‘Fork and Commoditize’ — GitLab CEO on the Threat of the Hyper-Clouds

Episode 13 · April 17th, 2019 · 14 mins 5 secs

About this Episode

GitLab exemplifies, in many ways, what is possible in the open source world. Created from scratch with the goal of solving a problem — in this case, how to offer developers a collaborative software platform; GitLab exemplifies the mind and spirit of the open source community.

But in the fast-changing world of software development and as tech giants Google, Amazon and Microsoft seek to redefine how software is made and distributed with unparalleled capital resources, open source enterprises face many challenges and threats — some of which border on the existential for many projects.