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Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software

Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software



Squiz International User Conference 2010

Squiz International User Conference 2010



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    Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software Presentation Transcript

    • RED HAT Paul Took Victorian Branch Manager, Red Hat n
    • Vital St ti iti Vit l Statisitics Headquarters in Raleig NC gh, Founded in 1993 3000+ employees, in 6 worldwide offices in 30 66 countries Cash and investments: $1.3 billion FY11 revenues: $800+ million +30% growth $800+ 30% IPO, 1999 (NYSE: RH HT)
    • Raison d’être To be the catalyst in communiti of customers, ies contributors, contributors and partners crea ating better technology the open source way.
    • Something to remembe S thi t ber First they ignore you Then they laugh at youu Then they fight you And then you win - Mohatma Gandhi
    • Why Open Source? e
    • The Foundations o Gene a Public License e ou dat o s of General ub c ce se (GPL) Nobody should be restricted by the software they use. d There are four freedoms tha every user should have: at  the freedom to use the softw ware for any purpose,  the freedom to change the s software to suit your needs,  the freedom to share the sof ftware with your friends and neighbors, and  anges you make. the freedom to share the cha
    • General Public License (GPL) G l P bli Li  Red Hat release all distribu uted software under GPL (sometimes with much effo ort)  And now, so do Squiz!  Red Hat Squiz
    • What i O Wh t is Open Source Software? S ft ? A type of software deefined by its collaborative development model model, accessibility of code and distribution e models; thi i i cont t with proprietary d l this is in ntrast ith i t software which is on available in a binary nly or “closed” format
    • Collaborative Innovatio C ll b ti I tion A framework built on shharing ideas and inventions with the wor and getting new ideas rld from developers, custo developers omers, omers and leaders outside of the corporate structure.
    • Collaborative Innovatio at R d Hat C ll b ti I tion t Red H t Open Source Access to Code (Fedora, Issue: Software Patents) Open Content Access to Knowledge (Creative Commons Wikipedia) Commons, Open Standards Access to Data (ODF, Royalty Free Standards) Access to knowledge Anytime, An nywhere, Anyhow
    • Why Wh use OSS? Democr ti i Content D ratising C t t Red Hat Patent Promise Open Invention Network Patent Settlement i Fi star C P S l in Firest Case Brief in Bilski Case IP Symposiums in North C y p Carolina, United States; Delhi, India; and more to come www.opensource.com
    • OPEN SOURCE STACK PROPRIETARY OPEN SOURCE IBM/Oracle Portal MySource Matrix IBM Websphere, .NET Apache & PHP Oracle DB, DB2 PostgreSQL Veritas Storage Suite Global File System/Red Hat Cluster Suite Containers, VMWare Virtualisation Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation UNIX, Windows Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • Are we succeeding? n