Andrew C. Oliver

Columnist

Andrew C. Oliver is director of product marketing and evangelism at Couchbase, a provider of open source NoSQL database products.

Rethinking software developer events after COVID-19

What now? A software developer’s guide to surviving the recession

What now? A software developer’s guide to surviving the recession

This is a scary time for everyone, but also a moment that could define your career if you prepare for change

InnerSource: A better way to work together on code

InnerSource: A better way to work together on code

How using open source methods to develop proprietary software increases project efficiency, code quality, and developer happiness

Should open source be ethical?

Should open source be ethical?

At present, software licenses that prohibit socially harmful or unethical uses cannot be considered open source. Should we change that?

Cloud outages show multicloud is essential

Cloud outages show multicloud is essential

Outages are inevitable and vendors are unreliable. You can’t move fast enough unless you already have your service running on two or more clouds

Modern recipes for more resilient applications

Modern recipes for more resilient applications

New approaches and innovations at the edge keep applications alive when networks or services die

InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers recognize the year’s best software development, cloud computing, big data analytics, and machine learning tools

The best open source software for cloud computing

The best open source software for cloud computing

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in cloud computing

The best open source software for data storage and analytics

The best open source software for data storage and analytics

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in databases and data analytics

How developers can get the ops team on their side

How developers can get the ops team on their side

It shouldn’t be dev vs. ops. Instead, consider the ops team as one of your customers, and make software that it can use

How to present to management: A guide for developers and engineers

How to present to management: A guide for developers and engineers

Presenting to management is about realizing that you have a busy audience that wants to know the impact, cost, and risk of the plan

How to write better: A developer’s guide

How to write better: A developer’s guide

Developers who can write impactfully tend to advance faster in their careers than those who merely code

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