DevToolsDigest: Issue #274
This week's digest includes news and resources from OpenSauced, RedMonk, Tanda, and more.
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Open source is not just about the code. It's about building a community of contributors with a shared passion and dedication to creating something meaningful together. The platform allows you to quickly identify new and returning contributors, making opportunities for encouragement and showcasing rising stars.
The Postgres community is amazing. Open Postgres governance is something we can and do rely on, which is refreshing in the current era of commercial open source licensing rugpulls. But as an axis to consider in terms of open source sustainability, who is going to be doing the work in 2043?
An alternative to the massive generative AI models developed by major cloud providers AWS, Google, and Microsoft are do-it-yourself options that enterprises can tailor to their needs. But enterprises have to weigh the benefits against the costs.
In the last year at Tanda, they’ve gone from being a single-product company, to launching a bunch of new products that work well together. In this post, they reflect on the different phases of product strategy over the last decade, as they went from no product to a market leader.
From the Heavybit Library
Where, if at all, does GenAI fit into incident reponse and day-to-day site reliability engineering? In this article, we consulted with a panel of site incident management veterans with more than 40 years of collective experience from companies like Netflix, Slack, Amazon, and PagerDuty.
For more perspective on the ongoing legal and IP-related challenges open-source projects face from being co-opted by massive corporations and from developments in GenAI, we spoke with legal expert and CEO of the OSS advocacy group OpenUK, Amanda Brock.