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.

Open source should learn from Linux, not MySQL

Do you really need Kubernetes?

Do you really need Kubernetes?

Is Kubernetes the perfect defense against cloud lock-in, or a needlessly complex solution to a problem nobody has?

Interested in machine learning? Better learn PyTorch

Interested in machine learning? Better learn PyTorch

Don’t look now, but easy, straightforward PyTorch has become the hottest product in data science

2 cloud and AI myths you shouldn’t believe

2 cloud and AI myths you shouldn’t believe

If you think the cloud will drive data centers to extinction and that AI projects are doomed to fail, think again

Making open source JavaScript pay

Making open source JavaScript pay

Money isn’t everything to the success of the most popular JavaScript frameworks. Or is it?

Customer-driven open source is the future of software

Customer-driven open source is the future of software

The best software is software that companies build to scratch their own itches and address their own day-to-day needs

How open source changed everything — again

How open source changed everything — again

The biggest open source innovations of the decade, from Git and Docker to data science and the cloud

Magical Magento figures out how to make and take

Magical Magento figures out how to make and take

Drawing half of contributed code from third parties, Magento seems to have cracked the code for open source success

The real number of open source developers

The real number of open source developers

Are there really more than 40 million software developers on GitHub? Not even close

Why the Rust language is on the rise

Why the Rust language is on the rise

Rust may not be easy to learn, but developers love the speed, the tools, the ‘guard rails,‘ and the community

NoSQL will dominate new stack spending

NoSQL will dominate new stack spending

Relational databases may keep old stack workloads, but Morgan Stanley research suggests NoSQL databases will own the next generation of apps

Should open source licenses fight evil?

Should open source licenses fight evil?

New open source licenses attempt to legislate what we can and cannot do with software. Problem is, that’s not open

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