Why the Open Source Stars Must Align

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The process of having more technical and instructive sessions on Docker has begun at recent OpenStack Summits, but a stronger presence at each other’s shows creates a more compelling and strategic event. Beyond technical sessions, one goal senior leaders have is to hold additional strategy sessions, roundtables and collaborative meetings, focused especially on integration.

Open source projects like OpenStack, Docker, OPNFV and OpenDaylight are more supported and better funded than ever before. They mark a broader trend of large, active and well-resourced open source projects that are among the leaders in Big Data, cloud computing, operating systems and development practices. Open source has come a long way in 30 years – and its success marks a new era for the overall OSS community.

But success does not come without potential pitfalls. One of the greatest obstacles to project success isn’t the proprietary competition – it’s the lack of communication between large open source projects like OpenStack and Docker.

With help from SUSE’s Alan Clark, board chairman for the OpenStack Foundation, here is how these open source successes must integrate more effectively, in order to succeed together.

Alan Clark, director of Industry Initiatives, Emerging Standards and Open Source at SUSE and board chairman for the OpenStack Foundation

 
 
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