Latest open source publications


EU approves much-criticised Copyright Directive into law

Concerns surrounding user freedom as new EU Copyright Directive passed into law by 348 to 278. The European Parliament has passed new legislation which aims to overhaul the EU copyright system. A compromise agreed last month that received the backing of key European governments led to a vote which saw 348 members of the house… Read More


The cloud is the great enabler of open source

Are the major cloud providers risking the future of open source by reselling code as proprietary service? Or are Common Clause tags and SSPL licences undermining open source integrity? On the Techerati stage at Cloud Expo Europe 2019, panellists were asked for their thoughts on the row gripping the developer community AWS, the cloud arm… Read More


Accelerating your data lake in a multicloud environment with Qubole

Learn, get hands-on, and seek expertise from Qubole’s engineers and architects at Big Data World London 2019. Qubole will be hosting a series of presentations at and sponsoring the AI & ML Theatre at this year’s event. Hear about surging Presto adoption in the UK and Europe and how Qubole gives back to the open source… Read More


How open source drives innovation in the UK public sector
Although it may seem counterintuitive for a business model that involves making source code freely available for redistribution and modification, open source is everywhere. The history of how it arrived here: a belle-epoque of collaboration buoyed by serious investment from juggernauts like Amazon, Google and Facebook has been covered before. Less attention has been drawn... Read More

Unfurling StarlingX: OpenStack’s distributed cloud for the edge

Inspired by mumuration – the majestic self-organising, self-directed movement of flocks of starling birds – StarlingX backs itself as the open source software solution for the edge. The Stack spoke to two key pillars of the project – Wind River and Intel – to understand why they are pushing the edge open source The stage… Read More



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