Microsoft's new CodePlex Foundation aims to encourage commercial software companies to collaborate and contribute to open source communities.
The European Commission's decision to investigate Oracle's plan to acquire Sun Microsystems is focused largely on the future of the open source MySQL database.
Big Iron shops have two options to run their Windows applications on System z: emulation via z/Vos or full-blown porting via Mono.
Red Hat released the fourth update of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) platform, which the company is calling the foundation of its virtualization portfolio.
New report from IDC forecasts growth in Linux server operating system subscriptions and non-paid deployments will slow to a compound annual growth rate of 1.1 percent over the next five years.
In its latest bid to show its support for PHP, Microsoft late last week released a toolkit that will bridge the popular scripting language to .NET-based data-driven applications.
Looking to capitalize on growing interest by enterprises for open source solutions, Red Hat this week has revamped its partner program adding a premier tier and offering three levels of specialization.
The leading supplier of virtualization technology looks to extend its platform-as-a-service (PaaS) effort by adding the chief sponsor of the open source Spring Framework.
Google’s data acquisitiveness is yielding telling stats about open source code.
IDC report says expenditures by enterprises on open source software jumped 34 percent last year and spending in 2009 is on pace to increase at least another 24 percent.
Looking to expand the reach of its popular QuickBooks software, Inuit this week has launched an open source effort.
Coalition of more than 50 companies, academic institutions and related groups formed around creating greater acceptance of open-source software in government information technology systems.
Microsoft takes once unthinkable step of contributing 20,000 lines of source code of Hyper-V drivers under GPLv2.
Google is developing an operating system designed primarily for lightweight Web-based tasks, the company announced on Tuesday.