SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which builds sustainable ecosystems for cloud native software program, in the present day introduced the winners of the fourth annual CNCF Community Awards. The Group Awards acknowledge CNCF neighborhood members working the toughest to advance cloud native know-how.
“Open supply software program merely wouldn’t exist with out the people who go above and past to assist construct and keep initiatives that profit the neighborhood as an entire,” mentioned Chris Aniszczyk, CTO, CNCF. “As CNCF approaches 80 hosted initiatives, and greater than 100,000 contributors throughout greater than 5,000 organizations, we might prefer to take a second to acknowledge the people who make our neighborhood a greater place day in and time out.”
This yr’s awards are being offered within the following classes: High Ambassador, High Committer, and Chop Wooden Carry Water.
High Ambassador: This award is offered to a champion advocate for the cloud native area. This particular person helps unfold consciousness of cloud native, CNCF, and its hosted initiatives. The CNCF Ambassador leverages varied platforms, driving curiosity and pleasure round initiatives. CNCF Ambassadors voted for the High Ambassador. They’re happy to current the award to:
- Ian Coldwater –( @IanColdwater) Ian Coldwater makes a speciality of hacking and hardening Kubernetes, containers, and cloud native infrastructure.
High Committer: This award acknowledges excellence in technical contributions to CNCF and its hosted initiatives. The CNCF High Committer has made key commits to initiatives and, extra importantly, contributes in a approach that advantages the challenge as an entire. CNCF Maintainers (committers) voted for the High Committer and are happy to current the award to:
- Ben Elder (@BenThe Elder) – Ben Elder is a senior software program engineer at Google, a maintainer for Kubernetes, and Kubernetes SIG Testing Chair.
Chop Wooden Carry Water: This award is given to neighborhood members serving to behind the scenes, dedicating numerous hours to open supply initiatives, internet hosting and constructing neighborhood meetups, and infrequently finishing thankless duties for the advantage of the neighborhood. The winners of this award have been nominated by the CNCF neighborhood and voted on by the CNCF workers and TOC. CNCF is happy to current this award to:
- Erin Boyd (@erinaboyd) – Erin is a software program engineer at Apple, an energetic contributor to the Kubernetes Storage SIG, co-chair of the CNCF Storage SIG, and a maintainer of the Operator Framework challenge.
- Josh Berkus (@fuzzychef) – Josh Berkus contributes to Kubernetes, engaged on contributor expertise, multicluster, releases, and all of Pink Hat’s many Kubernetes-related initiatives.
- Bridget Kromhout (@bridgetkromhout) – Bridget Kromhout is a principal program supervisor at Microsoft, specializing in the open supply Kubernetes ecosystem, and an energetic contributor to Helm.
- Matt Fisher (@bacongobbler) – Matt Fisher is a software program engineer at Microsoft and certainly one of Helm’s core maintainers.
- Richard Hartmann (@TwitchiH) – Richard Hartmann is a neighborhood director at Grafana, a maintainer for Prometheus, and lead for PromCon, and founding father of OpenMetrics.
For all classes, voting was carried out utilizing the CIVS software.
Earlier winners of the Group Awards embody Frederic Branczyk, Jorge Castro, Daybreak Chen, Lachlan Evanson, Michael Hausenblas, Kelsey Hightower, Jordan Liggitt, Dianne Mueller, April Kyle Nassi, Kris Nova, Sarah Novotny, Paris Pittman, and plenty of extra.
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