Open Source Solutions

Or what an enterpise may need

We will go through a lot of various solutions that an enterprise can require to function properly. Going from the lowest layer to the highest in the company, we will found that the Open Source world can bring solutions regarding:
  • The virtualization layer to reduce the hardware cost
  • The network and applications management tools

History of Open Source

Open Source didn't begin with Linux nor it began with the first Unix Operating System. The philosophy of what is called today Open Source was already present, under some aspects, since the begining of the IT history. So to be complete, an history of Open Source need to start at a time were nobody was thinking that one day there will be one or more computer in almost each house of the world and that all of them would be interconnected by a worldwide network.