How I Learned to Stop Worrying andLove Open Source IdentityOpen Identity Summit, Monterey, CA, June 2013@metadaddyPat PattersonPrincipal Developer Evangelist
Pat Patterson @metadaddy2004: Technical Product Manager• Sun Access Manager2005: Federation Architect• Sun Access Manager2005: „Community Guy‟• OpenSSO2009: Principal Engineer• Huawei Cloud Storage2010: Principal Developer Evangelist• salesforce.com
Back in the Dark Ages (2004)Sun Java SystemAccess Manager•Suffered multiplerenamings/rebrandings(iDSAME, Sun ONE)•Functional product, butundistinguished
Let’s Open Source it!Announced at Catalyst 2005Following in footsteps of Solaris,Java, Glassfish, etcDisrupt the marketplaceGet back on the radar“Crazy Ivan move” – JohnLoiacono, Sun EVP for Software
Stakeholder ReactionCustomers•Ambivalent or positivePress/Analysts•“Sun is back in the game!”Engineering Team•Mixed emotions – fromexcitement to fear!
OpenSSO HighlightsAug 2006: Repository openedJan 2007: First Productiondeployment?May 2007: openid.sun.comSep 2008: Federation at CALGBMar 2009: OpenSSO CommunityDay, NYU
And then April 20, 2009 happened“Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) and SunMicrosystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) announced todaythey have entered into a definitive agreementunder which Oracle will acquire Sun […]”Redwood Shores, CA - April 20, 2009