Victoria - Fotolia
Open source technology is integral to many aspects of the data center.
The concept of open source software dates back decades, though most IT professionals would pinpoint the founding of the Linux kernel in the early 1990s as the beginning of modern open source operating systems. Today, open source terminology is expanding to include hardware designs as well.
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
Because its reach is so expansive, data center managers, administrators and support staff must know the proper open source terminology to select tools and make roadmap decisions.
Use GitHub on the daily? Fancy yourself a Linux devotee? Is your home lab always testing the newest projects? Test your knowledge of popular open source resources, methodology and products in this quiz.
When you've aced the quiz, share your score -- and your favorite open source terminology trivia -- in the comments section or tell the world via Twitter, tagging @DataCenterTT.
Inside a Facebook data center, open source on full display
What are the right uses for OCP?
How to compare Linux server OSes