Open Source

Venerable Shogun was created in 1999 and written in C++, but can be used with Java, Python, C#, Ruby, R, Lua, Octave, and Matlab. The latest version, 6.0.0, adds native support for Microsoft Windows and the Scala language. Though popular and wide-ranging, Shogun has competition. Another C++-based machine learning library, Mlpack, has…

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Ncrack is a command-line tool designed for high-speed, large-scale auditing of credentials over the network. It uses a syntax similar to John the Ripper and Nmap, runs on Windows, Linux, MacOS, and BSD Unixes, and supports numerous network protocols including FTP and Telnet, HTTP and HTTPS, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Windows RDP, SMB,…

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Bossies 2017: The Best of Open Source Software Awards | InfoWorld InfoWorld celebrates the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, machine learning, data storage and analytics, and security IDG “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); Open source software isn’t what it used to be. The term used to conjure…

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Microsoft’s .Net Core is the aptly named development platform at the front and center of the company’s fast-moving open source initiatives. Designed to be a fast and minimal subset of .Net Framework functionality for building CLI, server-side, or in-container apps on Windows, MacOS, or Linux, .Net Core recently added support…

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Linkerd is a transparent service mesh, designed to make modern applications safe and sane by transparently adding service discovery, load balancing, failure handling, instrumentation, and routing to all inter-service communication. Linkerd acts as a transparent HTTP/gRPC/Thrift/Etc proxy, and can usually be dropped into existing applications with a minimum of configuration, regardless…

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CockroachDB is a cloud-native SQL database for building global, scalable cloud services that survive disasters. Built on a transactional and strongly consistent key-value store, CockroachDB scales horizontally, survives disk, machine, rack, and even datacenter failures with minimal latency disruption and no manual intervention, supports strongly consistent ACID transactions, and provides…

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