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Introducing Zipkin-Replay


By Pontus Rydin As Lead Evangelist for Wavefront, a real-time analytics platform, I have the coolest job! I get to test the limits of the product and put together cool demos for its most advanced features. While playing around with our Distributed Tracing feature, I ran into an issue: I needed a way to reliably Read more...

Reflecting on One Year at VMware OSTC


It’s been a little more than a year since Venil Noronha and Alex Courouble joined the VMware OSTC (Open Source Technology Center) as open source engineers. As it turns out, a ton of learning, growth and development can happen in just the span of a year, particularly in the fast-paced world of open source software Read more...
Open Source Program Office

An Open Source New Year’s Resolution


It’s been six months since you declared your New Year’s Resolutions—so, how’s it going? How long did you stick with them? A day? A week? A month? If you’re like most people, those resolutions vanished by the time February rolled around. Good intentions are mostly just that—hopeful promises with little to show for it. Without programmatic Read more...
code review

The Humble Checklist: My Path to High Quality Code Review


By Matt Hippely In my last post, I reviewed the “fork and pull” method of open source contribution that has become the gold standard for those looking to build an iterative, standardized and secure open source project that is simultaneously inviting to new contributors. This time, I want to look examine what typically comes after a Read more...