Celebrating an Amazing 2015 for Pivotal Big Data Communities

In 2015, Pivotal released more than 6 million lines of code into open source, and we launched 4 major new open source projects:

This was a significant accomplishment by Pivotal in terms of engineering, legal, product development, and marketing efforts.

 

Since then we’ve seen quite a bit of interest in these nascent new communities in 2015.

 

2016 is our year to build them to critical mass of members with first official releases, simplifying the path to adoption and contribution, and driving awareness.

 

Here is Happy New Year message from Pivotal to the Pivotal Big Data Community.

Bringing Commercial Software to Open Source

The following is a presentation I made with my colleague Cyrus Wadia to Pivotal’s Meetup group in June 2015 about what it took for us to spawn open source projects out of our long standing commercial products for big data.

And here’s the actual presentation:

Become A Founding Contributor of “Project” Geode

Cross posted from The Pivotal POV Blog…

featured-project-geode-250x250Today, Pivotal announced the creation of “Geode”, the new in-memory distributed database that will form the open source core of Pivotal GemFire.

It is my pleasure to announce the really fun part of this: the beginning of “Project Geode” – the community of users of and contributors to the Geode technology.

As part of this announcement, we stated that Pivotal has submitted a proposal to The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to establish and incubate Project Geode through collaborative development.

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