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Monday, October 22 • 17:05 - 17:45
Why Contributing Upstream is Sustainable Engineering - Colin Charles, GrokOpen

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When you look at companies wanting to build on a successful open source business, you find that the ones that get the most success tend to focus on engineering and contributing upstream. As a by product, these projects get stronger as well. Examples of this can be seen with Red Hat and the Linux kernel, as well as GNOME. I will share with you how the MySQL ecosystem manages to work, with the fork (MariaDB) and the branch (Percona Server for MySQL). We will also touch on how small teams can leverage on bigger open source projects and create great finished, packaged products.

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Colin Charles

Consultant, codership (galera cluster)
Colin Charles is a Consultant at Codership, the makers of Galera Cluster. Previously, Colin was on the founding team of MariaDB Server, and has been around the MySQL ecosystem including being an early employee at MySQL, and worked actively on the Fedora and OpenOffice.org projects... Read More →

Monday October 22, 2018 17:05 - 17:45 BST
Cromdale Hall B, Level -2