"Open Source at Microsoft" by Zoli Herczeg @ eLiberatica 2008


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This is a presentation held at eLiberatica 2008.


One of the biggest events of its kind in Eastern Europe, eLiberatica brings community leaders from around the world to discuss about the hottest topics in FLOSS movement, demonstrating the advantages of adopting, using and developing Open Source and Free Software solutions.

The eLiberatica organizational committee together with our speakers and guests, have graciously allowed media representatives and all attendees to photograph, videotape and otherwise record their sessions, on the condition that the photos, videos and recordings are licensed under the Creative Commons Share-Alike 3.0 License.

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"Open Source at Microsoft" by Zoli Herczeg @ eLiberatica 2008

  1. 1. Open Source and MicrosoftZoli HerczegISV EvangelistMicrosoft RomaniaWeblogul lui Zoli - http://itboard.ro/blogs/zolis_tool
  2. 2. ClarityWe at Microsoft respect and appreciate the important role that open source software plays in our industry. We respect and we appreciate the passion and the great contribution that open source developers make in our industry…That is not what you have always heard from us, and I recognize that…. Brad Smith, Keynoting OSBC, 3/25/08
  3. 3. Policy www.microsoft.com/opensource
  4. 4. Transparency http://port25.technet.com
  5. 5. Community experience www.codeplex.com
  6. 6. Architecting for Dynamic Language RuntimeParticipation Microsoft Health Design Tools IronRuby AIDS Vaccine Research Partnerships - Tools AJAX Controls and MySQL, Zend, Windows Live APIs Extensions SugarCRM, Novell, Classroom and Online ODF/OXML Aras, XenSource, Learning Tools Translators Spikesource IronPython Released OSI License Submission Codeplex.com Launched Industry Conference Windows Installer Toolkit Participation Haskell Programming Port 25 Launched Language Interoperability Vendor Alliance Formed Windows Academic Program Windows CE Shared Source Programs Launched Rotor Launched Open Source Lab Formed First OSS Partnership with JBoss Experimenting Learning Architecting 2001-2002 2001- 2008… 2008…
  7. 7. • 18,000,000 Visits to Port 25; • SpikeIgnited on Windows • 4000+ CodePlex Projects 75% Firefox • Hypervisor Collaboration • 170,000+ Sourceforge 20% Linux/Unix • PHP Optimization Projects • MySQLConnector to Visual • 1 Million LoC on MSDN and• 4,500,000 Channel9 Visitors Studio TechNet• 4,500 Microsoft Bloggers • SugarCRM • Microsoft Research• 31,000 Codeplex Users • Linux / Windows • 588 Shared Source License Interoperability Projects
  8. 8. Commercial Community Developers Developers PHP Microsoft Java AJAX Library Database AdministratorsWindowsAdministrators
  9. 9. Do you develop software inRomania?Contact us thru our ISV Operations Centre: isv@mspartener.ro 021-5297131
  10. 10. Linux and Windows Interoperability:Focus Areas Document Formats Network Protocols Security & Identity Systems Management Virtualization Application Platforms
  11. 11. Q&A
  12. 12. © 2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.