Vortrag für Software-Architekten im Rahmen des globalen Ausbildungsprogramms „Enterprise Architecture STAR“ von Tata Consultancy Services (April 2010)
Open Source has reached the mainstream in terms of maturity and ubiquity. Products like Linux, Apache, Tomcat etc. have become universal foundation products of an enterprise IT technology stack. In some areas, Open Source solutions even rank among the industry-leading products. This lecture gives on overview on the role of Open Source in today‘s enterprise landscape. It highlights the benefits, weaknesses, and caveats when proposing Open Source products to the customer.