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Why Open Source Software is NOT Free

A common misconception among customers, who are not necessarily clued in to the open source philosophy, is about the ‘free’ attribute of open source. Here is how author explains to them what OSS…

Nilesh Sangoi - CTO Meru Cabs

India rides on Meru, Meru rides on open source!

What is the most important thing for India’s popular taxi service Meru Cabs, you ask ? The reply is simple! It is open source technology. Technology is not at the back-end of this…

Amar Vir

Case Study-“We use open source technologies for agility, flexibility and affordability”

Think of a domain where technology is being used and you will find open source leading from front. We, at Open Source For You, are trying to explore the possibilities of open source…

Case Study- We do the necessary hardening before we use open source technologies: CTO, ING Vyasa Bank

When you have to check the security levels of any technology, the standard is that one should look at its implementations in sensitive sectors like BFSI, Telecom, et al. And most of the…

Linux Shell Scripts

Shell Scripts you will love to use

In this article, I will share a few of my shell scripts which will be helpful in automating repetitive infrastructure task. All Scripts are written and tested on RHEL 6.1 x86. What the…

Case Study- “Open Source Technology Delivers More Intrinsic Value To Business!”

Gone are the days when the discussion was about open source or no open source. The discussion now is – How to make the most of open source. All kinds of businesses are resorting to…

android

Why Does Android Run Time (ART) Score Over Dalvik?

This article describes the advantages of using the Android Run Time (ART) over Dalvik VM in Android devices. Android [4.4] KitKat users must have noticed the new option to choose the default runtime…

Laravel June 2015

Laravel 5: What’s New?

Laravel is a free, open source, PHP Web application framework. Laravel v5 was launched in February 2015. This article is about how different it is from the older versions. Earlier this year, PHP…

apache cassandra

An Overview of Apache Cassandra

This article explores Apache Cassandra, an open source distributed database management system that is capable of handling large amounts of data across many servers with high availability and no single point of failure….

OSDB

An Overview of Open Source Databases

Every organisation keeps data. Over the last 50 years, electronic record-keeping, powered by Codd’s relational model, has become the foundation of the modern data driven business. Making decisions or defining strategies requires analysis…

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