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Uber joins Linux Foundation cementing commitment to open source tools – TechCrunch

Uber joins Linux Foundation cementing commitment to open source tools – TechCrunch Uber announced today at the 2018 Uber Open Summit that it was joining the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member, making a firm commitment to using and contributing to open source tools. Uber CTO Thuan Pham sees the …

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Canonical plans to raise its first outside funding as it looks to a future IPO – TechCrunch

Canonical plans to raise its first outside funding as it looks to a future IPO – TechCrunch It’s been 14 years since Mark Shuttleworth first founded and funded Canonical and the Ubuntu project. At the time, it was mostly a Linux distribution. Today, it’s a major enterprise player that offers …

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The Ceph storage project gets a dedicated open-source foundation – TechCrunch

The Ceph storage project gets a dedicated open-source foundation – TechCrunch Ceph is an open source technology for distributed storage that gets very little public attention but that provides the underlying storage services for many of the world’s largest container and OpenStack deployments. It’s used by financial institutions like Bloomberg …

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Google Cloud wants to make it easier for data scientists to share models – TechCrunch

Google Cloud wants to make it easier for data scientists to share models – TechCrunch Today, Google Cloud announced Kubeflow pipelines and AI Hub, two tools designed to help data scientists put the models they create to work across their organizations. Rajen Sheth, director of product management for Google Cloud’s …

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HashiCorp scores $100M investment on $1.9 billion valuation – TechCrunch

HashiCorp scores $100M investment on $1.9 billion valuation – TechCrunch HashiCorp, the company that has made hay developing open source tools for managing cloud infrastructure, obviously has a pretty hefty commercial business going too. Today the company announced an enormous $100 million round on a Unicorn valuation of $1.9 billion. …

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Cockroach Labs launches CockroachDB as managed service – TechCrunch

Cockroach Labs launches CockroachDB as managed service – TechCrunch Cockroach Lab’s open source SQL database, CockroachDB, has been making inroads since it launched last year, but as any open source technology matures, in order to move deeper into markets it has to move beyond technical early adopters to a more …

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IBM is betting the farm on Red Hat — and it better not mess up – TechCrunch

IBM is betting the farm on Red Hat — and it better not mess up – TechCrunch Who expects a $34 billion deal involving two enterprise powerhouses to drop on a Sunday afternoon, but IBM and Red Hat surprised us yesterday when they pulled the trigger on a historically large deal. …

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