Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2019

Published: 06 August 2019

ID: G00376726

Analyst(s): Thomas Klinect, Mark Driver


Most organizations use open-source software assets within their mission-critical IT estates. Application leaders must understand, embrace, manage and direct how and where such assets are used, and should use this Hype Cycle to assess the maturity of open-source solutions across all tech industries.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Artificial General Intelligence
    • Continuous Quality
    • Open-Source Contribution
    • Open-Source Base Station
    • Augmented Intelligence
    • Swarming Robotics
    • AI Developer Toolkits
  • At the Peak
    • Serverless Infrastructure
    • API Management
    • Open-Source Adoption
    • Serverless PaaS
    • Augmented Analytics
    • AutoML
    • Container Management
    • Agile Architecture
    • Machine Learning
    • DevOps Toolchain
    • Open-Source Storage
    • Event Stream Processing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Robotic Process Automation Software
    • OpenID Connect
    • Arduino
    • Cloud-Native Application Architecture
    • Open SCADA
    • Open Compute Project Networking
    • Computer Vision
    • Reactive Programming
    • Python
    • Blockchain
    • Continuous Software Deployment
    • Software-Defined Infrastructure
    • Spark
    • Open Banking Strategy
    • OpenPOWER
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Agile Ops
    • OpenNotes
    • Infrastructure as a Service
    • Software Composition Analysis
  • Entering the Plateau
    • In-Memory Data Grids
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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