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OWF13 - Xen project
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OWF13 - Xen project
OWF13 - Xen project
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OWF13 - Xen project
OWF13 - Xen project
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Community Summit - Lars Kurth

Community Summit - Lars Kurth

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  • 1. Lars Kurth Community Manger, Xen Project Chairman, Xen Project Advisory Board Director, Open Source, Citrix lars_kurth
  • 2. Was a contributor to various projects Worked in parallel computing, tools, mobile and now virtualization Long history in change projects Community guy at Symbian Foundation Learned how NOT to do stuff Community guy for the Xen Project Working for Citrix Accountable to Xen Project Advisory Board Chairman of Xen Project Advisory Board
  • 3. 250000 150000 More than 1 Projects Million Today 100000 Projected 200000 50000 0 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 Source: The 2013 Future of Open Source Survey Results
  • 4. Late 90’s Individuals & Hobbyist's
  • 5. Late 90’s Today Individuals & Hobbyist's Still about Individuals But, a majority are employees Companies have a huge stake
  • 6. Features How many users you have How many vendors back you How you are seen in the press …
  • 7. Features How many users you have How many vendors back you How you are seen in the press … Different Management Disciplines
  • 8. can help you succeed
  • 9. Neutrality / Perception Support Infrastructure Expertise / Mentoring Vendor / People Network …
  • 10. Neutrality / Perception Support Infrastructure Expertise / Mentoring Vendor / People Network … BUT: You still need to do all the right things
  • 11. Case Study
  • 12. An Open Source Hypervisor > 10M Users Powering some of the biggest Clouds in Production Amazon Web Services, Rackspace Public Cloud, Terremark, … Several sub-projects Xen Hypervisor, XAPI management tools, Mirage OS Linux Foundation Collaborative Project Sponsored by Amazon Web Services, AMD, Bromium, Calxeda, CA Technologies, Cisco, Citrix, Google, Intel, NetApp, Oracle, Samsung and Verizon 10 years old
  • 13. In different areas
  • 14. xenproject.org/help/presentations-and-videos/video/latest/linuxconna-xen-project-lessons-learned.html
  • 15. xenproject.org/help/presentations-and-videos/video/latest/linuxconna-xen-project-lessons-learned.html
  • 16. xenproject.org/help/presentations-and-videos/video/latest/linuxconna-xen-project-lessons-learned.html
  • 17. xenproject.org/help/presentations-and-videos/video/latest/linuxconna-xen-project-lessons-learned.html
  • 18. 2003 2004 2005 Developer list traffic : Q3 2003 - now 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 19. Enough Papers Enough Talks Enough Communication By enough vendors 2003 2004 2005 Developer list traffic : Q3 2003 - now 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 20. Focus on events for the existing community only Enough Papers Enough Talks Enough Communication By enough vendors 2003 2004 2005 Developer list traffic : Q3 2003 - now 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 21. Change of Guard Focus on events for the existing community only Enough Papers Enough Talks Enough Communication By enough vendors 2003 2004 2005 Developer list traffic : Q3 2003 - now 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 22. Empty Promises Change of Guard Focus on events for the existing community only Enough Papers Enough Talks Enough Communication By enough vendors 2003 2004 2005 Developer list traffic : Q3 2003 - now 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 23. Project became an “invisible man” Belief that Xen is not open source Slowed the growth of the user base
  • 24. Project became an “invisible man” Belief that Xen is not open source Slowed the growth of the user base Perception: the project is “dead” Constant stories in the press that the project is dying First: Defiance – this is all “Fud” Then: Project started to believe this too
  • 25. Events v2 Community Blog Confidence Building 2003 2004 2005 Developer list traffic : Q3 2003 - now 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 26. AR & PR Working Group Community spokespeople Events v2 Community Blog Confidence Building 2003 2004 2005 Developer list traffic : Q3 2003 - now 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  • 27. Project perception has changed dramatically Neutral to positive (example: eWeek “How Xen got its Zen back”) No more Xen bashing New influx of people to the project 35 30 Talks / Events / Orgs 25 20 15 10 5 0 2010 2011 2012 2013 (Q3)
  • 28. Two very successful Press Releases Powerful message (that is true, but was not told/heard before)
  • 29. Two very successful Press Releases Powerful message (that is true, but was not told/heard before) Linux Foundation Expertise Press Releases and other LF channels Coaching and supporting of community members
  • 30. Two very successful Press Releases Powerful message (that is true, but was not told/heard before) Linux Foundation Expertise Press Releases and other LF channels Coaching and supporting of community members Xen Project Advisory Board : Marketing and PR Committee
  • 31. Two very successful Press Releases Powerful message (that is true, but was not told/heard before) Linux Foundation Expertise Press Releases and other LF channels Coaching and supporting of community members Xen Project Advisory Board : Marketing and PR Committee
  • 32. Open source is more competitive than ever Projects need to excel in many disciplines Its not just about the code OSS Foundations bring credibility, networks & expertise Joining a OSS can make a huge difference Different OSS Foundations have different strengths
  • 33. Please rate the talk on slideshare or twitter www.slideshare.net/xen_com_mgr/
  • 34. Flickr: Xen Project: “Messy Apartment” by Ryo Chijiiwa www.xenproject.org blog.xenproject.org wiki.xenproject.org lists.xenproject.org xenbits.xenproject.org “The Ivory Tower” by Daniel Parks “Desert Road 9” by LabyrinthX “Cotton Plant” by Aileen “Giant Sequoia Trees” by Raj “Damselfly caught in sundew” by Mysserli Other Images: By Lars Kurth or acquired @xen_org ##xen

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