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.

Remember when open source was fun?

Remember when open source was fun?

For the creators of Drupal, Curl, and Fio, their projects didn’t seem like work. There might be a lesson for the rest of us

Checking AI bias is a job for the humans

Checking AI bias is a job for the humans

By pre-processing or post-processing data, or even setting datasets to expire, humans can step in to correct machine learning models

Open source made the cloud in its image

Open source made the cloud in its image

Just as the Unix philosophy provided a blueprint for open source, open source practices and design principles provided a model for the cloud

COVID-19 is accelerating CI/CD adoption

COVID-19 is accelerating CI/CD adoption

Companies recognized the need to improve their development workflow years ago. With developers forced to work remotely, they’re finally moving

Why companies are racing to implement CI/CD

Why companies are racing to implement CI/CD

Businesses recognized the need to improve their development workflow years ago. With developers forced to work remotely, they’re finally moving

Cassandra and DataStax reunited — and just in time

Cassandra and DataStax reunited — and just in time

Past the ‘breakup,’ DataStax once again has an important role to play in the Apache Cassandra project

Cassandra and DataStax: Reunited, and it feels so good

Cassandra and DataStax: Reunited, and it feels so good

Past the ‘breakup,’ DataStax once again has an important role to play in the Apache Cassandra project

Zeek and Jitsi: 2 open source projects we need now

Zeek and Jitsi: 2 open source projects we need now

Long proven but not well known, these network security monitoring and video conferencing tools couldn’t be more timely

GitOps puts the power of Git into Ops

GitOps puts the power of Git into Ops

GitOps might finally do for developers and operations teams what DevOps has long promised

WTH? OSS knows how to WFH IRL

WTH? OSS knows how to WFH IRL

If distributed teams could build something as great as Linux, then perhaps working from home could work for you

WTH? OSS knows how to WFH IRL

WTH? OSS knows how to WFH IRL

If distributed teams could build something as great as Linux, then perhaps working from home could work for you

The secret to Kubernetes’ success

The secret to Kubernetes’ success

Kubernetes adoption is happening even faster than you think. Credit the project’s unusual degree of openness

Open source companies are thriving in the cloud

Open source companies are thriving in the cloud

It turns out open source didn’t need a different license or business model, but to get smarter about cloud computing

Open source should learn from Linux, not MySQL

Open source should learn from Linux, not MySQL

When a single vendor owns an open source project, expect the community to look for alternatives

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

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?

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?

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