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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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Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) Report: Today's Information Access Requirements Outpace Open Source Search Options
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This paper examines the new information access functionality and administrative requirements - including enterprise concerns for scalability, high availability, and fault tolerance - while measuring the ability of current open source alternatives to meet these demands. This report also explores the financial aspects of open source search adoption.
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

Attivio, Inc.

BeyeNETWORK Research Report: Open Source Solutions: Managing, Analyzing and Delivering Business Information
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This survey report examines the usage of open source solutions within the BI and data warehousing market, describes what software is being deployed and presents the benefits and challenges of adopting open source technologies. Learn the rationale, practices and benefits that are driving use of open source as an alternative to traditional vendors.
Posted: 18 Mar 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2010

Pentaho Corporation

Practical Open Source Data Integration Case Studies & Implementation Examples Volume 3
sponsored by Talend
CASE STUDY: This white paper presents a few selected case studies, illustrating real-life implementations of open source data integration and its associated benefits.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Talend

Master Data Management Projects in Practice - An Information Difference Research Study
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are often turning to Master Data Management as a key enabler in improving the timeliness, quality and reliability of BI with the ultimate goal of improving business performance. This survey report presents recommendations on the "do and don't" of MDM as well as some findings on the use of open source and manual coding in MDM projects.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Talend

Open Source Master Data Management - The Time is Right
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Proper master data management (MDM) is very valuable when available to enterprise business processes and analytics. However, master data projects are often challenging, architecturally complex, time intensive and expensive. This paper explains why the time is right for open source MDM, and predicts the effects of open source on the MDM marketplace.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Talend

High Performance for Integrating Massive Data Volumes with Talend Integration Suite MP
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Processing very large data sets provides unique constraints, especially when time windows available for this processing are shrinking. This paper presents a variety of technologies available to accelerate the processing of large data volumes, including massive parallelization, optimized data-set-mode processing, grid deployment, and load balancing.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Talend

Resin Application Server Java EE 6 Web Profile
sponsored by Caucho Technology
WHITE PAPER: Caucho Technology aims to certify the Resin 4 application server on the newly finalized Java EE 6 Web Profile. This white paper discusses the Java EE 6 Web Profile and how it fits with the development philosophy of Resin as well as the details of our implementation including Resin extensions to the Java EE 6 Web Profile.
Posted: 05 Mar 2010 | Published: 04 Mar 2010

Caucho Technology

Beyond PostgreSQL: A Look Inside Postgres Plus Advanced Server
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Advanced Server builds on the rock-solid PostgreSQL foundation to deliver significant value-added features not available in the community edition.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Which Postgres is Right for Me?
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover the differences between PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus Standard Server and Postgres Plus Advanced Server and optimize your choice of open source database. You'll learn enough about the different capabilities, modules, and uses for each product to make the best Postgres choice for your organization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

High Performance Computing for Dummies, Sun and AMD Special Edition
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
EBOOK: This book is intended for anyone who has heard about the many benefits of using HPC (such as streamlining processes or saving money). This book explains what HPC is and shows how it can help you or others within your company.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Business Intelligence Solution for Web Infrastructure
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The combination of Sun Open Storage and the commercial open-source Infobright data warehousing and Pentaho business intelligence and ETL software packages dramatically lowers the cost of entry and simplifies deployment of a powerful, sophisticated BI infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Oct 2009 | Published: 09 Oct 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

The Ultimate Triple Play: Migrating From a Proprietary RISC/Unix Platform to a Red Hat, Dell, Intel Solution
sponsored by Red Hat and Dell Inc.
IT BRIEFING: There has never been a better time to migrate your proprietary RISC servers to Intel® Xeon® processor-powered Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This brief discusses how you can reduce costs and scalability, flexibility and performance with this trio of leading technology vendors supporting your business.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 24 Sep 2009

Red Hat and Dell Inc.

A Practical Guide to Choosing the Right Agile Tools
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: This evaluation guide is designed to help you choose the best tool for your needs today, while protecting your investment as your team, needs and agile maturity grow.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 11 Sep 2009

IBM

Download the Fall 2009 edition of Perform Magazine
sponsored by Actuate
EZINE: Download Perform today for informative and insightful articles including how open source is changing the face of enterprise software, tips from the field on how to ignite enterprises to reach new levels of performance excellence, and deliver unmatched insight to users.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

Actuate

Open Source at Intel: Building with the Ecosystem
sponsored by Intel Corporation
BROCHURE: This brochure details how Intel works with Open Source software developers who can adopt, change and redistribute the underlying code, helping drive rapid technological innovation.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Intel Corporation

Achieving PCI Compliance with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: While enterprises are often able to achieve compliance during an audit, they often have difficulty maintaining compliance on an ongoing basis. Learn how Red Hat Enterprise Linux's built-in features will allow your business to develop a robust implementation for managing all security necessary to achieve and maintain compliance on an on-going basis.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Migrating From UNIX/ RISC To Red Hat Enterprise Linux® On Intel® Processor-Based Servers
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Linux running on Intel® processor-based servers is helping companies cut TCO by up to 50 percent and more versus comparable UNIX/RISC solutions, while providing a better foundation for growth. This white paper outlines the key benefits of migration and provides a step-by-step guide to conducting a successful transition.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and Intel

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Your Solaris Alternative
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will review some key features and benefits of both Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We will also explain why Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an ideal solution for enterprises that are facing Sun and SPARC's uncertain future, whether you are considering launching a new IT production environment or migrating a legacy environment...
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and HP

Migrate From Unix To Linux In Six Steps
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: CIOs are increasingly aware that the Linux® platform offers a low-risk, robust, and value-for-money alternative to traditional UNIX® platforms. This whitepaper will list and describe a simple, six-step process for migrating from UNIX to Linux.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Large School District Weighs TCO of Microsoft
sponsored by Microsoft
CASE STUDY: In response to deepening budget challenges, Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) sought to reduce IT related expenses. OCPS conducted a study to compare the total cost of ownership (TCO) of different productivity suite software alternatives, in particular the 2007 Microsoft® Office system and open source software (OSS) alternatives..
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Microsoft

CIO Guide: The Strategic Value of MySQL
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a model whereby CIOs can reduce their database costs significantly by adopting a heterogeneous database architecture and implement MySQL for a large part of their business critical and operational applications.
Posted: 05 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

8 Questions You Should Ask About Linux Systems Management
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations are always looking for ways to save money and time without compromising on issues like security or compliance. Exploring the value of your systems management solution is a lot easier when you know the right questions to ask. We have a few suggestions for how to get started.
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Published: 28 Jul 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Bank Of New Zealand Reduces Carbon Footprint With Red Hat On The Mainframe
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
CASE STUDY: Like a large number of businesses in New Zealand and around the world, BNZ was close to reaching capacity in its datacenter and needed to determine how to maximise space while keeping costs down. In this case study we'll see how BNZ handled this and other challenges by migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 running under z/VM on the mainframe.
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Published: 29 Jul 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Red Hat Network Satellite: Management And Automation Of Your Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® Environment
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite server is an easy-to-use, advanced systems management platform for your Linux infrastructure. Learn the business benefits gained through increased productivity, reduced system life cycle costs, greater administration consistency, and enhanced security. This overview details the many features of each module...
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Published: 29 Jul 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Leveraging Dell | EMC CX4 with Enterprise Flash Drives for Oracle Deployments
sponsored by Dell | EMC
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses how Enterprise Flash Drives on Dell | EMC CX4 storage arrays can help tackle these challenges in the context of Oracle database deployments.
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Premiered: Jul 29, 2009

Dell | EMC
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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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