InfoWorld Announces 2020 Bossie Award Winners for the Most Innovative Open Source Projects and Next Generation Tools

Twenty-five innovative products recognized across data analytics, cloud computing, machine learning and software development categories

Boston, Mass, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InfoWorld — the technology media brand committed to keeping IT decision-makers ahead of the technology curve — announces the winners of its 2020 Best of Open Source Software Awards, also known as the Bossies. In its 14th year, InfoWorld’s Bossies recognize 25 innovative products and next-generation tools that provide developers and IT organizations with the ability for easier, faster and more efficient digital transformation.

Selected by InfoWorld’s editors and expert reviewers that work in IT and software development – who have practical experience with the leading open source technologies – the 2020 Bossie Award winners align with these four trending tech categories: data analytics, cloud computing, machine learning and software development.

“Like a benevolent Borg, open source sweeps across the software universe year after year, bringing innovation to everything it touches,” said Doug Dineley, Executive Editor of InfoWorld. “From better ways to build web applications or machine learning models or automated workflows to faster and more powerful distributed databases and analytics, our 2020 Bossie Award winners will amaze you with what cutting-edge open source software has to offer.”

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InfoWorld’s 2020 Best of Open Source Software Award Winners:

  • Apache Airflow
  • Apache Arrow
  • Apache Druid
  • Apache Superset
  • Apromore
  • Argo
  • Bottlerocket
  • Chapel
  • Drupal
  • Gatsby
  • Hasura
  • JanusGraph
  • Jekyll
  • K9s
  • KubeDirector
  • Lem
  • Open Policy Agent
  • Optuna
  • Prisma
  • QuestDB
  • Redis
  • Seldon Core
  • Sourcegraph
  • Vulkan


About InfoWorld Best of Open Source Software Awards
Each year, InfoWorld’s Bossies (Best of Open Source Software awards) recognize the best open source software for businesses and IT professionals. InfoWorld’s central mission has always been to identify the most innovative products available to developers and IT organizations. Increasingly, those products — ranging from software development tools to cloud infrastructure software to big data platforms — come from open source projects. Bossie winners are chosen by InfoWorld editors and reviewers.

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