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Open Source Trends to Change


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Presentation by Dr.Thanachart Numnonda, Software Park Director, at the Open Source Software Festival 2010 on 1 October 2010

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Open Source Trends to Change

  1. 1. Open Source Trend to change? Assoc.Prof. Dr. Thanachart Numnonda Director Software Park (Thailand) 1 October 2010
  2. 2. Next Major Computing Cycle Source: Morgan Stanley 2009
  3. 3. Source: Morgan Stanley 2010
  4. 4. SmartPhones
  5. 5. Tablets
  6. 6. New Trends Web 2.0 Web as a Platform OS/Device independence Large scale computing Software as a Service Cloud Computing Open Source
  7. 7. Past :Open Source Linux National OS
  8. 8. By 2012, open-source software's impact on application software will grow to $19 billion, with a five-year compound annual growth rate of 44%. Gartner [Nov 26 2008] (http:/ / DisplayDocument?id=817618)
  9. 9. Present :Open Source Desktop Software Infrastructure Software
  10. 10. What makes open source software attractive? Lower costs Superior security Freedom of vendor lock-in Better quality software Access to code libraries Rapid pace of innovation Freedom of DIY (Do it yourself)
  11. 11. Open Source Infrastructure : LAMP Linux Apache MySQL PHP
  12. 12. Example : Web Servers
  13. 13. Facebook : Infrastructure 60,000 servers Using open source software The site is written primarily in the PHP programming language and uses a MySQL database. One of the largest MySQL database clusters anywhere
  14. 14. Google : Infrastructure 450,000 servers running customized versions of Linux. Google Web Server BigTable
  15. 15. Wikipedia : Infrastructure Wikipedia depends on MediaWiki, a custom-made, free and open source wiki software clusters of Linux servers (mainly Ubuntu) web servers running the Apache HTTP Server Database using MySQL
  16. 16. Open Source Desktop Browser Thunderbird
  17. 17. Browser Comparison Chart Source :
  18. 18. Originally the German company, Star Office 3.2; ODF format Oracle Open Office The Document Foundation and LibreOffice
  19. 19. Future :Open Source Ubiquity on the Cloud
  20. 20. Cloud Computing : SaaS
  21. 21. Cloud Computing : PaaS
  22. 22. Open Source Business Model Service and Support Installation Training Customization Warranty Sell Distribution
  23. 23. Summary of Change Proprietary software --> Open Source software Perpetual licensing --> Subscription based support Install on Premise --> Software as a Service Focus on Technology --> Focus on Business
  24. 24. Thank you