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Chief Information Security Officers are hounded by two questions: Is my company’s technology compliant? And: Are all of the cloud products and services our company uses compliant? Compliance continues to be a major issue inhibiting cloud adoption across enterprises, especially those working in highly regulated areas such as government, finance or healthcare. In the healthcare …

The GNU Debugger, more commonly known by its command, gdb, is an interactive console to help you step through source code, analyze what gets executed, and essentially reverse-engineer what’s going wrong in a buggy application. The trouble with troubleshooting is that it’s complex. GNU Debugger isn’t exactly a complex application, but it can be overwhelming if you don’t …

  Google helps protect billions of users every day through the use of a robust set of tools designed to keep users safe online. We’re proud to provide a wide range of these same resources to help developers build safe and successful apps. User participation increases when people have a safe and positive app engagement. …

If you’re managing large and complex projects, try replacing Microsoft Project with an open source option. Projects like building a satellite, developing a robot, or launching a new product are all expensive, involve different providers, and contain hard dependencies that must be tracked. The approach to project management in the world of large projects is …

The decades pass, but we still write software in the same way as in the XX century. Our software is a large castle, formed by several layers superimposed and mixed, in order to facilitate its own maintenance, but which, in fact, end up creating the opposite effect: a true monolith. Whaaaattt? Oh yes! Class structures, …

Open source enhances creativity by breaking you out of a proprietary mindset and opening your mind to possibilities. Explore several open source creative programs. In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I’ll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Today I’ll explain why Linux is an …

Bash is the default command line shell on most Linux systems. So why not learn how to get the most out of it? Bash is the default command line shell on most Linux systems. So why not learn how to get the most out of it? This year, Opensource.com featured many great articles to help …

Migrating and modernizing your application and moving to the cloud can be a really fun and interesting challenge. You can learn a lot through looking at solutions and architectures. But, If anyone tells you that migrating applications is “easy,” you probably stop listening immediately. The tools might be easy to use, but application migration is …

SAP SE announced that it has acquired AppGyver Oy, a pioneer in no-code development platforms that enable users with no coding skills to build applications for Web and mobile uses. With the acquisition, SAP is better able to help customers and partners adapt their IT systems efficiently to their specific needs and optimize the usability …

Trust in open source is a positive feedback loop. This is an edited excerpt from my forthcoming book on Trust in Computing and the Cloud for Wiley and leads on from a previous article I wrote called Trust & choosing open source. In that article, I asked the question: What are we doing when we say, “I trust open source …