Open Source


Open Source? Free?

  • It's not about price!
  • Free (without paying royalties) to source code of product
    • Freedom to modify product to own needs!
  • Depending on license, changes must be returned to upstream author for mutual benefit

Examples in Pliva:

  • Apache web server - on Internet and intranet
  • Linux operating system - supports various services
  • PostgreSQL database - used by corporate pages