Penguin: Monetizing Open Source


Open source has a problem with monetization, not AWS

Open sourcerors keep wrongly trying to blame AWS for their inability to effectively monetize open source software.

We have come a long, long way since open source really started to take off in the 2000s. Except, sadly, in how we monetize open source—that model is stuck in the 1980s.

…the real money is in offering services at scale AND in sufficient breadth that enterprises don’t need a separate platform for each piece of software they’d like to use.

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