New monetization models such as open core have presented questions for IT professionals. Do we stick with the freedom and agility of community releases, or do we pay for the enterprise counterparts? Explore patterns in Enterprise Edition add-ons, look at some concrete examples such as Confluent vs. Kafka, and be better prepared to decide where you spend your open source license dollars.
Justin is an active blogger, speaker, and free software evangelist. He has spoken at numerous conferences, delivered classroom training, and even delivered a few keynotes. Justin has over 20 years’ experience working in various software roles and is an outspoken free software evangelist, delivering enterprise solutions and community education on databases, integration work, architecture, and technical leadership. He is currently the Chief Architect at OpenLogic by Perforce.