Are there really more than 40 million software developers on GitHub? Not even close
Stories by Matt Asay
Relational databases may keep ‘old stack’ workloads, but research suggests NoSQL databases will dominate ‘new stack’ spending
Open source has come under fire in recent years, with companies like MongoDB hoping to shift its very definition to include proprietary software.
60 years later, billions of lines of COBOL live on. Could Java, SQL, or Python last as long?
Funding open source has never been more important. It’s also never been harder.
Multicloud is supposed to lower costs and increase agility and innovation, but the opposite is true
It’s earnings season for the public cloud vendors and the chatter over who’s winning is heating up.
With three major functional upgrades to existing databases as well, the full complement of purpose-built AWS databases is now 15
We need to find ways to ensure commercial open source can thrive, without worrying about the big cloud providers sucking out all value without contributing back
Take full advantage of white-hat hackers to help you secure your code. And still do all the other security stuff you should do before you release your code
The irony is that what makes open source work—and differ from commercial software—is that only a few developers do the major work on any project
Although heavily dependent on Oracle today, Salesforce seems to be seeking database freedom—and its efforts could result in the same freedom for all enterprises
Linux has beat closed-source operating systems in every hardware category, but in mobile its Android derivative just can’t win in the ecosystem competition
New data debunks several myths around which companies lead in open source contributions
Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications