Open Source White Papers

Open Source describes practices in production and development that promote access to the end product's sources. Before open source became widely adopted, developers and producers used a variety of phrases to describe the concept; the term open source gained popularity with the rise of the Internet and its enabling of diverse production models, communication paths, and interactive communities.
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By: HP     Published Date: Jun 16, 2014

With the prospect of sending custom hardware designs directly to factories, many web hosts might be wonderingif they can take advantage of an open-source approachto hardware. But when does it make sense for web hosts to seriously consider Open Compute?

Tags : open compute, web hosting, open source, web server, hardware, server hardware, servers, server virtualization
    
By: Collaborative Consulting     Published Date: Dec 20, 2013

There are many attributes to consider when choosing sourcing options, some more obvious than others, such as hourly rate. However, when evaluating the true costs of sourcing, leading organizations also look at other critical factors associated with business-critical projects--such as agility, integration with other operations, security risks, scalability, public image, and business understanding-- that can make all the difference to ensuring successful project outcomes.

Tags : collaborative consulting, domestic solution, sourcing model, cost comparison, constrained workforce, offshore, financially constrained, user interaction
    
By: Collaborative Consulting     Published Date: Dec 20, 2013

According to a McKinsey study, half of all outsourced projects failed to meet their expected goals – while an Information Week Survey showed that 40% of outsourced projects did not save money! Factors that contribute to these problems include issues with quality, time zone challenges, and added travel expenses, among others.

Tags : collaborative consulting, infographic, offshoring, real company costs, language issues, communication issues, property risk, security systems
    
By: craftersoftware     Published Date: Sep 19, 2013

Attention Java Developers: Learn how to build content rich enterprise websites with the most modern Java development tools and Web CMS

Tags : java, middleware, open source, web development, content management system, corporate portals, intranets
    
By: McAfee     Published Date: Nov 14, 2012

Every database, from the largest corporate data store to a small-scale MySQL deployment, contains valuable information. Hackers are as determined as ever, and employee-related abuses are on the rise.

Tags : sql, security, database, mcafee, hackers, web service security, open source, data protection
    
By: CollabNet     Published Date: Dec 20, 2011

Why the Cloud Is Advantageous for Agile, and for Accelerating its Enterprise-wide Adoption

Tags : cloud, development, alm, agile, software development, collaboration, dev team, production
    
By: CollabNet     Published Date: Dec 20, 2011

In this ever-changing world of software development, it's critical to keep up with technologies, methodologies and trends. Discover five tested and proven software development practices your team should be utilizing to accelerate software delivery.

Tags : agile, software development, continuous integration, alm, dev teams, accelerate delivery, developers, app dev
    
By: VMware     Published Date: Aug 17, 2011

See a demo of Zimbra and understand how Zimbra and other VMware technology reduce risk and deliver a complete email and collaboration solution.

Tags : open source email, shared calendar for linux, shared calendar for mac, zimbra, gyro, smb, networking, open source
    
By: VMware     Published Date: Aug 17, 2011

VMware Zimbra® delivers more value to SMBs than competing collaboration solutions, including greater user productivity, efficiency and agility.

Tags : open source email, shared calendar for linux, shared calendar for mac, zimbra, gyro, smb, knowledge management, application integration
    
By: Quantum - Quinstreet     Published Date: Aug 10, 2011

This technology brief provides 5 topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.

Tags : networking, storage, best practices, server virtualization, open source, data replication, virtualization, design and facilities
    
By: Quantum - Quinstreet     Published Date: Aug 10, 2011

Tape's evolving data storage role - Balancing Performance, Availability, Capacity, Energy for long-term data protection and retention

Tags : quantum, quinstreet, data deduplication, deduplication, nas, network attached storage, remote replication, virtual tape library
    
By: Red Hat Government     Published Date: Jul 21, 2011

This whitepaper describes the various forms that cloud computing can take and how different types of technology relate to each other.

Tags : red hat, open source, enterprise linux, enterprise solutions, virtualization, linux, unix, redhat
    
By: Red Hat Government     Published Date: Jul 21, 2011

Learn how your organization can deliver self-service application provisioning, flexible and standardized application deployments, and integrated management, without losing control or radically change existing management and development processes.

