Interviews

We Strongly Believe In FOSS Philosophy: Unmukti

Open source has always been considered to be complicated, which merits intensive training and learning. But nowadays, we have firms like Unmukti, who share their open source know-how with small and medium start-ups…

“We primarily look for people with good programming skills”

As an online tutoring platform, TutorVista customises open source applications to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. G Ramasubramani, CTO, TutorVista, tells OSFY readers what skills the company looks for while…

“Our goal is to advance Linux as a technology and collaborate with the community for mutual benefits”

SUSE is banking big on the Indian market. It is getting aggressive about increasing its market share in the enterprise space. The new team of leaders, courtesy its acquisition by the Attachmate Group,…

“Mozilla measures success by how much we are doing to improve the overall health of the open Web”

Mozilla’s rapid release cycle for the Firefox browser has had corporations a bit worried for a long time. Many feel that the Mozilla Foundation should slow down a bit for users to get…

“Intel involves a majority of developers with its initiatives”

Intel is one the biggest contributors to open source technology. It is an important member of The Linux Foundation, and is one of the most significant contributors to the Linux kernel as well….

‘Linux was chosen for Raspberry Pi with a purpose’

A credit-card sized computer with good capabilities at $25 is definitely amazing. Raspberry Pi is a trend-setting device. You may or may not like it, but you certainly cannot ignore it. Many small-sized…

“Ubuntu grew 160 per cent in India last year”

Canonical is bullish on its Indian operations and the company has every reason to feel so. Not only is its operating system, Ubuntu, making serious inroads into the Indian market, the company is…

Bruno Georges, Red Hat's Enterprise Application Platforms Engineering group

About JBoss Application Server 7 and Goals for 2012: An Interview

The JBoss’ Users and Developers Conference (JUDCon) was held in January at Bangalore, and featured discussions by top open source developers from around the world. Bruno Georges, currently heading Red Hat’s Enterprise Application…

Gianugo Rabellino, senior director of Open Source Communities, Microsoft

Microsoft: We Don’t Compete with Linux, But with Linux Vendors

With initiatives like the Imagine Cup and PhoneGap Meetup, Microsoft is surely taking many steps forward to engage with open source communities across the globe, including India. At the sidelines of OSI Days…

C N Krishnan, programme director, AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University

M.Sc. in FOSS from Anna University: AU-KBC’s C. N. Krishnan Throws Some Light

The real bottleneck in the growth of FOSS in India is inadequate and commercially sustainable deployment with ‘real world users’… Under Anna University’s new two-year online distance education programme, students can pursue an…

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