Google donates AI model Gemma to open source community
In recent weeks, most of the talk has been about Gemini at Google. A new AI model from Google that is supposed to become the engine of all AI projects. Today Google Deepmind suddenly presents an open model called Gemma. Open in this case means that the model can be used anywhere. Hugging Face is on... Read more
Google brings Magika for file detection with AI to the open source community
Google recently made its Google Magika technology open source. The technology uses AI and helps security specialists accurately identify files.
Google Magika technology works with a self-developed, highly optimized deep learning model, the tech giant indicates. This model is trained using the s... Read more
Docker twists left on testing with AtomicJar
Software containers stalwart Docker, Inc. has acquired AtomicJar, a company known for its status and stewardship of the open source project Testcontainers. If it were not immediately obvious from the name, Testcontainers is focused on testing containers, container testing and testing with container... Read more
Lunar.dev: Houston, we have API management
As software application developers make increasing use of componetised, containerised and compartmentalised elements to build composite applications, many of the services brought into the new software code stacks being created come in through the use of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Of... Read more
SUSE introduces new openSUSE distribution Slowroll
SUSE is updating several openSUSE projects.
One of the developments within openSUSE is the introduction of the open-source Slowroll distribution. This is a "rolling" release distribution with a slower release cycle than other openSUSE distributions. Slowroll is based on another openSUSE project,... Read more
PostgreSQL 16 offers enhanced functionality for everyday workloads
PostgreSQL version 16 was released recently. This latest version of the open-source database adds performance-enhancing functionality for replication and monitoring, parallel queries, bulk loading and further support for SQL/JSON standards, among other things.
The arrival of PostgreSQL 16 gives ... Read more
CNCF’s Notary and Notation get first full release
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation's (CNCF) Notary Project and Notation Project standardization projects for supply chain security have received a major update with version 1.0.0, marking their first full release.
The Notary Projects and its derivative Notation are two development projects fo... Read more
OpenSSF launches manifesto for responsible open-source use
The OpenSSF End Users Working Group wants end users of open-source software to pay more attention to the responsible use of the software. To this end, the Open Source Consumption Manifesto (OSCM) has now been presented.
With the manifesto, OpenSSF wants to achieve that end-users of open-source s... Read more
Redis extends to add vector search & wider tools
Databases are still changing. Despite having been on the planet for some 60-years depending on which history of data analysis you care to read, the development of databases continues to grow every year. Primarily driven by new use cases for data, databases of all descriptions are also evolving due ... Read more
SUSE partners with Oracle and Rocky Linux for freely available EL source code
SUSE partnered with Oracle and CIQ, the party behind Rocky Linux, to encourage developers to create a RHEL-compatible distribution. The partnership supports this by offering the Linux source code for free and open.
SUSE, Oracle and CIQ together form OpenELA, an abbreviation for Open Enterprise ... Read more