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Apache Software Foundation Platinum Sponsor Profil...

with Robert van der Meulen, Global Product Strategy Lead at Leaseweb Robert is Global Product Strategy Lead at Leaseweb. Fascinated by technology, Robert studied computer sciences, and after his studies, he delved into the then relatively young and rapidly developing internet technology. He soon understood that the internet would be at the... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: For Love or Money: Volunteer vs...

EDITOR'S NOTE: "Success at Apache" reflects diverse, personal experiences from our community members, with particular focus on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". The post below is the result of a discussion with the author that originated in early September 2018 and remained unpublished as its tone deviates... [Read more...]

Apache Software Foundation Gold Sponsor Profile: B...

with Kevin Fleming, Head of Open Source Community Engagement and Member of the CTO Office at Bloomberg Kevin has spent more than 20 years in the technology industry. In 2004, he started a VOIP service provider company and chose Asterisk as his platform. 9 months later he was offered a position at Digium to work on Asterisk full-time. After seven... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Accidentally Finding Awesome

by Daniel Ruggeri My involvement with the ASF started very simply.  I was a server administrator who wanted to have a bug or two fixed and a feature or two added to the Apache HTTP Server (httpd). I spent some time learning the codebase a bit and submitted my first patch to the httpd dev list. I wasn't... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Cookie Monster

by Isabel Drost-Fromm As a researcher interested in machine learning, Web- and social graphs I joined the Nutch mailing lists back in 2005 when the project was still on SourceForge. I started tinkering with Nutch Writeables to store the data I needed for my analysis – something that today some may know as Hadoop Writeables – the Nutch wiki... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Wearing Small Hats

by Rich Bowen Within The Apache Software Foundation, many of us have different roles. I am a committer on the Apache httpd project , and also a PMC member on that project. I am the Vice President, Conferences . I am a board member. And I’m a member of the Foundation. I'm also an employee of Red Hat, and may, at times, be perceived to... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: carrying forward the benefits

by Mikael Ståldal Back in 2013, I worked as software developer and architect at a small IT company. We needed a logging framework for the Java based server platform we were developing. Initially, we tried to use the java.util.logging framework built in to the Java platform. But we soon realized that it was insufficient for our needs. ... [Read more...]

Success at Apache — 赢在 Apache: If it helps others,...

by Sally Khudairi,  with contributions by Ignasi Barrera, Von Gosling, Luke Han, Kevin A. McGrail, and Anthony Shaw. Translations by Ted Liu and David Zhenwei Dong. I became active in The Apache Software Foundation at its inception in 1999. I am responsible for elevating the ASF's visibility, and supporting the Foundation by counseling... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: the Apache Legal Shield - a pra...

by Bertrand Delacretaz I became active in the ASF in 2001 via Gianugo Rabellino -- he was the one who started the discussions with Apache Fop about me donating the jfor XLS-FO to RTF converter that I had developed earlier. It was already too late to uninvent RTF which is a terrible format, but I digress. I am currently a member of the Board of... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: The Apache Way for Executives

by Alex Karasulu I'm a long time member of the Apache Software Foundation and have been an executive officer of several corporations over the course of the past 20 years. I've co-founded several projects in the community and mentored several others. The "Apache Way" has benefited several aspects of my life, however I never... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: the Chance to Influence the Wor...

by  Weiwei Yang I submitted my first patch to Apache Hadoop in 2015, a very simple bug fix with just a few lines of changes. However the feeling is still vivid to me when the patch was accepted, I felt great accomplishment. It was not about how big the change was, but rather because I knew even a small change would help a lot of people.... [Read more...]

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