Title: Google Cloud’s Open Source Partnership Program: 5 Things To Know
Author: Joseph Tsidulko
Abstract: The article begins by noting that Google Cloud has introduced a partnership program that will make other developers of popular open source technologies first-class citizens in its cloud ecosystem. Among these open source partners is InfluxData, creator of time series database InfluxDB. In this article, InfluxData CEO Evan Kaplan is quoted as saying that the strategy of engaging with open source vendors that lead their categories and building a platform around those solutions is “not like anything we’ve seen before from anyone else”. The seven inaugural ISVs participating in Google’s open source partnerships program all offer solutions at the forefront of their categories.