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ApacheCon Europe 2016
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Friday, November 18 • 13:00 - 13:50
But We're Already Open Source! Why Would I Want to Bring My Code to Apache? - Nick Burch, Apache Software Foundation

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Open Source - that's just a tick box, right? No? Anyway, we're open source, so that's all we need, right? No? OK, so what's this Apache thing, and why might we want to take our existing open source project to the Apache Software Foundation? And why might we not!



Join us as we look at several real world examples of where companies have chosen to contribute their existing open source code to the Apache Software Foundation. We'll see the advantages they got from it, the problems they faced along the way, why they did it, and how it helped their business. We'll also look briefly at where it may not be the right fit.

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Nick Burch

CTO, Apache Software Foundation
Nick began contributing to Apache projects in 2003, and hasn't looked back since! He's mostly involved in ""Content"" projects like Apache POI, Apache Tika and Apache Chemistry, as well as foundation-wide activities like Conferences and Travel Assistance. | | Nick is CTO at Quanticate, a Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) with a strong focus on data and statistics. | | Nick has spoken at most ApacheCons since 2007, and as well as many... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 13:00 - 13:50
Giralda III/IV

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