Month: October 2014

SwiftStack Gets $16M to Make Open Source Software-Defined Storage Easy for Enterprises

SwiftStack wants to make open source storage software work really well on commodity hardware, says founder and CEO Joe Arnold, whose OpenStack Swift-based software-defined storage company recently raised a $16 million Series B funding round. The round was led by OpenView Partners, a venture capital firm that specializes in boosting growing enterprise software companies after…

u2flib-host 2.0.1

Two executables are provided, u2f-register and u2f-authenticate, which support the register and authenticated commands of U2F as defined in the FIDO specifications, available here: === License === This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software…

Why companies that rely on open-source projects must insist on a strong, enforceable code of conduct

Once derided and under constant legal attacks, open-source software is now a force in the tech industry with Docker, Hortonworks and Cloudera all being recent examples of how companies can thrive around an engaged community whose contributors help ensure that the core technology is up to date and contains the latest features. Source: Tech

Picking up the open-gov torch

In September, the White House announced a series of new initiatives as part of its second Open Government National Action Plan. Among them was a commitment to developing and implementing a governmentwide open-source software policy by the end of 2015. Source: Tech

EnterpriseDB Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

London, UK – October 27, 2014 – EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, today announced it has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in the Gartner report, Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems*. EnterpriseDB interprets the placement of EDB in the Leaders Quadrant is part of…