Tag: community-driven open source

Running reports on DB Replicas

In 2019, Chuck Boecking hosted a presentation discussing environment management in iDempiere, where he also mentioned scaling environments in a load balance setting and utilizing DB replicas to run reports without impacting performance. This approach is incredibly powerful for ensuring smooth system operation, especially when running heavy reports or processes. In large-scale implementations like Palich’s,…

iDempiere’s Financial Reports and the Power of Community Support

In line with our commitment to transparency and openness, we have published our first financial report. Moving forward, we will regularly share updates to provide insight into our financials. Who We Are We are a truly community-driven open-source project that does not rely on partnerships or memberships of any kind but thrives on the strength…

Marketing an open-source project – Part VII – Survey results

This is the seventh post of the “Marketing an Open Source Project” series. This blog entry reveals insights from a survey on open-source software (OSS) community marketing. If you haven’t read the first article, you can find it here. Interview results The interview that was distributed online gathered a total of thirteen respondents. Firstly, I…

iDempiere Hero of the Month – December 2023

iDempiere enthusiasts share many examples of how iDempiere changed people’s lives for the better. Here we present to you our hero of the month for his contributions during December. Mohamed Dernoun was the most active user during the testing day in 2023, reporting 11 test scenarios. Helping during testing days contributes to smoother project releases.…

iDempiere 11 “Synergy”

Say hello to iDempiere 11 “Synergy”. The 11th release is now available and will be the maintained version throughout 2024. Once again, the community has chosen an excellent name for this milestone. Synergy within the iDempiere community plays a pivotal role in driving collaboration, innovation, and the overall success of the project. It amplifies the…

iDempiere Hero of the Month – November 2023

iDempiere enthusiasts share many examples of how iDempiere changed people’s lives for the better. Here we present to you our hero of the month for his contributions during November. Jose Leite has been exceptionally active lately, contributing code to the core, reporting issues, and suggesting new features in JIRA over the last few months. José…

Marketing an open-source project – Part VI

This is the sixth post of the “Marketing an Open Source Project” series. This blog entry aims to explain the aim of the conducted research, which methodology approach was used and what are the known limitations of the findings. If you haven’t read the first article, you can find it here. METHODOLOGY The two main…

iDempiere Hero of the Month – October 2023

iDempiere enthusiasts share many examples of how iDempiere changed people’s lives for the better. Here we present to you our hero of the month for his contributions during October. Ray Lee has been incredibly active in the community lately, releasing two community plugins this month. Moreover, his extensive collection of blog posts and sharing of…

Marketing an open-source project – Part V. Linux as a case study

This is the fifth post of the “Marketing an Open Source Project” series. I will discuss the success of Linux as a prominent example of Open Source Software (OSS). Highlighting Linux’s early achievements, its role in the Android operating system, and its dominance in the mobile and global operating system markets. The post also delves…

iDempiere Hero of the Month – September 2023

iDempiere enthusiasts share many examples of how iDempiere changed people’s lives for the better. Here we present to you our hero of the month for his contributions during September. Meet Marcos Favaretto. He has been very active in recent months contributing code to iDempiere’s core. Marcos Gabriel de Oliveira Favaretto devCoffeeBackend developerSanta Cruz da Conceição,…