2024 State of Open Source Report

Open Source Usage, Market
Trends, and Analysis

From early-stage startups to the largest global enterprises, open source adoption is on the rise. Organizations in every corner of the globe are deploying open source — operating systems, cloud-native software and containers, databases, security tools, and more — in their infrastructure to speed innovation and move their businesses forward.

The 2024 State of Open Source Report is intended to help decision-makers, regardless of industry, shape their open source strategy and set their IT teams up for success. In the report, you’ll find insights on the most in-demand open source technologies, with expert analysis that puts the data into context.

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Has Your Organization Increased the Use of Open Source Software Over the Last Year?


Which Open Source Frameworks Does Your Organization Use To Build Applications Today?

What’s Inside the State of Open Source Report?

With such a vast landscape of options, it can be difficult to know which open source technologies are right for your organization and how to address support challenges.

The State of Open Source Report has answers to questions like:

  • Which Linux distributions are being adopted as alternatives to CentOS?
  • How much traction is OpenTofu (Terraform fork) getting?
  • Which Kubernetes platform is more popular in Europe: OKD or Rancher?
  • How are organizations like mine handling the open source skills shortage?
  • What technologies are other companies my size investing in?
  • How are teams using EOL software like AngularJS handlings CVEs?
  • How mature is my organization's open source usage compared to others in my industry?
  • What open source security tools are the most popular?


Who Should Read the State of Open Source Report?

If your job involves open source, you are likely to find valuable information in the State of Open Source Report. The report includes trend analysis that is relevant for:

  • Developers and Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • Community Managers
  • IT Managers and Directors
  • Evangelists/Advocates
  • VPs and C-Suite (CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CISOs, COSOs)



What Are the Main Support Challenges With the Open Source Data Technologies Your Organization Is Using?

Want More Insider Insights?

In this on-demand webinar, experts from Perforce Software, the Open Source Initiative, and the Eclipse Foundation discuss the key takeaways from this year’s State of Open Source Report.