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Open source overview

This open source overview covers the benefits of open source to companies and developers alike, gives you a brief history of open source, and covers what open source is and is not. I cover some the lessons that I’ve learned while working in open source communities, including how to earn your stripes in a community and proper open source community etiquette.

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Dr. Brad Topol is an IBM Distinguished Engineer leading efforts focused on Open Technologies and Developer Advocacy. Brad is a Kubernetes contributor and serves as a member of the Kubernetes Conformance Workgroup. He is a member of the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors, is an OpenStack core contributor and the project lead for the OpenStack Interoperability Challenge effort.