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The Linux Foundation Transforms the Energy Industry with New Initiative: LF Energy

The Linux Foundation Transforms the Energy Industry with New Initiative: LF Energy RTE, Europe’s Biggest Transmission System Provider, the European Network of Transmission System Operators, Vanderbilt University and The Electric Power Research Institute Supports LF Energy and Open Source Innovation By Jim Zemlin We are thrilled to introduce the new LF Energy initiative to support […]

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Internet Giant Tencent Becomes Linux Foundation Platinum Member, Advances Commitment to Open Source Innovation

The Linux Foundation – home to the largest open source technology collaboration effort in the world – returned to China for the second year for the LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen conference.  China understands the great value of open source code development and how it helps maximize innovation and rapid advancement across all industries. During […]

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Microsoft Buys GitHub: The Linux Foundation’s Reaction

‘In War: Resolution, In Defeat: Defiance, In Victory: Magnanimity, In Peace: Good Will.’ Winston S. Churchill This week Microsoft announced that it is purchasing GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock. I waited for a few days to write up my thoughts because this is something that deserves some thoughtful reflection. The bottom line:  This is […]

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OpenBMC Project Community Comes Together at The Linux Foundation to Define Open Source Implementation of BMC Firmware Stack

The OpenBMC Project community is coming together with the goal of defining a stack that will work across heterogeneous systems that include enterprise, HPC, telco, and cloud-scale data centers. The organizations behind the new project each have already made substantial contributions to creating open source baseboard management controller (BMC) firmware. Now, working together, they will […]

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In Joining Cloud Native Computing Foundation, SAP Steps Up Its Open Source Commitment

SAP has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as the sixth Platinum level member to join so far this fall. This comes on the heels of the company joining The Linux Foundation’s Open API Initiative on September 24. SAP is one of the largest and most important makers of enterprise software in the world today. And […]

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In Joining Cloud Native Computing Foundation, SAP Steps Up Its Open Source Commitment

SAP has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as the sixth Platinum level member to join so far this fall. This comes on the heels of the company joining The Linux Foundation’s Open API Initiative on September 24. SAP is one of the largest and most important makers of enterprise software in the world today. And […]

New Initiatives to Create Sustainable Open Source Projects at The Linux Foundation

Open Source Summit North America 2017 Open source software isn’t only growing. It’s actually accelerating exponentially in terms of its influence on technology and in society. The sheer number of projects and developers in open source today are just amazing. There are: 23 million open source developers worldwide 22 million accounts and 64 million repositories […]

New Initiatives to Create Sustainable Open Source Projects at The Linux Foundation

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text] Open source software isn’t only growing. It’s actually accelerating exponentially in terms of its influence on technology and in society. The sheer number of projects and developers in open source today are just amazing. There are: 23 million […]

If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Improve It: CHAOSS Project Creates Tools to Analyze Software Development and Measure Open Source Community Health

Today over 80 percent of the software in any technology product or service is open source. And this trend is growing. According to a recent study by Sonatype, every day the supply of open source across all ecosystems increases by about 1,100 new projects and 10,000 new versions. This raises important questions about which open […]

If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Improve It: CHAOSS Project Creates Tools to Analyze Software Development and Measure Open Source Community Health

Today over 80 percent of the software in any technology product or service is open source. And this trend is growing. According to a recent study by Sonatype, every day the supply of open source across all ecosystems increases by about 1,100 new projects and 10,000 new versions. This raises important questions about which open […]