Mozilla contributor creates diabetes project for the masses
My open source story started in high school as a student. I always considered myself to be a hacker—not the malicious type, but the curious type who liked to tinker with code and hardware. My first encounter with open source was in 2001 when I installed my first Linux distro, Lindows. Of course, I was also an early user of Mozilla Firefox.
Practical tips for working with OpenStack
To build your own cloud and take advantage of the power of the open source powered OpenStack project takes dedicated resources and a good bit of learning. Due to the size of the project and the pace of development, keeping up can be difficult. The good news is that there are many resources to help, including the official documentation, a variety of OpenStack training and certification programs, as well as community-authored guides.
Apache Incubator accepts IBM's SystemML for open source development
IBM announced Tuesday that SystemML, a machine learning tool the company created, has been accepted into the Apache Incubator to further develop the tech for open source uses.
The company created Apache SystemML, as it's now called, with the enterprise in mind. It's made up of a declarative algorithm engine and optimizer, and the company said in a blog post that scalability is a core feature for enterprise data analysis. One open source community member who has worked on the project said he's excited for the role the new tech could play for him and other developers.