In this episode:

  • His time working in open source database community, including Apache Cassandra’s journey and upcoming developments.
  • The role of evangelism and contributors in driving adoption and getting people to try your project.
  • The challenges and mistakes companies make when commercializing open source, with lessons he has learned from his time in the database community.
  • How new features are chosen based on his experience with Cassandra highlighting features such as transactions and open-source tool Guardrails?
  • Does open source innovation slow down as products mature?
  • What is cloud-native anyways? And what does it mean in the database context?
  • Building a diverse and gloabl team by building trust.
  • DevRel Best practices includeing, how do you measuring DevRel success.