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OSI Speaks at All Things Open Event

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  • APIs will glue together the Internet of things

    The so-called Internet of things can be up close and personal, and APIs are the key to making it happen

    The article was originally published at InfoWorld.com, and authored by Open Software Integrators president and founder, Andrew C. Oliver.

    OSI Speaks at NCTA's Emerging Tech & Trends Event

    Emerging Tech + Trends

    Join Open Software Integrators, Sentinel Data Centers, Wyrick Robbins & Socrata to discuss open source licensing issues and best practices! 

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    The Open Source Business Approach
    The open source movement has revolutionized the way software is developed.  However, patent and licensing issues can hinder innovation and development.  This panel will explore the latest in open source licensing and steps to best protect your software assets.

    Big data, There's signal in that noise

    When the data you capture and crunch is large and disorderly, interesting bits may come along for the ride. Don't squeeze the life out of it -- explore it

    The article was originally published at InfoWorld.com, and authored by Open Software Integrators president and founder, Andrew C. Oliver.

    What I wish I'd known starting out as a programmer

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    The article was originally published at InfoWorld.com, and authored by Open Software Integrators president and founder, Andrew C. Oliver.

    OSI is Proud to Sponsor All Things Open 2014

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  • InfoWorld: With Hadoop HBase, Splice Machine breathes new life into old RDBMS

    Wait, don't they have SQL databases for that? Splice Machine mashes up scalability of Hadoop with RDBMS transactionality

    Splice Machine advertises itself as "the only Hadoop RDBMS." The idea is to give you a transactionally correct database that has the underlying scalability features of HBase. According to its creators, Splice Machine behaves like a normal SQL RDBMS.

    InfoWorld: Oracle hasn't killed Java -- but there's still time

    Java core has stagnated, Java EE is dead, and Spring is over, but the JVM marches on. C'mon Oracle, where are the big ideas?

    Oracle's last two crap quarterly earnings can most definitely be described as the chickens coming home to roost. The core of the problem is that Oracle lacks anyone who can have a big idea, and a sales machine won't produce the results that investors are accustomed to unless they have something to sell.

    Gartner gets the 'data lake' concept all wrong

    For $200, Gartner tells you 'data lakes' are bad and advises you to try real hard, plan far in advance, and get governance correct

    InfoWorld: How to create a data lake for fun and profit

    The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it

    Most credit James Dixon of the open source BI vendor Pentaho with coining the phrase "data lake." Think of a data lake as an unstructured data warehouse, a place where you pull in all of your different sources into one large "pool" of data.