Want to get involved in open source? Explore our project directory. The Linux Foundation is home to 100+ open source projects, including some of the most influential and fastest-growing communities across cloud, networking, embedded and IoT, blockchain and data, platforms, security, and open source project management. We welcome your participation!

Acumos
The Acumos Project aims to make artificial intelligence (AI) available to everyone by providing a common framework and platform for the free exchange of machine learning solutions.
AllJoyn
The AllJoyn Open Source Project develops and supports the AllJoyn IOT framework. AllJoyn is a complete, open source, application framework for connected products, devices and services.
Automotive Grade Linux
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is an open source project that aims...
Carrier Grade Linux
Carrier Grade Linux has two main functions. First, interface with network equipment providers and carriers to gather requirements and produce specifications that Linux distribution vendors can implement.
CHAOSS
The Community Health Analytics Open Source Software project (CHAOSS) is focused on creating the analytics and metrics to help define community health.
Civil Infrastructure Platform
The Civil Infrastructure Platform (CIP) is a collaborative, open source project hosted by The Linux Foundation. The CIP project is focused on establishing an open source "base layer" of industrial grade software to enable ...
Cloud Foundry
The Cloud Foundry Foundation is an independent nonprofit organiz...
Cloud Native Computing Foundation
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s mission is to create a...
CNI
The CNI (Container Network Interface) project consists of a specification and libraries for writing plugins to configure network interfaces in Linux containers, along with a number of supported plugins. CNI concer...
Code Aurora
Code Aurora is a consortium of companies with open source projects serving the mobile wireless ecosystem.
containerd
An industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability.
CORD
CORD™ (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) combines NFV, SDN, and the elasticity of commodity clouds to bring datacenter economics and cloud agility to the Telco Central Office. CORD lets the operator manage t...
Core Embedded Linux Project
The mission of the Core Embedded Linux Project is to provide a vendor neutral place to discuss and establish core embedded Linux technologies.
Core Infrastructure Initiative
The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) is a multimillion-dollar project to fund and support critical elements of the global information infrastructure.
CoreDNS
CoreDNS provides DNS service discovery for the cloud and more.
cregit
The goal of the project is to explore how source code evolves with each contribution and over time. One of its main applications is the creation of a token-based view of the source code, deconstructing the code into the sm...
DiaMon Workgroup
The complexity of systems is growing rapidly; multi-core introduces notoriously difficult-to-find bugs; hypervisors, virtual machines, middleware, and cloud technologies create extra layers; heterogeneous systems are now...
DPDK
DPDK is the Data Plane Development Kit that consists of libraries to accelerate packet processing workloads running on a wide variety of CPU architectures.
Dronecode
The Dronecode Project is an open source, collaborative project that brings together existing and future open source drone projects under a nonprofit structure governed by The Linux Foundation. The result will be a common, ...
EdgeX Foundry
EdgeX Foundry™ is a vendor-neutral open source project hosted by The Linux Foundation building a common open framework for IoT edge computing.
FD.io
The Fast Data Project (FD.io), "Fido," is a Linux Foundation project that provides an IO services framework for the next wave of network and storage software.
Fluentd
Fluentd is an open source logging solution to unify data collection and consumption.
FOSSology
FOSSology is a proven, trusted tool for open source license comp...
FRRouting
FRRouting (FRR) is an IP routing protocol suite for Unix and Linux platforms which includes protocol daemons for BGP, IS-IS, LDP, OSPF, PIM, and RIP, and the community is working to make this the best routing protocol stac...
gRPC
gRPC is a high-performance, open source universal RPC framework....
Hyperledger
The Hyperledger Project (HLP) is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features for a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers that can transfor...
IO Visor Project
The IO Visor Project is an open source, technical community where industry participants may easily contribute to and adopt the project’s technology for an open programmable data plane for modern IO and networking applica...
IoTivity
Each day, more and more devices are coming online, adding to the ever-growing Internet of Things (IoT). Analysts agree the IoT will grow to many billions of devices over the next decade. The challenge for the IoT ecosystem...
JanusGraph
JanusGraph is a scalable graph database optimized for storing and querying graphs containing hundreds of billions of vertices and edges distributed across a multi...
JS Foundation
The JS Foundation is focused on mentoring projects across the entire JavaScript spectrum: client and server side application libraries; mobile application testing frameworks; JavaScript engines; and technologies pushing th...
Kinetic Open Storage
Kinetic Open Storage Project is dedicated to creating an open standard around Ethernet-enabled, key/value Kinetic devices. By creating an open source standard for accessing Kinetic drives, it expands the available ecosyste...
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.
Let’s Encrypt
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. Let’s Encrypt is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
Linkerd
Resilient service mesh for cloud native applications. Linkerd is...
