Class Requirements.
sponsored by Jaspersoft
WHITE PAPER: Not every BI provider seeks to serve the scalable enterprise, but those that do must meet certain scalability criteria that are common to nearly every enterprise. This investigation exposes key scalability requirements for BI, and examines how the world's most widely used BI solution— notably, one that's open source— meet these requirements.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Jaspersoft

How to Lead Your BI Project with a Brand New Approach
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article discusses reasons why many BI projects fail and explore solutions for why they fail.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Pentaho Corporation

IBM System x and BladeCenter Running Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how running Red Hat Enterprise Linux and IBM System x together can dramatically transform your organization into a faster and more resilient enterprise. Learn how this platform will evolve your IT strategy and minimize your total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Red Hat & IBM

Redefining Software Development in Healthcare Information Technology: The Role of Agile ALM, Cloud and Open Source
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: The globalization of all industries, the need to decrease application lifecycles and the adoption of agile tools and methods are building momentum and taking on a life of their own. Enterprises of all kinds are realizing that their traditional software development tools and approaches can no longer deliver end-to-end ALM for business agility.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Published: 08 Apr 2011

CollabNet

The Department of Defense and Open Source Software
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the pros and cons of open-source software and helps organizations understand how to build a business case that is based on cost, schedule, performance and risks across the entire program lifecycle not just up-front program inception costs and considerations. 
Posted: 11 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Oracle Corporation

Get the Coverity Scan 2010 Open Source Integrity Report featuring the Android Integrity Report
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: The results from the 2010 edition of the Coverity Scan Open Source Integrity Report detail the findings of analyzing more than 61 million lines of open source code from 291 popular and widely-used open source projects such as Android, Linux, Apache, Samba and PHP, among others. Read on to learn more about these results.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 27 Jan 2011

Coverity

Forrester Study: Total Economic Impact of WebSphere Application Server
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This commissioned study conducted by Forrester on behalf of IBM describes how one company was able to realize a 42% 3-year return on investment by migrating from an open source application server to WebSphere Application Server (WAS).
Posted: 12 Dec 2010 | Published: 12 Dec 2010

IBM

Harmonizing the Twin Trends of Open Source and Virtualization: How Kernel Based Virtual Machine (KVM) Drives Enterprise Business Value
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: In the 1960s, computers housed in data centers were few in number and this resource was very expensive. As a result utilization of those compute resources was kept very high. In order to optimize the utilization of those...
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

Linux Made Easy: Migrating From Unix
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are considering migrating to Linux to receive dramatic cost reductions, as well as increased stability, security, uptime, and availability. Red Hat® Network Satellite helps to make the migration from a proprietary UNIX environment—and acceptance of Linux...
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

HRG Assessment - Linux Migration
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: The migration from proprietary UNIX and legacy hardware and software-based environments to Linux on x86 Intel architecture (IA) is an effective way to take cost and complexity out of IT.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

Open Source at Intel: Building with the Ecosystem
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: To enable a broad spectrum of software environments and programs to run best on Intel processors and platforms, Intel offers deep technical expertise, makes significant contributions, and actively participates in standards bodies. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

Intel

Open Source, Commercial Software, or Coexistance Strategy?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the benefits of using open source software, along with some of the potential risks, to help you determine whether your company should turn to an open source solution, a commercial application, or a combination of both.
Posted: 28 Oct 2010 | Published: 28 Oct 2010

IBM

Postgres Plus® Technical Evaluation Guide
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide outlines the common steps that people go through when they are interested in evaluating an open source database (e.g. one or both of the Postgres Plus products). This guide will also provide links to other documents/collateral that will help you accomplish each step. Read on to learn about these common steps in evaluation in more detail.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Next-generation Enterprise Collaboration: The Case for Deploying Open Source Solutions
sponsored by Rivet Logic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: View this paper and learn how deploying effective enterprise and Web collaboration solutions can result in significant organizational and end user benefits for the enterprise, internal and external audiences, business end-users and IT departments.
Posted: 23 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

Rivet Logic Corporation

IDC Vendor Spotlight - The Case for Unifying Information Access
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the features and capabilities of newer search and information unification technologies and explains why they are so important to the businesses that need to mine the myriad of information stored throughout their organization. It also examines Attivio’s next-generation information access platform, the AIE.
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

Attivio, 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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