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Dirk Hohndel | VP & Chief Open Source Officer – VMware


Highlights of the interview:

  • Containers pose a security and compliance risk
  • Most cloud-native solution providers don’t know the code running in their software
  • Open Source community needs to address mental illness issue
  • How VMware integrates open source companies like Heptio and Bitnami after the acquisition
  • Comments on SFC’s legal battle with VMware

Guest: Dirk Hohndel, VP and Chief Open Source Officer at VMware
Location: KubeCon+CloudNativeCon, Barcelona
Travel & Lodging was sponsored by CNCF

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Swapnil Bhartiya
I have more than 12 years of experience covering Enterprise Open Source, Cloud, Containers, IoT, Machine Learning and general tech. My stories cover a very broad spectrum - traditional Linux, data center and Free Software to contemporary emerging technologies like 'serverless'. Widely Read: My stories have appeared in a multitude of leading publications including CIO, InfoWorld, Network World, The New Stack, Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN Magazine, HPE Insights, Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine, SweetCode, Linux For You, Electronics For You and more.