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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...

Open Source Global Relay Borathon: Fostering Open Source at VMware

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To continue promoting an active internal open source community, VMware’s Open Source Program Office hosted the first annual VMware Open Source Global Relay Borathon. A Borathon is VMware’s take on a hackathon. The event presents an opportunity for our community to get back to their creative roots and work collaboratively to build flings, features, proof-of-concepts, Read more...
his object-relational, open source database system for enterprises is known for its power, reliability and scalability. VMware engineers Peter Geoghegan, Kevin Grittner and Michael Paquier are some of the bright minds behind the growing success of PostgreSQL.

How PostgreSQL Became an Overnight Success 30 Years in the Making

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451Research recently estimated that around 30 percent of technology companies use PostgreSQL for core applications. This object-relational, open source database system for enterprises is known for its power, reliability and scalability. VMware engineers Peter Geoghegan, Kevin Grittner and Michael Paquier are some of the bright minds behind the growing success of PostgreSQL. These three members Read more...