Open Source



The consistent rise in open source usage, along with headline-grabbing data breaches like Equifax that exploited vulnerabilities in open...


Online file sharing has revolutionized the way we share files with one another and collaborate on projects. Here we take a look at some of...


This software Shangri La is still thriving, thanks in large part to the internet and the culture of sharing that the web has always helped...


Most people associate blockchain with bitcoin. Although that's where blockchain got it's start, this automated ledger system is being used...


IRC is a wonderful way to get free support, especially for open-source software, but it's often overlooked in favor of newer social media...


Artificial intelligence has long been the subject of science fiction and speculation among technology critics. But as we discuss the ethics...


Using containers is helping to eliminate compatibility issues, allowing developers to focus on more important matters.


APIs have long been closed to outside developers, but now the concept of open APIs is taking the industry by storm, offering easier access...


Open source enables developers to use, share and develop code on their own terms. It allows for freedom and creativity. Learn more about...


Hadoop has long been the de facto standard for handling big data, but Spark is starting to gain popularity due to its increased efficiency.


Open-source DBMSs are cost-effective and are expanding in terms of capabilities, making them better options for business.


Open source strives to contribute to the development community with its history of cooperation, participation, sharing and free...


HDFS and HBase are commonly used to manage storage with Hadoop, but now Kudu is working alongside them with better results.


Open source is a great option for developers who don't want to deal with a lot of legal restrictions and copyrights. But free access comes...


Real-time communication is a growing field, but WebRTC has just advanced it by leaps and bounds. See what it has to offer.


There is a disproportionately low number of women in IT, and the field of open source is no different. Here we examine strategies and...


Most people associate cryptocurrency with bitcoin, but there are numerous others out there too. From national currencies and cause-based...


The cryptocurrency bitcoin is slowly gaining popularity, especially with small businesses. Detailed here are some of the steps, advantages...


The virtual currency Bitcoin has had more than its 15 minutes of fame recently. What exactly is bitcoin and is all of the attention it’s...