Essays Tagged: "Open source"


(5 pages) 195 0 3.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Open Source Software What are the advantages of Open source software vs closed software

end user has no view into the source code of the product. Examples the Microsoft Operating Systems.Open source software is any piece of software where a normal end user is granted a full view into th ... nto the source code and has the option to modify this code for his or her own purpose.Examples LinuxOpen Sourced software by definition, is any program or application that is freely distributed,non-pl ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The dinosaur that refuses to die - IBM Servers

systems at the same time - indeed IBM is the first company that has come out strongly in support of Open Source environments like Linux as an option that customers should have.The other change is the ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


whose does not agree with copyright or does not understand copyrighting they can use what we call "Open Source" from Linux. Therefore, government in Indonesia has declared "Indonesia Go Open Source" ... hich is an act that purpose to use the software without any patent (free software). The concept of "Open Source" is to open the "source code" from software. Furthermore, Copyrighting is still one of t ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Open source vs. Closed source

Open sourced software should be adopted by business and software community because of the advantages ... , for current businesses a mixed model is the best choice.The cost of each model is very different; open source is free but usually has to be customized for each company thus adding to the TCO, while ... very concrete uses, and almost zero customizability. The best analogy of this is the gum analogy: 'Open-source is like a piece of gum after it's been chewed. It's soft, flexible and has many uses, wh ...

(2 pages) 82 2 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Legal Liabilities Involved with Open Source Development

INTRODUCTIONRecently, there has been considerable debate on open source and free software licenses. Although open source licenses appear to be a good solution i ... any cases, there are still many legal risks which should be taken into account. Companies which use open source licenses as their licensing strategy may not be aware of all the legal problems regardin ... e GPL as a part of proprietary software.This paper seeks to analyze the main legal risks concerning open source and free software licenses. It is submitted that one should carefully consider different ...

(14 pages) 103 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Open Source Software and Developing nations.

INTRODUCTION.From its very start the idea of Open Source Software (OSS) has been highly political. The principle of publishing the source code of ... to participate in (Information and Communications Technologies) ICTs for development, the need for open source software has emerged. There is a global trend toward open source software, which have be ... meet their basic health and educational needs. It is from this dimension that the Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) was formed. We believe that developing countries are extr ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Operating System Common on the Internet

main characteristics that sets it apart from other operating systems such as Windows is that it is open source, meaning that the source code comes with it and the user is able to modify, sell or redi ... ort over four billion users logged in at once.Linux is mostly used by programmers for the option of open source and the tools that come with it, large companies for its stability and Internet service ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Computer hackers

itself into a piece of spy ware or other malware" means that hackers can go in Linux os as it is an open source and they can download it with some kind of spyware or viruses that can exploit the whole ... Hackers are computer experts that can break into people's computers and exploit there whole system.Open source software is free and available to every in the whole world. Any one can use it or modify ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

open source

Is open-source software the key to the future of free errorless technology? Microsoft currently holds t ... ntly holds the vast majority of the market, but can they keep that market share for long? Linux, an open-source software company, would argue that it definitely has the possibility of becoming the wor ... definitely has the possibility of becoming the world?s leader in operating systems. What exactly is open-sourced software, and what are its advantages and disadvantages? What do the consumers and deve ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Software applications (with citations)

businesses at all levels to include the military discussed in this paper are proprietary software, open source software, and free software. The conclusion of this paper will decide the recommended be ... ights or authorization.The most commonly utilized software applications in the world of business is Open source software (OSS). Open source software began as a marketing campaign for free software. OS ...

(5 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Information Technology and Open Source Marketing in the Participation Age

Grenoble Graduate School of Business: MBA Marketing AssignmentInformation Technology and Open Source Marketing in the Participation AgePatrick PetitNovember 2007Executive SummaryThe social ... hemarkets of the 21st century, think that the answer to this issue lies in a phenomenon known as theOpen Source Movement, which has pioneered the era of the Participation Age.Sun Microsystems, a compu ... following the breakdown of the dot-com business and the rise of thecommodity computing concept, by open-sourcing most of its intellectual property assets. Thecompany, influenced by the values and vis ...

(25 pages) 127 1 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

True Crypt

tion handling: Data encryption 2009) Another important thing about TrueCrypt is that it is free and open-source encryption software. It can be run on Windows, MAC OS and also Linux. TrueCrypt has its ...

(2 pages) 1749 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Acquiring New Information Systems

e income to buy it. The Aritzia management has decided to supplement its brick-and-mortar stores by opening an online store. The management is at critical juncture to decide on the acquisition process ... e store. The management team faces two critical decisions:Building or buying the information systemsOpen Source or Proprietary SoftwareAfter analysing the alternatives the management team recommends A ...

(10 pages) 63 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Should a company select proprietary, open source, or free software for its most important business information systems?

SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1Should a company select proprietary, open source, or free software for it's most important information systems?TUI UniversityDr. William ... oftware for it's most important information systems?TUI UniversityDr. William Kaghan�AbstractOpen source software is the type of software that companies should elect for all their most importan ... of your most valuable needs. It is constantly evolving keeping the companies technology up to date. Open source software does not require a new upgrade for features. Simply expansion on what you alrea ...

(4 pages) 40 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

open source

What Is Open Source?Technically, "open source" means software that issupplied with the original code in whic ... ed without explicit permission (and often a payment) to the software owner. Most people now define "open source" more narrowly to as software with the following further characteristics:• It is pr ... ensed out under the same terms that it was licensed in. Sample licenses are available at Please note, that it is acceptable to sell commercial software in a bundle with this ...

(10 pages) 6 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Open Source and Closed Source

Open Source Vs Closed SourceThe debate concerning the security in Open Source and Closed Source is t ... d highlight the benefits of both the form of software. Both have their own advantages and drawbacks.Open source has all the codes available for the users and developers, it even allows developers to a ... aid for it however there are generous people who contribute to the development. Cardinal example of Open Source is Linux, Virtual Box, VLC media player, Mozilla Firefox.In Open source the unlimited de ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Structure in 5’s

nfiguration will emerge as the fashionable structure of the post-adhocratic age.' 'In fact, various sources I consulted referred to five, six, and seven colors. I even tried to count, but there was co ...

(41 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers