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Eureka – mid-tier load balancer

With Netflix running so many services on Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) cloud, it needs to be able to find those services easily so that it can balance loads and manage failover. The video-streaming specialists have now open sourced Eureka, the software they use to meet that challenge.

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Magento is

the complete eCommerce solution for businesses that are ready to take full advantage of their online channel. This solution combines an unrivaled feature set with world-class support and virtually infinite flexibility, at a fraction of the price charged by competitive platforms.

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SSH with Two-Factor Authentication

Want to secure your SSH server with easy-to-use two-factor authentication? Google provides the necessary software to integrate Google Authenticator’s time-based one-time password (TOTP) system with your SSH server. You’ll have to enter the code from your phone when you connect.

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ActiveMQ – message broker

Apache ActiveMQ ™ is the most popular and powerful open source messaging and Integration Patterns server. Apache ActiveMQ is fast, supports many Cross Language Clients and Protocols, comes with easy to use Enterprise Integration Patterns and many advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4.

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Announcing Project Lumberjack

Two weeks ago, along with the Fedora Developer’s Conference in Brno, Czech Republic, a couple of logging and auditing folks from Red Hat, Balabit (syslog-ng), the MITRE Corporation, and Adiscon (me) stuck their heads together to talk about the future of structured logging. It quickly became clear that extending syslog in the CEE spirit is the right thing to do.

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What is Quartz?

Quartz is a full-featured, open source job scheduling service that can be integrated with, or used along side virtually any Java EE or Java SE application – from the smallest stand-alone application to the largest e-commerce system. Quartz can be used to create simple or complex schedules for executing tens, hundreds, or even tens-of-thousands of jobs; jobs whose tasks are defined as standard Java components that may execute virtually anything you may program them to do.

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Prefuse – The Visualization Toolkit

Prefuse is a set of software tools for creating rich interactive data visualizations. The original prefuse toolkit provides a visualization framework for the Java programming language. The prefuse flare toolkit provides visualization and animation tools for ActionScript and the Adobe Flash Player.

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Openflow – Innovate in Your Network

OpenFlow enables networks to evolve, by giving a remote controller the power to modify the behavior of network devices, through a well-defined “forwarding instruction set”. The growing OpenFlow ecosystem now includes routers, switches, virtual switches, and access points from a range of vendors.

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Scicos – Block diagram modeler

Scicos is a graphical dynamical system modeler and simulator developed in the Metalau project at INRIA, Paris-Rocquencourt center. With Scicos, user can create block diagrams to model and simulate the dynamics of hybrid dynamical systems and compile models into executable code. Scicos is used for signal processing, systems control, queuing systems, and to study physical and biological systems. New extensions allow generation of component based modeling of electrical and hydraulic circuits using  the Modelica language.

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Getting started with AMQP & RabbitMQ

The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) is an application layer protocol specification for asynchronous messaging. Being built as a wire-level protocol instead of an API (like e.g. JMS) AMQP clients should be capable of sending and receiving message regardless of their respective vendors. As of now there are already quite a number of serverand clientimplementations on multiple platforms available.

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Mule ESB – The most widely used ESB

Most organizations have multiple generations of systems: legacy systems and mainframes, databases, enterprise applications, and increasingly cloud and SaaS applications and mobile applications.  Delivering business results requires integrating between all of these heterogenous systems.

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What is qcadoo

qcadoo MES is an easy to use software system for companies, which can help in production managing and monitoring. It’s a solution which combines the functionality of MES, ERP, MRP systems and is tailored to the needs of Small and Medium Companies.

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OpenXC – Platform for Socially-Networked

Ford and Bug Labs announced today they are creating a platform that will encourage users to modify computers in the automaker’s future cars, bringing together the creativity of computer hackers and car tinkerers. The companies are launching an open-source in-car research and development platform called OpenXC.

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Toyota Joins Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Toyota is its newest member. A major shift is underway in the automotive industry. Carmakers are using new technologies to deliver on consumer expectations for the same connectivity in their cars as they’ve come to expect in their homes and offices. From dashboard computing to In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI)jim, automobiles are becoming the latest wireless devices – on wheels.

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OpenStack – build private and public clouds.

OpenStack is a collection of open source technologies delivering a massively scalable cloud operating system. OpenStack is currently developing two interrelated projects: OpenStack Compute and OpenStack Object Storage. OpenStack Compute is software to provision and manage large groups of virtual private servers, and OpenStack Object Storage is software for creating redundant, scalable object storage using clusters of commodity servers to store terabytes or even petabytes of data.

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