Matt Asay

Matt Asay is Head of Developer Ecosystem at Adobe 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 startup 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.

Why IBM/Red Hat just might become a cloud powerhouse

AWS vs. open source: DocumentDB is the latest battlefront

AWS vs. open source: DocumentDB is the latest battlefront

In trying to prevent competition from AWS, vendors like MongoDB are undercutting open source. Ultimately, the battle could hurt both sides—and IT

Kubernetes is so hard—but worth the pain

Kubernetes is so hard—but worth the pain

2019 will be a challenging year for some enterprises as they try to turn Kubernetes hype into production reality

How to become a transformative enterprise in the cloud

How to become a transformative enterprise in the cloud

Guardian Life shows why cloud computing isn’t a technology problem solved by moving workloads out of private data centers and into public clouds

AWS adds blockchain and time-series databases

AWS adds blockchain and time-series databases

With three major functional upgrades to existing databases as well, the full complement of purpose-built AWS databases is now 15

Why Google Cloud’s new boss will fail like the old boss

Why Google Cloud’s new boss will fail like the old boss

The Google culture doesn’t care about enterprise, and replacing one seasoned enterprise exec with another won’t change that fact

Sorry, Linux. Kubernetes is now the OS that matters

Sorry, Linux. Kubernetes is now the OS that matters

Linux is just plumbing. The real OS—the real value—is with Kubernetes

Microsoft’s attempt to fork Kubernetes via AKS will fail

Microsoft’s attempt to fork Kubernetes via AKS will fail

Microsoft is a smart company, and increasingly savvy about open source. It should know better than to try to fork the container orchestration community

What IBM-Red Hat means to the cloud and developers

What IBM-Red Hat means to the cloud and developers

By buying Red Hat, IBM just bought itself a clue in hybrid cloud computing. And it just might work

How the cloud is driving the enterprise database

How the cloud is driving the enterprise database

Public cloud vendors building services that capture more and more enterprise data, potentially prophesying decades of self-inflicted enterprise lockin

MongoDB’s new license won’t solve its China problem

MongoDB’s new license won’t solve its China problem

We need to find ways to ensure commercial open source can thrive, without worrying about the big cloud providers sucking out all value without contributing back

How Azure became the place for open source in the cloud

How Azure became the place for open source in the cloud

Microsoft has truly embraced open source, in a radical shift rare for a big company—and developers should be very happy

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