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Justin Pettit at presenting on Open vSwitch and OVN Projects at LinuxCon China earlier this year.

Growing a Community for a New Open Source Project

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Written with Justin Pettit, senior staff engineer, VMware Networking & Security Business Unit (NSBU) R&D. We traveled to Beijing this summer to present two talks at LinuxCon China June 19–20. Our first talk, “The Open vSwitch and OVN Projects,” was a technical talk about the work that we do on Open vSwitch (OVS), which is Read more...
A Look Inside the vRealize Operations Export Tool, VMware’s Latest Open Source Fling

A Look Inside the vRealize Operations Export Tool, VMware’s Latest Open Source Fling

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We sat down with Principal System Engineer Pontus Rydin to discuss his open source project: the VMware vRealize Operations Export Tool. Pontus focuses on VMware’s global accounts and specializes in vRealize and other management products. Read on for his expert insights. What was your inspiration for the vRealize Operations Export Tool? The inspiration was that, Read more...
VMworld was full of open source, from the newly announced VMware Pivotal Container Service (PKS) to Project Weathervane and the annual Hackathon.

Open Source at VMworld—from Keynotes to Hackathons

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Open source at VMworld—it’s everywhere! From Tuesday’s VMworld keynote announcement of VMware’s Platinum Membership in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation to the afternoon theater presentation on Project Weathervane, VMware’s commitment to open source is more evident than ever. Dirk Hohndel, VP and Chief Open Source Officer, said it best in his breakout session: “(Open Source Read more...