There is a rapid increase in the use of open source software among companies as it provides them with a faster way to develop applications at a low cost and add more value to their business. Big enterprises, right from financial companies to big eTailers, are leveraging the power and convenience of open source technologies.
While the open source technologies have revolutionized the tech industry, and there are compelling reasons to adopt those, there are also a few disadvantages of using open source technology. Let us take a look at those –
What is Open Source Software?
Open source software, in simple terms, is a software available with source code. It allows users and developers to modify the source code to make further enhancements to the program. In other words, open source is a non-proprietary, free software available to the public along with the source code to benefit the community of global users at large.
Developers can modify the source code based on their needs and choose to share the modified code … Read More