Matt Asay

Contributor

Matt Asay is a Principal at Amazon Web Services. Formerly, Asay was Head of Developer Ecosystem for Adobe. Prior to Adobe, Asay held a range of roles at open source companies: VP of business development, marketing, and community at MongoDB; VP of business development at real-time analytics company Nodeable (acquired by Appcelerator); VP of business development and interim CEO at mobile HTML5 start-up Strobe (acquired by Facebook); COO at Canonical, the Ubuntu Linux company; and head of the Americas at Alfresco, a content management startup. Asay is an emeritus board member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and holds a J.D. from Stanford, where he focused on open source and other IP licensing issues.

The uber-importance of docs

GitHub Copilot isn’t changing the future

GitHub Copilot isn’t changing the future

AI-driven software development is great. But don’t lose sight of all the things it can’t do yet.

The real successes of AI

The real successes of AI

Despite the hype, especially around self-driving cars, AI is writing code, designing Google chip floor plans, and telling us how much to trust it.

How the cloud and big compute are remaking HPC

How the cloud and big compute are remaking HPC

High-performance computing projects require massive quantities of compute resources. Pairing simulation and specialized hardware with the cloud powers the breakthroughs of the future.

Another day, another multi-billion IPO for open source

Another day, another multi-billion IPO for open source

Investment in open source technologies and companies has been going strong for more than two decades. If anything, it keeps accelerating, along with the innovation.

The wrong way to think about cloud computing

The wrong way to think about cloud computing

Moving workloads in and out of the cloud isn’t really possible—or a good idea.

Excel, Python, and the future of data science

Excel, Python, and the future of data science

If the ubiquitous spreadsheet program is the gateway to data science, Python aims to be the next step.

Snowflake pushes back at… whom?

Snowflake pushes back at… whom?

Making great efforts to tout its closed source software, Snowflake may be trying to convince an audience that doesn't really care.

Open source’s diversity problem

Open source’s diversity problem

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in tech, especially open source, but their contributions speak for themselves.

You’re thinking about Kubernetes all wrong

You’re thinking about Kubernetes all wrong

Try using Kubernetes like an app server for smaller teams instead of treating it like a centralized cloud.

Cloud and digital transformation gain speed

Cloud and digital transformation gain speed

Leading companies that jumped in early are reaping the rewards, but it’s not too late for lagging organizations. Find the people and partners to help you move ahead.

Tapping into the smartest software developers

Tapping into the smartest software developers

Both the single-stack architecture and the best-of-breed approaches can limit you. Open source and building in the capability for change are key.

Load More