Posts Categorized: Open Source News

Soft Landing – Shadow-Soft expects to grow after getting GSA contract

By: Douglas DeLoach In August, Shadow-Soft, LLC, an Atlanta-based open source software (OSS) solutions and consulting firm, announced the company had been approved by the General Services Administration to begin contracting with the U.S. government. Shadow-Soft executives anticipated the approval…

NSA, the Senate, & Accumulo

Source: Wired.com – Cade Metz In 2008, a team of software coders inside the National Security Agency started reverse-engineering the database that ran Google. They closely followed the Google research paper describing BigTable — the sweeping database that underpinned many of the…