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...
vSphere SDKs

VMware vSphere SDKs & Open Source: 2017 In Review

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VMware vSphere software development kits (SDKs) added tons of notable community updates, integrations and more in 2017. To wrap your head around the momentous year, we compiled a 2017 year-end review of all the highlights around this open source tool. Sit back, buckle up and enjoy the exciting progress of vSphere SDKs in 2017. Integration 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...