large open source project

The Challenges of Maintaining a Large Open Source Project


Today, Kubernetes is one of the fastest growing open source projects next to the Linux kernel, with over 130 commits each week—and that’s just to the main repository. It was recently announced that the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted for Kubernetes to become CNCF’s first project to graduate: One can compare Kubernetes to the Read more...
Alex Ellis

VMware Welcomes Alex Ellis


VMware is happy to welcome Alex Ellis to the VMware Open Source Technology Center (OSTC). Alex, the creator and lead of the OpenFaaS project, joins VMware’s growing team of open source experts to continue his defining work in Functions as a Service (FaaS). Alex’s résumé contains much more than just his technical contributions to OpenFaaS. He’s 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...