Lynette Miles

Goose, the open source load testing framework created by Tag1 CEO Jeremy Andrews, continues to show its performance and scalability capabilities. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Managing Director Michael Meyers joins VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz for a demonstration of Goose’s rapid ramp-up and scaling by COO Narayan Newton. In this final talk in our series of live demonstrations of Goose, Narayan and Fabian break down how some of the methods used in part...

Lynette Miles

Open Source software is the foundation of Tag1 Consulting’s business, and it is essential to our core values that we contribute to and support the open source communities we benefit from. Just as we support the Drupal Association as an Enterprise Supporting partner and Platinum sponsor of DrupalCon NA, we are proud to announce that we are the first Silver member of the Rust Foundation.

Jeremy Andrews

In this second part, Linus offers insight and perspective gained from managing a large open source project for three decades. He also talks about his employment at the Linux Foundation, and describes what he does with his spare time when he's not focused on kernel development.

Jeremy Andrews

Thirty years ago, Linus Torvalds was a 21 year old student at the University of Helsinki when he first released the Linux Kernel. His announcement started, “I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional…)”. Three decades later, the top 500 supercomputers are all running Linux, as are over 70% of all smartphones. Linux is clearly both big and professional.

Lynette Miles

While there are many companies based in open source software that are successfully funding themselves based on consultancy and other services, that’s not necessarily true of individual contributors. As part of our series of talks with Open Source Leaders, Tag1 Consulting’s Managing Director Michael Meyers, VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz, and Yjs founder Kevin Jahns talk with Dries Buytaert about open source projects and communities. This talk focuses on open source project sustainability and...

Lynette Miles

Dries Buytaert’s name is known to everyone in the Drupal community. As the originator of the project, project lead, and co-founder of Acquia, Dries has been a pivotal person in the success of Drupal. During this interview, you’ll learn more about some of the accomplishments, accidents, and purposeful decisions that have made Drupal what it is today.

Lynette Miles

Funding your interests isn’t always easy, and that’s true of many open source projects as well. The majority of open source projects are created and maintained by people working on their projects in their spare time. For some, their employers or other companies are willing and able to sponsor open source development projects, enabling their maintainers to do work they would not otherwise be able to do. In this Tag1 Team Talk, CodeMirror and ProseMirror...

Lynette Miles

While many open source projects are successful due in part to their large contributor base, not all projects work best that way; other project leaders prefer to keep contributions from others tightly controlled. Depending on the use cases, either method can work well. For CodeMirror and ProseMirror, a tightly controlled code base is part of the culture of the project.

Lynette Miles

In previous posts we’ve talked about Goose, and Gaggles, and how they work. Running Goose for an actual client load test is the true test of its use and, like any software, one of the best ways to find out where additional improvements can be made. Here, we’ll walk through how we set up and proceeded through a test with a Tag1 client, what we found, and where, and what Goose improvements are being added...

Lynette Miles

DrupalCons are unquestionably the biggest events of the year in the Drupal community. It’s an opportunity for developers, designers, users, customers, and businesses to get together and talk about everything Drupal! This year has been a difficult one for conferences, as everyone cancels, reschedules, or moves online. DrupalCon has been no exception to this, bringing both of this year’s conferences online, in an effort to continue fostering the project’s strong community. Always wanted to go...