In my guide, I wrote about doing your research by casting a wide net, then evaluating yourself (your skills, your goals, and your time). In this evaluation to find the right fit, I looked at my motivations and skills, made a list of goals, and named a few target projects. I evaluate four open... Read more
Leslie Hawthorn is a well known figure in open source and chances are you've heard or attended one of her talks. Prior to her talk at the All Things Open conference, coming up in October this year, I asked her a few questions about her passion for open source and community management. In this... Read more
Jason Baker interviews Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph, a member of the HP OpenStack infrastructure team. Elizabeth will speak at All Things Open in 2014, covering HP's infrastructure in the OpenStack project, explaining their usage of a code review system for systems administration changes, and how they... Read more
On the difference between open source and proprietary development: the open process that accompanies open source development will help to ensure that the software will likely integrate into any given environment and that some bad habits are often avoided.
Guy Martin is a Senior Strategist for Samsung Research America as a part of the Open Source Group, and he has played a key role in bringing greater integration of open source development into Samsung's corporate model. He has embarked on a 4 year mission to establish open source leadership across... Read more
This article is part of my talk, Open-Source Business Models. You can see the full transcript and the video of my talk on Heavybit.com. This article covers: open source history, today, and licensing.
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
How to evaluate yourself, including your skills and time, before jumping into an open source project. Then, how to evaluate an open source project before stepping into the community. From seasoned open source developer, Matt Micene.
Automation is all about maintaining and managing the cloud infrastructure and workload to keep it running. Get to the creative work quicker with these "day two operations tools" for automating in OpenStack.
OpenStack is on a six-month release cycle, with each release given a code name starting with consecutive letters of the alphabet. On October 16th, OpenStack Juno will be released, with several new projects, and lots of new features. Here's a few of the things you can expect in the next release of... Read more