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Two Paths to an Open Source Project Release


By Venil Noronha I joined the Open Source Technology Center (OSTC) in June after finishing graduate school at USC, and I’m delighted to note that I’ve just had my first open source project as a VMware employee approved for release: Wavefront by VMware Adapter for Istio. This wasn’t my first opportunity to send a project Read more...

Python Security Tool Bandit Gets a New Home and Update


By Eric Brown I lead the security team in VMware’s Open Source Technology Center (OSTC), where security tooling is a major area of focus. One of the tooling projects I help maintain is Bandit, a security linter, or scanning tool, that Python developers can run against their source code to expose potential security vulnerabilities. In Read more...

A Consistent Approach to GPLv2 Compliance


Over the past nine months, we have seen a growing consensus in the industry regarding one specific aspect of GPL compliance. Since the October 2017 announcement of the Linux kernel Technical Advisory Board’s Linux Kernel Enforcement Statement, which stated that the Linux kernel project was adopting the GPLv3 cure commitment, a significant number of key Read more...