Open source communities and projects are examples of non-standard work structures that are successfully productive while existing outside typical paradigms for "work." OpenSSL, for example, is an incredibly important software library that serves a large majority of websites across the web. The authors of the software, ranging from one time collaborators to continuous contributors, have collectively forged arguably the most important networking encryption library to date, and they've done it outside traditional business models. The software is a the result of effort from a diverse community of volunteers working on "their own time," rather than on the rigid production model of a proprietary software development firm.
HPE Introduces Linux Server for Data Analytics and Real-Time Computing
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has rolled out a new Linux-based server that it says will help enterprises manage high-performance, large-volume data analytics and real-time processing workloads.
The platform, called the HPE Integrity MC990 X Server, was announced Tuesday. The company says it was developed in response to growing demand for more efficient and scalable computing power for the datacenter.
Wine Staging 1.9.3 Adds Compatibility Fixes for a Bunch of Older Windows Games
Canonical Updates the All-Snap Snappy Ubuntu Images to Remove Misplaced SSH Key
We reported last week that Canonical, through Michael Vogt, informed all users of the Snappy Ubuntu Core operating system for embedded and IoT (Internet of Things) devices about the general availability of new all-snap images.