We are pleased today to announce datahut.ai, a free web-based directory that provides statistics and analysis on the most popular data science and data engineering projects, from Apache Age to XGBoost. By combining machine learning techniques with expert knowledge, we help you navigate the open source landscape and pick the best software for your needs. Data Hut organizes over 100 projects by category and community, visually comparing size and trends… Read More »Announcing Data Hut™: A Free Resource for Data Science and Big Data
Series Outline Note: this is part of an ongoing series of posts about Ray. The full series is: Ray: A Distributed Computing Platform For Machine Learning Ray’s Ecosystem Ray: Core Architecture This post, where we show how Ray improves upon Serverless Computing Serverless Computing Most cloud providers have a Serverless Computing offering, also known as Function as a Service. These include AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions, and Azure Functions. Serverless… Read More »Ray: Beyond Serverless Computing
Series Outline Note: this is part of an ongoing series of posts about Ray. The full series is: Ray: A Distributed Computing Platform For Machine Learning Ray’s Ecosystem This post, where we start getting into technical details Ray and Its Programming ModelRay, an open source project which originated at UC Berkeley, provides a high level programming model and supporting infrastructure to support distributed machine learning applications. For the application… Read More »Ray: Core Architecture
This is the second installment of our blog series covering open source in China. If you missed the first one, here is the link. In this post, we look at three contribution models used in the Chinese open source community: contributing to existing projects, financial backing of existing projects, and projects created in China. Contributing to Existing Projects Just look at the CNCF alone, Chinese companies together are the third… Read More »Open Source Models in China
Open Source usage in China has evolved from a pure consuming model to a consuming and contributing model. According to GitHub, over one million Chinese developers contributed to open source projects in 2019 and China was the second largest user of open source. Furthermore, Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) stated that “China is the third largest contributor to CNCF projects (in terms of contributors and committers) after the U.S. and… Read More »China is one of the largest open source contributors in the world!
There are many articles discussing open source licenses and business models targeting investors or open source creators. If you are interested in these topics, I recommend that you read Forbes and Medium. I will not repeat various licenses from investors’ perspectives. Rather, I would like to focus on how you should evaluate open source licenses from a user’s perspective. See the above open source selection flowchart. If you want to… Read More »Open Source Licenses From A Consumer Perspective