1Black Duck Names Open-Source Rookies of the Year
Rocket.Chat is an open-source Web chat platform built for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service. It offers an array of features aimed at making real-time communications work for your business: from simple messaging and emoji support, to face-to-face video conferencing, multi-user audio conferences, screen sharing and more.
MXNet is a lightweight deep learning library created by Distributed Machine Learning Community (DMLC), the people behind CXXNet, Minerva and Purine2 machine learning projects. The library is portable and lightweight, and readily scales to multiple GPUs and machines. It can even run tasks such as image recognition on a smartphone.
Bazel is a subset of Google’s internal software development tools, building software quickly and reliably through a shared code repository in which all software is built from source code. Bazel automates testing and releases, and uses both parallelism and caching to speed processing. Bazel is geared toward projects that combine a number of characteristics: large codebase, multiple languages, multiple platforms and extensive tests.
Kontena is an open-source container management solution “built to maximize developer happiness.” Kontena features a host of proven technologies and features for accelerating container development and breaking barriers to successful deployment: multi-host, multi-AZ container orchestration, Weave overlay network technology, VPN access to backend containers and an intuitive application deployment workflow. Kontena offers everything a company needs to develop, deploy and monitor containerized systems.
Nulecule is a specification for packaging complex multi-container applications while ensuring smooth deployment across all instances. Sponsored by Red Hat, Nulecule offers a holistic system for managing the description and transportation of asset relationships. Nulecule’s composite container-based application specification creates a standardized way to describe and package multi-container applications while including all dependency references and orchestration metadata within each container image.
13Honorable Mention: Vault
Vault is a tool for securely accessing API keys, passwords, certificates, employee credentials and other sensitive resources. Vault encrypts and decrypts data without storing it, allowing security teams to define encryption parameters and giving developers the power to store encrypted data without having to design their own encryption methods.
14Honorable Mention: RancherOS
15Honorable Mention: OWASP Security Knowledge Framework (SKF)
SKF is a free, open-source Web app security system based on Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) security standards. The SKF supports software developers throughout the product lifecycle, ensuring security in both pre-development and post-release updates. OWASP-SKF analyzes the processing techniques that developers use to edit their data and then matches those patterns to known security vulnerabilities.