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What to Expect from an Open Source Project

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Wherever you go, companies talk about open source. Sometimes it seems it is everywhere. Everyone is doing it. Microsoft is a Platinum Member of the Linux Foundation! So, open source has won and we all should just rely on upstream to give us the custom-built products that we need and otherwise go home, right? Well, Read more...
At Open Source Summit 2017, learn all about SCHED_DEADLINE from VMware open source expert Steven Rostedt.

When Likely is Likely to be Unlikely

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The Linux kernel, like all quality operating systems, strives to be the most efficient as possible. This is because the kernel is master of the machine, and all applications can be bogged down if the kernel is taking too much time to perform a system task. That could be a latency in scheduling between tasks, Read more...
Learn more about Project Clarity, the VMware open source project.

Product-Based Open Source Development: Project Clarity

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At the beginning of 2016, as the team behind Project Clarity started the initial work, our main goal was for Clarity to fill a gap within VMware. Clarity was to provide a layer of common visual language that will bring designers and engineers together as well as serve as a common layer of consistency across Read more...

Open Source Legal Implications, Licenses & Its Impact

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When you join a tech company, you usually end up signing some sort of employment agreement contract. Of you read carefully (you MUST read this thoroughly), probably states all sorts of restrictions on what you can or cannot do/own and the rights of the hiring company to own your work. Whether it is during working Read more...