Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2016

Published: 11 July 2016

ID: G00308949

Analyst(s): Mark Driver


IT leaders should use this Hype Cycle to measure the maturity and market saturation of open-source solutions across the IT industry.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • OpenConfig
    • DevOps Toolchain
    • BYOS — Build Your Own Server
    • Deep Reinforcement Learning
    • OpenID Connect
    • Container Networking
    • Open Bank Project
    • Open Banking Strategy
    • Open Compute Project Networking
    • OS Containers
    • Serverless Infrastructure
    • Conversational User Interfaces
    • Brain-Computer Interface
    • Micro Operating Systems
    • IoT Platform
  • At the Peak
    • Crowdsourcing
    • Rapid Mobile App Development Tools
    • LiteOS
    • DXPs (formerly UXPs)
    • Event Stream Processing
    • Machine Learning
    • Spark
    • Graph DBMSs
    • In-Memory Computing
    • Open Banking
    • Open Compute
    • Big Data Architecture
    • Low-Cost Development Boards
    • DevOps
    • Open APIs
    • WebGL
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Open Microcredentials
    • adPaaS
    • Open SCADA
    • TinyOS
    • Gaze Control
    • Table-Style DBMSs
    • Client-Side MVC
    • High-Control Application PaaS (aPaaS)
    • Open-Source Cloud Infrastructure Framework
    • Private IaaS
    • Big Data
    • OpenPOWER
    • Business Analytics Services
    • OpenSL ES
  • Climbing the Slope
    • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
    • SOA Testing
    • Humanitarian Disaster Relief
    • OpenGL ES
    • Open-Source Virtualization Platforms
    • AMQP
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Interoperable Storage Encryption
    • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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