Matt Asay

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Matt Asay is Head of Developer Ecosystem for Adobe, where previously he was vice president of mobile strategy. Prior to Adobe, Asay held a range of roles at open source companies: VP of business development, marketing and community at MongoDB, a leading big data database company; 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, a leading Linux and cloud vendor; 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. Asay writes regular columns for The Register, TechRepublic, and InfoWorld.

AI gets real (sort of) in the enterprise

Is Java the next COBOL?

Is Java the next COBOL?

60 years later, billions of lines of COBOL live on. Could Java, SQL, or Python last as long?

Should open source software advertise?

Should open source software advertise?

Funding open source has never been more important. It’s also never been harder

VMware vSphere goes Kubernetes native

VMware vSphere goes Kubernetes native

A re-architecture of vSphere with a Kubernetes control plane, Project Pacific looks like Kubernetes to developers and vSphere to admins

HPE plus MapR: Too much Hadoop, not enough cloud

HPE plus MapR: Too much Hadoop, not enough cloud

MapR gives HPE superior big data analytics technology and expertise, but not what HPE needs most

Why open source has never been stronger

Why open source has never been stronger

With cloud companies open-sourcing their innovations, and enterprises increasing participation, open source sustainability is at an all-time high

Your multicloud strategy is all wrong

Your multicloud strategy is all wrong

Multicloud is supposed to lower costs and increase agility and innovation, but the opposite is true

Public cloud winners take most

Public cloud winners take most

CIOs plan big increases in cloud spending in the coming year, with AWS and Azure first in line

Will complexity kill Kubernetes?

Will complexity kill Kubernetes?

Kubernetes wouldn’t be the first huge open source project to collapse under its own weight, but its champions say it’s different

Hadoop runs out of gas

Hadoop runs out of gas

As big data customers flee complexity and embrace the cloud, the Hadoop vendors are sputtering

VMware gets its Kubernetes game on

VMware gets its Kubernetes game on

After years in the background, VMware has emerged as a major contributor to the Kubernetes open source project

For open source vs. proprietary, AWS might have it both ways

For open source vs. proprietary, AWS might have it both ways

If it’s careful to do its own open source too, AWS could mine Google’s open source investments for a long time

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