The Opensource.com weekly look at what is happening in the OpenStack community and the open source cloud at large.
In this interview with OpenStack community member Rob Hirschfeld, we get updates on the current status of many efforts within OpenStack: DefCore, the project managers working group, what's ahead in the Liberty release, and more.
Writers wanted for a new Opensource.com column dedicated to documentation, including best practices, case studies, projects that need help from the community, events, tools, and tips.
Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better open source project docs, which can help your users and grow your community.
In this interview with Adrian Otto, project team lead for OpenStack projects Magnum and Solum, we get a preview of his talk at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver, entitled "7 Habits of Highly Effective Contributors," where he will share a formula to become a valued contributor to an OpenStack community... Read more
Smart digital agencies know that if providing value, return on investment, and total customization are all key components to their brand and value proposition, the open source model is, and has always been, the far better choice.
One thing is certain: Running an open source company has unique challenges and opportunities. Here are 3 critical lessons I've learned from running Lucidworks.
Tools like Docker and Vagrant are Ansible are hotter than ever. What's their secret?
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.
Paul Santinelli gives feedback on the Future of Open Source Survey conducted every year by North Bridge in partnership with Black Duck Software. Prior to North Bridge, Paul was the founder of an open source startup and held senior roles at Red Hat, IBM, Lotus Development and Compuware.