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Dr K Y Srinivasan, principal architect at Microsoft

“Linux interoperability has been enabled through work across Microsoft”

Players in the Linux community often find Microsoft and open source technology not quite in sync. Ironically, Microsoft is one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel, but is still perceived as…

A Successful Start-up That Chose To Go the Open Source Way

What does it take to get a start-up going? Well, nothing much; just a great idea, a few devoted professionals and, of course, funds. Helical IT Solutions seems to have them all. A…

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FOSS Helps Naaptol Take E-Commerce to New Heights!

Naaptol, a leading virtual home shopping platform, grew phenomenally by placing its bets on open source technology. Adopting the FOSS model not only helped the e-commerce giant cut down on its early investments,…

The Making of the SUSE Brand in India

SUSE dreamt of making it big in India and has succeeded in doing so, over a period when people were still apprehensive about open source. Read on to learn how SUSE’s success story…

“IBM will continue to invest in open source technology projects”

IBM is one of those companies that banks big on open source technology. Those at the helm know this is where the future of technology lies. Diksha P Gupta from Open Source For…

Get Onto a Fast Track IT Career as a SysAdmin!

With enterprises adapting newer and quicker network technologies, the demand for proficient systems administrators has been growing steadily.  So, what does it take to fit the bill? OSFY gets in touch with industry…

Tuning the LAMP Stack to Boost the Performance of Drupal

The previous article in this series dealt with the various external factors that impact the performance of Drupal sites, exploring ways to mitigate them. Now, let’s look at how it’s possible to increase…

‘Developers play a key role in bringing about digital literacy’

Intel is one of the biggest contributors to open source technology, which also makes the company one of the biggest recruiters of open source professionals. The company has a lot of initiatives involving…

Linux Maintainer Greg K-H Talks About What Keeps Him Busy!

Greg Kroah Hartman, fondly known as Greg K-H, is one of the most important people working on the Linux kernel. He is the Linux stable kernel maintainer and is a Linux Foundation Fellow….

LifeSize packs a punch with Open Source technology!

While there are still organisations that are wary of adopting open source technology, firms like LifeSize take pride in resorting to open source technology to build their products. LifeSize provides high-definition video collaboration…

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