Linux
Linux is the world’s most dominant operating system. Launched in 1991 by Linus Torvalds, it’s the quintessential example of user-led open source innovation, as it represented Linus’ desire for an operating system tha...
Linux Standard Base (LSB)
The Linux Standard Base was created to lower the overall costs of supporting the Linux platform. By reducing the differences between individual Linux distributions, the Linux Standard Base greatly reduces the costs involve...
LTSI
The LTSI is an ecosystem-wide collaborative project to create and maintain long-term sustainable kernel.
Node.js Foundation
Node.js Foundation builds and supports the Node.js platform and other related modules. Node.js is used by tens of thousands of organizations in more than 200 countries and amasses more than 2 million downloads per month. I...
ODPi
ODPi is a nonprofit organization committed to simplification and standardization of the big data ecosystem with a common reference specification called ODPi Core. Apache Hadoop, its components, and Apache Hadoop Distros a...
ONOS
The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) is a software defined networking (SDN) OS for service providers that has scalability, high availability, high performance, and abstractions to make it easy to create applications an...
Open Accessibility (A11y) Group
First chartered in 2004 as the Linux Foundation Accessibility Workgroup (LFA), the Open Accessibility (A11y) Group functions today within The Linux Foundation to establish free and open standards that enable comprehensive ...
Open API Initiative
The Open API Initiative (OAI) is focused on creating, evolving, ...
Open Container Initiative
In the past two years, there has been rapid growth in both inter...
Open Mainframe Project
The Open Mainframe Project is intended to serve as a focal point...
Open Network Automation Platform
The new Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project brings t...
Open Printing
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Open Security Controller
Open Security Controller Project is a software-defined security orchestration solution that automates deployment of virtualized network security functions, like next-generation firewall, intrusion prevention systems and ap...
Open vSwitch
In modern data centers, networking functions are increasingly performed by software running on servers, either as part of the application or within a hypervisor. While the traditional Layer-2 Linux bridge addresses many co...
OpenChain Project
The OpenChain Project will provide a baseline process that can b...
OpenDaylight
The OpenDaylight foundation promotes and advances the global dev...
OpenHPC
OpenHPC is a Linux Foundation project whose mission is to provid...
OpenMAMA
OpenMAMA is an open source project hosted under the auspices of The Linux Foundation, developed and designed using a collaborative effort by an open community of professionals and volunteers collectively known as contribu...
OpenMessaging
The mission of the OpenMessaging project is to collaboratively develop: vendor-neutral and language-independent industry standards and guidelines for the use of messaging applications across industries.
OpenSDS
OpenSDS is an open source project community working to address software-defined storage integration challenges particularly in scale out cloud environments dealing with multiple storage platform providers.
OpenSwitch
Enterprise-grade switches power the internet by moving data pack...
OpenTracing
OpenTracing – A vendor-neutral open standard for distributed tracing.
OPNFV
OPNFV is a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform to ac...
PNDA
Today, big data analytics architectures typically consist of a n...
Prometheus
Power your metrics and alerting with a leading open source monitoring solution – Prometheus.
R Consortium, Inc.
The R Consortium, Inc. is a group organized under an open source governance and foundation model to provide support to the R community, the R Foundation, and groups and individuals using, maintaining, and distributing R s...
Real-Time Linux
The Real-Time Linux (RTL) Collaborative Project was founded by industry experts to advance technologies for the robotics, telecom, manufacturing, and medical industries. The RTL Collaborative Project will initially focus ...
RethinkDB
RethinkDB is the first open-source, scalable JSON database built from the ground up for the realtime web. It inverts the traditional database architecture by exposing an exciting new access model – instead of polling for...
rkt
An application container engine developed for modern production cloud-native environments. rkt is designed to be secure, composable, and standards-based.  
SNAS.io
SNAS.io provides network routing topologies for software-defined applications. The project tackles the challenge of tracking and analyzing network routing topology data in real time for those using BGP as a control protoco...
Software Package Data Exchange
The Software Package Data Exchange® (SPDX®) specification is a...
Tizen
Tizen is an open source project that is the home of the Tizen software platform, a mobile and device operating system based on Linux and other popular upstream projects. Tizen supports multiple device categories, such as s...
TODO Group
Open source is part of the fabric of each of our companies. Between us, our open source programs enable us to use, contribute to, and maintain thousands of projects, both large and small.  
Xen Project
The Xen Project is the leading open source virtualization platform that is powering some of the largest clouds in production today. Amazon Web Services, Aliyun, Rackspace Public Cloud, Verizon Cloud, and many hosting servi...
Yocto Project
The Yocto Project is an open source collaboration project that provides templates, tools, and methods to help you create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products, regardless of the hardware architecture. It was fou...
Zephyr Project
Zephyr Project is a small, scalable, real-time operating system for use on resource-constrained systems supporting multiple architectures. Developers are able to tailor their optimal solution. As a true open source project...