Tags : red hat, open source, enterprise linux, enterprise solutions, virtualization, linux, unix, redhat
    
By: Red Hat Government     Published Date: Jul 21, 2011

The Red Hat Cloud Quickstart consulting engagement leverages Red Hat's Cloud Foundations Reference Architecture Edition One to speed up assessing the viability of a cloud environment for your enterprise, and, if chosen, it can demonstrate a tangible implementation of a private cloud for testing purposes.

Tags : cloud quickstart, cloud computing, interoperability, red hat, open source, idc, enterprise linux, enterprise solutions
    
By: Red Hat Government     Published Date: Jul 21, 2011

Do you have an effective cloud governance plan? This whitepaper guides you through best practices for ensuring your applications and data can safely move between clouds - whether they are private, public or hybrid.

Tags : cloud governance, governance, consistency, portability, consistant, portable, cloud computing, interoperability
    
By: Klocwork     Published Date: May 11, 2011

This technical white paper looks at the issues of developing for multicore and multiprocessor environments in detail, explains how static analysis can be used to address them, and walks through two examples of these issues in prominent open source projects.

Tags : klocwork, software development cycle, multiprocessor, open source, processor architecture, database development, software outsourcing, web development
    
By: Klocwork     Published Date: May 11, 2011

This white paper examines how the next generation of source code analysis tools are moving high-quality source code analysis to the developer's desktop and performing it at the earliest point in the development cycle - before code check-in. Learn why the developer must be an integral part of the process of identifying, fixing and preventing bugs from reaching the code stream.

Tags : klocwork, software development cycle, static analysis, source code analysis tool, developer desktop, code stream, productivity, business analytics
    
By: Gluster     Published Date: Mar 17, 2011

This document discusses some of the unique technical aspects of the Gluster architecture, discussing those aspects of the system that are designed to provide linear scale-out of both performance and capacity without sacrificing resiliency.

Tags : gluster, cloud computing, virtual environments, open source storage software, infrastructure, storage management, storage virtualization, open source
    
By: Gluster     Published Date: Mar 17, 2011

This paper discusses Gluster's approach to performance, the factors that impact performance, and the results that customers should expect when adjusting those factors. The paper includes detailed performance results from both on-premise storage and Amazon Web Services cloud configurations.

Tags : gluster, storage capacity, cloud performance, virtual environments, open source, cloud configuration, storage area networks, storage management
    
By: Coverity, Inc.     Published Date: Nov 01, 2010

This report is the result of the largest public-private sector research project focused on open source software integrity, originally initiated between Coverity and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2006. The results from the 2010 edition of the Coverity Scan Open Source Integrity Report detail the findings of analyzing more than 61 million lines of open source code from 291 popular and widely-used open source projects such as Android, Linux, Apache, Samba and PHP, among others.

Tags : coverity, static analysis, dynamic analysis, software analysis, software defects, software bugs, product safety, software safety
    
By: Coverity, Inc.     Published Date: Aug 16, 2010

voke Names Coverity as a Transformational Company in the Testing Market Coverity has been rated as a Transformational company in the voke, inc. Market Mover Array Report for Testing Platforms. Coverity's rating is recognition of the impact that Coverity's software integrity strategy is making in shaping the future of the testing market.

Tags : coverity, static analysis, dynamic analysis, software analysis, software defects, software bugs, product safety, software safety
    
By: Black Duck Software     Published Date: Jul 16, 2010

This paper is for IT development executives looking to gain control of open source software as part of a multi-source development process. You can gain significant management control over open source software use in your development organization. Today, many IT executives, enterprise architects, and development managers in leading companies have gained management control over the externally-sourced software used by their application development groups. Download this free paper to discover how.

Tags : open source, development, architects, application development, software development, application integration, enterprise software, software testing
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jul 16, 2010

This paper tells managers evaluating middleware how it's done and why JBoss Enterprise Middleware products are an ideal platform for deploying mission-critical applications.

Tags : red hat, open source, jboss enterprise middleware, deployment platform, software localization, soa, application integration, enterprise software
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jul 16, 2010

By harnessing the perfect storm rather than letting it set priorities and dictate tasks, managers have the chance to truly transform their organizations through the use of open source.

Tags : red hat, open source, tco, roi, return on investment, total cost of ownership
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jul 14, 2010

This use case introduces Red Hat solutions that you can use to build a world-class web application infrastructure. Learn best practices that will scale as your company grows and find out how to increase your productivity while reducing costs.

Tags : red hat, web app infrastructure, productivity, web application environment, enterprise linux, open source, enterprise virtualization, jboss enterprise middleware
    
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