Open Source Software Development

Building software tools in an open source environment has numerous challenges, including the decision by companies to develop key tools that they may be obligated by open source licenses to release back to the community. Community development projects - the model for leading open source platforms such as MySQL and Linux - do not follow traditional project models and can be unpredictable. Most open source development employs the "LAMP stack" - Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl/Python.


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XOEye Technologies Taking Wearables Beyond the Device

Wearable devices and applications developed specifically for the enterprise have potential for profound changes in the workplace and work itself.

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Pentaho’s Adaptive Big Data Layer Takes Broad View

Creates a native integration to multiple data sources.

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SnapLogic is targeting the line of business folks who are investing in and want to integrate SaaS applications.

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Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

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SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

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