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REVIEW: 3 free open source reporting tools

Eclipse BIRT, Jasper Reports and Pentaho offer many features similar to costly commercial products, only for free

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10 Most important open source networking projects

Increasing demands on the network to scale to unprecedented levels and at the same time become more customized to specific use cases has led to the emergence of new networking technology. As new ways of applying software to control...

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How to quicken your site's webpage load time

If you migrate away from a CMS system, not only can you make your webpages smaller and faster-loading, but you can save significantly on server infrastructure costs as well.

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The top 7 Linux IoT projects

IoT, in all of its manifold forms, is increasingly a Linux game, and the Linux Foundation lists seven projects as the key players in the march of connected open-source systems. Here's a rundown.

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The problem with Linux packaging in large organizations

Until the Linux world standardizes on a single package format across all distributions, we have AppImage, FlatPak and Open Build Service to make our lives a little easier.

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Nextcloud 12 expands data storage to support large organizations

Thanks to Global Scale, Nextcloud 12 data storage server supports tens of thousands of users per server, as well as multiple servers across the world.

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Microsoft discusses progress in Git migration

Microsoft's migration of the Windows repository to Git hasn’t been flawless. The company's Brian Harry gives an update on its progress.

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Write apps with zero code using Microsoft Windows Template Studio

Microsoft’s new Windows Template Studio in Visual Studio lets you build a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app without having to write any code.

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The ultimate Linux Trojan horse: Windows Subsystem for Linux

With Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), organizations can now run Linux distributions such as Fedora, openSUSE and Ubuntu on Windows.

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Building Linux-powered devices, part 1: Making my Linux-only world a reality

To live in a Linux-only world, you have to build the devices yourself. In step one of his journey, Bryan Lunduke prepares to build a Linux-powered handheld game console.

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What has OpenStack done for me lately? The next 5 issues to address

By focusing on these critical areas, the OpenStack community can extend fully-open private and hybrid cloud infrastructure to everyone

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You really should know what the Andrew File System is

It's a good bet that most cloud computing devotees have no idea what the Andrew File System (AFS) is, though this foundation technology just earned its creators a major Association for Computing Machinery award and accompanying $35K...

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18 things you should know about using Linux tools in Windows 10

Windows 10 can now run (many) Linux binaries. Yes, really. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of the Windows Subsystem for Linux.

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Hottest news from OpenStack Summit

This week than 5,000 attendees from 63 countries descended on Boston and more than 100 sponsoring companies released myriad products and services. Here are some of the highlights.

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Why Edward Snowden loves open source

Infamous government hacker Edward Snowden believes open source is fundamentally better than proprietary technology, which he believes disempowers users.

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Verizon taps into open source, white box fervor with new CPE offering

Verizon this week said it would begin offering x86-based servers with OpenStack software aimed at customers looking to support all manner of advanced cloud, software defined networking and network functions virtualization (NSF)-based...

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Dell EMC's newest switches will come with its open network OS

Dell's drive into open networking accelerated on Monday with the announcement of the first switches to ship with OS10, the company's network operating system that's based on open source.

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Mirantis scores sweet Vodafone deal. More fuel for the OpenStack fire

Vodafone selected Mirantis to deliver OpenStack as part of Vodafone's network virtualization program—Vodafone Ocean.

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