Not at all like their stewardship of Chrome then?
Kubernetes (K8s) is everywhere, so how do cloud vendors differentiate their offerings? Google's answer is Anthos, but this is a brand as much as a product. The Reg sat down with Google's Jennifer Lin, VP of Product Management, at the recent Cloud Next event in London, to unscramble its various permutations. The background to …
Given that they developed Kubernetes in the first place it's difficult to argue that this is such an example. It's mord like the "freemium" model and, as the move to hosted infrastructure is being driven by the desire to outsource maintenance, you can see why CIOs and CFOs like what they see: they don't want to be able to fix it if it's broken.
I guess that firms need to pay for a product otherwise it is worthless for them. OpenSource sure, but I want to pay a license for it to someone, because that is what I have been doing for so long, and OperSource Solutions works so I have to pay.
Under this scenario, you need to create a "product" to be sold, since it is OpenSource you need to disguise it, errr new features on you product, not disguising sorry. And provide something like an update support agreement just to say you need to upgrade, so I can renegotiate the contract... And it is business as usual for most firms.
And yes, the risk is adopt, embrace and extend...
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