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Watch On-Demand: Tiejun Chen Talks “Unikernels and Explorations” at Open Source Summit North America

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Earlier this month, The Linux Foundation hosted Open Source Summit North America in Los Angeles. The technical conference hosted more than 2,000 technologists and open source community members who collaborated and shared insights across a wide variety of topics. Tiejun Chen, an open source expert and VMware China staff engineer, tackled unikernels in his presentation, Read more...
What is open source software made of? Expert and softwarwe maintainer Darren Hart shares his maintainer perspective.

What Is Software Made Of? An Open Source Maintainer’s Perspective

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What is software made of? What are the components? Ask software engineers of various disciplines and language expertise, and you’ll likely receive a fairly predictable set of responses: Software is comprised of source files, a build system and, if you’re lucky, documentation. Digging a little deeper, one might ask: What are source files comprised of? Source files are made up of classes, methods, functions, variables, Read more...
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...