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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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Cloud-Capable App and Data Integration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to leverage an open source enterprise service bus (ESB) that reduces the pain of connecting siloed apps, services, data, and devices. Discover how to boost data and app integration initiatives with automation and extended, cloud-based management.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Red Hat

Big Names Reveal Strategies and Experiences with Big Data, Open Source, and Analytics
sponsored by InterSystems
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine the evolution of open source big data software and the proliferation of platforms like Apache Spark and Hadoop. Inside, you'll learn how open source tools can act as the building blocks of big data management and uncover key considerations for implementing a sound big data strategy.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Nov 2016

InterSystems

When "Free" is not Free: The True Costs of Open Source
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WEBCAST: In this webinar, director of product management and OSS expert, Richard Sherrard examines how to know exactly what packages are used in your company, specific technical, security, and licensing hurdles that many organizations face and What "free" actually means when it comes to OSS.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2016

Rogue Wave Software

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

How Unilever Spreads IT Innovation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out how consumer goods giant Unilever has changed its thinking about IT to support a global digital transformation. The UK boss of Hewlett Packard Enterprise assesses progress after the first year since HP split in two. And we examine how software development is changing in the enterprise. Read the issue now.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Why Officially Supported Clients aren't Optional in API Projects
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: APIs are about more than just coordinating software processes, building code, and integrating the various pieces of app development – they're about community and communication. In this expert e-guide, explore the use of open source and building relationships with officially supported clients to help guide API projects.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Open Source Virtualization Platform Data Sheet
sponsored by Red Hat
DATA SHEET: Delve into the essentials of open source virtualization that provides security, reliability, and scalability for virtualized resource-intensive, critical workloads. Take advantage of open source virtualization's workload portability in order to secure the hypervisor against attack vectors, and more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Red Hat

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

Looking Back on 25 Years of Linux
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, 25 years after Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel, we look at how the open source operating system has influenced modern-day IT. Our new buyer's guide covers the fast-growing technology of object storage. And we examine the rise of corporate wireless networking. Read the issue now.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Achieve the Benefits of DevOps, Containers and the Cloud for your Java Apps
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Businesses everywhere are vying to achieve high quality, fast deployment, and easy maintenance for their applications. Explore ways to get these benefits for your apps with DevOps-enabling technologies, containers, cloud platforms, and more.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Premiered: 03 Feb 2016

Red Hat

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to NoSQL
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBOOK: There's a lot of data out there, much of which doesn't need to be stored in heavyweight relational databases complete with complex query languages. In this 13-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at a new category of NoSQL data stores and how they are being used.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 28 Jul 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly – 26 July to 1 August 2016: Olympic vision: Technology on track for Rio Games
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this issue we interview the CIO for the forthcoming Rio Olympics. The technology his team has put in place will support delegations from over 200 countries, including 10,500 athletes. We also look at data centre and open source security, as well as take a first look at what the new UK Prime Minister's approach might be to the digital economy.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 26 Jul 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

The Tools for Learning Puppet: Command Line, Vim & Git
sponsored by Puppet
RESOURCE: Today, software is everywhere but it's only getting more complex, evolving faster than humans can keep pace. With fewer servers, there is no future so how can we fix this? Leading the movement is a coding language that will define the next decade of software. Check out this guide to learn how you can become fluent and join the movement.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 Jul 2016

Puppet

Computer Weekly – 21 June 2016: Will Brexit spell disaster for UK IT?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, as the UK prepares to vote on membership of the EU, we take a detailed look at the effect a possible Brexit could have on the UK technology sector. Authors Don and Alex Tapscott explain the impact of blockchain on CIOs. And we look at the growth of consumer tech in enterprise IT. Read the issue now.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Computer Weekly – 7 June 2016: Apple lures open source developers with Swift
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at Apple's plan to woo open source developers to its Swift programming language. DevOps practitioners are warning of growing stress on IT operations staff through the growth of continuous development practices. And Specsavers' CIO tells us why the store is a vital part of digital retail. Read the issue now.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

The New Face of Jenkins: How DevOps Pros Can Move Beyond Public Cloud SaaS
sponsored by VividCortex
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we discuss how some DevOps shops are trying a Jenkins-based, private cloud SaaS setup that lets them keep the safety of deploying on-premise while being able to deliver as-a-Service to developers. Discover how Jenkins has become more user-friendly and scalable, making continuous delivery pipelines more accessible.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2016

VividCortex

Hadoop Deployments: Maximizing Efficiency for Big Data Analytics
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Many businesses recognize Hadoop as a premier cloud app framework, but they still don't know how to deploy Hadoop properly or prepare for its pitfalls. In this e-guide, we identify and explore some of the biggest Hadoop challenges. Find out how to resolve these issues and unlock the benefits of big data analytics.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 26 Jul 2016

IBM

What to Consider When Comparing Hadoop Vendors and Products
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Hadoop distribution vendors offer various products that are differentiated by what they provide beyond the openly accessible functionality. In this e-guide, we help you compare vendors and products so you can make the right decision for your business.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016

IBM

Computer Weekly – 19 July 2016: Building big ideas in banking
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this issue we visit JP Morgan's European software development centre in Glasgow to see how the investment bank is working with local universities and collaborating in the open source community. Software chief, Stephen Flaherty, talks about how JP Morgan uses open source software and has now begun contributing to open source projects.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 19 Jul 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

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

CW Europe – June to August 2016
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: Read about the French government's open data success story
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

ComputerWeekly.com
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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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