OSS Silicon Valley

Month: December, 2014

[Announcement] 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 660 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 11 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

[Announcement] New wiki page for Jenkins has been created

New wiki page for Jenkins has been created.
Jenkins is a software which provides continuous integration services for software development.

OSSSV Wiki – Jenkins
http://www.virago.sakura.ne.jp/osssv/public/index.php?cmd=read&page=Overall%2FJenkins

[News] Open source game engine, Godot has been released

Open source game engine, Godot has been released under MIT.
We can create 2D / 3D game with it and use it on multi-platform, Windows, OSX and Linux.

Godot
http://www.godotengine.org/wp/

[Events] Building Distributed Systems with Netflix OSS and Spring Cloud w/Matt Stine

Twitter, Linkedin and Netflix embrace JVM for their service with Netflix OSS.

[Date]
January 15, 17:30 – 20:30

[Location]
Pivotal
875 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA

[Charge]

Free

Building Distributed Systems with Netflix OSS and Spring Cloud w/Matt Stine
http://www.meetup.com/Pivotal-Open-Source-Hub/events/219264521/?a=ea1_grp&rv=ea1&_af_eid=219264521&_af=event

[News] Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service

Today’s funding brings Altiscale’s total raised to $42M
Altiscale has Hadoop in their backend and provides interface for the big data process as SaaS.

Tech Crunch – Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service
http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/09/altiscale-lands-30m-to-continue-building-hadoop-cloud-service/

[News] Fedora 21 has been released

Fedora 21 has been released. The latest fedora is composed of 3 type, Fedora Workstation, Fedora Server and Fedora Cloud.

Fedora Project
https://getfedora.org/

[News] Docker Launches Its First Commercial Product And Gets Into Orchestration Tools

In DockerCon Europe, Docker announced their first commercial products, Docker Machine, Docker Swarm and Docker Composer and IBM resell their products.

Tech Crunch – Docker Launches Its First Commercial Product And Gets Info Orchestration Tools
http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/04/docker-launches-its-first-commercial-product-and-gets-into-orchestration-tools/

[Events] OpenStack’s Secrets to Success: Rapid Innovation and Community Growth

Black Duck hosts the free webinar for OpenStack.

Black Duck’s webinar – OpenStack’s Secrets to Success: Rapid Innovation and Community Growth
https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&eventid=904798&sessionid=1&key=A172F59C82AEF56FF1562B1DAC33EB26&partnerref=email1&elq=b7645aa4ff644eedbda87f5677aa6481&elqCampaignId=69&sourcepage=register

[News] Stephen Hawking’s new speech system is free and open-source

Stephen Hawking’s new speech system seems to be based on open source software and Intel contributed to develop the system callled ACAT (Assistive Context Aware Toolkit).
His old system was 20 years old and thanks to the new system, his typing rate is doubled.

WIRED  – Stephen Hawking’s new speech system is free and open-source
www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2014-12/02/stephen-hawking-intel-communication-system

[News] Apache Drill Graduates to a Top-Level Project

Apache Drill is an open source query engine on Hadoop. The Apache Software Foundation has announced that it has promoted Drill to a top-level project at Apache.

Apache Drill
http://drill.apache.org/