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Black Duck Software on Open Source Myths

Dec 11, 2008, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Dean)

[ Thanks to sakgarg for this link. ]

"Is open source adoption dominated mostly by application infrastructure? Here Black Duck's software repository turns up an interesting finding that I've known to be true for a long time. Huge open source application infrastructure implementations in enterprises, such as Linux and MySQL, are only a fraction of overall adoption. "The open source world is dominated by components, not fully formed applications," says the report, and there's no doubt about it."

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