2019 and the Power of Open Supply
Now that the assorted challenges and successes of 2018 are behind us, let’s look again at among the yr’s highlights and see what’s in retailer for 2019 right here on Linux.com.
Wins for 2018
2018 noticed wonderful development for open supply typically and for The Linux Basis particularly, with enormous tech acquisitions and widespread industry adoption stemming from greater than 20 years of regular open supply improvement and innovation.
At The Linux Basis, this development was mirrored within the formation of many new tasks, similar to:
It was additionally mirrored in record-breaking occasions, such because the sold-out KubeCon + CloudNativeCon; within the unprecedented variety of new members becoming a member of The Linux Basis final yr; and in coaching milestones, similar to surpassing the a million mark for the variety of folks enrolled in Linux Basis coaching and certification programs on edX.
This curiosity in studying and coaching was seen on Linux.com as effectively, the place tutorials had been constantly the most well-liked articles on the web site. For 2019, our aim is to feed that curiosity with articles that educate and inform and that present a agency basis from which to discover the array of instruments, tasks, and alternatives throughout the open supply ecosystem. You possibly can look ahead to previews of the very best Linux distributions, in-depth command-line tutorials, data on LF coaching programs, ebooks, and webinars, highlights from industry-leading occasions, and rather more.
A phrase for 2019
I just lately learn an essay by Melinda Gates during which she mentioned that slightly than making an inventory of resolutions, she picks a phrase for the yr and makes use of to that phrase to tell her targets and form her actions.
When pressed to decide on a phrase for 2019, I select energy. In doing so, I take into consideration the assorted tasks, groups, and people I work with and the way we’re simpler after we collaborate, be taught from, and advocate for each other. I take into consideration advances when it comes to inclusion and acceptance and the way variety and civility can strengthen our group. I take into consideration the alternatives we’ve got to enhance open supply practices, develop them into new areas, and apply them to create options to new and current issues.
Open supply is a strong catalyst; its energy lies within the bonds fashioned by means of open improvement and shared information which mix to make a stronger and extra resilient complete. Let’s carry that energy into 2019 and turn out to be stronger collectively.