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VMware's Alan Renouf answers seven questions about Open Source, vSphere SDKs and more.

7 Questions with Alan Renouf on Open Source, SDKs & Community at VMware


We sat down with Alan Renouf, VMware Senior Product Line Manager, to discuss his involvement in the evolving open source community at VMware. As part of the VMware vSphere and, more recently, VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) teams, Alan focuses on: Application programmable interfaces (APIs) Software development kits (SDKs) Command line interfaces (CLIs) Alan shares Read more...
good open source citizen

What It Means to Be a Good Open Source Citizen


By Tim Pepper Our team recently discussed the word choice in our VMware Open Source Technology Center (OSTC) mission statement. Our goals are to: Establish VMware as a good open source citizen. Build VMware’s presence and influence in relevant projects through meaningful contributions and participation. Develop and promote VMware standards for best practices in open source Read more...
Top VMworld open source Quotes from VMworld 2017

7 of the Best Open Source Quotes from VMworld 2017


VMworld 2017 was VMware’s biggest showing of open source at VMworld to date! Here is a collection of our top seven favorite quotes from VMworld’s open source sessions. 1. Open Source at VMware: A Key Ingredient to Our Success and Yours [LDT1844BU] “Open source is a powerful methodology for innovation and the development of APIs.” —Dirk Read more...
Open Source Success

4 Vital Steps to Open Source Success in Your Company


Open source software is gaining serious traction throughout many industries. A 2016 survey conducted by Black Duck Software found virtually all companies rely on open source software in their product development. This indicates that open source is widely adopted and is becoming a strategic part of every company’s software portfolio. As we reap the benefits Read more...