Open Source Program Office

An Open Source New Year’s Resolution

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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...
Project Flowgate

Introducing Project Flowgate, a Data Integration Hub of Facility Systems and IT Stacks for Enterprise Data Centers

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By Gavin Lu Today, we’re pleased to announce a new open source project, Project Flowgate, which will help enterprises integrate facility systems data and IT data to form a holistic view of their operations. By combining these two disparate data sets into one view, data center managers will be better equipped to optimize operations and Read more...
open source

Why VMware Does Open Source

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I run VMware’s Open Source Technology Center and I often get asked to articulate why VMware wants to be active in the open source space. Here are some of the things I always try to mention in response. Firstly, engaging with the open source community exposes us to incredible diversity and quality of thought. That’s Read more...
service mesh

Pushing Service Mesh to Tackle Video Streaming and Processing

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By Nikolay Nikolaev I recently returned from giving a talk at this year’s European DevConf in the Czech Republic. It was my first time going and it was an extremely positive experience—I had some great discussions with people and attended some really insightful sessions. As a service mesh engineer, I was also excited to see that service Read more...
open source IoT

Exploring Open Source IoT Through An Automotive Lens – Part 1, The State of The Art

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By Malini Bhandaru VMware’s Open Source Technology Center is accelerating innovation through contributions to open source projects, such as the Linux Kernel, Kubernetes, Clarity, Precaution, Harbor, and Tern, while also giving back to the community. As we embrace the 4thIndustrial Revolution, a natural question to ask is what open source IoT efforts are underway? The Internet of Things Read more...