May 10, 2023 — Amazon Web Services (AWS) supports Open Source on a long-term scale “and sustainability is our guiding principle for these investments,” AWS Kubernetes team lead Nathan Taber shared with sdxcentral®. Sustainable Open Source projects — including making AWS a trusted, scalable home for cloud-native workloads & building up the broader Kubernetes community— require adequate resources to maintain healthy code & communities. To that end, AWS has made large investments in financial & organizational Open Source initiatives. Last year, it invested $10 million into the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) & committed its entire patent portfolio to Open Invention Network “to reduce the risk of companies that innovate with Open Source.” 

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