Tabs vs. Spaces

Tabs vs. Spaces: Resolving the Debate at Last

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“God help us,” Silicon Valley’s Richard Hendricks yells as he storms out of his now ex-girlfriend’s house. “There’s no way I’m going to be with someone who uses spaces over tabs.” And with that fateful breakup line—the developer equivalent of “it’s you, not me”—HBO brought what was once an esoteric debate among software developers into Read more...
Purser

An Update on Purser: The Kubernetes Tool That Saves You Serious Money

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By Hemani Katyal and Krishna Karthik Just over a year ago, VMware open-sourced Purser, a Kubernetes extension that offers detailed cost insights into cloud native application workloads. In particular, Purser provides visibility into resource use for any specific Kubernetes cluster, including real-time reporting of the financial charges each application has incurred. Here’s why that’s important: more Read more...
VMware OSTC

Reflecting on One Year at VMware OSTC

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It’s been a little more than a year since Venil Noronha and Alex Courouble joined the VMware OSTC (Open Source Technology Center) as open source engineers. As it turns out, a ton of learning, growth and development can happen in just the span of a year, particularly in the fast-paced world of open source software Read more...
Open Source Program Office

An Open Source New Year’s Resolution

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It’s been six months since you declared your New Year’s Resolutions—so, how’s it going? How long did you stick with them? A day? A week? A month? If you’re like most people, those resolutions vanished by the time February rolled around. Good intentions are mostly just that—hopeful promises with little to show for it. Without programmatic Read more...
open source

Why VMware Does Open Source

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I run VMware’s Open Source Technology Center and I often get asked to articulate why VMware wants to be active in the open source space. Here are some of the things I always try to mention in response. Firstly, engaging with the open source community exposes us to incredible diversity and quality of thought. That’s Read more...