MidPoint 3.4 (Heisenberg) Released

MidPoint 3.4 code-named “Heisenberg” was released a few days ago. This is the sixteenth midPoint release since the project started all these long years ago. MidPoint went a very long way since then.

The Heisenberg release is the best midPoint release yet. We have finished access certification functionality, which makes midPoint the very first open source product to enter the identity governance and compliance playing field. We have also improved midPoint internals to better handle inconsistencies of resource data and we have also made many small internal improvements to increase robustness. This was one of the inspirations for the code-name. Similarly to Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle midPoint accepts that there is a degree of uncertainty when it comes to processing of the identity data. It may not be practically possible to always base the decisions on authoritative data. Practical identity management system needs to accept that the identity data are always in a state of flux – and midPoint does just that. And it manages the data reliably even in situations where other systems fail miserably. […]

Open Source Identity Ecosystem Idea

A significant part of open source software is developed by small independent companies. Such companies have small and highly motivated teams that are incredibly efficient. The resulting software is often much better than comparable software created by big software vendors. Especially in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) field there are open source products that Read more about Open Source Identity Ecosystem Idea[…]

FOSDEM 2015: Attending and observing

This year we finally visited famous FOSDEM, that was our destination This year we finally visited famous free conference for software developers to meet, share, collaborate and grow their communities. Just like every year, the event was organized in Brussels and was hosted by the Université Libre. The main motivation was to explore the conference Read more about FOSDEM 2015: Attending and observing[…]