Consistent State, an Open Source Business Model case study

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Excerpt

Consistent State, Inc has embraced an Open Source Business Model, this talk will present both an overview of the Consistent State Business Model as well as a hands-on preview of their flagship toolkit.

Description

This talk will cover an overview of a young Open Source based company, Consistent State, inc. The talk will cover the following:

- Consistent State Intro, an Open Source Company

- The Consistent State Business Model (putting Open Source into practice)

- The Consistent State Toolkit, a PostgreSQL monitoring and management tool unlike anything available in the marketplace today (inclusive of both OSS and Commercial software).

- Consistent State Toolkit Lab

- Consistent State Toolkit Future direction and how the OSS community will influence it

Speaking experience

Speaker

  • Biography

    Kevin has been in the I.T. field for more than 18 years, and working with databases since 1991. Kevin has filled a variety of roles over the years including database developer back in the UNIX/C glory, Data Warehouse Architect and DBA in the Kimbal/Inmon peak and more recently PostgreSQL DBA and training roles.

    Kevin is the founder of a young venture ‘Consistent State’ (www.consistentstate.com), dedicated to providing a new breed of PostgreSQL Professional Services to the marketplace.

    Kevin has started DIAPUG (The Denver, Colorado PostgreSQL Users Group) and is active in the local Open Source Communities.