Article: 5 top open-source infrastructure projects

API, Open Infrastructure

5 top open-source infrastructure projects

Open source is at the heart of many technologies pushing enterprise infrastructure forward, and here are of the five most important. Open source software has been a key underpinning of enterprise IT for years, so it’s no surprise that it’s helping to drive the infrastructure part of the equation forward just as much as application development.

Some projects are much more influential than others, and here are five that are doing the most to help enterprise infrastructure keep pace with the demands of an ever-more sophisticated operating environment.

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Article: In Alameda County, A Big Data Effort To Prevent Frequent ER Visits

Open Health, Procedures (Medical)

In Alameda County, A Big Data Effort To Prevent Frequent ER Visits

Almost every day, a patient comes into Dr. Arthur Sorrell’s San Francisco emergency room still wearing a wristband from another hospital nearby.

“There are folks who have a life of going from emergency department to emergency department, and that’s how their day is spent,” said Sorrell, an emergency physician and administrator at Sutter Health. “It’s sad and tragic, but that’s what happens.”

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