large open source project

The Challenges of Maintaining a Large Open Source Project


Today, Kubernetes is one of the fastest growing open source projects next to the Linux kernel, with over 130 commits each week—and that’s just to the main repository. It was recently announced that the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted for Kubernetes to become CNCF’s first project to graduate: One can compare Kubernetes to the Read more...

The Story of Containers


By Rostislav M. Georgiev, open source engineer, VMware Containers and their use in modern day high-performance cloud-native applications have generated a lot of hype in the past few years. Yet they came to the scene relatively late, especially when compared to virtual machines (VMs). Their appearance in the cloud was so impactful and so natural, that Read more...