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A message for companies, like Apple and Microsoft, jumping on board with open source: it takes more than open source code. It takes community and commitment.
1 comment Posted 25 Jun 2015 by Stephen R. Walli Feed
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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Apple open sourcing Swift, ApacheCon splitting into two events, and more. Open source news: June 6 - 12, 2015
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It takes developers, sales, marketing, and product people to take this open source thing and turn it in to something that's useful and used by people. All of these people are crucial to the success of Swift, no matter where they are.
0 comments Posted 13 May 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
When you want to learn about object storage in OpenStack, John Dickinson is the guy to ask. John is the Director of Technology at SwiftStack, a company which relies on the OpenStack Swift project to provide unstructured data storage to customers around the world. He also serves as the Program... Read more
1 comment Posted 28 Oct 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Object storage with OpenStack Swift gained an important feature in yesterday's 2.0 release with the addition of storage policies. John Dickinson, Swift Program Technical Lead, called storage policies the "biggest thing to happen to Swift since it was open-sourced four years ago." So what exactly... Read more
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
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OpenStack Object Storage (code named Swift) has a fairly frequent release schedule for improvements and new capabilities but naturally, there is always significant gravity around integrated releases for any OpenStack project. Even though the Havana release was very big for OpenStack Swift, with new... Read more
0 comments Posted 19 Feb 2014 by John Dickinson Feed