Open Source – real tool or “row” code?

this is the future.

Many believe that Open Source is a large amount of raw source programs that are freely available. Approximately the same definition is given by the Wikipedia.

In fact, the scale of Open Source is so large that it is hard to imagine. Elements of open source are present in a huge variety of product categories, from ERP, information security and SED up virtual server infrastructures. It is used by a huge number of organizations – from Google and Facebook to small Russian factories, banks and operators.

Today, the share of Open Source code in Russia is at the level of 10-15% of the entire code base, a number of Russian municipal uchrezhdenii are interested in translating the “electronic government” in PostgreSQL, declared a large number of purchases based on open source. Thus, we can safely say that for a free software future.

Why Open Source?

Advantages and disadvantages

The possibility of testing

Solution based on open source code, you can test the product OpenVas provides a check on hundreds of thousands of vulnerabilities.

In addition, the community implemented a system of free public testing by interested developers who suggest improvements and better ways of making changes.

Closed code does not allow to fix identified problems quickly.

Low cost or free

Almost any code, programs or parts thereof free of charge to the Open Source community. Usually, paid only technically difficult improvements and support if necessary.

On the basis of Open Source also available ready-made “boxed” solutions, for a license which will have to pay.

Kastomiziruet and flexibility

Depending on Your goals and requirements, we can constantly improve the quality of the product. Open source gives the opportunity.

In addition, Open Source is by its nature complementary agile.

Security open source

Any resulting code can be checked for spyware, viruses or other malware. Your system is always protected. You can be sure.

Technical support

For the implementation of technically complex tasks sometimes requires the help of experts. The revision (modification) of products by developers “Insit” several times faster and better than it can be competitors.

A variety of solutions

A huge range of fully functional solutions based on Open Source allows to perform any task to automate the management processes of Your business.

Insitu – Open Source development-company

we have completed hundreds of projects worldwide based on open source code

Over the years, our specialists have implemented many Open Source solutions within hundreds of projects for Customers of various sizes.

The main tasks are usually:

  • the selection of optimal solutions for the infrastructure of the enterprise;
  • product development under new challenges;
  • refinement of “raw” products and solutions of the manufacturer;
  • the complex tasks that the vendor may not realize;
  • support decisions.

Our solutions

What we use and can recommend.

Server OS

  • CentOS
  • Open SUSE и SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Debian GNU/Linux
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server

Operating systems for workstations

  • Debian GNU/Linux
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • Ubuntu Linux


  • Bacula
  • Amanda
  • Bareos
  • Comodo


  • CitrixXen
  • VMWare ESXi
  • ProxMox VE
  • OpenStack

Block and object data storage

  • Ceph
  • GlusterFS
  • iSCSI

Infrastructure monitoring

  • Zabbix
  • Grafana
  • Centreon
  • Nagios

Database management

Для SQL:

  • Postgresql
  • MySQL / MariaDB

Для NoSQL:

  • Apache HBase
  • MongoDB
  • RedisDB

Processing unstructured data

  • Apache Hadoop
  • ElasticSearch
  • OpenTSDB

Massively parallel DBMS

  • PostgreSQL XL
  • Cloudera Impala


  • Apache HTTP Server
  • nginx

Application servers

  • Apache Tomcat
  • WildFly
  • GlassFish