open source

DevNews #91 – What we know about Angular 2.0 (so far)

If you’ve been working with Angular a lot recently, you may have received word about a set of potentially breaking changes in the next major version, 2.0. In this podcast, Ken Rimple, Don Coleman and Joel Confino discuss Angular 2.0, the reason for these changes, and some of the potential impact.

Business of Technology #4 – Gilt Groupe CTO Michael Bryzek on Gilt and Open Source

In this interview with Gilt Groupe CTO Michael Bryzek, we discuss how the company started, the open source technologies they’ve used, and how their open source commitment has evolved. We take some time to talk about the scale of their operation, and how they leverage micro services as a way to make it more manageable and scalable in both infrastructure and human terms.

The DataPhilly Meetups

Sujan Kapadia writes: “This year I’ve started going to the DataPhilly meetups, and I think I’m hooked. The bottom line is DataPhilly talks are very intriguing, expose you to topics you don’t encounter everyday, and give you the chance to meet “non-traditional” developers (scientists and statisticians), whose ranks are rapidly growing.”

The Pivotal Initiative – The Future of Spring and Open Source at VMware/EMC

EMC and VMware have poured their open source software development workforce into a new wholly-owned subsidiary, dubbed “The Pivotal Initiative”. This organization will focus on data science consulting and tooling from GreenPlum, including SpringSource/vFabric development teams. It is being girded by a team of forward-looking developers at Pivotal, a recent EMC purchase and well known … Read More

TechCast Special Event – Announcing the 2013 Philly Enterprise Hackathon Contest

PHILLY ENTERPRISE HACKATHON! APRIL 2-19, 2013! (got your attention?) This podcast episode is an interview with three leaders of the 2013 Philadelphia Enterprise Hack-a-thon contest, which is being launched at Philly Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise on April 2-3, 2013. The interviewees are: Mike Schellhase – Director of Field Applications – Bentley Systems Phil Moyer … Read More

TechCast #75 – Interview with Rod Johnson Part 2 – Focus on Scala

Rod Johnson is well known for his work creating and leading SpringSource, and the Spring Framework. But did you know he recently started working with TypeSafe organization? He’s advising them on their board of directors, and he’s working on his own Scala hobby application. He has some views about the language, how to start using … Read More

TechCast #60 – Ross Mason of Mulesoft on Mule 3

Ross Mason is the founder of Mule, an open source enterprise service bus that implements the Gregor and Hohpe Enterprise Integration Patterns.  Easy to install and configure, Mule does not place heavy demands on developers – there is no required canonical form, services can be expressed in a number of ways, and it supports a … Read More

Why Open Source Can Mean Better Support

One of the first questions enterprise clients ask us when they evaluate an open source platform is, “How good is the support?” The assumption is that a commercial platform means reliable 24/7 support while open source means you’re more or less on your own. But the opposite is often true: Not only are many open … Read More

More video reports from Philly ETE

Your intrepid reporter has recovered sufficiently enough to continue posting videos from the last week’s conference. There is still some work to do, but I hope to have everyone’s up by Monday. Continue to check back for audio feeds, too. This clip is from John Quillen. John ran the Open source is a Commercial Enterprise? … Read More

TechCast #40 – A roundtable discussion with the Open Solutions Alliance

Disclosure:  Chariot is an integration partner with the OSA. Panelists Nick Halsey – Marketing and Product Management at JasperSoft Debbie Moynahan – Community management and marketing for Fuse Open Source @ Progress SW Deb Woods – Product management at Ingres Anthony Gold – President of Open Solutions Alliance and board member of Blue Nog, CEO … Read More