Best open source innovations of the decade (free PDF)

It’s been an amazing decade for open source. So many things have happened–some of which have profoundly changed the way in which businesses work, and some of which greatly improved the Linux desktop experience.

This free PDF download from TechRepublic highlights some of the best innovations to have come out of the open source community since 2010. Are there more great open source innovations? Yes, of course, but these are some of the most important ones.

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There are two sides of this coin. Some might say that containers are little more than the buzzword du jour; however, containers aren’t going anywhere. Although the idea of containers has been around for over a decade, it wasn’t until October 2013 that Docker came into existence. And yes, there are those who say that Docker’s popularity has faded over the past few years, but if it weren’t for Docker containers, a number of new and very important technologies would not have been given life. I would also argue that Docker was the first to actually
make the deployment of containerized applications easy.

And ponder this, if it weren’t for Docker, we might not have.…

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