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Buy vs Build: Delivering Better, Faster Software with Best of Breed Solutions

By Kendra Penrose, February 10, 2011

One of the most highly publicized software development project failures belongs to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Before 2000, many of the agency’s records were paper-based, preventing collaboration and analysis enabled by modern-day computer systems — a major shortcoming made public by the events of 9/11.

Category: perl, python, tcl

New White Paper: Tips and Tricks for Integrating Large-Scale Databases with Perl and Python

By Kendra Penrose, November 23, 2010

Integrating Databases with Perl and PythonNeed something to read as you travel this week for Thanksgiving? Then take a look at our latest best practices white paper, hot off the press, Expert Tips and Tricks for Integrating Large-Scale Databases with Perl and Python.

Category: perl, python

The True Cost of Open Source Software: New White Paper from ActiveState

By Shannon Yelland, March 2, 2010

Distilling the Debate: Is Open Source Software for You?

If you have researched open source software, even just a little, you’ve likely encountered two distinct worldviews:

  1. believers
  2. skeptics

Believers celebrate open source as free, collaborative code. In this paradigm, open source software isn’t just a free licensing model; it is a movement for building better, more flexible software. But, that’s just one side of the story. Open source skeptics raise compelling counterarguments for why open source software and the enterprise don’t mix.

Category: ActiveBlog, open source

Looking for a good read?

By Kendra Penrose, January 14, 2008

How about a white paper! We have just posted our first featured resource for 2008. License to Code: Indemnifying Your Business Against Open Source Licensing Liabilities Download it here. Happy reading.

How about a white paper!

We have just posted our first featured resource for 2008.

License to Code: Indemnifying Your Business Against Open Source Licensing Liabilities

Download White Papers here.

Happy reading.

Category: open source
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