The best software is software that companies build to scratch their own itches and address their own day-to-day needs
Stories by Matt Asay
We are all open sourcerors now. Let’s look back at some of the most significant open source innovations that got us here.
Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications.
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB's all-in-one-approach is what developers want, rather than specific tools such as AWS DynamoDB, Redshift and Aurora.
Alibaba Cloud seeks to displace AWS as the world's leading cloud provider. But in China it's protected from competition through government ties.
Open source contributions aren’t selfless charity but a virtuous intersection of corporate, user, and community benefit.
Microsoft has made the necessary steps to not merely run on Linux but to help shape the future of Linux.
Amazon's intelligent personal assistant has amassed more than 15,000 skills. If only we could find them
If Amazon's competitors think they can win customers with better pricing, they should think again.