For the creators of Drupal, Curl, and Fio, their projects didn’t seem like work. There might be a lesson for the rest of us.
Stories by Matt Asay
Many important projects are maintained by volunteer developers who may now have more pressing needs than volunteering.
We rightly put open source contributors on a pedestal, but perhaps we should rethink the hierarchy of contributions
Just as the Unix philosophy provided a blueprint for open source, open source practices and design principles provided a model for the cloud.
Kubernetes adoption is happening even faster than you think. Credit the project’s unusual degree of openness
Quick, can you spot the common link between MongoDB, DataStax, Redis Labs, Percona, Couchbase, and EnterpriseDB?
There has been a lot of talk about open source sustainability over the past few years, and for good reason.
Is Kubernetes the perfect defence against cloud lock-in, or a needlessly complex solution to a problem nobody has?
If you think the cloud will drive data centres to extinction and that AI projects are doomed to fail, think again.
The best software is software that companies build to scratch their own itches and address their own day-to-day needs
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.
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