Alex Ellis

VMware Welcomes Alex Ellis

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VMware is happy to welcome Alex Ellis to the VMware Open Source Technology Center (OSTC). Alex, the creator and lead of the OpenFaaS project, joins VMware’s growing team of open source experts to continue his defining work in Functions as a Service (FaaS). Alex’s résumé contains much more than just his technical contributions to OpenFaaS. He’s Read more...
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VMware Releases Dispatch, an Open Source Serverless Framework

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VMware announced its serverless initiative at VMworld 2017, where a Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) demo using Apache OpenWhisk, an existing open source FaaS technology, was presented. Since then, the serverless team has been working to define what a serverless framework by and for a VMware-based infrastructure would look like. The resulting work is Dispatch, a new VMware-originated Read more...
Open Source Summit Europe

Printk(), x86, Unikernals & ftrace: Here’s What You Missed at Open Source Summit Europe

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Earlier this year, LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen all combined for one massive umbrella event: Open Source Summit. After a successful North America launch, Prague hosted over 4,000 open source experts and enthusiasts at Open Source Summit Europe last month. Community members and technologists gathered together for a marathon four days of collaboration, information sharing and Read more...
Top VMworld open source Quotes from VMworld 2017

7 of the Best Open Source Quotes from VMworld 2017

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VMworld 2017 was VMware’s biggest showing of open source at VMworld to date! Here is a collection of our top seven favorite quotes from VMworld’s open source sessions. 1. Open Source at VMware: A Key Ingredient to Our Success and Yours [LDT1844BU] “Open source is a powerful methodology for innovation and the development of APIs.” —Dirk Read more...