Topic: open source

InfluxDB 3.0 released with rebuilt database and storage engine for time series analytics

InfluxDB announced expanded time series capabilities across its product portfolio with the release of InfluxDB 3.0, the company’s rebuilt database and storage engine for time series analytics. “InfluxDB 3.0 is a major milestone for InfluxData, developed with cutting-edge technologies focused on scale and performance to deliver the future of time series,” said Evan Kaplan, CEO … continue reading

NVIDIA’s NeMo Guardrails adds security features to AI chatbots and generative AI

NVIDIA’s new open-source toolkit enables developers to add topical, safety, and security features to AI chatbots and other generative AI applications built with large language models. The software includes all the code, examples, and documentation businesses need to add safety to AI apps that generate text. NVIDIA said it’s releasing the project since many industries … continue reading

SD Times Open Source Project of the Week: Tython

Tython is an open-source Security as Code framework and SDK that is geared towards building security design patterns as-code. It takes an architectural approach to cloud security, supports the user’s choice of programming language, and removes vendor lock-in. With Tython, customers can design reusable security references architectures as-code with pre-built blueprints so that they don’t … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Analog

Analog is a full stack meta-framework for building both websites and applications with Angular. It is one of the projects in GitHub’s Accelerator program, a 10-week program where open-source maintainers receive a sponsorship of $20,000 to invest in their project as well as guidance from leaders in the open-source community. According to the company, this … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Buck2

Buck2 is Meta’s open-source large scale build system and it is now publicly available through both the Buck2 website and on GitHub.  This open-source offering is a from-scratch rewrite of Buck, though it does share some commonalities with it and other build systems such as Bazel. Buck2 completely separates the core and language-specific rules. This … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OSC&R Software Supply Chain Attack Matrix

The OSC&R (Open Software Supply Chain Attack Reference) is an open source framework used for understanding and evaluating existing threats to entire software supply chain security. OSC&R was created to establish a standard language and structure for comprehending and evaluating the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) utilized by attackers to breach the security of software … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Semantic Kernel

Semantic Kernel (SK) is a lightweight SDK from Microsoft aimed at enabling integration of AI Large Language Models with conventional programming languages.  According to the project’s GitHub page, the SK extensible programming model brings together natural language semantic functions, traditional code native functions, and embeddings-based memory in order to access new potential and add value … continue reading hopes to build a trustworthy and independent open-source AI ecosystem

Mozilla announced, a startup aiming to make a trustworthy and independent open-source AI ecosystem, and pledged an initial $30 million investment in the company. “We’ve learned that this coming wave of AI (and also the last one) has tremendous potential to enrich people’s lives. But it will only do so if we design the … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Include

eBay’s newly open-sourced tool, Include, was built to make accessibility annotation easy, smooth, and simple, to ensure that accessibility is a core part of the design experience, rather than something crammed in later. The plugin was developed by members of the accessibility and design teams at eBay and is released for public use on Figma. … continue reading

Git 2.40 released with improvements to git jump tool and more

Among the many improvements in the new version, Git 2.40’s git jump tool which wraps other Git commands like git grep, and feeds their results into Vim’s quickfix list now contains support for Emacs in addition to Vim.  ‘git jump’ now works with ‘diff’ in which the quickfix list is populated with the beginning of … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenXLA

Google has recently announced that the company will be making the OpenXLA Project available for use and contribution. This includes the XLA StableHLO and IREE repositories. OpenXLA is an open-source machine learning compiler ecosystem that allows developers to compile and enhance their models from ML frameworks in order to provide improved training and serving on … continue reading

Armory announces plugins for Spinnaker for faster and more secure continuous deployment

The continuous deployment company Armory today unveiled multiple plugins for Spinnaker, the open-source and multi-cloud continuous deployment tool, that are intended to offer Spinnaker users more speed and security. According to Armory, these plugins work to solve the technical and cost challenges that the Spinnaker platform presents when managing the number of accounts, configurations, credentials, … continue reading Protection Status