Matt Asay

Matt Asay is VP of Mobile at Adobe. With more than a decade in open source, Asay has served as VP of community at MongoDB; VP of business development at mobile HTML5 start-up Strobe (now part of Facebook); chief operating officer at Canonical, the Ubuntu Linux company; GM, Americas and VP of business development at Alfresco; and part of the team that helped put Novell on its open source track. Asay is an emeritus board member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and earned his juris doctorate at Stanford, where he focused on open source and other IP licensing issues, and his MA from the University of Kent at Canterbury and his BA from Brigham Young University. Asay was one of InfoWorld's first bloggers.

Red Hat needs to get real about the cloud

Devs will lead us to the big data payoff at last

Devs will lead us to the big data payoff at last

Enterprises have gotten little satisfaction from their early adventures in big data, so developers are charting their own course in the cloud

Cloud convenience is killing the open source database

Cloud convenience is killing the open source database

Thanks to stalwarts like MySQL, MongoDB, and Cassandra, the database realm has been a haven for open source -- but the cloud is changing all that

AWS is still a minnow -- but it makes big waves

AWS is still a minnow -- but it makes big waves

As Amazon Re:Invent convenes this week, AWS claims $3.2 billion in revenue for its latest quarter, still a drop in the multi-trillion-dollar bucket of IT spending

Who took the 'no' out of NoSQL?

Who took the 'no' out of NoSQL?

In the wake of the NoSQL boom, we're seeing a great database convergence between old and new -- and you won't believe who the winner may be

Hadoop, we hardly knew ye

Hadoop, we hardly knew ye

Once, Hadoop was synonymous with big data. Now, Spark and cloud services are riding high as Hadoop heads off into the sunset

Why Apple isn't worried about flagging iPhone sales

Why Apple isn't worried about flagging iPhone sales

As you may have noticed, the iPhone's market share is slipping—but here's why Apple's outlook is still bright

Cloud is a battle you can't win

Cloud is a battle you can't win

You think your datacenter offers a better solution than AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform? Fuggedaboutit

Big data grab: Now they want your car's telemetry

Big data grab: Now they want your car's telemetry

Long before self-driving cars triumph, new and enticing auto-related products will lure you into sharing real-time data on where you go and how you get there

Cisco and VMware eat their anticloud words

Cisco and VMware eat their anticloud words

VMware once tried to rally the troops against Amazon by dismissing it as a 'bookseller.' Now the old guard has been forced to change its tune

The AI overlords have already won

The AI overlords have already won

To the owners of the biggest data go the spoils -- so step up Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft

Why the cloud is bad news for Cisco, Dell, and HP

Why the cloud is bad news for Cisco, Dell, and HP

Yes, buying in bulk means thinner margins -- and often made-to-order hardware. But the signs for Cisco, Dell, HP, and Lenovo get worse

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