OSS Silicon Valley

Month: August, 2014

[News] VMware announced to provide new supports for Docker and OpenStack

VMware announced integated OpenStack solution and provide supports for Docker in VMware world.


Office of the CTO – VMware and Docker


VMware community for OpenStack



[News] Google added 152 patents to “Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge”

Google announced they added 152 patents to OPN Pledge. This time is the largest expansion and the technologies for encription, prefetching, XML parsing,  and MapReduce are included.


Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge


The first article, “The history of Silicon Valley” was posted to OSSNews

[Information – “The history of Silicon Valley”]

The first article, “The history of Silicon Valley” was posted to “OSSNews”, the most popular internet news site for open source software in Japan.

“History of Silicon Valley” (original)


“History of Silicon Valley” (translated by Google)

[Information – “MariaDB Galera Cluster was released”]

MariaDB announced MariaDB Galera Cluster is available now. It is combined module between MariaDB and Galera Cluster which is developed by “Codership” as cluster technology for DB and API named “wsrep” was prepared to connect with MariaDB.



Top 10 Open Source myths in corporate IT

[Information – “Top 10 Open Source myths in corporate IT”]

There is an worthwhile posting if you cast doubt on the practicality of open source software. The following is the excerpt from the posting, though not only IBM, but also, other top IT companies such as Google, Facebook, etc contributes to develop open source software.

In the IBM Notes/Domino community, most open source is written by either IBMers or IBM Champions. And while many of them enjoy the nonstop stream of groupies and free beer that come with being open source contributors, most of them do it because they are addressing their own business needs in the process.


Core OS acquired Quay.io

[Information – “Core OS acquired Quay.io”]

Core OS announced that they acquired Quay.io which provides services in hosting private docker repositories. CoreOS’s customers who sign up for its service will get access to the CoreOS Enterprise Registry, powered by Quay.io.


Docker management utility, Panamax is released as open source software

[Information – “Docker management utility, Panamax is released as open source software”]

Panamax is an open source software which makes application deployment easier. It provides user interface for Docker, Fleet and CoreOS and you can create, share and deploy containerized app easily.



Critical defect was found in BIND named

[Information – “Critical defect was found in BIND named”]

New defect was found in BIND, EDNS printing processing (CVSS: 7.8). If you uses 9.10.x, you may be attached by DDoS, so it is recommended to update to the latest version.


Open Nubula 4.8 supports Microsoft Azure and IBM SoftLayer as hybrid cloud

[Information – “Open Nubula4.8 supports Microsoft Azure and IBM SoftLayer as hybrid cloud”]

Open Nubula is one of the cloud computing toolkit for managing data center’s virtual infrastructure and it orchestrates storage, network, virtualization, monitoring, and security technologies to deploy multi-tier services.

On the 12th of August, Open Nubula4.8 was released and it supports Microsoft Azure and IBM SoftLayer.


Open Nubula Project

Mitro is now open source

[Information – “Mitro is now open source”]

One of the password manager software, Mitro is joining Twitter and now it is released as open source software under GPLv3.